Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for January 20th, 2013
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
- Youth Hip Hop and Jazz dance program
- *NEW* International Line Dancing
- Indoor Aquatic Center to host new Battleship Canoe Games
Now Hiring Lifeguards
Looking for a great summer job? Consider joining Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation lifeguard team at one of the City’s five pools.
Applicants must be at least 16 years old and pass a prerequisite skills test. The department provides CPR and lifesaving training to prepare them for their lifeguarding responsibilities. If interested, applications are available at the Indoor Aquatic Center and the Parks and Recreation Main office.
For more info, call 931.552.6199 or 931.472.3380.
Youth Hip Hop and Jazz dance program
A new session begins January 23rd for the popular Hip Hop and Jazz dance program at the Crow Community Center, located at 211 Richview Road, for ages 5-16 years.
Hip Hop & Jazz will be divided into classes for 5-7 years, 8-11 years and 12-16 years. This class, taught by Candace Caldwell, will introduce youth to the art of Jazz and Hip Hop dancing. Students will be taught the basic steps and moves of hip hop and jazz dance while also getting cardiovascular exercise. Cost of this program is $30.00 for the 6-week session with a Community Center ID card.
Classes are held Wednesdays at the following times: 5-7 years will be held at 5:00pm, ages 8-11 will be held at 6:00pm, and ages 12-16 will be held at 7:00pm. Classes must have at least 6 participants, so sign up today and tell your friends!
Registration for Hip Hop & Jazz is available onsite as well as online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com.
*NEW* International Line Dancing
The Crow Community Center, located at 211 Richview Road, is excited to offer a new program, International Line Dancing that targets the social dancer. This is not your typical line dancing class. Classes consist of dances choreographed to country, Hip Hop, Jazz, Rock ‘n Roll, Gospel and Pop.
Classes begin February 11th and are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Cost is $5.00 per class. A community Center ID card is also required.
Indoor Aquatic Center to host new Battleship Canoe Games
The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host the first-ever edition of Battleship Canoe at the Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, on February 16th.
Similar to the board game, Battleship®, Battleship Canoe will feature teams of four young adults, seated in a canoe, attempting to sink other teams’ canoes using four buckets of water. Teams may also have one shield in their boat to fend off water from entering their boat. Up to five canoes may be in the pool at one time. Teams will battle in heats and the top two teams will advance. Trophies will be awarded to the winners of the High School and College divisions.
The event is open to young adults ages 14-18 in the High School Division and 18 and up for the College Division. Games will take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Cost to play is $15.00 per team. Pre-registration is available at recpro.cityofclarksville.com and is encouraged.