Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s New Providence Pool, the only public indoor pool in the City of Clarksville, opened for its fall and winter indoor season.
New Providence Pool is at 168 Cunningham Lane, off Fort Campbell Boulevard. The pool offers swim lessons, water fitness classes, lap swim, and open recreational swimming through May 3rd, 2020. The facility also offers a children’s pool area, a climbing wall, inflatables, diving board, and a concession stand to purchase drinks and snacks. An ADA accessible hydraulic lift chair allows those with special needs to enjoy the pool.
The facility is open Monday-Friday from 10:00am to noon, and 3:30pm to 8:00pm. Lap swim is available Monday-Friday from 6:30am-10:00am. Weekend hours are noon to 6:00pm on Saturdays and 1:00pm-6:00pm on Sundays.
The facility is now hiring lifeguards. Earn $10.00 an hour, feel a sense of pride working in an important position, and make new friends while making a difference in the community. Lifeguards and cashiers are needed who can work 6:30am to noon, Monday-Friday.
Applicants must be able to pass a swim test that consists of swimming 300 yards continuously, treading water for 2 minutes without the use of arms or hands and successfully completing a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Apply online and take your swim test at New Providence Pool. Training and certification are available.
The pool also features a variety of activities and special events throughout the year:
Three comprehensive levels of swim lessons are available, plus Parent-Child, Preschool and Private. Two-week sessions are offered each month and begin October 7th. The fee is $40.00 and registration is underway.
New! Water Walking
This class uses the natural resistance and buoyancy of water against your body to provide a variety of conditioning benefits. Open to all skill levels. Available Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30am-9:30am The fee is $3.00 per class.
New! Prenatal Aerobics
Expecting mothers will learn how to tone and strengthen their bodies with this fun and challenging aqua workout. Available Saturday from 10:30am-11:30am, October 5th-November 23th. The fee is $30.00 per session.
Open to adults ages 50 and up, this class is designed to improve agility, balance, coordination, and strength, which help seniors maintain an independent lifestyle. Available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00am-9:45am. The fee is $3.00 per class.
Evening water aerobics class
Open to adults ages 18 and up, this class will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings from 5:30pm to 6:15pm. The fee is $30.00 per 4-week session.
Children ages 1-5 can enjoy water games and seasonal crafts while getting acquainted with the water or practice previously learned water safety skills from 10:00am to noon, October 16th, November 20th, and December 18th. The fee is $5.00 per person.
From dive-in movies to haunted swims, New Providence Pool provides events for the whole family to enjoy the pool. View events online at www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com
New Providence Pool also is available to rent for private parties. Rental information is online at www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com
Learn more about events and programs offered by attending New Providence’s Promotional Day from 3:30pm-7:30pm Monday, October 14th and receive half-off admission.
For information or to sign up for swim lessons or activities, call New Providence Pool at 931.472.3380.
About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department
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.