6K Social Distancing Fun Run
6K Social Distancing Fun Run is a FREE event designed to get people out and competing while still practicing safe social distancing. Runners compete at their own pace on their own course and submit results once they complete their run. The leaderboard will be updated weekly so runners can keep track of how well they are doing. T-shirts available starting at $20.
All agesMay 1-Aug. 8Free
Father and Son Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament
Record your catch via the free IAngler Tournament app • View standings on a live leaderboard
Socially distance and compete in the Big Bass Challenge with your son, nephew or grandson (age 12 yrs. and under). Fish when you can, where you can. Tournament t-shirt included for the son, with additional shirts available to purchase. Participants may fish in any public or private body of water within Greene, Christian, Webster, Dallas, Polk, Dade and Lawrence counties. Fish on Lake Springfield and when you rent a canoe or kayak at Lake Springfield Boathouse, get 50% off your first hour of boat rental. For hours and boat rental information, visit ParkBoard.org/LakeSpringfield.
Sons must be 12 yrs. of age and youngerMay 24-June 21$30/Team (one adult & one child); $15/Additional child
Kids Fishing Fun Day
THIS EVENT IS FULL, REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CLOSED. A free morning of catch-and-release fishing in Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park's stocked pond. For kids ages 3-15 yrs. Kids will receive beverages donated from Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Company, as well as enjoy a photo opportunity and door prizes! Bring your own bait and gear. Limited fishing pole rentals available for $5/person. Register early. Limit one adult per kid. Sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Company. Registration required in advance, no same-day registration. Call 417-864-1332 or click the link below.
For ages 3-15 yrs.June 6; 12:30-1:30 p.m.Free
Run for Fun Club
Hop into summer with free kid-friendly creative exercise activities, promoting healthy lifestyles and getting kids running. The Run for Fun Club takes place every Saturday in June and July at Westport School-Park. Water and snacks provided. Register by May 31 at ParkBoard.org/RunForFun.
For ages 6-11 yrs.Saturdays, June 6-July 25
Wednesday Concerts at Noon at Founders Park
The Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board partner to present this free concert series.
June 3David J. Hinson
Acoustic GuitarJune 10The Bridgetones
Folk, Country, GospelJune 17Abbey Waterworth & Nick Sibley
AcousticJune 24The Garbonzos
Family Fishing Night
Bring the whole family for a relaxing evening of catch-and-release fishing, plus Cow Train and a campfire. Bring your own bait and gear. Limited fishing rod rentals available. Bring your own food to roast over the campfire. Disposable roasting forks provided or bring your own. Drinks and ice cream may be purchased in the Gift Shop. Ages 2 yrs. and younger are free with paid adult. Call 417-837-5949 to register. Registration required by 5 p.m. the day before event. Space is limited to 50 people. View flyer.
For all agesFridays, June 12, July 10, Aug. 14Bring your own gear: $5/Participant
Rent our gear: $10/Participant