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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Billy Dunlop Park to reopen after Renovations

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Billy Dunlop Park ribbon cutting ceremony on June 24th.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – After a 6-month renovation project, Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park will reopen with an improved pavilion and extensive landscaping designed to protect the riverbank from erosion.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon-cutting event on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at 9:00am at the park, 1930 East Boyscout Road. After the ceremony, the park will be reopened to the public.

Visitors will find major improvements to the park’s large pavilion, which got structural repairs, a new roof, siding and stone pillars. Other upgrades include new picnic tables, a grill and modern, fully accessible restrooms.

The renovated pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park now has modern, fully accessible restrooms.

The renovated pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park now has modern, fully accessible restrooms.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to open Two Swimming Pools, June 20th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will reopen Swan Lake Swimming Pool and Bel-Aire Swimming Pool on June 20th, 2020 restoring another summer tradition delayed this year by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

“We know how much everyone misses the pools, and we’ve been doing everything we can to shape a safe reopening plan,” said Kimberly Gilbert, Aquatics Superintendent for Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

Daily tickets will control capacity at Swan Lake Swimming Pool and Bel-Aire Swimming Pool.

Daily tickets will control capacity at Swan Lake Swimming Pool and Bel-Aire Swimming Pool.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to reopen many Facilities, June 1st

 

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County enter Next Phase of Plans to bring back Fun and Games

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Many, but not all, Clarksville Parks and Recreation and Montgomery County Parks facilities and amenities will reopen Monday, June 1st, 2020 as the community enters the next phase of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reopening process.

Rental facilities, such as park pavilions, Wilma Rudolph Event Center, and Freedom Point will begin taking reservations. Each facility will have its own guidelines for maximum capacity, and social distancing will be required during events that use these facilities.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Art on the Park entries now being excepted

 

Winning artwork will be painted at Heritage Park Skate Park

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is seeking talented artists who want to see their work on public display to compete in the biannual Art on the Park contest sponsored by PPG Paints.

The contest has three age brackets, 12-18, 19-24, and 25 and up. Participants are competing for the chance to paint their work on a wall chosen by Clarksville Parks and Recreation at the Heritage Park Skate Park. Each winner will receive a $25.00 gift card, and all winning artwork will be featured on social media and other advertisements in the future.

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City of Clarksville to have Phased, Gradual Reopening

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Most City of Clarksville offices and departments will continue limited operations next week under the same COVID-19 Coronavirus Emergency Operations plans that have been in effect since March 23rd, 2020 with many offices and facilities still closed to the public.

Most City of Clarksville Offices, Departments Remain Closed to the Public.

Most City of Clarksville Offices, Departments Remain Closed to the Public.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Clarksville City Council declare State of Emergency

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, unanimously backed by the Clarksville City Council, declared a state of local emergency in the City of Clarksville on Wednesday to facilitate an effective local response to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts to declare State of Local Emergency, Wednesday

 

Clarksville City Council to consider Resolution at Special Meeting

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts will declare a state of local emergency in the City of Clarksville on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 to facilitate an effective local response to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Surrender of Clarksville event to be held at Fort Defiance

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center will be hosting a living history event from 10:00am to 3:00pm to commemorate the surrender of Fort Defiance to Union soldiers in 1862.

The surrender of Clarksville was a significant event in Civil War history, opening the South to Union forces and the capture of Nashville. Uniformed soldiers will provide living history and cannon firing demonstrations. Visitors are invited to tour the permanent exhibit and view the film, “Crossroads of Change.”

Surrender of Clarksville to feature Uniformed Soldiers provide Living History and Cannon Firing Demonstrations at Fort Defiance.

Surrender of Clarksville to feature Uniformed Soldiers provide Living History and Cannon Firing Demonstrations at Fort Defiance.

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Clarksville Christmas Parade to be held this Saturday, December 7th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – This Saturday, December 7th, 2019, the annual Christmas parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government, will begin at 5:00pm in downtown Clarksville.

The family of the late Mike Robinson, wife Rhonda Robinson and children Bryce, Bayleigh and Carly Robinson, will be this year’s grand marshals. Mike Robinson passed in August from cancer. He was a popular local musician, coach and most importantly a husband and father.

Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade in Downtown Clarksville.

Annual Clarksville Christmas Parade in Downtown Clarksville.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley earns Maynard Glenn Award

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) acknowledged the outstanding achievements of individuals, communities and organizations during the association’s 68th Annual Conference in Chattanooga last week.

The Maynard Glenn Award was presented to Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley for her coordination of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program. The award, given annually by TRPA’s Municipal/County Section, is presented to personnel who planned and conducted the most outstanding non-community center recreation program during the past year.

Jamison Sliger, left, and Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Kayla Malley

Jamison Sliger, left, and Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley

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