Clarksville, 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: Park and Facility Rentals, Queen City Road Race T-shirt contest for kids and Winter Gym.
Make a Splash this New Year’s Eve
Ring in the New Year with family and friends at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s family-friendly New Year’s Eve Splash on December 31st beginning at 8:30pm. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the start of 2016. Enjoy music, refreshments and free access to “The Aqua Run” wibit and “The Aqua Climb” climbing wall. Pool partiers can also enjoy a giant, inflatable waterslide!
No need to reserve your spot! 2015 New Year’s Eve Splash festivities are included with General Admission ($3.00). Open to all ages, though minors ages 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian after 10:00pm.
For more details on the Indoor Aquatic Center’s New Year’s Eve Splash, please contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com/events.
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, $100.00 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.
Winter Gym Provides Community with Recreational Basketball Free Play
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has partnered once again with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System to provide an opportunity for recreational basketball free play, known as Winter Gym at Byrns-Darden Elementary, located at 609 E Street. The gymnasium is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm through March 18th, 2016.
Program is open to all ages, although participants ages 13 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Admission is free, and you can register on-site!
Park and Facility Rentals
Whether you are planning parties, picnics, reunions, weddings or any other occasion, keep in mind a Clarksville Parks and Recreation facility for your next event. For availability and fee information for park facilities, call 931.645.7476.
The Indoor Aquatic Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, is also available for private rentals. Call 931-472-3380 to reserve it today!