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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for September 25th, 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: Adaptive Recreation Day, Youth Basketball League and Handmade Holidays Vendor Applications.

Handmade Holidays

Youth Basketball League

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Youth Basketball League

Is your child interested in playing basketball this winter? The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer a Youth Basketball League for boys and girls ages 7 to 15.

The fee is $65.00 per participant. Each player will receive a jersey, water bottle and award.

Practices will be held at local school gymnasiums beginning November 1st and games will be held each Saturday beginning December 3rd at the Burt-Cobb Community Center, Crow Community Center and the Kleeman Community Center. The season will run approximately eight weeks.

Registration for the league opened September 2nd and is available online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec. Registration is also available in-person at the City’s Recreation Centers, as well as at Clarksville Parks and Recreation, located at 102 Public Square. First-time registrants must provide child’s birth certificate for age verification.

Interested in a leadership role on the court? Clarksville Parks and Recreation is seeking coaches! Our youth leagues rely heavily on the generosity of parents and volunteers to provide coaching support. There is no experience required and training will be provided.

For more details on Youth Recreation Leagues, please contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476.

Adaptive Recreation Day

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with the Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes and the National Federation of the Blind to host Adaptive Recreation Day on Saturday, October 1st at the Kleeman Community Center from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

Youth and adults with special needs/disabilities are invited to come out and experience a multitude of adaptive recreation activities. No previous skill or experience is needed. Activities will include seated volleyball, archery, wheelchair basketball, beep kickball, and more.

Parents and other family members, as well as other members of the public, are also invited to participate in the activities.

Handmade Holidays Vendor Applications

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation is currently seeking craft vendors to participate in Handmade Holidays.

Handmade Holidays is a two-day, indoor designer craft market featuring more than 60 of the best independent artists, designers, and crafters from the area. This year’s event will take place at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, November 12th from 9:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday, November 13th from noon to 4:00pm.

The cost for a vendor is $100.00 and includes a 10×10 space, 8’ table and two chairs. Vendors interested in participating can apply online at www.cityofclarksville.com/craftfair by Friday, October 14th. To be eligible, all items must be handmade in the USA by the vendor, or the character of the item must be substantially altered or embellished by the vendor.

Submitting a Handmade Holidays vendor application does not grant any guarantee of acceptance or exclusivity. Vendors will be considered on a first-come first-serve basis and based on the needs of the event. Vendors will be notified of acceptance on October 19th.

For complete vendor guidelines, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/craftfair.

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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