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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for July 21st, 2013

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: Cumberland Arts Experience, Back to School Splash, Youth Archery at Crow, A Taste of Creativity, Clarksville Sports Festival, and Rally on the Cumberland.

2013 Clarksville Sports Fest
2013 Clarksville Sports Fest

Back to School Splash

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Back to School SplashSchool supplies will be distributed to local students at the Back to School Splash, sponsored by Agero, Altra Federal Credit Union and Wal-Mart, on Sunday, August 4th at Bel-Aire Pool, located at 124 Marie Drive.  This event is open to kindergarten through 12th grade students and is limited to the first 300 registered.

Participants must register online to receive school supplies at recpro.cityofclarksville.com.

Youth Archery at Crow

ArcheryA new session of archery will begin August 6th at the Crow Community Center. Pre-registration is underway online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com. The 4-week class will be held on Tuesdays from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. Cost is $10.00 for the entire 4-week session.

These courses teach the fundamentals of archery to youth in grades 4-12.

NEW! A Taste of Creativity

Youth ages 8-16 can explore their creativity with this new program at the Burt-CobbCommunity Center! A Taste of Creativity will be held weekly, August 6th through September 10th from 4:15pm to 5:30pm every Tuesday.

Registration is now underway at recpro.cityofclarksville.com.

Cumberland Arts Experience

The Kleeman Community Center is excited to offer the next Cumberland Arts Experience, on Saturday, July 27th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.  This program will teach basic painting skills as participants paint along with an instructor to create a piece of art they can take home with them. This month the class will be painting a Beachaven vineyard scene.

The Cumberland Arts Experience is much more than a painting class, but an entire night of fun as participants will be treated to light music, “mocktails” and food tastings from local chef Kristina Waters. Cost is $35.00 per class and includes paint & canvas.

Clarksville Sports Festival

2013 Clarksville Sports FestThe 3rd annual Sports Fest is FREE and open to all ages.  Sports Fest will be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, August 17th.

The day-long festival is a celebration of sports and athletics in Clarksville and the surrounding area that will feature not only sports demonstrations and interactive areas, but also an exposition area where a wide variety of the community’s athletic and outdoor clubs, businesses and organizations will come together in one location.

Festival-goers will be given the opportunity to explore many unique sports such as Rugby, Mixed Martial Arts, Crossfit, Parkour and more!

“Rally on the Cumberland” Canoe and Kayak Race

“Rally on the Cumberland” Canoe and Kayak RaceThe Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with The Friends of the Blueway to host the 1st Annual “Rally on the Cumberland” Canoe and Kayak Race and Outdoor Expo on August 24th. Rally on the Cumberland will take place at Liberty Park beginning at 7:00am. Cost to enter is $10.00 for ages 13-17 and $20.00 for those 18 and older. Deadline to enter is August 10th.

Rally on the Cumberland will also feature musical entertainment, canoe and kayak demonstration and a boat race for youth ages 8-12 in the Clarksville Marina basin as a part of the Outdoor Expo. To register, visit www.clarksvilleblueway.blogspot.com.


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