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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for November 29th, 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: Clarksville Community Centers to host ‘Drop and Shop’ holiday events, Swim with Santa at the Indoor Aquatic Center and Queen City Road Race T-shirt contest for kids.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host Drop and Shop’ holiday events

Drop and Shop

Clarksville Community Centers to host ‘Drop and Shop’ holiday events
New this holiday season, Clarksville Parks and Recreation community centers will be providing a valuable service for parents and an afternoon of fun for children in December during the holiday season. The City’s Crow, Kleeman, and Burt-Cobb community centers will be holding their first-ever “Drop and Shop” events for children ages 6 and up.

Parents can drop their children off at the center for four hours of fun while they finish their holiday errands. Meanwhile, the children will be entertained with games, arts and crafts, puzzles, and hanging out with their friends while being supervised at the center. Drop & Shop events will be held from 11:00am to 3:00pm Saturday, December 5th at the Crow Community Center and Kleeman Community Center and Saturday, December 12th at the Burt-Cobb Community Center.

Admission is free with the donation of at least three new, packaged school supplies. For a list of acceptable school supply items and to pre-register, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/dropandshop

Pre-registration is required. Limited to only 50 children per site, so register early!

Swim with Santa

Santa Claus visits the Indoor Aquatic Center
This year your child can swim with Santa at the Indoor Aquatic Center! Santa will be visiting the pool, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, on Saturday, December 12th from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

Families are invited to enjoy refreshments, crafts, and swimming. Parents, bring your cameras to capture your child’s special moment with Santa! When Santa heads back to the North Pole, feel free to stick around and swim. Cost is $3.00 per person and covers admission to the pool.

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 2016 event t-shirt!

First place: $100.00 for you, 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.

Second place: $50.00 for you, Subway party for your art class, art supplies and certificate.

Third place: $25.00 for you, Subway party for your art class, art supplies and certificate.

For a detailed list of the Queen City Road Race T-shirt design contest rules, please visit www.cityofclarksville.com/qcrr, but here are a couple of really important bits of information to help you get started:

  • Your drawing must be submitted by January 22nd — so get going.
  • Your drawing may be done using marker or colored pencil only. There is a 5 color use maximum.
  • Drawing must be on white 8 ½ x 11 paper.

The Queen City Road Race, sponsored by Cumberland Bank and Trust, will take place Saturday, May 7th beginning at 8:00am. The event will include a 5K, 10K, and One Mile Movement.


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