Indoor pools open Saturday

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board reopens indoor aquatics at Chesterfield and Doling Family Centers Saturday, May 23, following nine weeks of closure due to COVID-19 prevention. Indoor pools will follow a modified schedule, based on current availability of certified lifeguards on staff. Family centers are also following a modified schedule. Starting Saturday, May 23, the schedule

Industry Update from CVB President/CEO Tracy Kimberlin

With hotel occupancy at 34 percent May 10-16, the city’s lodging industry continues recovering from the decline in travel that began when stay-home orders were issued around the country. The first 16 days of May, in fact, resulted in almost as much revenue for hotels as they earned in the entire month of April. While

Spring Travel Auction Bidding Ends Saturday Night

The Spring Travel Auction organized by the Convention & Visitors Bureau ends at 11:45 p.m. Saturday. Have you placed your bids? Not only can you get great prizes at great prices, funds generated by the auction will go to he Mother’s Industry Support Fund — a partnership between Mother’s Brewing Company and the Community Foundation

Playgrounds Reopen, Fitness Classes Resume Today

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board reopens all playgrounds Thursday, May 14, the same day some fitness classes resume at Family Centers. Playgrounds, along with other parks facilities, were closed for several weeks to help prevent spread of COVID-19, as outlined in previous Springfield and Greene County civil emergency orders. Orders amended on May 7 allow playgrounds to

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News You Can Use: More Reopening Advice

The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide is a collective work by event industry professionals to help our peers who are planning to reopen during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. This document contains no “best practices” that apply everywhere – coronavirus creates different challenges depending on countless factors, including the

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News You Can Use: Reopening Guidance

As the region begins reopening businesses and moving the economy into recovery mode, the Convention & Visitors Bureau will continue providing useful information for the leisure and hospitality industry. If you find articles that would be useful to others, please send links to them to Susan Wade at swade@springfieldmo.org. Show-Me Strong Recovery Plan Missouri Gov.