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:
- Aqua Zumba
- Winter Gym
- Community Thanksgiving Feast
- Christmas on the Cumberland to Begin this Month
- Christmas Parade
- Downtown for the Holidays Christmas Cookie Bake-Off
- Register now for the Jingle Bell Jog 5K
Join us every Wednesday evening from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, at the new Indoor Aquatic Center for Aqua Zumba! This class integrates the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. Cost is $3.00 per class.
All fitness levels are welcome, no dancing or swimming skills required.
Winter Gym Opens Tomorrow
Every year, the Parks & Recreation Department and the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System partner to provide a free winter gymnasium program for recreational basketball free play.
The program is offered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at Byrns-Darden Elementary School Gymnasium from 6:00pm – 9:00pm from November 7th, 2011 through March 30th, 2012. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Community Thanksgiving Feast
Staff at the Burt-Cobb Community Center, located at 1011 Franklin Street, will serve a free hot meal to the community from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, November 17th.
All are welcome. Meal is served on a first come, first serve basis, up to 75 people.
Christmas on the Cumberland to Begin this Month
The Christmas on the Cumberland Grand Opening Celebration is set for November 23rd at McGregor Park. Join us at 6:30pm to watch the entire RiverWalk come to life with over one million lights! This popular Christmas on the Cumberland walk-through event will be open through January 3rd.
Event hours are 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday and 5:00pm-11:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Throughout the event, there will be several weekend opportunities for children and their families to participate in family oriented activities.
Children of all ages are sure to love Christmas on the Cumberland. For more information, visit www.cityofclarksville.com.
Register today for the 52nd Annual Christmas Parade, hosted by The City of Clarksville and the Montgomery County Government. This year’s theme is “Home for the Holidays” and is scheduled for December 3rd starting at 5:00pm.
Parade entry forms are available at the city’s three community centers, the Parks and Recreation office, and online at mcgtn.org. You can also log on to recpro.cityofclarksville.com to register and to find out more information.
Downtown for the Holidays Christmas Cookie Bake-Off
It is once again time to gather your favorite recipes and begin preparing for the 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Bake-off. Bake your favorite holiday treat and submit your entry to Ingredients, located at 100 Strawberry Alley by 5:00pm on December 4th.
Entry fee is 5 samples for judging along with 2 dozen treats which will be donated to Manna Café. 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 3rd, the City of Clarksville and Run for a Reason has partnered to host the Jingle Bell Jog 5K with all proceeds benefitting Manna Café.
The race will begin with a one mile fun run at 8:00am, followed by the 5K. You can register now at www.active.com. Deadline to register is December 1st. Pre-register by November 16th to guarantee a free event t-shirt.