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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for November 17th, 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:Discover Scuba, School’s out – Come to the Indoor Aquatic Center, Giving on the Cumberland, Youth Dodgeball Registration, and Christmas Cookie Bake-Off.

2013 Christmas Cookie Bake-Off December 14th

Discover Scuba November 21st

Discover ScubaThe Indoor Aquatic Center hosts an introductory Scuba class every first Saturday of the month from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, and third Thursday of the month from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

The class is for individuals who are interested in getting a taste of the scuba experience and an overview of what is involved in Scuba Certification. Tanks, masks and fins are provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Class is $25.00 per person and is open to ages 10 and up.

Visit http://recpro.cityofclarksville.com for more information and to register online.

School’s out- Come to the Dome

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceAll ages are welcome to spend the day at the Indoor Aquatic Center! The IAC will be open extended hours, Wednesday, November 27th from 6:30am to 8:00pm for pool-goers to enjoy swimming and free access to the Wibit and Climbing Wall (with paid admission).

Daily admission is only $3.00 per person.

Giving on the Cumberland

“Giving on the Cumberland” is a new feature to this year’s Christmas on the Cumberland event that encourages visitors to help those in need. From November 26th-December 21st, “ornaments” with items of need from the following non-profit organizations will be displayed in the museum- Hope Pregnancy Center, The Fisher House, Serenity House Women’s Shelter, Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter, Junior Auxiliary, and Clarksville Montgomery County School System.

Visitors will have the opportunity to take an “ornament” and bring their donation to the Parks and Recreation main office, or to the museum on the scheduled drop off night, December 21st.

Youth Dodgeball Registration Coming Soon!

Registration for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Youth Dodgeball League will take place December 2nd through December 27th! Participants can register at the Parks and Recreation Main office or online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com.

This six-week league is open to youth, ages 6 to 17 years. Cost to participate is free, with a Community Center ID card. Games will be played at the Crow Community Center on Friday evenings beginning January 10th. A pre-league meeting for all participants will be held January 3rd.

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.

Christmas Cookie Bake-Off

2013 Christmas Cookie Bake-OffThe Christmas Cookie Bake-Off, which was once a feature of “Downtown for the Holidays, is now part of Christmas on the Cumberland! Bakers of all skill levels are encouraged to bake their favorite holiday treat and submit their entry from 5:00pm-7:00pm December 14th at the Museum at McGregor Park. Parking will be available for drop-offs. Entry fee is five samples for judging along with two dozen treats which will be donated to Manna Café.

Entries will be judged according to taste, presentation, and originality

Prizes:

  • 1st place – Kitchen aid Mixer
  • 2nd place – Sweet Treats Bakery Experience for Two
  • 3rd place – Bakeware Set

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