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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for November 9th, 2014


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: Winter Program Guides, Queen City Road Race T-shirt contest for kids, Indoor Aquatic Center offering private swim lessons, and Tennessee Urban Tree Steward Workshop.

2014-2015 Winter Program Guide

2014-2015 Winter Program Guide

Winter Program Guides Now Available

Interested in learning more about what Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers? Grab our quarterly program guide to find out about leagues, special events, how to rent our facilities and so much more.

Program guides are free and can be picked up at any of our facilities and many of our parks. Digital copies can be found at

Queen City Road Race T-shirt contest for kids

Calling all budding artists in grades 1st through 5th: Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Queen City Road Race T-shirt design contest is back and the best drawing will be featured on the official 2015 Queen City Road Race T-shirt!

First prize: An official Queen City Road Race T-shirt featuring your design, framed poster of your drawing, $100 and a Subway party for your art class, art supplies and certificate.

Finalists (3): Subway party for your art class, art supplies and certificate.

Semi-finalists (2 per participating school): Art supplies and certificate.

For a detailed list of the Queen City Road Race T-shirt design contest rules, please visit but here are a couple of really important bits of information to help you get started:

  1. Your drawing must be submitted by January 9th — so get going.
  2. Your drawing may be done using any medium, although there is a 5 color use maximum.
  3. Drawing must be on 8 ½ x 11 paper or canvas; no construction paper, please.

Indoor Aquatic Center now offers private swim lessons

Would you or someone you know like to improve your swimming skills but think you’d benefit more from one-on-one instruction? The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, now offers private swim lessons!

Private Swim Lessons are available by reservation only and include a minimum of four, 45-minutes sessions for $110.00. Additional sessions may be purchased for a cost of $30.00 per session. Private lessons will be held at the Indoor Aquatic Center.

To reserve a private session, please contact Ashlee Burris or Kim Gilbert at the Indoor Aquatic Center by calling 931.472.3380.

If private lessons aren’t for you, the Indoor Aquatic Center also offers five comprehensive levels of public swim lessons as well as Mommy and Me, Preschool, Adult and Adaptive swim lessons. Two-week sessions are held monthly and cost $35.00 per session, or $15.00 with a pool pass. Registration is currently underway for these lessons at

Tennessee Urban Tree Steward Workshop

You are invited to join Montgomery County Extension Agent, Karla Kean and City of Clarksville City Forester, Katy Stevenson for a workshop targeting arborists, tree care professionals and others involved in the green industry.

The Tennessee Urban Tree Steward Workshop will be held on December 6th at the William O. Beach Civic Hall, 350 Pageant Lane Suite 201. The cost to attend is $25.00 per person which will cover training materials, snacks and lunch. Registration is due by November 30th, 2014.

Visit to download a registration form.

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