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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationThe weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family. This weeks highlights include:

  • Party at the Pool Gallery
  • Movies in the Park Gallery
  • Senior Saturday
  • Downtown Market
  • Movies in the Park
  • Party at the Park
  • Kleeman Center Senior Dance
Kids having a blast at Party at the Pool

Kids having a blast at Party at the Pool

Party at the Pool

The second teen party event was Party at the Pool  held at the Swan Lake Sports Center pool. The event drew 50-100 kids age 15-18 together for a cool time in the exceptionally hot weather we have been having. The next event for teens is Party at the Skate Park, more information can be found below.

Movies in the Park

Hershey Track and Field Winner Advances

Hershey Track and FieldCongratulations to Bethany Rich for advancing to the Hershey Track and Field North American Final where she will be competing in the Girls 13-14 year old age division for the Standing Long Jump competition.  The finals will take place August 5th-8th in Hershey, PA.

Senior Saturday

The Kleeman Community Center is hosting a “Senior Saturday” filled with fun games and activities for those young at heart.  The event will be held Saturday, July 31st from 3:00pm-5:00pm and will feature pickle ball, badminton, volleyball, and much more. Admission is free and open to seniors ages 50 and up.

Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown MarketCome down to Public Square this Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm for the Clarksville Downtown Market.  The market will feature fresh, locally grown produce, nursery stock, handmade craft items, and other seasonal commodities.  You can also find baked goods, home décor, seasonal flowers and more!  After visiting, be sure to go to www.farmland.org/vote to cast your vote to select Clarksville’s Downtown Market- “America’s Favorite Farmers Markets”.

Movies in the Park

Movies in the ParkJoin us for our next viewing of Movies in the Park, Saturday, August 7th at Heritage Park Soccer fields for the viewing of Forrest Gump rated PG-13.  Come early to save your spot and enjoy pre-show activities beginning an hour before the movie which will begin at dark.  Admission to the movie is free. For a complete movie schedule, visit www.parksafterdark.com or become a member of the Movies in the Park Facebook group by searching “Clarksville Movies in the Park”.

Adult Softball Leagues Final Fees DUE

SoftballAdult Fall Softball Registration has begun! Final fees are due by August 6th. Coaches packets will be ready for pick up at the Park & Recreation office after 2:00pm August 11th.  The season will begin August 15th at Heritage Park. For more information go to www.cityofclarkvsille.com, click on the Community link and then Athletics.

Party at the Park

Summer is coming to an end- so grab your friends and come “Party at the Park” August 6th from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Skate Park at Heritage Park.  This event is part of our new summer series just for teens!  Each month we provide one event at different locations for teens to enjoy music, games, and more- all in a safe environment. The events are free and open to teens ages 15 to 18.  A picture ID is required. For details, go to www.parksafterdark.com.

Kleeman Center Senior Dance

Ready to dance the night away? Seniors ages 50 and up are encouraged to attend the Senior Dance at the Kleeman Community Center Saturday, August 21st from 3:00pm-5:00pm.  The event will include a DJ and refreshments.  Admission is $2:00 at the door.

Billy Dunlop will be closed to the public beginning at 5:00pm, August 10th.  The park will re-open to the public the following morning.


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