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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report

Clarksville, TNThe 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:

  • Summer Youth Program
  • Summer Playhouse
  • Archery
  • City Pools Open
  • Downtown Market
  • Movies in the Park
  • Sunrise Fitness
  • Billy Dunlop Park  to close June 5th-11th

The doggie obedience class at Doggie Palooza on Saturday
The doggie obedience class at Doggie Palooza on Saturday

Doggie Palooza

Summer Youth Program Begins June 7

Every summer, from 9 am to 3pm Monday- Friday, school gymnasiums are modified to a “Community Center” atmosphere with table games, tournaments, arts and crafts, and special activities. All children ages 6-16 are welcome to attend for FREE. Parent’s permission is required for participation. For program locations please visit our website, www.cityofclarksville.com/parks&rec.

Summer Playhouse Sign Ups

Children ages 10-16 can register now for the six-week Roxy Regional Theatre workshop. Register at the Parks & Recreation Main office located at 102 Public Square. The cost is $30. Classes begin June 7 and meet from 1-3pm at the Roxy Theatre Monday thru Thursday.

Archery Class

Register your child today at the Parks and Recreation main office for a week long archery class.

Open to children ages 10-16. The class will be held from 9-11am at Billy Dunlop Park from June 21 to June 25. The cost is $10 per person for the entire week.

Pools Now Open- NEW Swim Classes Available

The Swan Lake Pool Slide

Pools opened Saturday, May 29th with the first session of swim classes to begin June 14th.

This year we are offering Senior Splash which consists of a 45 minute workout for those ages 50 and up. This class combines gentle, yet effective aerobic exercises to help tone and strengthen muscles. Basic Water Aerobics is also available for anyone ages 18 and up. This 45 minute class is aimed at improving tone, strength and mobility.

Get your child accustomed to the water at an early age with our Mommy/Daddy and Me class. Recommended for children 6-36 months.

Downtown Market

Come down to Public Square this Saturday from 8am to 1pm for the Clarksville Downtown Market. The market will feature fresh, locally grown produce, nursery stock, handmade craft items, and other seasonal commodities. You can also find baked goods, home décor, seasonal flowers and more!

Movies in the Park

Join us for the our next viewing of Movies in the Park, Saturday June 12 at Heritage Park Soccer fields for the viewing of The Notebook. Come early to save your spot and enjoy pre-show activities beginning an hour before the movie which begins at dark. Admission to the movie is free.

Movies in the Park
Movies in the Park

Sunrise Fitness at McGregor Park

The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with the Clarksville Athletic Club to provide free fitness classes right beside the Cumberland River at McGregor Park.

Sunrise Fitness is a six-week series that began last weekend that features Sunrise Yoga on Saturday mornings coupled with a unique fitness activity such as pilates, zumba, or bootcamp on Wednesday mornings. Each class meets from 6-7am. Each participant needs to bring their own mat.

Billy Dunlop Park Closed June 5-11

Due to the Boy Scouts Camp, Billy Dunlop Park will be closed to the public from June 5 through June 11. The park will re-open to the public Saturday morning, June 12.

Boy Scout Troop 509 camping at Billy Dunlop Park
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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report and Parks Department press releases is written by Candice Tillman,  the Supervisor of Marketing & Public Relations for the City of Clarksville Department of Parks & Recreation.

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