CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Kim McMillan invites Clarksville youths to join in a summer program filled with fun activities and free food designed to help them fight summertime boredom.
The sixth season of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program will kick off June 4 and continue at various locations throughout the summer with DJs, athletic competitions, arts and crafts, local music performances, and more.
The fun begins Monday, June 4 at the Kleeman Recreation Center with 5-on-5 Basketball Tournaments for players age 14 and older. Participants must sign up at the center no later than 5:45 p.m. Visitors can compete in a dance competition with the Distinguished Steppers, enter to win prizes courtesy of event sponsors, and visit with vendors from the community.
Summer Night Lights, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department, continues at eight locations on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 9 p.m. through July 25. The program is designed for teens, but all ages are welcome. A meal is provided free of charge by Manna Café each night of the program. Free swimming is provided from 6-8 p.m. June 4 at New Providence Pool and July 23 at Bel-Aire Pool.
Here is the complete Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program schedule:
Bel-Aire Park, 124 Marie Drive
Wednesday, June 13
Monday, July 23
Caldwell Lane, 226 Caldwell Lane
Wednesday, June 27
Wednesday, July 18
Monday, July 2
Lettie Kendall Park, 300 A Street
Wednesday, June 20
Monday, July 16
Lincoln Homes, 20J Howard Street
Wednesday, June 6
Monday, June 25
Kleeman Center, 166 Cunningham Lane
Monday, June 4
Wednesday, July 25
Summit Heights, 20 Summit Heights
Monday, June 11
Wednesday, July 11
Edith Pettus Park, 345 Farris Drive
Monday, June 18
Monday, July 9
For more, contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931-645-7476 and stay tuned to the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Facebook page for updates.