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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for December 16th, 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 21st – Card making craft

Saturday, December 22nd – Cookie decorating

Crow Community Center offers Indoor Soccer for youth

The Crow Community Center’s Indoor Soccer league kicks off January 5th! The 8-week league is open to ages 4-12 years and will teach the fundamentals of soccer.

Games will be held at the Crow Center, located at 211 Richview Road, every Saturday beginning January 5th. Ages 4:00pm-6:00pm will play at 9:00am, ages 7-9 will play at 10:00am and ages 10-12 will play at 11:00am each week.

Cost to participate is $20.00 with a community center ID for the entire eight weeks. Participants ages 6 and older must have an ID card to participate. Center ID cards are available for purchase at any of our three community centers as well as the Main Office.

Cards are $5.00 for an entire year and are good at all three centers. Families with multiple children are eligible for discounted pricing.

Registration can be completed at through January 4th.

Volunteer mentors needed for new Parks and Recreation program

Clarksville Parks and Recreation is seeking mentors! Volunteer mentors are needed for the upcoming Dream Chasers Group Mentoring Program. Mentors will be working with at-risk youth, ages 13-17 in a small group atmosphere.
Small group leaders, guided by professionals, will mentor youth as they discuss dealing with negative influences that affect teens and will promote making healthy and informed decisions.

The Dream Chasers program will meet Tuesdays from 4:00pm until 5:30pm at the Burt-Cobb Community Center, beginning January 22nd, 2013.

If interested, please contact Joseph Bailey no later than December 28th, 2012. Joseph Bailey may be reached by phone at 931.645.7476 or by email at Volunteer and mentor spots are limited.

Chocolate Affair Tickets make the perfect gift!

With only 9 more shopping days left before Christmas, Clarksville Parks and Recreation had the perfect gift for the chocolate-lovers in your life- tickets to the “Chocolate Affair”.

This new event, presented by the City of Clarksville and Planters Bank, is scheduled to take place February 9th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Event-goers can indulge in a delicious evening sampling chocolate from vendors while enjoying entertainment.

Tickets are only $12.00 per person from now thru December 31st and can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation Main office or online by visiting and clicking on the “Buy Tickets” link. Tickets will be $15.00 if purchased after December 31st. Tickets are limited, so purchase yours today!

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