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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 22nd, 2015

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: Book Signing, Wettest Egg Hunt, Zumba, Swim Lessons and Lifeguard Swim Camp.

2015 Wettest Egg Hunt

Book Signing

Local authors Minoa D. Uffelman, Ellen Kanervo, Eleanor Williams and Phyllis Smith will be signing copies of their book, “The Diary of Nannie Haskins” at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center; along with Carolyn Ferrell, author of “Franklin House.” These books showcase unique views into Clarksville’s history!

The book signing will take place on March 28th from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Don’t have your own copy? Not a problem! Copies of both books will be available for purchase at the Interpretive Center.

Wettest Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 28th, thousands of colored eggs will be floating or sunk in the Indoor Aquatic Center’s pools, each redeemable for candy and prizes at the 4th annual Wettest Egg Hunt! An adaptive egg hunt will be offered for children and adults with special needs at 11:00am with the remaining hunts for children ages 1 to 11 following from 1:00pm to 7:00pm. Official hunt times can be found by visiting www.cityofclarksville.com/wettestegghunt

An exciting variety of prizes will be up for grabs at this year’s Wettest Egg Hunt, including Easter baskets, a hockey puck signed by the Nashville Predators’ Mike Fisher, and even a bike!

Pre-registration is required and available online. Cost to participate is $3.00 per participant.


Get your blood pumping and dance those calories away with Zumba at the Burt-Cobb Community Center! Zumba is a fitness routine that feels more like a party. Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the center, located at 1101 Franklin Street, and cost just $3.00 with a community center ID card!

Swim Lessons

The Indoor Aquatic Center is approaching the last session of indoor swim lessons before the summer season begins. Lessons will be held April 2nd-12th at the Indoor Aquatic Center for a cost of $15.00 with a pool pass or $35 without a pass. A wide variety of swim lessons are available including Mommy/Daddy & Me, Preschool, Levels 1-6, Adult Lessons, Homeschool Lessons, and even Private Lessons!

To register, visit recpro.cityofclarksville.com and select Instructional Classes, Lessons, & Camps from the left-hand navigation list. From there you can select the swim lesson session that best fits your needs and schedule. It’s that simple!

Lifeguard Swim Camp

Clarksville Parks and Recreation is currently hiring summer lifeguards! Any candidates, ages 15 and up, who are interested in applying but may be a little leery of the swim test portion of the hiring process are invited to attend the first-ever Lifeguard Swim Camp.

This week long camp is designed to help prepare lifeguard applicants to take and pass the swim test and continue on to the lifeguard certification course. This camp will be held at the Indoor Aquatic Center, March 30th through April 3rd from 6:00pm to 8:00pm each night.

Candidates must attend each night of the camp. Lifeguard Swim Camp is a free opportunity to train to become a lifeguard!

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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report and Parks Department press releases is written by Candice Tillman,  the Supervisor of Marketing & Public Relations for the City of Clarksville Department of Parks & Recreation.

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