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Clarksville to dedicate Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza on June 15th

 

Pat Head Summitt Statue, life-story display will be unveiled at Freedom Point

Pat Head Summitt Legacy PlazaClarksville, TN – Clarksville civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, with the dedication of the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point next month.

A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pm Friday, June 15th, 2018 in Clarksville’s Liberty Park. The public is invited to the event, which will include introductions of sculptor Brett Grill, members of Pat Head Summitt’s family, dignitaries and committee members, followed by a keynote speech and unveiling of the statue.

Construction continues at the future site of the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. Clarksville civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, with the dedication next month. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pm Friday, June 15th in Clarksville's Liberty Park.

Construction continues at the future site of the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. Clarksville civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, with the dedication next month. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pm Friday, June 15th in Clarksville’s Liberty Park.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Clarksville Pools and Splash Pads to open Saturday, May 26th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation gears up for the Summer Season

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to open four public swimming pools and four splash pads on Saturday, May 26th, 2018 for the summer season.

Pools are open daily through August 5th. Admission is $5.00 daily, after 3:00pm admission is $3.00. Seasonal and year-round pool memberships are also available. Hours vary by location, see below for hours of operation. Concessions are available for purchase onsite at each pool. No outside food or drinks are allowed.

City of Clarksville Pools and Splash Pads open May 26th.

City of Clarksville Pools and Splash Pads open May 26th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers Camps and Programs this Summer

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Online Registration opens for Variety of Activities, Age Groups

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for summer with a full schedule of camps and programs for youths of all ages. Parents are reminded that registration numbers are limited for all camps, so register early.

Registration is available online at www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec or in person at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation office, recreation centers and pools.

Summer Youth Program

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Clarksville Volunteers clean old Red River Marina

 

City of Clarksville teams up with Cumberland River Compact

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the Cumberland River Compact joined forces to clean a section of the Red River in preparation for a new walking trail.

More than 30 volunteers met April 29th, 2018 and worked to pick up and remove trash from the old Kraft Street marina site and along the wooded trail leading to it. The cleanup was funded by a grant from Tennessee Valley Authority, secured by the Cumberland River Compact.

The City of Clarksville and the Cumberland River Compact joined forces April 29th to clean a section of the Red River in preparation for a new walking trail. More than 30 volunteers spent the afternoon removing more than 1,900 lbs of trash, 325 lbs of plastic and aluminum recyclables and 186 tires from the area.

The City of Clarksville and the Cumberland River Compact joined forces April 29th to clean a section of the Red River in preparation for a new walking trail. More than 30 volunteers spent the afternoon removing more than 1,900 lbs of trash, 325 lbs of plastic and aluminum recyclables and 186 tires from the area.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park kicks off Saturday, May 26th

 

Heritage Park will host Free Movie Screening, Vendors and Fun

Movies in the Park - Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, Clarksville’s free, outdoor movie series will celebrate its 13th season as it kicks off on Saturday, May 26th, 2018 with the showing of “Wonder Woman” at Heritage Park, 1241 Peachers Mill Road.

Pre-show activities, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 6:30pm.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Movies in the Park kicks off the 2018 Season on Saturday, May 26th.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park kicks off the 2018 Season on Saturday, May 26th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department earns State of Tennessee Recognition

 

Clarksville Park and Recreation achieves Tier III in TDEC benchmarking process

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Park and Recreation Department recently received high honors for its quality and effectiveness of services from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

TDEC presented the Department with a plaque signifying attainment of Tier III status in the State of Tennessee’s benchmark process.

Gerald Parrish, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation official, recently presented Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department with a Tier III benchmarking certificate, signifying a high level of services and performance. Taking part in the presentation were, from left, Dan Carpenter, assistant parks director; Parrish; Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan; and Parks & Recreation Director Jennifer Letourneau.

Gerald Parrish, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation official, recently presented Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department with a Tier III benchmarking certificate, signifying a high level of services and performance. Taking part in the presentation were, from left, Dan Carpenter, assistant parks director; Parrish; Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan; and Parks & Recreation Director Jennifer Letourneau.

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Clarksville Transit System will offer Free Summer Rides for Youth

 

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Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System and the City of Clarksville are offering free summer transportation to young people to help them engage in summer jobs and enrichment programs.

CTS will offer the Summer Youth Free Ride Program from May 29th to August 31st, 2018 to youth 18 and under with a valid CTS Youth or Student ID. The IDs can be purchased at the Downtown Transit Center, 200 Legion Street, for $2.00 with proof of age. For information, please call 931.553.2429.

Clarksville Transit System will provide access to parks, pools and activities.

Clarksville Transit System will provide access to parks, pools and activities.

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Clarksville’s 40th Annual Queen City Road Race not dampened by rain

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s 40th Annual Queen City Road Race saw runners and walkers of all ages take to the streets of Downtown Clarksville in spite of relentless heavy rain that lasted throughout Saturday morning.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Tina Boysha was once again at the helm of the popular event.

1,200 runners came out Saturday for a rainy Queen City Road Race.

1,200 runners came out Saturday for a rainy Queen City Road Race.

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City of Clarksville to host Nashville Predators Viewing Party, Thursday

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Local Predators fans are invited to join their friends and neighbors at a giant community viewing party to cheer on goalie Pekka Rinne, captain Roman Josi and the amazing Nashville Predators as they continue the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs and their quest for the NHL Championship.

City of Clarksville invites Predators fans to join Game 7 festivities at Wilma Rudolph Event Center, Thursday.

City of Clarksville invites Predators fans to join Game 7 festivities at Wilma Rudolph Event Center, Thursday.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Community Centers debut New Programs

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Offerings include fitness, life skills for teens, cake decorating

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is offering a full slate of programs for youth and adults at its three Community Centers in the coming weeks.

Many of these are first-time programs.

Burt-Cobb Community Center

Burt-Cobb Community Center

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