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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for May 1st, 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: Spring Campout, Free Sunrise Yoga, Visual Healing Arts and Adaptive Swim Day.

Sleep Under the Stars

Spring Campout

Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites you to sleep under the stars at Billy Dunlop Park, located at 1930 East Boy Scout Road.

Registration is underway for the spring Family Campout beginning at 4:00pm Saturday, May 14th, until 9:00am Sunday, May 15th.

The Family Campout is $10.00 per person or $40.00 per family (up to 6 members) and will include an afternoon and evening of games and fun as well as a hot dog dinner Saturday night and breakfast Sunday morning.

Families will need to provide their own tent and sleeping materials. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Pre-registration is required and is available at Clarksville Parks and Recreation, located at 102 Public Square or online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec

Deadline to register is May 11th.

For more information about the Family Campout please contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec

Free Sunrise Yoga

Hosted by Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the YMCA

What better way to start your day, than to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Cumberland River, while participating in a free, morning yoga class? Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the Clarksville area YMCA have partnered once again to host Sunrise Yoga every Wednesday and Friday morning at Liberty Park. Class meets from 6:00am to 7:00am near the outdoor fitness equipment. Open to all ages.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat. The participant(s) with the highest attendance at the end of the program will be eligible to receive a gift card! Registration for Sunrise Yoga is available at Clarksville Parks and Recreation or online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec

Visual Healing Arts

Kleeman Center offers new session of visual healing arts program

If you are searching for a way to relax, VIVID’s visual healing arts program could be just what you are looking for. Vivid allows you to unlock your mind, body, and soul while learning the techniques of creating art.

Vivid classes meet from 1:00pm-2:30pm on the following Saturdays: May 7th, May 21st, June 4th and June 18th. Classes are held at the Kleeman Recreation Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane. During Vivid, participants can expect a relaxed atmosphere while soothing music plays as they are taught painting techniques. After all four classes, participants will have a finished canvas painting to take home.

Cost is $40.00 per participant. Fee includes all supplies. Open to adults ages 18 and up. Pre-registration is required. Limited spots available. Reserve yours today online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec

Adaptive Swim Day

Hosted by the Indoor Aquatic Center

The Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, invites children and adults with mental or physical disabilities to Adaptive Swim Day on Friday, May 6th from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Learn more about our Adaptive Swim Lessons, become familiar with the pool and meet our instructors. Swimmers will have the opportunity to get in the water, access the Wibits, and enjoy crafts and refreshments. Cost to attend the event is $1.50 per person, including adults. Pre-registration is not required, attendees can pay at the door. Additional lifeguards will be on-site and a chair lift and stairs will be available to provide easy entry into the pool.

The Indoor Aquatic Center is proud to offer Adaptive Swim Lessons with one-on-one instruction to those with mental or physical disabilities. This program is designed to teach swim skills, increase knowledge of safety around the water, maintain and increase physical fitness, achieve success and receive recognition within an aquatic environment.

Adaptive Swim Lessons are available by appointment only. Each session includes a total of 8, 45-minute classes. Cost for each session is $15.00 for pool pass holders and $35.00 for non-pass holders. Each participant is required to either have a parent or aide with them in the water at all times. Call one of our pools to schedule.

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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