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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 29th, 2012


Billy Dunlop Park will be closed to the public, Tuesday, May 1st for a Police training class. The park will reopen at dawn the following day.

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:

  • Queen City Road Race Packet Pick Up
  • Registration for the 50+ Olympics is Underway
  • Doggiepalooza 2012
  • Movies in the Park
  • Sleep Under the Stars
  • Youth Archery

Queen City Road Race Packet Pick Up

34th Annual Queen City Road RaceRace packets will be available to pick up at the Parks & Recreation main office May 3rd and 4th from 9:00am to 5:30pm.

Registrants can also pick up race packets on race day beginning at 11:00am.

Registration is still underway, visit to register today.

Registration for the 50+ Olympics is Underway

OlympicSenior adults ages 50 and up can register now thru April 30 to qualify for the Early Bird rate of only $18.00! Registration ends May 4th. Register at the Parks and Recreation office or at any of our three Community Centers. This year’s events will take place May 8th-12th at various locations around Clarksville.

Seniors will face off for bragging rights, as well as medals in over 20 challenging events. Opening session will be held at the Pinnacle Bowling Alley, beginning at 11:00am, Friday, May 4th. Due to these events, parts of Swan Lake Park will be closed to the public, May 9th and parts of Barbara Johnson Park will be closed May 12th.

Doggiepalooza 2012

Doggie PaloozaThe 6th Annual Doggiepalooza will take place May 5th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, at the Heritage Park Bark Park. Bring your 4-legged family members for a day full of demonstrations, contests, prizes and much more!

Movies in the Park

Movies in the ParkThis year’s schedule has just been announced, visit for a full movie schedule. Join us for the kick off of Movies in the Park on Saturday, May 5th, at Heritage Park soccer fields for the viewing of “Hugo”. Come early to save your spot and check out “move before the movies” before the movie begins at dusk.

Be sure to bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs. Concessions also will be available. Admission to the movie is free.

Sleep Under the Stars

Sleep under the StarsJoin us for a bonfire, archery, games, ghost stories and much more at our great Family Camp Out, beginning Saturday May 19th, at 2:00pm until Sunday, May 20th, at 9:00am at Billy Dunlop Park. The cost is $5.00 per person or $20.00 for a family up to 6 members. This family adventure will include an afternoon and evening full of festivities to include a hot dog dinner and breakfast the next morning.

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 Billy Dunlop Park will be closed to the public for this event.

Youth Archery

Way to go Ashley DeRegis, Fern Greene, David DeRegis, Thomas Bau and Kamari Perez for completing Burt Cobb’s 4-week archery session. There’s still time to register for our next session, to be held at the Kleeman Community Center May 8th-29th for youth grades 4-12. Register today at

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