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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Halloween at Fort Defiance returns Oct. 30

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Prepare yourself for haunting historical tales of woe and terror!  Fort Defiance will be hosting their annual Halloween at the Fort from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30. The event is recommende...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

New Providence indoor pool opens Oct. 1

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will open New Providence pool on Oct. 1 for indoor swimming activities through the fall and winter months.

The pool, at 168 Cunningham Lane, is covered with an inflated dom...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Downtown Market wins ‘#1 Market in America’

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The best place to live in America now has the “#1 Market in America.”

The Clarksville Downtown Market presented by CDE Lightband was crowned the overall “People’s Choi...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

2020 Christmas Parade planning begins

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Planning for the 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade, scheduled for  Saturday, Dec. 5, in Downtown Clarksville, is in full swing, and the public is being asked to decide on critical pieces of the event.

Each ye...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Riverfest Regatta and Virtual Talent Show winners announced

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CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – With the COVID-19 pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks & Recreation adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.

The 13th annu...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Parks & Recreation to release Digital Activity Guide this Fall

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CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – As the weather cools down and indoor activities become more popular, Clarksville Parks & Recreation is releasing a new Activity Guide that brings a catalog of those activities into the palm of your hand.

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Riverfest adjusted amid pandemic concerns

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CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – 

With the COVID-19 pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks & Recreation is adapting the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events....

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Billy Dunlop Park to reopen after renovations

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – After a 6-month renovation project, Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park will reopen with an improved pavilion and extensive landscaping designed to protect the riverbank from erosion.

Parks & Recreation will host a ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Two Clarksville pools to open on June 20

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will reopen Swan Lake and Bel-Aire pools on June 20, restoring another summer tradition delayed this year by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We know how much everyone misses the p...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Many Parks & Recreation facilities to reopen June 1

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Many, but not all, Clarksville Parks & Recreation and Montgomery County Parks facilities and amenities will reopen Monday, June 1 as the community enters the next phase of the COVID-19 reopening process.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Parks & Recreation prepares for a ‘different’ summer

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – As the weather warms up, so does the desire to participate in traditional Clarksville Parks & Recreation events, programs and activities at parks, pools and athletic facilities.

However, the COVID-19 pandemic and social d...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Statement on using parks while maintaining social distancing

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Here is a statement prepared by the National Recreation and Park Association, and endorsed by Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department.

Concerns about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continue to grip our nation. As organizations that ...

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