Parks Dept. Fun for Kids and Families

Just A Reminder!

If you have any Park maintenance issues please remember to call 311.  You may also visit the 311 website.

Youth Basketball League of Springfield

Attention all coaches and coordinators ! The 2014-15 Basketball Organizational Meetings will be as follows:

Anyone planning to place a team into this year's league should attend.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

6:00 pm

Clodo Concepcion Community Center at Greenleaf Park

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

6:00 pm

Clodo Concepcion Community Center at Greenleaf Park


Packets will be available for all coaches at these meetings. Player passes will be done at the Center on the following dates:


November 10, 2014

6-8 pm

Wednesday - Friday

November 12-14, 2014

6-8 pm

Schedule pickup dates:

Monday - Wednesday, November 17-19, 2014 at the Recreation Office in Forest Park 8 am - 4 pm


The Clodo Concepcion Community Center at Greenleaf Park 5-8 pm

Tentative start date of the season is the week of December 1, 2014

Sandy Federico

Director of Community Programming & Special Events

200 Trafton Road - Forest Park

Springfield, MA 01108

Phone:  413-787-6435

Fax:  413-787-6624

Valley Advocate Votes Forest Park Best Public Park 2013!

With 736 acres of open space and a variety of recreation options for the whole family, Forest Park, the crown jewel of Springfield, has been voted the best public park in the Pioneer Valley by the Valley Advocate!  Stop by today to see what’s blooming!


For more information on park amenities and hours, visit

Check out our facilities

Afterschool programs

Open on October 21, 2013

Looking for a free afterschool program that provides a safe, fun-filled environment for your children with lots of opportunities for hands-on educational and recreational activities to support what they do during the school day? The Recreation Division of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management (DPBRM) runs six afterschool programs at three elementary and three middle schools located throughout the city and funded by the Springfield Public Schools. 

Get the details

Camp STAR Angelina Universal Master Plan

Master Plan Flyer

Master Plan Brochure

Springfield's 375th Anniversary

Springfield is celebrating big time.  It's our 375th anniversary and you are invited to take a peak at what's in store for our city.  Visit the official website for details.

"Firsts Things First - Celebrating Springfield"

The City of 50 Firsts!

Click for details.

Public skating

Public skating is offered at Cyr Arena in Forest Park on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. beginning on Friday, October 3.  There is a $5.00 admission fee ($3.00 for youth) and a $4.00 skate rental fee.  Birthday parties may be scheduled please call 787-6438 after 4:00 p.m. for booking and fee information.

Sports leagues

The Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings & Recreation Management offers a variety of recreational sports leagues to city residents. Want to register someone for a particular sport? Here's a list of contacts.

Take the Parks Survey

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Recent Updates

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