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Clarksville Parks and Recreation says Pools, Splash Pads set to open May 25th

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has announced that it’s four public swimming pools and four splash pads will open on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 for the summer season.

Beachaven Swimming Pool, Bel-Aire Swimming Pool, New Providence Swimming Pool and Swan Lake Swimming Pool are open daily through August 4th. Admission is $5.00 daily, after 3:00pm admission is $3.00. Summer and year-round pool memberships are also available and can be purchased at the pools or online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec

Edith Pettus Park Splash Pad
Edith Pettus Park Splash Pad

Concessions are available for purchase onsite at each pool. No outside food or drinks are allowed.

Thanks to a $488,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Local Parks and Recreation Fund, Swan Lake pool has been renovated and improved. It now sports a kids splash area, a refurbished waterslide and a new drop slide.

In addition, the park now has ADA compliant sidewalks and restrooms, a repaved and upgraded parking lot, more perimeter lighting, and pavilions and cabanas that will be available for rental.

Splash pads are open daily from 10:00am to 7:00pm through early September. Splash pads are available at Edith Pettus, Heritage, Dixon, and Lettie Kendall parks. Admission is free.

Pools offer five comprehensive levels of swim lessons, plus Parent-Child, Preschool, Adult, and Adaptive. Two-week sessions are offered each month and begin June 3rd. Cost is $40.00 and registration is underway now.

Fitness sessions

Looking to get fit? New this season, Water Walking is a great aerobic and calorie burning workout held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8:30am to 9:30am at New Providence pool. The fee is $30.00 per session.

Silver Splash, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00am to 9:45am at Bel-Aire pool and is designed to help adults, ages 50 and up, improve agility, balance, coordination, and strength. The fee is $3.00 per class.

Evening water aerobics class, open to adults ages 18 and up, will be on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings from 5:30pm-6:15pm at Bel-Aire pool. The fee is $35.00 per 4-week session.

Scuba experiences

Again this season, Clarksville Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Waterdogs Scuba to provide a variety of scuba experiences at Bel-Aire pool. Designed for young drivers, ages 8-12, Seal Team Scuba Camp is built around action-packed aqua missions and takes place Tuesday-Thursday, June 11th-13th, June 25th-27th, July 16th-18th or July 23rd-25th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Fee is $299.00 per person.

Introduce your child, ages 8-12, to scuba during the Bubblemaker Scuba Experience from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, June 6th or July 6th. The fee is $40.00 per person.

Learn how to use scuba equipment and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world at Discover Scuba available from 1:00pm-4:00pm June 1st, June 15th, July 6th or July 20th. The fee is $40.00 and is open to ages 10 and up. Pre-registration is required.

Party rentals

Looking for a unique location for your next party or gathering? Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to offer pool party packages during public swim times. Party packages cost $10.00 per person and include two hours of free swim, pizza, juice box, and an ice cream cup per person. Book online now at www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec

The pools also feature a variety of events throughout the season:

Beat the Heat Pool Party

Cool off with swimming, refreshments, and fun from 6:00pm-8:00pm Saturday, June 8th at Bel-Aire, New Providence, Beachaven and Swan Lake pools. The fee is free for pool members or $6.00 per person for non-members. Pre-registration is required by May 25th to guarantee the meal package.

Back to School Splash

Students are invited to enjoy our low-cost pool party from 6:00pm-8:00pm Saturday, August 3rd at Beachaven, New Providence or Swan Lake pools, where they will receive a backpack full of grade-appropriate school supplies. The fee is $6.00 per person. Pre-registration is required.


Pool and Splash Pad Schedule

Wondering which pool or splash pad is closest to your home? Check out this list of pool and splash pad locations in Clarksville:

Beachaven Swimming Pool
390 Gaylewood Drive

Monday-Thursday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
Friday & Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-6:00pm

Bel-Aire Swimming Pool
124 Marie Drive

Monday-Friday, instructional programs only.
Saturday-Sunday, 1:00pm-6:00pm

New Providence Swimming Pool
168 Cunningham Lane (behind Kleeman Recreation Center)

Monday-Friday, 6:30am-9:00am Fitness Swim Only
Monday-Thursday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
Friday & Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-6:00pm

Swan Lake Swimming Pool
2002 Sanders Road

Monday-Thursday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
Friday & Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-6:00pm

Dixon Splash Pad
117 S Tenth Street

Edith Pettus Splash Park
345 Farris Drive

Heritage Park Splash Pad
1241 Peachers Mill Road

Lettie Kendall Splash Pad
300 A Street


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