Topic: Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday the City of Clarksville held the official lighting of the city’s Christmas tree on public square. Normally the lighting is held in conjunction with the city’s Christmas parade, however with inclement weather forcing the cancellation of the Christmas parade, that was not possible this year.
Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan officiated short ceremony before lighting the city’s tree with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville kicked off Christmas on the Cumberland, a Holiday Tradition unique to Clarksville-Montgomery County. The display lights up McGregor Park in historic Downtown Clarksville, and features over one million lights. New for this year includes trees wrapped in brilliant blue lights for an eye catching sight.
Christmas on the Cumberland will be open nightly from 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday and 5:00pm-11:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays through January 4th, 2014. Admission to the event is free.
City of Clarksville’s Department of Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
The Main Office, located at 104 Public Square, the Indoor Aquatic Center as well as the Kleeman, Crow and Burt-Cobb community centers will be closed in observance of the holiday but will return to normal operating hours after Friday. «Read the rest of this article»
Burchwood Park is a mini-park located at 2608 Burch Street just off of Fort Campbell Boulevard in North Clarksville and is a park in transition and ready for upgrades. «Read the rest of this article»
Cardboard, and Bottle Boat Races
Clarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta, sponsored by U.S. Bank, is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday morning, September 7th, will be made of cardboard, a few other approved materials and this year, plastic bottles! Not only will teams be racing for bragging rights, but trophies will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams in each division.
Don’t miss the spectacle! Everyone is invited to watch as groups attempt to paddle their cardboard or plastic bottle boats to the finish line on the Cumberland River at 10:00am Saturday, September 7th, at McGregor Park’s courtesy boat dock.
The event is held each year At Heritage Park’s Bark Park, and features a day full of demonstrations, contests, prizes, and much more! But more importantly it is an opportunity for dogs and their owners to socialize with other dogs and their owners.
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) in partnership with the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation, Grandpa’s, Walmart, Boyles Bait, First Baptist Church, and Yellow Creek Baptist Church worked together to give the youth of Clarksville an opportunity to enjoy a day of free fishing in Liberty Park on Saturday.
The annual Youth Fishing Rodeo is held on the second Saturday in June to coincides with Tennessee’s Free Fishing Day and 16 and under Free Fishing Week. “This is the 12th year that we’ve joined together with the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation, and all of our sponsors to bring the outdoors to young kids who may be fishing for the very first time,” said Montgomery County Wildlife Officer Dale Grandstaff. This year, there were 380 kids gathered around the fishing pond at Liberty Park to have a great time in the great outdoors!
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday the City of Clarksville’s Department of Parks and Recreation held their 35th Annual Queen City Road Race on the campus of Austin Peay State University, late yesterday they released the results of the races.
It was a rainy, cold, miserable of a day for running but that didn’t stop the 1,650 Racers who turned out to challenge themselves by running in the race.
“It’s absolutely awesome. It’s amazing to me that 1,650 people would come out and brave the elements and participate want to run and walk and just get out be physically active! There’s a lot of smiling faces and it’s been a wonderful day, even despite the rain,” said Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation Director Mark Tummons, as we stood together at the finish line.«Read the rest of this article»
This year separate hunts were held for each age between 2 and 10 with hunts kicking off every 15 minutes. There were more than 20,000 eggs; scattered among them were special prize eggs.
Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation’s Wettest Egg Hunt Continues to Delight Area Children
Clarksville, TN – The Indoor Aquatic Center once again played host to one of the most popular Easter events in Clarksville, The Wettest Egg Hunts. On Saturday, March 23rd, thousands of brightly colored eggs were put into the swimming and wading pools, to await the hundreds of children who would plunge in to seek out a variety of prizes. Many of the eggs floated, but some were weighted causing them to sink to the bottom of the pool.
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