Botanical Center Now Open

The Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center reopened today following several weeks of being closed due to COVID-19 prevention. Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, along with all parks and trails operated by the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, were allowed to remain open throughout the city and county stay-home orders. Attendance at Springfield Botanical Gardens has

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