Parks and Rec

Murfreesboro Police Parks Officer Retires

Jul 01, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Danny Adamson is retiring after more than 17-years of dedicated service to the residents of the C.... Read More

Today, we take a look at the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department to learn about new parks, programs and more

Feb 22, 2022 at 09:07 am by Producer

Listen to the full podcast above.  Today, we take a look at the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department to learn about new parks, programs and more. Our guest include Park.... Read More

The Green Book equaled Safety for African American Families between 1936 and 1966 - Discussion / Film to be held in Murfreesboro

Jan 25, 2022 at 10:37 am by WGNS

Black History Month will take place in February and a special discussion will be held along with the presentation of two different documentaries in Murfreesboro. One of the do.... Read More
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20th Polar Bear Plunge, COLD, But Successful!

Jan 08, 2022 at 11:59 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  At 10:00 o'clock Saturday morning (1/8/2022), the air temperature was 32-degrees and there was snow and ice covering the ground at the Boro Beach when sev.... Read More

Ready for a cold Swim? The annual Murfreesboro Polar Bear Plunge is THIS Saturday!

Jan 04, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The annual Polar Bear Plunge will be held this weekend at the Sports*Com outdoor pool. Murfreesboro Parks & Rec Director Nate Williams said that if it snows this Saturday.... Read More
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New Year's Day 5K was held in Barfield Crescent Park on Saturday (Photos and More)

Jan 01, 2022 at 12:47 pm by WGNS

The 6th annual New Year's Day 5K took place at Barfield Crescent Park on Saturday. The overall first place winner was Danniel Smith...Coming in second was Kylie Wittman.The 3..... Read More

ACTION LINE: On Tuesday, the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Crew were in the WGNS Studio

Dec 28, 2021 at 06:28 am by Producer

This morning, WGNS was joined in studio by guests from the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department. Our guests included Thomas Laird and Rachel Singer who highlighted the Polar.... Read More
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Senior Citizens in Rutherford County Enjoyed the Annual Halloween Dance and Costume Contest (Check out the Photos)

Nov 02, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

Check out oour photos: Senior’s in Rutherford County had a ball at the annual St. Clair Street Senior Center Halloween Dance and Costume Contest. The event was this past.... Read More

THIS WEEKEND: Annual Barfield Bash and the Haunted Hayride - October 22nd and 23rd

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:40 am by WGNS

Barfield Park will host the annual Barfield Bash this year on October 22nd and 23rd. Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Vonchelle Stembridge talks about the hayride and more…Ag.... Read More

Growing Barfield Park Adds Land and to Open New Playground this Friday in Murfreesboro

Jul 28, 2021 at 12:16 pm by WGNS

Barfield Park is one of the largest city owned parks in Tennessee with over 430-acres of land that include hiking trails, ballfields and playgrounds. In fact, it is similar to.... Read More

Murfreesboro adds 70 acres to southern border of Barfield Crescent Park

Jul 14, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Through a Federal parkland conversion process, the City of Murfreesboro has closed on the purchase of the 70-acre Oakwood Farm located on the.... Read More
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Splash Out Events this month in Murfreesboro expected to be refreshing fun in the hot sun!

Jul 02, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

All photos by Jim Davis/Murfreesboro Parks & Rec.SPLASH OUT recently took place in Murfreesboro and children of all ages had a blast! The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. wat.... Read More

Maintenance repairs at Sports*Com delay Boro Beach opening

May 19, 2021 at 01:03 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Opening day at Boro Beach, the outdoor pool at Sports*Com, will be delayed due to unexpected construction repairs.“We had hoped to open.... Read More

Barfield Park Invites Children of All Ages to the Wilderness Station this Saturday for World Turtle Day

May 17, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

World Turtle Day is nearing and Murfreesboro will play a role in this educational opportunity for youngsters throughout Rutherford County.Parks Director Nate Williams said&hel.... Read More

Apply Now - Jobs Available in the City of Murfreesboro: Police, Fire, Parks and Rec

Feb 25, 2021 at 10:40 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department is on the search for men and women who want to serve the community in the law enforcement.  The MPD is now accepting applications for.... Read More

Full 15-miles of Greenway Trail in Murfreesboro to be open by December

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Greenway Trail will soon be a full 15-miles in length, which means the area that has been under construction will soon be opened…That was Murfreesboro.... Read More