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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for September 6th, 2015

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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: Select City Pools Remain Open through Labor Day, Riverfest, Fall Family Campout, and Just Ordinary Exercise.

Family Campout
Family Campout

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation main office and the City’s three community centers will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.

Select City Pools Remain Open through Labor Day

Just because the summer is coming to a close, doesn’t mean that swimming will! Make plans to visit one of our pools below this weekend!

New Providence and Beachaven pools will be open the following hours through Labor Day:

New Providence Pool
166 Cunningham Lane

  • Saturday, September 5th – Noon to 6:00pm
  • Sunday, September 6th – 1:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Monday, September 7th – 9:00am to 6:00pm

Beachaven Pool
390 Gaylewood Drive

  • Saturday, September 5th – 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Sunday, September 6th – 1:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Monday, September 7th – 10:00am to 6:00pm

Good news! The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, currently New Providence Pool, will open its doors for its indoor season Thursday, October 1st. Like the Indoor Aquatic Center on Facebook to find out more!

Riverfest, September 10th-12th, 2015

28th annual Riverfest Celebration will be held September 10th through September 12th, 2015.

Back for the 28th year, Riverfest is Clarksville’s oldest outdoor music festival. Set on the banks of the Cumberland River, this FREE celebration showcases the music, art, family recreation, and culture that make Clarksville great.

Join us for three days full of fun, from everyone’s favorite, the Riverfest Regatta, to the brand new Human Foosball Tournament. The Riverfest Art Experience kicks off Thursday night at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. The evening includes a juried art show, film festival, food trucks, beer, and prizes.

Then Friday and Saturday the Festival is in full swing at McGregor Park with three stages of entertainment, the Earth Explorers Kids’ Area, and brand-new scuba diving experience!

Join us Saturday night for the 2015 headliner Charles Esten will perform at 9:00pm. For details visit clarksvilleriverfest.com.

Fall Family Campout

Sleep under the stars at Billy Dunlop Park on September 19th through 20th! The Family Campout is $10.00 per person or $40.00 per family (up to 6 members) and includes an afternoon and evening of games and fun as well as a hot dog dinner and breakfast provided Sunday morning.

Families must provide their own tent and sleeping materials. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Be sure to pre-register by Monday, September 14th at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Main Office or online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com.

Get in shape with Just Ordinary Exercise!

Get the benefits of a personal trainer while working with a group that helps keep you motivated in Kleeman’s J.O.E. (Just Ordinary Exercise) workout program. A new session will kick off September 21st and run through November 12th. Registration is underway now!

Cost is only $65.00 with a Community Center ID for 9 weeks’ worth of classes! Classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm and are offered to anyone ages 18 and up. Registration is available at recpro.cityofclarksville.com or onsite at the Kleeman Community Center.

Focusing on full body development, participants will learn the benefits of a healthy lifestyle while building endurance, increasing muscle mass and losing weight.

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