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Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites public to design workshop for inclusive playground


Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is inviting citizens to participate in a two-day workshop on the design of a proposed new inclusive playground at the Clarksville Athletic Complex at Exit 8.

The workshop is from 6:00pm-7:30pm on January 16th at Freedom Point. The purpose is to show the community what inclusive play looks like and to gather ideas, thoughts and visions about how a new inclusive park could take shape in the Athletic Complex, which is in the design phase.

The goal is to formulate a path forward based on input from the community to create a playground for everyone to enjoy.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department workshop will brainstorm design of potential playground at Exit 8 Clarksville Athletic Complex.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department workshop will brainstorm design of potential playground at Exit 8 Clarksville Athletic Complex.

The interactive workshop will be structured into these three sessions:

  • An educational presentation about inclusive play.
  • A workshop open to the audience to select types of playgrounds and play equipment.
  • An interactive session for participants to draw ideas, create pictures and describe their vision for the playground.

A stakeholders meeting will follow at 10:00am on January 17th at Freedom Point to review the outcome of the workshop. This also will be a platform for community leaders to express their thoughts, experiences and desires on what the playground should offer.

Jennifer Letourneau, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director, urges the community to join in this unique planning opportunity.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for the public to engage with something the community will enjoy for years to come. We encourage anyone interested to participate,” Letourneau said.

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