Things to DO

The best way to Celebrate Springfield is to enjoy our city on your own time. Use the filter below to learn about the number of activities you can do in Springfield, no matter how much time you have! With so many opportunities available, you’re sure to find something you and your family will enjoy!

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Playgrounds at Tom Watkins Park

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.

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Playgrounds at Silver Springs Park

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.

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Playgrounds at Phelps Grove Park

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?!

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Playgrounds at Nichols Park

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.

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Playgrounds at Jenny Lincoln Park

Jenny Lincoln Park has tennis courts, a handicap accessible playground, picnic tables and grills- perfect for a fall day!

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Playgrounds at Grant Beach Park

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.

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Playgrounds at Ewing Park

Enjoy the weather at Ewing Park! They also have a ballfield the Spokes BMX track, tennis courts, a playground and picnic tables.

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Playgrounds at Meador Sports Complex and Park

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.

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Pickleball at Nichols Park

Try pickleball on a fall evening at Nichols Park, where you can also find a lighted baseball field, lighted tennis courts, a soccer field, outdoor basketball courts, a drinking fountain, picnic tables & grills, restrooms, pavilion and playground.

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