Rules & Regulations

Park Rules
The following rules and regulations apply to all of the parks in Springfield:
  • Please keep your park clean and beautiful. Prevent littering and vandalism.
  • Hours: 6:30 AM until Dark or schduled event hours.
  • All pets must be on a leash and under control at all times. Pit bulls must also be muzzled. 
  • Pet owners must clean up pet waste.
  • Pets are not allowed on athletic fields or playgroud areas.
  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs allowed.
  • Permits must be obtained from the Parks and Recreation office to reserve park facilities or use the park for any prohibited use.
  • No golfing permitted, except in designated areas.
  • Placing posters or signs is prohibited except by permit.
  • Selling of merchandise is prohibited except by permit.
  • Sound truck advertising is prohibited.
  • Building fires are prohibited except in grills or by permit.
  • Fishing is allowed until further notice.
  • Swimming is prohibited in lakes, ponds and streams.
  • Speed limit throughout the park is 15 mph.
  • Only licensed drivers are to operate motorized vehicles inside the park. Driving lessons are prohibited.
  • Motorized vehicles are confined to the paved roads and parking areas unless otherwise directed by a police officer or Parks Department employee.
  • Skateboarding, skating and biking are prohibited in the spectator or bleacher areas of athletic fields during games or practices.
  • No motorized vehicles are allowed on paved trails excluding electric powered apparatuses used to assist disabled persons.
  • Authorized service vehicles may occasionally be on the trails.
Hours
Park Hours are as follows:
  • 6:30 AM - Dusk
Greenway Rules
  • Greenway shall be open from dawn to dusk year round.
  • Prevent littering and vandalism.
  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs allowed.
  • All pets must be on a leash and under control at all times. Pit bulls must also be muzzled. 
  • Pets are not allowed on athletic fields.
  • Horseback riding is prohibited.
  • No motorized vehicles are allowed on Greenway excluding electric powered apparatuses used to assist disabled persons.
  • Authorized service vehicles may occasionally be on the trails.