Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 8th, 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:
- Baseball, Softball & T-ball Youth Recreation Leagues
- Mayor’s Youth Council Fundraiser
- Registration for the 50+ Olympics is Underway
- Friends of the Blueway
- Jazz & Hip Hop
- People’s Choice
- Book Signing
Baseball, Softball & T-ball Youth Recreation Leagues
April 9th is the last day to register your child, ages 5 to 14, for our Youth Recreation Leagues. Register your child online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com, at any of our community centers or at the Main office, located at 102 Public Square.
Your child’s birth certificate is required at registration. All games are played at Heritage Park Baseball Fields. The cost to play in any of the youth recreation leagues is $35.00 per child and includes team shirt & hat.
Mayor’s Youth Council Fundraiser
The Mayor’s Youth Council has partnered with the Chick-fil-A and Lydia Walker to host a fundraiser night for the Nephcure Foundation. Join us Monday, April 9th from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Chick-fil-A on Madison Street to show your support.
Chick-fil-A will donate 20% of your sale to the Nephcure Foundation.
Registration for the 50+ Olympics is Underway
Senior adults ages 50 and up can register now thru April 30 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 8-12 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. Opening session will be held at the Pinnacle Bowling Alley, beginning at 11:00am, Friday, May 4th.
Friends of the Blueway
Are you interested in learning more about Clarksville’s Blueway project? If so, come to the Kleeman Community Center on Monday, April 16th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm to find out how you can get involved.
Jazz & Hip Hop
Crow Community Center will introduce a new class for youth ages 5-16, beginning May 9th. Participants will learn the basic steps and moves of hip hop and jazz by experienced professionals. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings at various times depending on age.
Cost is $5.00 per class. A community center ID card is required. Visit recpro.cityofclarksville.com for more information and to register today!
Voting has begun for this year’s “people’s choice” movie. Visit parksafterdark.com, to choose what movie you want to see played at the July 21st showing of the Movies in the Park summer series. Voting ends June 30th.
For a full schedule of this year’s Movies in the Park, visit parksafterdark.com or visit us on facebook at “Clarksville Movies in the Park”.
Tom McKenney, author of “Jack Hinson’s One-Man War, A Civil War Sniper” will be at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Tuesday, April 17th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, to answer questions and sign your copy of his book.
Books will be available for purchase at the event.