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Parks and Rec programs scheduled

spring4Signs of spring are popping up everywhere. With the changing of seasons, comes a feeling of renewal. Suddenly it is time to enjoy the fresh air, open the windows and even do some spring cleaning; out with the old and in with the new. Spring is also the perfect opportunity to start fresh and get active. Clarksville Parks and Recreation is ready to help you get out of the winter slump and into shape (while having fun, of course).

Spring Softball is underway with practices taking place and games beginning Monday, March 29th. Spring softball is an annual tradition that brings together people of all ages for fun and exercise. Whether you plan to be a spectator or a player, Parks and Recreation would like to provide everyone with a few reminders about the league.

Youth Softball League registration is open through April 10th. The cost is $30 per child. Both the Women’s League and Tuesday Youth Church Leagues are open for registration until May 1st. The fee is $100.

If you are participating in spring softball, be sure to pick up your Softball I.D. Card. I.D. cards are available at the Parks and Recreation Department on weekdays from 8a.m.-4:30p.m. or at any of the 3 community centers during regular business hours. The cost is $3 for Montgomery county residents and $13 for residents from outside the county. Cards are valid for 2 years.

Junior Olympics will be held this week at the Crow Community Center Wednesday afternoon from 3-6p.m. This will be a time for kids ages 8-12 to demonstrate and hone skills in basketball, soccer, tennis and track and field. The Junior Olympics is also an opportunity for parents to motivate and encourage their children to get active. Be sure to bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate when registering. For more details, call 647-3071 or stop by the Crow Center.

Kids on Crafts: Does your child prefer artistic creativity to sports? If so, Kids on Crafts is the ideal program. Tuesday, the Tennessee Woodturners Association will be there to demonstrate the art of crafting and spinning wood. The class is from 3-5p.m. at the Kleeman Community Center. Class size is limited to 18 students ages 7-17, so sign up now.

Arts for Adults: The Tennessee Woodturners will also be at Burt-Cobb Community Center on Saturday, March 28th from noon-3 p.m. This class is for adults ages 17 years and up with a $5.00 center ID card and is limited to 10 people. The activity fee is $10 per person. Pre-registration for the class is required by calling the center at 931-552-1263.

Flag Football registration will be held this week, ending
Friday afternoon at 4:30p.m. Games begin April 19th and take place Sunday afternoons beginning at 2, 3, 4, and 5p.m. The league plays approximately 8 weeks at Heritage Park. Games consist of 4- 10 minute quarters and a 5 minute halftime. This is an ideal opportunity to hang out and have fun with the guys and get in shape. A team fee of $300 provides for equipment, officials, fields, trophies etc. Teams should consist of 6-8 players. For more details, call the office at 645-7476.

easter_eggsEaster Egg Hunt: The Easter Bunny is eagerly waiting to hide hundreds of eggs at Heritage Park soccer field for all the children in Clarksville. Join us Sunday, April 5th at 2p.m.as we uncover all the surprises the Easter Bunny is going to leave. Be sure to bring your camera and Easter basket. For more information, contact the office at 645-7476.

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