Springfield Park District http://wuis.org en Playgrounds for Everyone http://wuis.org/post/playgrounds-everyone-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Southwind Park in Springfield is on the NPR accessible playground list, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Playgrounds for Everyone</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;Do you know of other accessible parks in the area?</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 16:49:58 +0000 8337 at http://wuis.org Playgrounds for Everyone Interview: Leslie Sgro, Springfield Park Board President http://wuis.org/post/interview-leslie-sgro-springfield-park-board-president <p>It's been a challenging year so far for the Springfield Park District. It faced a backlash earlier this year after it was discovered the former executive director had created his own policy for paying out vacation and sick time without Park Board's consent. And the fiscal situation is on lean times according to park board president, <a href="http://springfieldparks.org/bios/sgro.aspx">Leslie Sgro</a>. She recently j<span style="line-height: 1.5;">oined </span>WUIS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for this interview:&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:37:51 +0000 Rachel Otwell 7220 at http://wuis.org Interview: Leslie Sgro, Springfield Park Board President For Whom The Bells Toll http://wuis.org/post/whom-bells-toll <p></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 18:26:16 +0000 Peter Gray 3564 at http://wuis.org For Whom The Bells Toll Springfield Park District Launches Golf Website http://wuis.org/post/springfield-park-district-launches-golf-website <p>Want to play golf at the Springfield Park District courses?&nbsp; Previously, you had to call to find out tee times.&nbsp; But a new <a data-mce-="" href="http://springfieldparkdistrictgolf.org/">website</a> will allow you to find and book a tee time online.&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>Paul Loutzenhiser</strong>, the district's head golf professional and <strong>Lance Flury</strong>, the golf pro at the Pasfield course, talked with WUIS' Sean Crawford about it.&nbsp; Lance says along with helping golfers get out on the links, it will benefit the park district.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:52:14 +0000 Sean Crawford 1878 at http://wuis.org Springfield Park District Launches Golf Website