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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – 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:

  • Downtown for the Holidays
  • Christmas on the Cumberland
  • Downtown for the Holidays
  • Jingle Bell Jog 5K
  • Pool Passes
  • Adult Basketball League
  • Free Pictures with Santa
  • Quick Silver Social
  • Indoor Soccer Program
The Lighting of the 2010 Christmas on the Cumberland
The Lighting of the 2010 Christmas on the Cumberland

Downtown for the Holidays

Be a part of a Clarksville tradition by celebrating this year at Downtown for the Holidays, December 4th beginning at 3 p.m. The event takes place downtown with the Jingle Bell Jog 5K followed by fun family activities, our 2nd Annual Christmas Cookie Bake-Off and the 51st Annual Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. For more information, guidelines, and entry forms please visit www.downtown-for-the-holidays.com.

Christmas on the Cumberland

Come enjoy the popular Christmas on the Cumberland walk-through event now through January 3. Event hours are 5-10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday and 5-11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Join us tonight from 6-8 p.m., at Santa’s Workshop for your chance to decorate wooden ornaments to display on your very own tree. Children of all ages are sure to love Christmas on the Cumberland. For more information, visit www.cityofclarksville.com.

Downtown for the Holidays Christmas Cookie Bake-Off

It is once again time to gather your favorite recipes and begin preparing for the 2nd Annual Christmas Cookie Bake-off. Bake your favorite holiday treat and submit your entry to Ingredients, located at 100 Strawberry Alley by 5 p.m., December 4th. Entry fee is 5 samples for judging along with 2 dozen treats which will be donated to the Madison Street United Methodist Sunday Dinner Program. Entries will be judged according to taste, presentation, and originality.

Register now for the Jingle Bell Jog 5K

As part of our Downtown for the Holidays Celebration, December 4th, the City of Clarksville and R3 has partnered to host the Jingle Bell Jog 5K. Race starts at 3 p.m., with a youth run at 3:45 p.m. Register now at www.active.com. Deadline to register is December 2nd.

Pool Pass Gift Cards Make the Perfect Gift

With the holidays approaching and the opening of the Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence nearing, be sure to stuff your stockings this season with a pool pass gift card. Gift cards will be available beginning December 1st at the Parks and Recreation Main Office located at 102 Public Square. For more information, please call 931-645-7476.

Registration for the Adult Basketball League Has Been Extended

Adults ages 18 and up, now have until Friday, December 10th to sign up for the adult basketball league. Registration can be done at any or our three community centers or at the Parks & Recreation’s main office from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Cost is $300 per team.

Pictures with Santa

This holiday season, kids can have their pictures taken for FREE with the jolly old man himself, Santa, at two of our community centers. Pictures will be held from 6-7p.m., December 13th– Burt Cobb and December 14th– Kleeman.

Quick Silver Social to be held December 18th

Senior's dance at the Quicksilver Social at the Kleeman Community Center
Senior's dance at the Quicksilver Social at the Kleeman Community Center

Kleeman Community Center will be hosting a Quick Silver Social for those ages 50 and up from 5- 7 p.m. Enjoy music, fun, and food. Cost is FREE!

Indoor Soccer program to be offered soon

Beginning January 15, the Crow Community Center, located at 211 Richview Road, will offer its eight week indoor soccer program to kids ages 4-12. Cost is $20 per child. For more information, please call 931-645-7476.

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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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