Come play at Tom Watkins Park where you’ll find tennis courts, an outdoor basketball court, picnic tables & grills, restrooms, open shelters, play equipment, and an 18-hole disc golf course.
Silver Springs Park features a newly-updated swimming pool, playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, a ball field, picnic tables and grills, restrooms and a large pavilion.
Phelps Grove Park is one of Springfields historic parks and has so much to offer your family! Here you’ll also find playgrounds, a historic picnic pavilion, restrooms, picnic tables and grills, horseshoes, drinking fountain and a paved walking trail. The Perry Tennis Courts and the Waterwise (Xeriscape) Garden can be found just South of the Springfield Art Museum- and why not stop in and look at some great art for free while you’re there?!
Nichols Parks has so much to enjoy for the whole family – a lighted baseball field, tennis and pickleball courts, a soccer field, outdoor basketball courts, a drinking fountain, picnic tables & grills, restrooms, pavilion and playground.
Jenny Lincoln Park has tennis courts, a handicap accessible playground, picnic tables and grills- perfect for a fall day!
One Springfield’s Ten Historic Parks, Grant Beach Park, has just about anything you need for a fun day! Here you’ll have a blast in their large swimming pool, playground, ballfield, basketball courts, tennis courts and restrooms. While you’re there, check out the Railroad Historical Museum, highlighting the history of the Frisco Railroad.
Gillenwaters has 12 lighted tennis courts, picnic tables and a playground, making it a perfect spot for a fall evening!
Enjoy the weather at Ewing Park! They also have a ballfield the Spokes BMX track, tennis courts, a playground and picnic tables.
Looking for a number of activities in the middle of town? Visit Meador Sports Complex and Parks! Here you’ll find 5 lighted softball fields, a lighted baseball stadium, 2 lighted tennis courts and Pickleball courts. Meador Park includes swimming and wading pools, outdoor basketball courts, playground equipment, picnic tables, grills and a drinking fountain.
Galloway Creek Greenway Trail runs north-south in southeast Springfield. It was the first trail in Missouri to receive the honor of being designated as a National Recreation Trail in 2003! It begins at Pershing Middle School on Seminole Street, just east of Lone Pine Avenue, and heads south through historic Sequiota Park and Galloway Village, then to the Springfield Conservation Nature Center, concluding at the scenic James River bridge. The trail connects to the James River Greenway and James River Water Trail – both of which highlight the natural beauty of the Ozarks that runs right through Springfield.