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Clarksville Parks and Recreation extends deadline on prize offer for Riverfest volunteers


Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is extending the deadline on the cash prize offered to volunteers helping with soft drink sales and the Adventure Zone children’s area, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, on September 7th and 8th at McGregor Park.

The group or organization who registers the most volunteers through Hands On Nashville by September 4th will receive $500.00.

In order to be eligible for the $500.00 prize, volunteers must abide the following criteria:

  • Volunteers must list their group or organization name under the “Team Name” portion during registration.
  • Volunteers must be registered no later than Tuesday, September 4th.
  • Volunteers must sign in the day-of the event, work their scheduled hours and sign out after their shift in order for their hours to count towards the contest.
  • Volunteers must register through the Hands On Nashville website.

Individuals are allowed to volunteer their time in honor of a group or organization. They must follow the same criteria. Winner of the contest will be announced September 13th.

The registration process is simple, visit and search “Riverfest.”  Volunteers may then select the area in which they would like to volunteer and then select the timeslot occurrence that best fits their schedule.

Soft Drink Booth Volunteers are needed from 12:45am until 11:00pm on Saturday, September 8th. These volunteers will be responsible for selling soft drinks to festival goers and must be at least 15-years-old.

Adventure Zone Volunteers are needed from 7:00pm until 9:00pm on Friday, September 7th and 9:45am until 9:00pm on Saturday, September 8th. These volunteers will be responsible for aiding in the inflatable areas as well as with other children’s attractions and must be at least 15-years-old.

For more details on volunteering at Riverfest 2012, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit




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