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Posted on: February 16, 2019

Park Board now hiring for 400 summer seasonal jobs

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Springfield, MO — Looking for a summer job? The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is now hiring for 50 different temporary and seasonal jobs, about 400 positions in all.

To fill these positions, the Park Board is hosting a Job Fair Tuesday, Fe...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Mediacom Ice Park is now Jordan Valley Ice Park

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Springfield, MO — Springfield’s first and only indoor ice sports facility is now called Jordan Valley Ice Park.

Formerly known as Mediacom Ice Park, the name change reflects the completion of a 10-year naming rights agreement between th...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 22, 2018

24th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk draws 7,598

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Springfield, MO — The 24th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk drew 7,598 registered participants to downtown Springfield for the community's Thanksgiving tradition.

The annual event is Springfield’s largest timed 5K race an...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Friends of Abilities First donates tandem bikes for individuals with disabilities to Farm Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park is now home to two accessible tandem bicycles designed for individuals with disabilities.

The bikes were donated to the Park Board by Friends of Abil...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Community Olympic Development Program changes name, retains mission

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Springfield, MO — The Greater Springfield Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) is changing its name, but retaining its mission of developing athletes and growing the sports of Archery, Ice Hockey, Tennis and Volleyball.

As of Nov. 2, the ...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 5, 2018

Springfield Lasers win 2018 WTT Championship

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For the first time in the team’s 23-year history, the Springfield Lasers have won the World TeamTennis presented by GEICO (WTT) Championship Final, beating the top-seeded Philadelphia Freedoms 19-18 and winning the King Trophy on Sunday, Aug. 5,...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: January 29, 2018

City Council removes alcohol restriction in parks from City Code

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The Springfield City Council approved an amendment in City Code removing the restriction of alcohol in public parks Jan. 29, 2018, clearing the way for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board to move forward with a proposal allowing limited alcohol sale ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Park Board implements new photo policy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has implemented a new photography policy outlining how photographers and videographers may operate in public parks.

The new policy is designed to preserve public enjoyment of parks by ad...Read on...

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