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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 24th, 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:

  • School is out, come play!
  • 2013 Spring Eggstravaganza!
  • Traditional Karate classes underway
  • Queen City Road Race

School is out, come play!

The City of Clarksville’s three community centers and the Indoor Aquatic Center will adjust their hours of operation March 25th-29th to accommodate students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and their spring break schedule.

The Kleeman, Crow and Burt-Cobb Centers will be open from 10:00am to 7:00pm. Kids can have fun in the gym, racquetball court, game room, or computer lab, depending on which center they choose to visit.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, will be open from 7:00am to 8:00pm. The inflatable obstacle course, “The Aqua Run Wibit,” and the “AquaClimb” climbing wall will be available. Wristbands are required for access to these features. Cost of wristbands is $2.00 for all day access.

2013 Spring Eggstravaganza!

Spring EggstravaganzaJoin us Saturday, March 30th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the Heritage Park Baseball Fields for games, face painting, inflatables, petting zoo, and the hunting of over 20,000 eggs. Kids can even visit with the Easter Bunny! Parents, don’t forget your cameras!

Activities will take place from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Egg hunts are open to children ages 3 to 10 and will take place from 2:15pm to 4:00pm on either the softball (ages 3-6) or baseball (ages 7-10) fields.

Egg hunt times are as follows:

2:15pm Age 3
2:30pm Age 4
2:45pm Age 5
3:00pm Age 6
3:15pm Age 7
3:30pm Age 8
3:45pm Age 9
4:00pm Age 10

 

For more information, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/springeggstravaganza.

Traditional Karate classes underway

The Crow Community Center and Okawa Baize Karate have partnered to host karate classes for youth and adults. Classes are underway at the Crow Community Center, located at 211 Richview Road.

Karate takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00pm to 6:00pm (ages 7-12) and 7:00pm to 8:00pm (ages 13 and up). Saturday classes take place from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (ages 7-12) and from 2:00pm to 3:00pm (ages 13 and up). Classes are $75.00 per month with a Community Center ID card but may be prorated for those registering mid-month. Center IDs are $5.00 and are good for one year at all three Community Centers.

This class, taught by David Baize, can help in developing focus, balance, strength, flexibility, reaction speed, and scientific self-defense dynamics. Karate also teaches the importance of leadership, strong character, and good values.

Queen City Road Race

35th Annual Queen City Road RaceRegistration for the 35th Annual Queen City Road Race is underway at www.cityofclarksville.com/qcrr. The Queen City Road Race is not just a running competition; it is a promotion for fitness and health in the Clarksville community. The race will be held Saturday, May 4th at 8:00am at Austin Peay State University’s Governors Stadium.

This year’s race includes the 5K race, 5K relay race, non-competitive One Mile Movement, and brand new 7K race! Register for the 5K or 7K races on or before April 19th to receive the Early Bird Rate of $20.00.

Fees increase to $25.00 April 20th through May 4th.


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