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Clarksville Parks and RecreationThe 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:

  • Downtown Market
  • Archery is back
  • Step program
  • Yoga
  • Bark in the Park
  • Sleep under the Stars

Clarksville’s 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!  Thanks to all who voted, the Clarksville Downtown Market finished 1st in the state overall in the “America’s Favorite Farmers Markets” contest!


Archery is back!

Burt Cobb Community Center will begin offering two archery classes for youth grades 4-12.  A beginner class will be held from 4-5pm and an advanced class will be from 5-6pm. The four week session will begin September 23 and the cost is $10 per student.


Be Healthy, Let’s Step

Step your way to healthy! This after school program is offered Tuesdays from 4:30-5:30pm at the Burt Cobb Community Center located at 1011 Franklin Street for those ages 9-18. FREE! Community Center I.D. cards are required. Cost is $2 per year.



Brand new this year- and at two locations!  Cost is $18 for the entire four week session at both locations.

Kleeman Community Center located at 166 Cunningham Lane will begin its four week session soon! Classes will be held on Monday’s from 6pm-7:15

Burt Cobb Community Center, located at 1011 Franklin Street will be offering yoga starting September 30, from 6-7:15pm every Thursday.


Bark in the Park

Bring your 4-legged family members for a day of contest, demonstrations, prizes and more at our Fall Bark Park event. The event will take place October 16th from 1-3pm at the Bark Park located at Heritage Park.



Sleep Under the Stars

Join us for a bonfire, archery, games, ghost stories and much more at our great family camp out, beginning Saturday October 16 at 2pm until Sunday, October 17 at 9am at Billy Dunlop Park. The cost is $5 per person and will include an afternoon and evening of games as well as a hot dog dinner. Breakfast will also be provided. Do you have more than 4 people in your family? Pay the family rate- just $20! Families will need to provide their own tent and sleeping materials.  Children must be accompanied by an adult the entire campout.  Don’t miss out, pre-register by October 8, 2010!

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