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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 upcoming 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
  • Downtown Market
  • Movies in the Park
  • Youth and Adult Leagues
  • Adult Fall Softball Registration
  • Fall Adult CoEd Kickball League
  • Zumba is Back
  • Party at the Pool

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 6:00pm. 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 9:30pm 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.

Downtown Market

Come down to Public Square this Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm 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!  After visiting, be sure to go to www.farmland.org/vote to cast your vote to select Clarksville’s Downtown Market- “America’s Favorite Farmers Markets”.

Movies in the Park

Movies in the ParkJoin us for our next viewing of Movies in the Park, Saturday, July 10th at Heritage Park Soccer fields for the viewing of Star Trek (2009), 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

Adult Fall Softball Registration begins soon- with an organizational meeting being held for coaches July 11th at Burt-Cobb Community Center at 2:00pm.

Fall Adult CoEd Kickball League

The goal of this recreational coed leagues is to have fun- for an hour, every week.  Teams consist of 10 to 20 players.  League play will begin August 16th and runs through early November at Heritage Park.  All games will be played on Monday nights.  An organizational meeting will be held for coaches July 11th at Burt-Cobb Community Center at 2:00pm.

Zumba is Back

Beginning July 14th, join us at the Crow Community Center twice a week for Zumba.  This popular program combines music and dance in an effort to make exercise fun.  The class is offered Wednesday’s from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and Friday’s from 5:00pm-6:00pm.  The cost is $3.00 per class or $30.00 for the entire six-week session.  A community center ID card is required- the cost is $5.00 for a yearly membership.

Party at the Pool

School is out, summer is here, so grab your friends and come “Party at the Pool” July 23rd from 6:00pm-9:00pm at Swan Lake Pool.  This event is part of our new summer series just for teens!  Each month from June through August, one monthly event is 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.

Parks and Recreationhttp://www.cityofclarksville.com/parks%26rec/
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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