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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Soft-surface trails at Sequiota Park temporarily closed due to damage by beavers

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has temporarily closed the trails and wooded area east of the lake and stream and Sequiota Park, due to extensive damage caused by beavers. The public is asked to stay out of this area d...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Jim Fisher named Interim Director of Parks

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SPRINGFIELD, MO. — The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board have named Jim Fisher as Interim Director of Parks, following the retirement of Parks Director Bob Belote, effective Sunday, Jan. 28. Fisher will serve as In...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: October 27, 2023

Parks Director Bob Belote announces retirement following 20 years of service

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — Springfield-Greene County Park Board Director Bob Belote has announced his retirement, planned for mid-January, 2024. His retirement comes after 20 consecutive years with the Park Board, serving as Parks Director since April 2012, having...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Park Board kicks off $30 million in Cooper Park Sports Complex improvements

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SPRINGFIELD, MO. — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with Lake Country Soccer, kicked off a $30 million sports facility renovation at Cooper Park, including artificial turf upgrades on 19 sports fields, Nov. 3, 2022, at La...

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Cooper Park Sports Complex Improvements fact sheet Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Springfield Botanical Gardens volunteer orientation Jan. 23

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board and Friends of the Garden are seeking new volunteers at Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, to assist with garden maintenance, education programs, gard...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Roseann Bentley Musical Playground dedication Tues., Nov. 21, 3 p.m. in Phelps Grove Park

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SPRINGFIELD, MO. — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in cooperation with the Community Partnership of the Ozarks (CPO), dedicate the new Roseann Bentley Musical Playground Tuesday, Nov. 21, 3 p.m. at Phelps Grove Park.

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