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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for December 9th, 2012


Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, 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 and Free Activities
  • December Move with the Mayor
  • Registration to begin for Youth Dodgeball League
  • Parks and Recreation now offers Pool Party Packages
  • Indoor Aquatic Center to host New Year’s Eve Bash

Christmas on the Cumberland and Free Activities

Come enjoy the popular Christmas on the Cumberland walk-through event now through January 5th. Event hours are 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday and 5:00pm-11:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Don’t miss this weekend’s free activities taking place from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the McGregor Park Museum:

Friday, December 14th – Snowman Craft

Saturday, December 15th – Performances by Natalie’s Dance Network and Acro Dance Center

December Move with the Mayor

Join the Mayor’s Fitness Council and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan on December 15th at McGregor Park’s Riverwalk to get fit while enjoying the Christmas lights. The walk will begin at the main entrance at 5:30pm.

Registration to begin for Youth Dodgeball League

Registration for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s first-ever Youth Dodgeball League will take place November 19th through December 21st! Participants can register at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Main office as well as online at

This six-week Youth Dodgeball League is open to ages 6 to 17 years and is free to participate. Games will be played at the Crow Community Center on Friday evenings beginning January 11th, with a pre-league meeting held January 4th for all players to go over rules and teams.

Dodgeball is a great way to keep children active while having fun. Dodgeball promotes teamwork and develops arm strength, speed, flexibility and hand-eye coordination. Balls are made of soft fabric to prevent injury.

Parks and Recreation now offers Pool Party Packages

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceThe City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department now offers Pool Party Packages for those wishing to celebrate at the indoor pool! Pool Party Packages are available during regular operating hours for parties of 10-20 people. Groups of more than 20 can be booked as a private party. Reservations must be made in advance through the Parks & Recreation Department.

Pool Party Packages include all of the fun of hosting a party, without the stress of planning and coordinating! There are three Birthday Party Packages ranging from $100.00-150.00. Each includes two hours of water play equipment usages, food for party-goers, drinks, tables and more.

Along with Birthday Packages, the pool also offers a SCUBA Party Package for up to ten people for $100.00. This option includes the amenities of a Birthday Package, but also includes a certified SCUBA instructor who will introduce the group to diving essentials before taking everyone in for the hands-on experience.

Participants must be at least 10-years-old. Those interested in trying their hand at SCUBA on their own may do so at the monthly Try SCUBA class held at the Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane on the first Saturday of the month.

The next class will be December 1st at 1:00pm.

Indoor Aquatic Center to host New Year’s Eve Bash

Cheers to a splashing new year! Visit the Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence this New Year’s Eve for the 2nd annual New Year’s Eve Splash!

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a New Year’s Eve pool party from 8:30pm to 12:30am on Monday, December 31st. Party-goers can enjoy music, refreshments and free access to “The Aqua Run” wibit and “The Aqua Climb” climbing wall. Cost to attend this event is $3.00.

This event is open to all ages, though minors ages 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian after 10:00pm.

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