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For association members
IBPOA also has a social networking site for the members of the neighborhood. Log in to see newsletters, meeting dates, and other important information!
Notable area resources and attractions
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
Don't miss seeing the headquarters of the sportsman's paradise! The Springfield location features a fine gun museum, archery, rifle and pistol ranges, a fine dining experience at Hemingway's, a golf shop, a gunsmith, an ATV/UTV shop and the Tracker Boat Center, complete with a boat service center!
Missouri State University
Growing Springfield's intellectual community for more than 100 years, MSU features a beautiful campus with several events open to the public every month! See the complete calendar for events you may want to attend. It also features a degree plan for non-traditional students. Be sure to visit their Adult students website if you have questions about returning to school.
Ozarks Technical Community College
The community's community college supports thousands of students with diverse backgrounds. OTC is a great and affordable resource for students who want to get a degree or just take classes for enjoyment or professional development.
Springfield-Greene County History Museum
"This site has images, links to images, maps, links to maps, online essays, and links to publications dealing with the history of Springfield, Greene County, the Ozarks, and Missouri." You can use this site for almost everything needed to find answers about Springfield history.
Missouri State Historical Society
Founded 1898 by the Missouri Press Association and a trustee of the state since 1899, the State Historical Society of Missouri is the preeminent research facility for the study of the Show Me State's heritage. Housed in Ellis Library on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus.
Missouri Department of Conservation
Information about fishing, hunting & trapping, nature, forestry, and the Conservationist Magazine.
Dickerson Park Zoo
Take a walk on the wild side at our hometown zoo! It is home to more than 400 animals representing 130 species.
Discovery Center of Springfield
"This website contains information about all of the programs and services the Discovery Center of Springfield has to offer. Check it often to find out about our latest events, exhibits, and opportunities!"
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
Come and enjoy the only Civil War battlefield in our back yard! The site includes a brief discussion about events leading to the battle, and its effects on Missouri's involvement in the Civil War, information on upcoming special events and some photos of past events. You will also find a tour of the battlefield and map.