Clarksville, TN – The 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:
Christmas on the Cumberland
Children of all ages are sure to love Christmas on the Cumberland. For more information, visit www.cityofclarksville.com.
Register today for the 52nd Annual Christmas Parade, hosted by The City of Clarksville and the Montgomery County Government. This year’s theme is “Home for the Holidays” and is scheduled for December 3rd starting at 5:00pm.
Parade entry forms are available at the city’s three community centers, the Parks and Recreation office, and online at www.mcgtn.org. You can also log on to recpro.cityofclarksville.com to register and to find out more information.
Downtown for the Holidays Christmas Cookie Bake-Off
It is once again time to gather your favorite recipes and begin preparing for the 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Bake-off. Bake your favorite holiday treat and submit your entry to Ingredients, located at 100 Strawberry Alley by 5:00pm on December 4th.
Entry fee is 5 samples for judging along with 2 dozen treats which will be donated to Manna Café. Entries will be judged according to taste, presentation, and originality.
Register now for the Jingle Bell Jog 5K
As part of our Downtown for the Holidays Celebration, December 3rd, the City of Clarksville and Run for a Reason has partnered to host the Jingle Bell Jog 5K with all proceeds benefitting Manna Café.
The race will begin with a one mile fun run at 8:00am, followed by the 5K. You can register now at www.active.com. Deadline to register is December 1st.
Downtown Decorating Contest
The contest, presented by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government, is a continued tradition in the 5th Annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration. Downtown businesses from University Avenue to Riverside Drive show their holiday spirit while vying for the title of Best Window and Door Display, Most Creative Use of Lights or People’s Choice.
The People’s Choice is a new addition this year. The community is invited to visit the Downtown for the Holidays Facebook page to view photos of the decorated store fronts and then “like” their favorite.
Voting is open now through December 3rd. Winners will be announced during the parade.
Swimming Lessons at the Indoor Aquatic Center
The second session of swimming lessons are set to begin December 5th at the newly opened Indoor Aquatic Center. Five comprehensive course levels are offered to teach you, your child or other family member how to swim skillfully and safely.
Cost is $15.00 per session with a pool pass or $35.00 without. Visit recpro.cityofclarksville.com for course level descriptions, times and to register online.
Adult Volleyball League Seeks Players
This new league is open to anyone ages 18 and up and costs $20.00 per player. Individuals or teams can register at any of our three community centers or at the Parks & Recreation office, December 5th through January 6th.
All games will be held at the Kleeman Community Center. For more information, please call 931.647.3056.
The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report and Parks Department press releases is written by Candice Tillman, the Supervisor of Marketing & Public Relations for the City of Clarksville Department of Parks & Recreation.
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