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Whitesboro Parks and Recreation!
The Parks And Recreation Department (PARD) of the City of Whitesboro offers excellent Parks & Recreational facilities with ongoing and seasonal activities for all members of our community, young and old. Please browse our menu at left to learn about the many opportunities that are available.
NOTE: This page of the Whitesboro website is directly accessible at:
Boy Scouts Honor Whitesboro Hero Charlie Baum
“Life is good. I do not harbor any animosity for the things that happened to me. Would I do it all again? Yes, I sure would. We’re the luckiest people on earth. You’ve got to go through something to appreciate it.” ~~ Charlie Baum
These words seem surprising coming from the man that enlisted voluntarily in the Army Air Corps, endured the 100 mile Bataan Death March, survived forty-two months as a prisoner of war, and weighed eighty-six pounds when he was freed. Whitesboro native Charles Baum, World War II veteran, was the epitome of honor, courage, valor, and fortitude. Lest the sacrifice of this hero be forgotten, a local Boy Scout is on a mission to create a lasting memorial to Mr. Baum.
Also - read related Charlie Baum life story:
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Jimmie O. Rector Community Center
400 N. Wilson Whitesboro, Texas 76273
Office (903)564-5964 FAX (903)564-9281
- Donna Amos
- Jeff Butts
- Chris Dobbs
- Jim Schuessler
- Allyson Russell
Parks & Recreation Staff Director - Penny Renfroe
Athletic/Aquatics Director - Dare Nolen
Administrative Assistant - Karen Bain
For Park Locations, see Whitesboro Map - Zoom In 1 or 2 levels
If you should encounter an unusual maintenance condition or hazard in a park, please contact us at (903) 564-5964 or email us at email@example.com
We will attempt to correct the problem as quickly as possible.