Billy Dunlop Park will be closed to the public July 10th-15th for Girl Scouts Day Camp and July 16th-22nd for Boy Scouts Day Camp.
Clarksville, 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:
- Clarksville Downtown Market
- Pools Rentals
- Party in the Park
- Movies in the Park
- Fall Adult Softball/Kickball Meeting Scheduled
- Annual Independence Day Celebration
- Jammin’ in the Alley July 15th
Movies in the Park
Join us for the next Movies in the Park event, featuring the hit movie, “Dreamgirls,” on Friday, July 1st, at Heritage Park Soccer Fields. All movies start at dusk with pre-show activities beginning an hour prior. Admission is free. Be sure to visit, www.parksafterdark.com, now until July 30th to vote on the People’s Choice movie. The movie with the most votes will be shown October 8th.
Pools are now open and are available Friday thru Sunday from 6:00pm to 8:30pm for private rentals. A $200.00 deposit is required for each rental. The rates, which are subject to change for parties of 50 people or more, are $150.00 for Smith Pool, Beachaven and New Providence pools are $200.00, Swan Lake and Bel Aire pools are $300.00. Send a reservation request online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parks&rec/res.php.
Annual Independence Day Celebration
The City of Clarksville, Aetna Insurance and U.S. Bank invite you to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day on 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 Chris Robertson and the Country Music Band, followed by country music recording artist John Anderson. Other activities include a watermelon eating and seed spitting contest. The evening’s events will conclude at 9:30pm as we honor our nation with Clarksville’s largest fireworks display. With the food, music and fun, everyone is sure to have a great time.
Fall Adult Softball/Kickball Meeting Scheduled
Adult Softball and Kickball league registration begins soon with an organizational meeting being held for coaches at 3:00pm July 9th at Burt-Cobb Community Center, 1011 Franklin Street. All adults interested in playing and/or coaching are encouraged to attend.
Clarksville Downtown Market
Come down to Public Square from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Saturday for the Clarksville Downtown Market. The market features fresh, locally grown produce, nursery stock, handmade craft items and other seasonal commodities. You can also find baked goods, home décor items, seasonal flowers and more! Don’t forget to stop at the Parks & Recreation booth to cast your vote to select Clarksville’s Downtown Market as “America’s Favorite Farmers Markets”.
Jammin’ in the Alley July 15th
The City of Clarksville together with U.S. Bank will soon be Jammin’ in Strawberry Alley for the third time this season. Join us on Friday, July 15 for Jammin’ in the Alley’s fourth year in downtown Clarksville.
July’s free concert features Mc’Allister’s Crossroads. The concert begins at 7:00pm, come ready to eat, dance and have fun! For a complete schedule, go to www.parksafterdark.com.
Party at the Skate Park
Summer is here and school is out, so grab your friends and come “Party in the Park” from 5:00pm to 9:00pm July 23rd at Heritage Park Skate Park. This event is part of our summer series just for teens! Each month from June to August, an event is held at different location for teens to enjoy music, games and more in a safe environment. The events are free and open to teens 15 to 18.