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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 3rd, 2016

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: 50+ Olympics, Indoor Aquatic Center event for toddlers, and New Salsa Dance Class.

Toddler Splash

Indoor Aquatic Center to host event just for toddlers!

Don’t miss the next Toddler Splash Pool Party on Wednesday, April 6th. This monthly event for children ages 5-years-old and younger, takes place on the first Wednesday of every month from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane.

At Toddler Splash, children can enjoy water games, crafts and other seasonal fun. Cost to attend is $3.00 per person, including adults. A parent or adult guardian must accompany toddlers in the water. This event will allow youngsters to enjoy getting acquainted with the water or practicing previously learned water safety skills.

New Salsa Dance Class

It is hard to resist the lively music and hip-swinging movements of the Kleeman Community Center’s newest dance program. In this weekly class, participants, ages 13 and up, are taught simple dance steps and how to combine them to complete the salsa dance.

The next session kicks off April 6th and runs through April 27th. Class meets Wednesdays from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Cost is $7.00 per class or $20.00 for the four-week program.

50+ Olympics

From now through Friday, May 6th, adults fifty years of age and older can register for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation 50+ Olympics.

The 50+ Olympics encourages participants to maintain an active lifestyle and continued participation in sports and recreational activities. No experience is necessary!

This year’s friendly competitions will be held May 17th-21st at various locations around Clarksville, to include the Pinnacle Bowling Center, Swan Lake Sports Complex, D&D Blacklight Mini Golf, Rossview High School track, and the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Participants will face off for bragging rights, as well as medals in 20 events including shuffleboard, table tennis, track & field, bowling, basketball free throw, pickleball and glow-in-the-dark mini golf.

Participants who register on or before April 22nd qualify for the Early Bird Rate of $20.00. The cost to register April 23rd through May 6th is $25.00. The registration fee includes a complimentary event t-shirt, swag bag, and dinner ticket. Interested participants can register in-person at Clarksville Parks and Recreation, located at 102 Public Square, or at any of our three community centers.

A printable registration form is available online at www.cityofclarksville.com/events

The 50+ Olympics will begin with an opening reception at 10:30am on Tuesday, May 17th, at Uffelman Estates, located at 215 Uffelman Drive. The closing dinner and awards ceremony will feature a fun island luau theme and will be held at 5:30pm on Saturday, May 21st at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center at Liberty Park. Dinner tickets are included in the registration cost, but for others who would like to attend the dinner and award ceremony, a $10.00 ticket may be purchased.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s 50+ Olympics is sponsored by Uffelman Estates, Kroger, The Leaf-Chronicle, The Pinnacle Bowling Center, D&D Blacklight Mini Golf, and Tiny Town Villages.

For more details on Clarksville’s 50+ Olympics, please contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com/events

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeThe mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more, visit www.cityofclarksville.com or call 931.645.7476.

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