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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for November 30th, 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: Water Fitness Classes, Queen City Road Race T-shirt contest for kids and Christmas on the Cumberland.

2014 Christmas on the Cumberland

Water Fitness Classes Available

Tired of your usual workout? The Indoor Aquatic Center offers a variety of water fitness classes for a variety of ages and skill levels! Basic Water Aerobics is held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 5:00pm. Deep Water Aerobics is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00pm. Silver Splash, for those 50 years and older, is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:00am Maternity Aerobics, for expectant mothers, is held Mondays and Fridays at 5:00pm.

All classes are ongoing through the end of the Indoor season (May 9th). Cost per class is $2.00 with a pool pass, or $4.00 without a pass. Year-Round and Indoor pool passes are currently on sale. Passes can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation Main Office as well as at the Indoor Aquatic Center. Visit for pool pass options.

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.

Christmas on the Cumberland and Free Activities

Christmas on the Cumberland, the City’s popular lighted, walk-through event is now open at McGregor Park! Christmas on the Cumberland is open nightly from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday and 5:00pm to 11:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays through January 3rd, 2015. Admission to the event is free.

Don’t miss upcoming free, family friendly activities taking place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the McGregor Park Museum:

  • December 12th and 13th – Gingerbread Houses (Pre-registration is required at
  • December 19th – Elf School Relays
  • December 19th and 20th – Giving on the Cumberland
  • December 20th – Holiday Ornaments

Don’t miss your chance to visit with Santa from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, December 13th and 20th.




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