Parks and Recreation FAQ Q: Is there a fee to enter Forest Park? Q: How many parks are in the Springfield area and what are the locations? Q: Does the park provide special events? Q: We are planning a company function can we rent the facility? Q: Does the Recreation Department offer programming including after school and summer programs? Q: I would like to register my child for swimming lessons, when are they scheduled ? Q: Who should I contact in the case of illegal dumping?