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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.

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Warrior Transition Command announces 2015 Army Trials set for March 29th – April 2nd

 

WTC - Warrior Transition CommandAlexandria, VA – The 2015 Army Trials will be at Fort Bliss, Texas, in El Paso, March 29th – April 2nd, and is the second run of this event. The 2015 Department of Defense (DoD) competition is slated for this summer.

In 2014 more than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States traveled to the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, to train and compete for the first time in a series of competitive athletic events known as the Army Trials*. The Army Trials help determine which Army athletes compete on the DoD competition Army Team.

Staff Sgt. Brian Boone, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, maneuvers around his competitor for a layup during the during the game opener of Wheelchair Basketball competition June 16th at the 2014 U.S. Army Trials.

Staff Sgt. Brian Boone, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, maneuvers around his competitor for a layup during the during the game opener of Wheelchair Basketball competition June 16th at the 2014 U.S. Army Trials.

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Warrior Games regional trials for Soldiers and veterans at Fort Campbell April 14th-17th

 

Fort Campbell hosts Georgia Soldiers

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion is hosting regional Warrior Games trials April 14th to 17th at Fort Campbell, KY.

These preliminary trials will select active duty and veteran athletes to compete for a spot on the 40-person Army team in the 2014 Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs this October.

Soldiers and staff from the Fort Campbell, KY. Warrior Transition Battalion prepare to take off during the cycling trial April 1, 2014 for the upcoming Warrior Games.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber/RELEASED)

Soldiers and staff from the Fort Campbell, KY. Warrior Transition Battalion prepare to take off during the cycling trial April 1, 2014 for the upcoming Warrior Games. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber/RELEASED)

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Warrior Games trials for Soldiers and local veterans at Fort Campbell March 31st to April 17th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionUS ParalypmicsFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion is hosting Warrior Games trials March 31st to April 17th at Fort Campbell, KY. These preliminary trials will select active duty and veteran athletes to compete for a spot on the 40-person Army team in the 2014 Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs this October.

This Paralympic-style competition allows wounded, ill and injured athletes from all military branches to compete against one another in seven different events, including track and field, swimming, shooting, archery, cycling, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. «Read the rest of this article»

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Wounded Warriors rehabilitate with SCUBA at the Indoor Aquatic Center

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department hosted the Warrior Transition Unit’s Wounded Warriors on Wednesday, April 17th at the Indoor Aquatic Center located at 166 Cunningham Lane.

Wounded Warriors participated in a private SCUBA class instructed by Rich Holladay of Waterdogs SCUBA & Safety, LLC.

SCUBA class for the Warrior Transition Unit.

SCUBA class for the Warrior Transition Unit.

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Paralympic Sport Clarksville to host the Paralympic Experience

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Paralympic Sport Clarksville is excited to announce the first-ever Paralympic Experience to be held Saturday, March 9th at the Kleeman Community Center, located at 116 Cunningham Lane, from 10:00am until 3:00pm.

This event is open to youth and adults at least 8-years-old, including active duty service members and veterans, with physical and visual disabilities, regardless of skill level.

“Paralympic Experience” to be held Saturday March 9th.

“Paralympic Experience” to be held Saturday March 9th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for February 17th, 2013

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, 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:

  • Cumberland Arts Experience
  • Clarksville Downtown Market Seeks Vendors
  • Paralympic Sport Clarksville to host the Paralympic Experience

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Paralympic Experience coming to Clarksville

 

Paralympic Sport ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces a new experience for Clarksville area youth and adults.  The “Paralympic Experience” is scheduled for Saturday March 9th, at the Kleeman Community Center.

This event is open to youth and adults at least 8-years-old, including active duty service members and veterans, with physical and visual disabilities, regardless of skill level. The Paralympic Experience will feature an introduction to many adaptive sporting events.

“Paralympic Experience” to be held Saturday March 9th.

“Paralympic Experience” to be held Saturday March 9th.

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U.S. Paralympics and the City of Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department Partner to Create Paralympic Sport Club Clarksville

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the City of Clarksville’s Parks & Recreation department have partnered to create Paralympic Sport- Clarksville.

Paralympic Sport – Clarksville is a community-based sports club developed to involve youth and adults, including active duty service members and veterans, with physical and visual disabilities in ongoing sports and physical activity, regardless of skill level.  All programs and activities will be based in Clarksville and run by Clarksville’s Parks & Recreation department. «Read the rest of this article»

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Warriors rehabilitate with Wheelchair Basketball at the Kleeman Center

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department and the Warrior Transition Unit Occupational Therapy Clinic hosted a Wheelchair Basketball exhibition game on Wednesday, November 9th at the Kleeman Center.

Players in the league are all soldiers in the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Campbell. All of them have sustained a significant injury and are currently rehabilitating. The Kleeman Center will be hosting another exhibition game on Monday, November 21st from 1:00pm to 2:30 pm.

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