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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for February 10th, 2013

 

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:

  • Queen City Road Race Art Contest Winners
  • Now Hiring Lifeguards
  • Baseball, Blastball®, Softball & T-ball Youth Recreation Leagues Registration is Underway
  • Tickets Available for Annual Legends Award Banquet

Congratulations to the 2013 Queen City Road Race Art Contest Winners & Finalists

The City of Clarksville & Cumberland Bank & Trust are excited to announce the finalists and winner of this year’s Queen City Road Race Art Contest. After receiving hundreds of entries from students in 1st thru 5th grade, the following were awarded:

  • First Place, Overall Winner – Olivia Nazar, East Montgomery
  • Top Finalist – Wilson Raines, Hazelwood
  • Top Finalist – Kemeliz Fuentes, Barker’s Mill
  • Semi-Finalist – Lyric Brooks – Barker’s Mill
  • Semi-Finalist – Haley Baggett – East Montgomery
  • Semi-Finalist – Aamiyah Partridge – Hazelwood
  • Semi-Finalist – Jacie Layne – Moore Magnet
  • Semi-Finalist – Jenna Bricks – Moore Magnet
  • Semi-Finalist – Anna Vernetti – Sango
  • Semi-Finalist – Anna Carter – Sango

The overall winning artwork will be featured on the official race T-shirt and event poster. Along with that honor, the top finalist has been awarded $100 and a Subway party for her art class, a framed copy of the 2013 Queen City Road Race poster, an art kit and a certificate.

The 2013 Queen City Road Race will take place at Austin Peay State University Governors Stadium beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 4 and will feature a 5K, 7K, One mile movement, and 5K Relay. For more info, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/qcrr.

Now Hiring Lifeguards

Looking for a great summer job? Consider joining Clarksville’s Parks & Recreation lifeguard team at one of the City’s five pools.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old and pass a prerequisite skills test. The department provides CPR and lifesaving training to prepare them for their lifeguarding responsibilities. If interested, applications are available at the Indoor Aquatic Center and the Parks & Recreation Main office. For more info, call 552-6199 or 472-3380.

Baseball, Blastball®, Softball & T-ball Youth Recreation Leagues Registration is Underway

You can register your child at any of our community centers or at the Main office now through March 22 for our Youth Recreation Leagues. The baseball, softball, and t-ball league is open to youth ages 5 to 12. Your child’s birth certificate is required at registration. All games are played at Heritage Park Baseball Fields. The cost to play in any of the youth recreation leagues is $40 per child and includes team shirt, hat and medal.

Once again, for the 3 to 4 year olds, we will be offering Blastball®. This fun alternative to traditional t-ball uses a “honking” base to entertain younger players- adding excitement to the game. It concentrates on developing a child’s running, hitting, catching, fielding, and throwing skills.

Tickets Available for Annual Legends Award Banquet

Winning coaches will be honored at the 2012 Legends Award Banquet which will be held February 28, 2013, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Freedom Point at Liberty Park. Coaches that are currently coaching or coached in 2012 are invited to attend this free event. A ticket is required to attend and can be reserved at the City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation main office or online at www.cityofclarksville.com/legends. Because of space limitations, there are only 120 tickets available. Last day to pick up a ticket is February 22.


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