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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for July 31st, 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: Clarksville Sportsfest, Wonder Kids Triathlon, School Splash,  and the back to Farm-To-Dinner.

2016 Wonder Kids Triathlon

Wonder Kids Triathlon

Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to host the 4th Annual Wonder Kids Triathlon to be held Saturday, August 6th! This event is open to boys and girls ages 3-12 and will take place at the area surrounding New Providence Pool located at 168 Cunningham Lane.

Just like in a traditional triathlon, the Wonder Kids Triathlon athletes will participate in three legs of the event: swimming, biking and running.

Each course length varies depending on age:

  • 3-5 years-old: 25 meter Swim, ¼ mile Bike, 100 yard Run
  • 6-8 years-old: 50 meter Swim, ½ mile Bike, ¼ mile Run
  • 9-12 years-old: 100 meter Swim, 1 mile Bike, ½ mile Run

Cost to participate is $25.00 per child and pre-registration is required. Spots are limited, so register now! Registration can be completed at Clarksville Parks and Recreation Main Office, located at 102 Public Square, any of the City’s three recreation centers, or online at www.cityofclarksville.com/events

Registration ends July 17th.

Interested in volunteering for this event? Please email us at for volunteer opportunities.

For complete details, please visit us online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec or call 931.645.7476.

Farm-To-Dinner

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces tickets are now on sale for a fresh-from-the-market feast that the Clarksville Downtown Market will host Saturday, August 13th, at 6:30pm on Strawberry Alley in Downtown Clarksville.

The Farm-to-Market Dinner will feature Austin Peay Culinary Art students who will prepare a meal using local food provided by several market vendors. Meal will include an entrée, sides, and dessert.

Tickets, which are limited in number, are $25.00 each and can be purchased online at www.clarksvilledowntownmarket.com

Clarksville Sportsfest

Clarksville Sportsfest

Clarksville Sportsfest

Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to host the sixth-annual Clarksville Sportsfest on Saturday, August 20th from 10:00am until 2:00pm at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located within Liberty Park at 1188 Cumberland Drive.

Sportsfest will offer a variety of sports, athletic and outdoor activities for the entire family.

Attendants can rotate through over 20 sports demonstrations of their choosing to get hands on experience in learning a new sport like Parkour, Rugby, Crossfit, Archery, Scuba, Kickboxing, Lacrosse, MMA and many more!

Clarksville Sportsfest is a celebration of sports and athletics in Clarksville and the surrounding area. It will feature not only sports demonstrations and interactive areas, but also an exposition area where a wide variety of Clarksville and Montgomery County’s athletic and outdoor clubs, businesses and organizations will come together in one location.

Sportsfest is a terrific outlet to build sport networks and greater relationships between schools, clubs, recreation leagues, teams, organizations, associations and sports minded individuals.

Any sports-minded businesses, groups or organizations are welcomed and encouraged to participate in Clarksville Sportsfest. Exhibitors will be provided a 10′ x 10′ booth space including one 8-foot table and two chairs. Exhibition booths available: Non-profit vendors – registration fee is $25.00. Registration fee for businesses is $100.00 and must include a door-prize valued at $25.00.

Interested in being a food vendor? Registration fee is $100.00. Sports related activities at individual booths are strongly encouraged. Deadline to register is August 17th. Registration online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec

The cost of admission is free thanks to our event sponsors Academy Sports + Outdoors, The Leaf-Chronicle, and Clarksville Living Magazine.

For complete details, please visit us online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec or call 931.645.7476.

Back to School Splash

4th annual Back to School Splash

Summer has been a blast but all good things must come to an end.

Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation for a pool party on August 6th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at our annual Back to School Splash presented by Altra Federal Credit Union.

Students will enjoy prizes and food around the pool and will receive a back pack full of grade-appropriate school supplies.

Open to incoming kindergarten through 12th grade students.

Back to School Splash will be hosted at two locations:

  • New Providence Pool (168 Cunningham Lane – Behind Kleeman Community Center)
  • Beachaven pool (390 Gaylewood Drive).

Cost to participate is $5.00 per child. Pre-registration is required to participate in the Back to School Splash and available online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec through August 1st.

Parents must present their receipt of registration to receive their child’s school supplies and the student must be in attendance.

Special thanks to our sponsors: CDE Lightband, Agero, Clarksville Living Magazine, and The Leaf-Chronicle.

For more information, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec, like us on Facebook, or call Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476.

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 call 931.645.7476.


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