Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department received a Four Star Award at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) at this year’s state convention held in Nashville, Tennessee.
Founded in 1952, the TRPA is a professional society of more than 1,200 individual and agency members interested in the recreation and parks movement in Tennessee.The TRPA is involved in lobbying, education and scholarships related to the field of parks and recreation.
During its annual conference, the TRPA awarded the department the Four Star Athletics Program Award for its Clarksville Sports Festival. This award is given to the best athletics program designed to offer athletics/sports programs/activities to the public.
Clarksville Sports Festival is an annual event held in August that celebrates sports and athletics in Clarksville and the surrounding area and features not only sports demonstrations and interactive areas, but also an exposition area where a wide variety of Clarksville and Montgomery County’s athletic and outdoor clubs, businesses and organizations come together in one location.
“I am extremely proud of our Athletics Division, who continually excel in providing top-notch athletic events and programs for the Clarksville community,” said Mark Tummons, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director, “they are the best in the State, in my opinion, and this award signifies the hard work and dedication that they have.”
About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department
The mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.
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