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Plan to spend ALL Summer Long with the Springfield Park District when you purchase your season FUN Pass!

The Springfield Park District offers a variety of passes that allow for residents to have special access and opportunities to a whole host of classes and locations. Click on the links below to learn more about which pass is right for you and your family!


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Nelson Ice Rink:

Freestyle Punch Passes 

Are you an avid skater who skates multiple times a week in either figure skating or with hockey leagues?  Then you will want to purchase a Nelson Center Freestyle Punch Pass and save money AND time!  Check out the levels of punch passes the Park District offers for Ice Sports:

  • 10-Punch Pass
  • 50-Punch Pass
  • 100-Punch Pass
  • 170+ Punch Pass

Passes can be purchased at the Nelson Center or online through our registration portal!  Just click the the link below:


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Aquatics - Lap Passes

Lap swim is a drop-in daily swimming program, mainly at Eisenhower Indoor Aquatic Center, and then added hours at Nelson Center Outdoor Pool in the Summer.  Swim laps for fun and fitness all year long! Get a great workout at a park pool with one of our flexible Lap Swim passes!

You can purchase an Annual Lap Swim Pass which allows you the freedom of both pools all year long, or if you just want to use the lap swimming in the summer for an additional workout or training edge, we do offer just a Nelson Center Pool lap swim pass from Memorial Day - August.

And for those in our Master Swim Program, we have specified times where the lap lanes are only for Master Swimmers, and you are able to apply an add-on lap pass to your Annual Pass that will allow you access to the Master Swim lanes.

  • Annual Lap Swim Pass - Eisenhower + Nelson Pool
  • Summer Lap Swim Pass - Nelson Outdoor Pool Only
  • Master Swim Program - Add on Fee to a Lap Pass
  • Annual Lap Pass - Eisenhower + Nelson Pool

Passes can be purchased at our facilities or online through our registration portal!  Just click the link below:



Botanical Garden Membership


Garden Benefactor Membership


Garden Family Membership


Garden Individual Membership

The Washington Park Botanical Garden needs your Help!
You can contribute to a growing tradition and help support the Washington Park Botanical Garden by becoming a member today! Revenue generated from Botanical Garden memberships help with the creation, development, and implementation of new gardens, educational programs and educational workshops. With your assistance the Garden will continue to flourish.

Membership Benefits

  • The “Washington Park Botanical Garden News” quarterly newsletter.
  • Reduced rates for workshops.
  • Advance notice of classes and events.
  • Invitations to "members only" giveaways.
  • Use of the Garden's library collections
  • Discounts at other botanical gardens and arboretums nationwide.
  • The satisfaction of helping our Garden grow.

Click on the pass above to see Botanical Garden pass options and pricing!


Springfield Park District Golf Season Passes

New, simplified Golf Pass structure.  We've LOWERED the price of our passes - We're the BEST deal in town!

  • Four beautiful courses to choose from.
  • Unlimited cart included options.
  • Book your tee times online.
  • Pick the Pass that's right for YOU!
  • Monthly and Business Memberships.
  • Discount on hard and soft goods.
  • Advance tee time reservations.
  • Save at local courses via the Central IL Reciprocal Golf Program.
  • Discount on CDGA Handicap Membership.
  • FREE Custom Club Fitting!

With a Mega Pass or our 9-Hole Combo, you'll ALWAYS have a course to play on!




Henson Robinson Zoo Pass

Become a year-round supporter of the Henson Robinson Zoo! Your support will help ensure that the Henson Robinson Zoo will continue to serve the public with quality educational and recreational experiences as well as assisting in conservation efforts through other national organizations.

Reciprocal Zoo List

When you become a year-round supporter of the Henson Robinson Zoo, you also become a member of the nationwide zoo reciprocal benefits program.


For more info on memberships: call 217-585-1821


Click on the pass above to see the Zoo pass options and pricing!

Summer Outdoor Pool Passes

Click on the image below to see pool pass levels and pricing.



Enjoy Membership Benefits all year long!

Provide Your Family Hours of FUN at the NELSON CENTER POOL

A POOL PASS at the Springfield Park District gets you: 

  • 10% off swim lessons
  • End of the Season Pool Party for
    Aquatics Pass Holders
  • AND a chance to win a FREE Park
    District Pool Towel



*Season pool passes valid from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend.

*Children 10 and under must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible paying adult of ages 16 or older.

*Family passes are available to immediate family members who permanently reside under the same household and who are claimed as a dependent.

For more information, please contact the Nelson Center at 217-753-2800.

Velasco Tennis Center Season Pass

The Velasco Tennis Center serves as the headquarters for district- wide tennis operations. It includes an indoor pro-shop. The Velasco Tennis Center also contains six courts with lights, six courts without lights and four platform tennis courts as well. Each year, the center opens during the first week of March.

Visit the Tennis Pro Shop for more information and to speak with the Park District Tennis Pro - Andrew Coon!

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Season Pass Pricing
Married/Legal Partnership:
Student Pass (6-25): $75
Family Pass (6 in a household): $250
Platform Tennis: $100

For more information, please call 217-546-4103.

Gift Certificates

Springfield Park District Gift Certificates

Give the Gift of FUN at the Springfield Park District! The gift of experience is so much more valuable than "stuff"! Why not pay for a loved one's season pass, hockey, zoo class, or swimming lessons...? Your Certificate FUN is valid on Daily Admission, Membership Passes, Summer and Holiday Camps, Youth Programs, Birthday Party Rentals, Special Events and Merchandise in the Zoo Gift Shop too!