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|Athletic Leagues & Programs
|Parks, Playgrounds, & Trails
your family can enjoy a variety of outdoor
recreation activities at the following locations:
at Garner Street Park, Main Street, American
Legion and Travis Price Park.
3 miles of paved trail from Travis Price
Park to Ninth Avenue and Main Street.
Hwy 41 N
Field, Picnic Areas, Restroom and Greenway
200 N. Garner Street
Picnic Shelters, Restrooms, Baseball Field,
4 lighted Tennis Courts, a Fortress Playground
and Greenway Trailhead
Luther King, Jr. Park
South Main Street
Field w/eight lane 400 meter track, Restroom/Concession
Building, Soccer Fields
Travis Price Park
Field Baseball Complex, Soccer Fields,
Trails, Two picnic shelters w/restrooms,
Post 48 Community Building, Historic Cabin
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (March 1 - October
7:30 a.m. - Dusk (November 1 - March 1)
keep your park clean and beautiful. Prevent
littering and vandalism.
pets must be on a leash and under control
at all times. No pit bulls or aggressive dogs
alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs allowed.
firearms are allowed.
must be obtained from the Parks & Recreation
office to reserve park facilities or use the
park for any prohibited use.
golf permitted, except in designated areas.
posters or signs prohibited except by permit.
of merchandise is prohibited except by permit.
truck advertising is prohibited.
fires are prohibited except in grills or by
is prohibited in lakes, ponds and streams.
- Speed limit throughout the park is 15 mph.
licensed drivers are to operate motorized
vehicles inside the park. Driving lessons
- Motorized vehicles are confined to the paved
roads and parking areas unless otherwise directed
by a police officer or Parks Department employee.
skating and biking are prohibited in the spectator
or bleacher areas of athletic fields during
games or practices.
motorized vehicles are allowed on paved trails
excluding electric powered apparatuses used
to assist disabled persons.
Greenway Rules & Regulations
shall be open from dawn to dusk year round.
littering and vandalism.
- No alcoholic
beverages or illegal drugs allowed.
- No firearms
- All pets
must be on a leash and under control at all
times. No pit bulls or aggressive dogs allowed.
riding is prohibited.
- No motorized
vehicles are allowed on greenway excluding
electric powered apparatuses used to assist
The Center is a multi-use community facility
that also houses the Parks and Recreation
department. The facility has class/meeting
rooms, dressing rooms, indoor track, basketball
court/auditorium, and weight and exercise
rooms. The Center may be rented for banquets,
class and family reunions, seminars, wedding
receptions, concerts, etc. by calling for
details and availability.
of programs and classes are offered periodically
throughout the year. Contact The Center for
schedules and availability of the classes.
Some of them are as follows:
- Exercise Classes
- Laughter Yoga Club
- Muscle Blast
- Circuit Pump
Class schedule subject to change without notice.
Creating an exercise routine utilizing several
of the exercise amenities will provide you with
the best overall results for strength, fat burning,
and cardiovascular workout. Always drink plenty
of water prior to, during, and after your workout.
Continue drinking water after your workout to
replenish the fluid lost during exercise. In
the event you have not participated in a structured
exercise program in the past six months, consult
your doctor prior to beginning a new program.
Parent/guardian must accompany children at
all times. You must be at least 14 years old
to use exercise machines.
is closed to membership occasionally due to special
arrangements. Check out the Cable TV public notice station
channel 3, WSGI, WDBL, The Bargain Browser,
and The Robertson County Times for the
|Free Fishing Rodeo
June is National Fishing Month and the Parks and Recreation Department hosts a Free Fishing Rodeo for children 14 years of age and under at J. Travis Price Park. The fishing rodeo is usually scheduled for the first Saturday of the month. Participants are requested to bring their own gear. No artificial bait is allowed. Prizes are awarded. Call for details.
|4th of July Celebration
Free Admission. Enjoy the music, games, and rides at Travis Price Park. Festivities end with a fireworks extravaganza. Always on the 4th.
|Summer Concert Series
Beginning in the middle of July, J. Travis Price Park is the location for free summer concerts held each Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. Each evening concert features a different musical genre. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music.
Follow the lighted trails at J. Travis Price
Park and enjoy the festive holiday scenes,
decorations, music and maybe catch a glimpse
of Santa Claus.
The Parks and Recreation Board is comprised
of seven (7) members who serve without compensation.
One (1) of the members is appointed at-large
by the Mayor to serve as chairperson and the
other six (6) members are each appointed by
the alderman of their ward. Each member serves
a term of four (4) years.
The Parks and Recreation Board, in conjunction
with the Director of Parks and Recreation, formulates
policies, regulations and rules for the operation
of the Parks and Recreation Department. All
individual citizens, civic clubs, committees,
businesses, special interest groups, charitable
organizations, or other entities desiring to
use park properties or facilities exclusively,
or to execute an agreement regarding concessions,
must seek approval through the Parks and Recreation
Department prior to beginning the activity or
Duties of the Parks and Recreation Board include
formulating and recommending a three (3) to
five (5) year parks and recreation capital plan,
formulating with the Parks and Recreation Department
all parks and recreation rules and regulations
and recommending same to the Board of Mayor
and Aldermen, communicating to the public the
importance of parks and recreation services
and informing the public of the status and progress
of said services, and formulating fees and charges
to be recommended to the Board of Mayor and
Aldermen for adoption.
The Parks and Recreation Board meetings are
held on the 4th Thursday of every month at 5
p.m., at The Center. The current members of the Parks and Recreation
Board are as follows:
|Parks & Recreation Board
|Mark Hollingsworth, Chairman
Parks and Recreation Department
401 North Main Street
Springfield, Tennessee 37172
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to
Tony Felts – Director of Parks and Recreation
Sherry Bryant – Recreation Programmer
Eric Dickson – Recreation Programmer