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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Free Public Wi-Fi Added to Nine Parks & Downtown

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Did you hear that nine of our parks are now enabled with free Wi-Fi? While we're the first to encourage everyone enjoy screen-free time, this new feature allows families to work or attend school in the fresh air instead of cooped up indoors, with...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Mansfield Parks to the Rescue!

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Longtime Mansfield resident Mike Hanke is crediting parks employee Heath Woodard for being on the scene and providing assistance during his recent medical emergency. 

Some people might think it’s a case of being in the right place at the...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Walnut Creek Linear Trail Expansion Underway

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Who's ready to hit the trails? Construction will begin early February on Phase 3A of the Walnut Creek Linear Trail, which will extend the existing trail from James McKnight Park East around the exterior of the Shops at Broad development and down Carlin Rd...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 28, 2020

2020 Parks and Recreation Master Plan Adopted

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Sixty years ago, a group of volunteers built Julian Feild Park with just a few handmade tables and swings to give the small, rural town of 1,200 a place to gather together. Mansfield looks a lot different now, with nearly 76,000 residents and a bustling e...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Mansfield Facilities Begin Phased Reopening

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After weeks of planning and preparation, Mansfield Parks & Recreation will begin the process of reopening the Mansfield Activities Center and Oliver Nature Park Nature Education programs on Wednesday, May 20, under the guidelines established by Govern...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Online Resources for At-Home Fun

Nature Education

Stuck at home? Even if you can’t get out and about, you can still have a great time, learn something new and be creative. Check out these resources we’ve collected with projects and more you can do right now with materials you probably...

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