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Clarksville designated a Healthier Tennessee Community

 

City leads Community wide effort to improve Health, Fitness

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN –  Clarksville has earned the designation as a Healthier Tennessee Community for strong collaborative work to improve the health of local citizens.

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness makes the designation through its Healthier Tennessee Communities initiative, which drives better health by engaging local leaders and citizens to support physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco abstinence.

Members of the Mayor’s Fitness Council worked Friday to place HealthyClarksville.com stickers on 3,000 oranges that were distributed from the City of Clarksville’s float during the Clarksville Christmas Parade. Healthy Clarksville is an arm of the Fitness Council which helped Clarksville earn designation as a “Healthier TN Community.”

Members of the Mayor’s Fitness Council worked Friday to place HealthyClarksville.com stickers on 3,000 oranges that were distributed from the City of Clarksville’s float during the Clarksville Christmas Parade. Healthy Clarksville is an arm of the Fitness Council which helped Clarksville earn designation as a “Healthier TN Community.”

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Christmas in Occupied Clarksville set for December 11th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites you to the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center on Sunday, December 11th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm to experience the holidays as soldiers and civilians did in the 1860s.

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Clarksville’s 18th annual Christmas on the Cumberland Opens

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Tuesday night, November 22nd, hundreds of people gathers at the McGregor Park RiverWalk and Museum for the grand opening ceremony of the City of Clarksville’s 18th annual Christmas on the Cumberland.

Just before the ceremony began, those in attendance were treated to Christmas Carols by the Rossview High School Choir.

Mrs. Claus, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Santa Claus and Snow Bird flip the switch officially turning on the lights for Christmas on the Cumberland.

Mrs. Claus, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Santa Claus and Snow Bird flip the switch officially turning on the lights for Christmas on the Cumberland.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers Inner Tube Water Polo at Indoor Aquatic Center

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – Whether you’ve played water polo before or not, Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s inner tube water polo league is sure to be a good time.

Adults, ages 18+, are invited to grab an inner tube for a 6-on-6 match of water polo in the New Providence Pool, located at 168 Cunningham Lane.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department earns three statewide awards

 

Mayor applauds Workplace Wellness Award

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department earned three statewide awards at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association’s 65th Annual Conference in Memphis, TN.

The Workplace Wellness Award was presented November 16th, 2016 to Jennifer Byard and the Department’s Health Initiative committee for their focus on physical activity and wellness to heighten employee productivity, motivation, and general well-being. 

The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff gathered outside their downtown headquarters to show off the three statewide awards they won this week.

The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff gathered outside their downtown headquarters to show off the three statewide awards they won this week.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold “Period Toy Making” at Fort Defiance Civil War Park

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 1:00pm on Saturday, November 19th at Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center when Phyllis Smith presents “Period Toy Making” as part of a new educational programming series, Life in the 1800’s.

This new series is sponsored by The Friends of Fort Defiance.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation now excepting entries for 57th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Be a part of a Clarksville tradition by participating in this year’s annual Christmas parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government.

This night-time, lighted Christmas parade, is scheduled for Saturday, December 3rd beginning at 5:00pm in Downtown Clarksville.

Annual Clarksville-Montgomery County Lighted Christmas Parade.

Annual Clarksville-Montgomery County Lighted Christmas Parade.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation hosts Handmade Holidays November 12th & 13th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to host the 5th annual holiday shopping event, Handmade Holidays from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Saturday, November 12th and from noon to 4:00pm Sunday, November 13th at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center at Liberty Park, 1188 Cumberland Drive.

Admission is free.

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Fright on Franklin bigger than ever in Downtown Clarksville

 

Fright on FranklinClarksville, TN – Hundreds upon hundreds of people descended on Downtown Clarksville Saturday afternoon, October 29th for the 8th annual Fright on Franklin safe trick-or-treating event.

All along Franklin Street and Strawberry Alley, there were booths provided by local businesses handing out candy treats. Booths were decorated for Halloween and some even had a theme like the witches from Hocus Pocus.

Fright on Franklin was held Saturday in Downtown Clarksville.

Fright on Franklin was held Saturday in Downtown Clarksville.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Indoor Aquatic Center opening delayed

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports the New Providence Pool, located at 168 Cunningham Lane, is currently undergoing some necessary repair work.

Due to these repairs, the opening of their indoor pool season has unfortunately been delayed.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence.

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