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City of Springfield awarded nearly $25 million RAISE Grant for Ungap the Map project

SPRINGFIELD, MO — The City of Springfield was notified by the U.S. Department of Transportation June 26 that it was selected to receive a fiscal year 2024 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant in the amount of $24.8 million for the…


Heat Advisories extend Park Board pool hours, open cooling centers

SPRINGFIELD, MO — The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Greene County for Monday, June 24, 12 p.m., through Tuesday, June 25, 8 p.m. To help residents cool off and stay safe during Heat Advisories, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board adjusts pool…


Fassnight Pool closing Friday, June 14, for emergency repairs

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Fassnight Pool will close for emergency repairs on the pool shell Friday, June 14, 6:30 p.m., and will remain closed for several days. Parks staff discovered Friday afternoon that a portion of the pool shell has come loose in the pool’s shallow end. To…


RELOCATED B-Sides - Wednesday Concerts at Noon

June 19, 2024 2024-06-19T12:15:00 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM CID Pocket Park on the corner of South Ave. and W. McDaniel St., off Park Central Square in Downtown Springfield Springfield, MO 65806 WedConcertsFounders24_Web_SpecialEvent


Ron Schneider named Director of Parks and Recreation for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board

SPRINGFIELD, MO. —  Ron Schneider has been named Director of Parks and Recreation for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board. Schneider replaces Bob Belote, who retired as director in January after a 20-year history with the parks department. Jim Fisher is currently…


Outdoor pools open Memorial Day weekend

MEDIA ADVISORY: Weather permitting, staff from the Springfield-Greene County Park Board and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will be available for pre-opening interviews and b-roll of water quality testing Friday, May 24, 10 a.m., at Grant Beach Pool, 1401 N.…


Jackson Thompson named Zoo Director at Dickerson Park Zoo

SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has named Jackson Thompson as Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation — Dickerson Park Zoo, effective Sunday, May 19. The position is informally known as Zoo Director. Thompson, 39, has spent 20 years — his entire…


Movies in the Park: The Little Mermaid (2023)

June 21, 2024 2024-06-21T21:00:00 635 E TrafficwaySpringfield, MO 65802 Movies in the Park: The Little Mermaid (2023) Friday, June 21, 2024 Enjoy free screenings of family favorites and action thrillers under the…


Racquet, White and Blue

July 3, 2024 2024-07-03T14:00:00 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1401 N. GrantSpringfield, MO 65802 TennisEvents24_RacquetWhiteBlue_Loxi Event Racquet,…


27th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale Saturday, April 27

SPRINGFIELD, MO — The 27th Annual Master Gardeners of Greene County Plant Sale is Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m., at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. The annual event takes place rain or shine at the Japanese Garden Pavilion, just outside Mizumoto…