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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for July 13th, 2014

 

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: Clarksville’s Wonder Kids Triathlon Registration Deadline, Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program, Liberty Live! concert, and Consumers Pledge Support for the Clarksville Downtown Market.

2nd Annual Wonder Kids Triathlon, August 2nd

Clarksville’s Wonder Kids Triathlon Registration Deadline: July 18th

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host the 2nd Annual Wonder Kids Triathlon to be held August 2nd!  This event is open to boys and girls ages 3-12 and will take place at New Providence Pool and surrounding area.

Wonder Kids Triathlon athletes will participate in three legs of the event:  swimming, biking and running.

Each course varies depending on age:

  • 3-5 Yrs: 25 meter Swim, .25 mile Bike, 100 yard Run
  • 6-8 Yrs: 50 meter Swim, .5 mile Bike, .25 mile Run
  • 9-12 Yrs: 100 meter Swim, 1 mile Bike, .5 mile Run

Cost to participate is $25.00 per child and pre-registration is required. Registration can be completed at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Main Office, any of the City’s three community centers, or online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com.

New City Concert Series continues July 19th

The City of Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department introduced Liberty Live!, a new, outdoor concert series in June. The series will continue its season with a performance by Tina Brown on Saturday, July 19th, at the Liberty Park Amphitheater, 1188 Cumberland Drive, Clarksville.

Concerts begin at 6:00pm and continue until 9:00pm. One additional show is scheduled for the season: Chris Robertson on August 16th. Admission is free and a beer and food vendor will be on-site.

Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program open to youth and families

The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a multitude of activities to include a DJ, inflatables, motivational speakers, 3-on-3 basketball tournaments, and so much more as part of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program! A meal is also provided, free of charge, by Manna Café.

Summer Night Lights runs weekly, through July 30th.

For specific location dates, see the following schedule:

  • Bel-Aire Park, 124 Marie Drive
    • Monday, July 14th
  • Pettus Park, 345 Farris Drive
    • Wednesday, July 16th
    • Wednesday, July 30th
  • Kleeman Center, 166 Cunningham Lane
    • Monday, July 21st
  • Summit Heights, 20 Summit Heights
    • Wednesday, July 23rd
  • Sherwood Park, 229 Kings Deer Drive
    • Monday, July 28th

Consumers Pledge Support for the Clarksville Downtown Market as Part of the “I Love My Farmers Market Celebration™”

Pledge your support for your Clarksville Downtown Market! Each pledge made for our market inches us closer to the number one market in the country as a part of the “I Love My Farmers Market Celebration™” hosted by American Farmland Trust.

The celebration encourages consumers to pledge to support family farmers by shopping directly from them this summer. One pledge equals a commitment to spend $10.00 at the Clarksville Downtown Market that week. Pledge your support everyday by going to www.lovemyfarmersmarket.org and join us at the Clarksville Downtown Market every Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Public Square.

Pledging is underway and will close September 14th, 2014 at midnight EST. Pledges made are not charged to those pledging directly, but are rather a statement that you pledge to visit the Market to shop that week.


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