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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Summer Night Lights program features free 5-on-5 basketball tournaments

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – It is almost time to kick off this summer’s edition of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program and this year we are starting off with free 5-on-5 basketball tournaments for ages 14 and older!

Anyone wishing to participate in these tournaments must be at the location no later than 5:45pm to sign up. Free food and drinks will be provided.

Mayor's Summer Night Lights

Summer Night Lights creates a fun and exciting atmosphere that offers youth and teens a positive way to spend their time during the summer months. “Our goal is just to provide these communities with an environment that is fun and safe,” says TaKeisha Ivery,

Recreation Programmer for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department. The program will also feature a multitude of activities including a DJ, dance team competitions, local music artist performances, arts & crafts, motivational speakers, athletic competitions, and even free food! A meal is provided free of charge by Manna Café each night of the program. There will also be a step show featuring fraternities and sororities from Austin Peay State University.

What’s the best part about the Summer Night Lights program? Is it the free food? The wide variety of activities and entertainment? Many would say the best part of the program is that it is completely free of charge to attend and enjoy! That’s right, this program offers sixteen evenings of free summer fun!

Summer Night Lights will feature a total of six locations of summer fun on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 9:00pm beginning June 8th and continuing through July 29th. Locations include the Kleeman Community Center, Summit Heights, Bel-Aire Park, Pettus Park, Lincoln Homes, and Dixon Park.

For specific location dates, see the following schedule:

  • Kleeman Center, 166 Cunningham Lane
    • Monday, June 22nd
    • Monday, July 6th
    • Monday, July 20th
  • Summit Heights, 20 Summit Heights
    • Wednesday, June 24th
    • Wednesday, July 8th
    • Wednesday, July 22nd
  • Bel-Aire Park, 124 Marie Drive
    • Monday, June 15th
    • Monday, July 13th
  • Lincoln Homes, 20j Howard Street
    • Wednesday, June 17th
    • Wednesday, July 15th
  • Dixon Park, 117 South Tenth Street
    • Monday, June 29th
    • Monday, July 27th
  • Pettus Park, 345 Farris Drive
    • Wednesday, July 1st
    • Wednesday, July 29th

If you would like more information on Summer Night Lights or would like to volunteer, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com/summernightlights.

For up-to-the-minute updates, be sure to “like” Clarksville Parks and Recreation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You may even see your photo on the page! Mark your calendars and tell your friends, because it is sure to be a great time!


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