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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:

  • Doggie Palooza Photo Gallery
  • Hershey’s Track and Field
  • Sleep Under the Stars
  • Men’s Basketball League
  • Jammin’ in the Alley
  • Downtown Market
Stacey Hopwood of the Humane Society holds doggy trivia at the 2011 Doggie Palooza
Stacey Hopwood of the Humane Society holds doggy trivia at the 2011 Doggie Palooza


Doggie Palooza

Doggie Palooza was held on Saturday at the Bark Park at Heritage Park. Clarksville Online provided these photographs of the event.

Hershey’s Track and Field

Hershey Track and FieldYoung athletes can showcase their skills in track, long jump and softball throw in the 2011 Hershey Track & Field competition.  This program is open to boys and girls ages 9 to 14 in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

Hershey Track & Field practices have begun and meet every Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Burt-Cobb Community Center. The local competition will be held at 9 a.m. May 14 at the Kenwood High School Track. Athletes placing first in the local competition advance to the district competition to compete for a place in the statewide competition.

Young athletes can sign up by picking up an application at the Parks and Recreation office or any of our three community centers.

Sleep Under the Stars

Join us for a bonfire, archery, bird watching class, games, ghost stories and much more at our Great Family Camp Out, beginning Saturday May 21, at 2 p.m. until Sunday, May 22, at 9 a.m. at Billy Dunlop Park. The cost is $5 per person or $20 for a family up to 6 members. The family adventure will include an evening of games as well as a hot dog dinner and breakfast. Families will need to provide their own tent and sleeping materials. Children must be accompanied by an adult the entire camp out.  Don’t miss out, register today at the Parks & Recreation office.

Men’s 18+ Recreational Basketball League

BasketballRegistration for the Men’s recreational basketball league at the Burt-Cobb Community Center has begun.  The eight-week program is open to men ages 18 and up.  Games are played on Tuesday evenings beginning May 24. The cost is $300 per team. Up to 10 players per team. For more information, please call 552-1263.

Jammin’ in the Alley featuring Chain Reaction

Jammin in the Alley 2011The City of Clarksville together with U.S. Bank will soon be Jammin’ in Strawberry Alley once again.  Join us on Friday, May 20 to kick off Jammin’ in the Alley’s fourth year in downtown Clarksville. This event takes place the third Friday of every month through October.

This month’s free concert features Tennessee’s premier Journey tribute band, Chain Reaction. The concert begins at 7 p.m., come ready to eat, dance and have fun!  For a complete schedule, go to www.parksafterdark.com.

Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown MarketCome down to Public Square every Saturday beginning May 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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!

Become a fan on Facebook by searching “Clarksville Downtown Market” and stay informed on what’s “fresh” each Saturday.  You can also visit our website at www.clarksvilledowntownmarket.com.

Men’s 18+ Recreational Basketball League

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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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