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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report

The 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:

  • Annual Independence Day Celebration
  • Billy Dunlop Park Closed
  • Party in the Park
  • Sunrise Fitness at McGregor Park
  • Downtown Market
  • Movies in the Park
  • Youth and Adult Leagues

Annual Independence Day Celebration

The City of Clarksville and Aetna Insurance invite you to celebrate our nation’s Independence July 3rd at McGregor Park. This year’s FREE festivities are set to kick off at 6 p.m. with the music of local favorites Tina Brown and McAlister’s Crossroads followed by country music recording artist Joe Diffie. The conclusion of the evening’s events will take place at 9:30 p.m. as we honor our nation with Clarksville’s largest fireworks display. This year’s display will once again feature the exciting water pyrotechnics. The food, music and fun are sure to be a great time.

Independence Day
Independence Day

Billy Dunlop Park Closed

Billy Dunlop Park will be closed to the public until noon from June 21 through June 24. The park will be closed all day June 25, and reopen June 26.

Boy Scout Troop 509 camping at Billy Dunlop Park

Party in the Park

School is out, summer is here, so grab your friends and come “Party in the Park” June 25 from 7-10pm at Billy Dunlop Park. This event is part of our new summer series just for teens! Each month from June through August, one monthly event will be held at different locations for teens to enjoy music, games, food, and more- all in a safe environment. The events are free and open to teens ages 15 to 18. A picture ID is required. For details, go to www.parksafterdark.com.

Sunrise Fitness at McGregor Park

Don’t miss your chance to participate in this unique fitness series that provides free classes right beside the calming Cumberland River at McGregor Park. Join us this week to close out our six-week series with Pilates on Wednesday, followed by Yoga on Saturday. All classes meet from 6-7am.

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

Movies in the ParkJoin us for the our next viewing of Movies in the Park, Saturday June 26 at Heritage Park Soccer fields for the viewing of The Blind Side, rated PG-13. 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.

Youth and Adult Leagues

Games for our youth leagues are just beginning while our adult league games are in full swing. Don’t play, but love to watch? Come out to Heritage Park and enjoy a game or two!

Adult Fall Softball Registration begins soon- with an organizational meeting being held for coaches July, 11th at Burt-Cobb Community Center at 2pm.

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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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