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January 6, 2014

Parks and Recreation schedules activities

The Parks and Recreation Department have issued their weekly recreation report.

The 2014 Queen City Road Race Art Contest is underway for students in grades 1st through 5th.  Two semi-finalists from each participating school will be selected and awarded an art kit and certificate.  Among those semi-finalists will be the top three finalists who will also win a Subway party for their art class. As well as those prizes, the first place winning artist will win a framed poster of their artwork, an official race t-shirt featuring their artwork and $100 for their art class.

Artwork may be done in any medium although there is a 5 color use maximum. Simple designs are encouraged, and copyrighted material will not be accepted. Lastly, art must be on 8 1/2×11 paper or canvas; no construction paper. All completed artwork must be submitted to the Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department no later than 4:30 p.m. on January 10. Art teachers may arrange for pick-ups at schools no later than January 10.

The Queen City Road Race, sponsored by Cumberland Bank and Trust, will take place Saturday, May 3rd at 8 a.m. The event will include a 5k, 7k, and One Mile Movement.

The Indoor Aquatic Center offers six comprehensive course levels, Mommy & Me, Pre-school, and Adaptive sessions- for those with mental or physical disabilities. Lessons are available to teach you, your child or other family members how to swim safely and with skill.

Classes are held weekdays and times vary according to class level. Cost is $15 per two-week session with the purchase of a pool pass or $35 without. Visit for session dates and to register online.

Olympic Archery is one of a kind class youth, ages 10-18, are taught a strong foundation in Olympic Style Archery that will prepare them for a lifelong love of the sport. While learning on recurve bows participants will prepare for competition.

This 8-week course kicks off Monday, January 20 at the Kleeman Community Center. Participants will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m.Cost is $45 with a Center ID. Recurve bows are provided to all participants.

The Community Centers will close temporarily for their annual maintenance period.

The Burt-Cobb Center, located at 1101 Franklin Street, will be closed January 6-19 and the Kleeman Center, located at, 166 Cunningham Lane will be closed February 10-23.  Both centers will return to their normal operating hours the Monday following their annual maintenance period.

Each Center will be receiving upgrades to their gym floors.  Be sure to check out the completed project once each center reopens! Community Center IDs are valid at all three community centers, so feel free to stop by the other two centers during annual maintenance times.

For more details on this or other community center activities, please contact Parks and Recreation at 931-645-7476.



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