Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 11th, 2012
Clarksville, 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:Now Hiring Lifeguards
- Patty’s Day Plunge
- Wettest Egg Hunts
- 2012 Spring Eggstravaganza
- Registration for the 50+ Olympics is Underway
Now Hiring Lifeguards
Are you 16 years old or older and interested becoming a lifeguard? Apply now at the Parks & Recreation Main office or at the Indoor Aquatic Center before the next swim tests, scheduled for March 10th & 17th.
The lifeguard certification class will begin March 26th. Cost is $60.00 a person.
For more information, call 931.552.6199.
Patty’s Day Plunge
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Indoor Aquatic Center from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, with refreshments, games and more! Dive to the bottom of the pool to collect a “Blarney Stone” for prizes from Dick’s Sporting Goods, Cold Stone Creamery, Old Chicago and many more! This event is free and open to the public.
Pre-registration at the Parks & Recreation Main office or online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com is required to participate.
Wettest Egg Hunts
Join us at the Indoor Aquatic Center, March 31st from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, for these not-so-typical egg hunts- all the eggs will either be floating or sunk to the bottom of the pool! Event will include refreshments and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Hunts are open to children ages 1-12.
Following these egg hunts, we have partnered with Sango Pool & Spa to host an adaptive wettest egg hunt. These hunts will take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm and will be open to any individual ages 1-18 with a disability.
If interested in participating in any of the hunts, you must pre-register at the Parks & Recreation main office or online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com. The cost is free!
2012 Spring Eggstravaganza!
Join us Saturday, April 7th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Heritage Park Baseball Fields for games, face painting, inflatables, petting zoo, and the hunting of over 20,000 eggs. Kids can even pay a visit to the Easter Bunny himself! Egg hunts will take place at the following times: 2:30pm (Ages 3-4), 3:00pm (Ages 5-6), 3:30pm (Ages 7-9), and 4:00pm (Ages 10-12). Don’t forget your Easter basket!
In anticipation of this event, the Easter Bunny will also be hopping on over to three of our community centers to meet with kids and share his eggs! Join him from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, April 11th from 5:30pm-6:30pm at Crow Community Center and then at Kleeman Community Center April 12th and again April 14th at Burt-Cobb Community Center.
Registration for the 50+ Olympics is Underway
Senior adults ages 50 and up can register now thru April 30th to qualify for the Early Bird rate of only $18.00! Registration ends May 4th. Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office and any of our three Community Centers.
This year’s events will take place May 8th-12th at various locations around Clarksville, to include The Swan Lake Sports Complex and Golf Course, the Indoor Aquatic Center, The Pinnacle Bowling Center, and others. Seniors will face off for bragging rights, as well as medals in over 20 challenging events, which include shuffleboard, table tennis, track & field, bowling, swimming, disc golf and many more.