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SPARC offers sports leagues in basketball, soccer and volleyball. Visit our sports page for information and registration forms on current leagues offered.

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  1. Before and After School Programs


    SPARC Before and After School Program is a licensed child care program that provides a great opportunity for your child to learn and grow both before and after school through a variety of clubs, sports, enrichment activities, homework help, and mentoring. The program provides:

    • Snack Time: A healthy after school snack and 100% Juice are provided.
    • Social Time: A chance for friends to catch up, talk about their day, and unwind.
    • Games and Activities: Every day provides a different activity, or choice of activities that work on a core physical, mental, or enrichment element. SPARC focuses on teamwork, sportsmanship, strategy, critical thinking, and more!
    • Homework Time: We give the students a chance to work on any homework from the day, study for any tests, or ask the staff for any specific help with an assignment.
    • Special Events: Movies, pizza parties, and cookouts!
    SPARC also offers clubs throughout the year to enhance learning and physical activity beyond school hours. Participating schools are Fremont, Harrison, Truman, Watkins*, Westport, Williams (p.m. only), and Wilson’s Creek.
    *Watkins students will be bussed before and after school to Fremont Elementary.
    View Program Flyer | View Registration Form | View Credit Card Form

    Ages 5-12 yrs.
    Before School: 6:30 a.m.-School begins; M-F
    After School: School dismissal-6 p.m.; M-F
    Before School: $20/week
    Reduced rate* - $5/week
    After Scool: $40/week
    Reduced rate* - $15/week

    *Must qualify for free/reduced lunch status



  2. Snow Day Program


    When Springfield Public Schools are closed for winter weather, kids may enjoy an activity-filled snow day at Oak Grove Community Center. On-site registration only. Space limited to 60 kids. Oak Grove Community Center 891-1635.

    Ages 5-12 yrs.
    SPS Snow Days at Oak Grove Community Center
    $17/Child/Day

  3. Summer Program Registration


    Plan now to attend SPARC Summer Camps to experience hiking, fishing, swimming, caves, sports, games, fun crafts and field trips. Or join us before and after Springfield Public School’s summer Explore program, with fun games, crafts, sports, teambuilding and more! Scholarships/ reduced fees may be available for students who qualify for free/reduced lunch. SPARC Office 837-5737

    Ages 5-14 yrs.
    Register March-June. Look for SPARC Summer Program Registration details this spring!
    Full-Day: $90-100/week
    Before Explore: $20/week
    After Explore: $40/week

  4. Ritter Springs Challenge Program


    The Ritter Springs Challenge program will inspire your team to effectively communicate, support each other, solve problems together, and develop stronger relationships. Individually, we will build everyone's self-confidence, awareness of strengths and limitations, trust, stress management skills, and respect for each other. The highlight of our program is our Challenge Course set in the quiet and natural setting of the 245-acre Ritter Springs Park. Our Challenge Course provides a low risk, but challenging element to our teambuilding program that will have your group walking cable ropes, negotiating obstacles, and balancing on elements built close to the ground. Call to schedule for your team or group 874-2412
    View Participant Information Letter | View Registration Form | View Liability Waiver and Medical Release Form


  5. Parents' Night Out


    Offered once a month to give parents a night out while kids have fun with SPARC, including activities, crafts and friends. Registration required. SPARC Office 837-5737

    Ages 5-12 yrs.
    Once a month on Fridays (call for details) from 5-10 p.m.
    $13/Child
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Effective July 1, 2017, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board shall discontinue accepting Electronic Checks as a payment option for program payments. Credit card & debit cards will continue to be accepted.

For those patrons paying by credit card or debit card: Should funds not be available during the withdrawal process the $20 insufficient funds fee will be assessed and due at the time of payment failure and will be collected with any outstanding program fees. Program privileges will be suspended until all delinquent fees, charges and costs are paid in full. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any additional questions, please see the Administrator or Coordinator.