Monthly Archives: February 2016

Outdoor Movies/Concerts Coming to Clarksville

We are just a few short months away from the opening of Clarksville’s Gateway Park.  The four-acre park includes an adventure playground, splash pad, restrooms, stage, and an event space known as the ‘egg lawn’. The long awaited opening of … Continue reading

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Disc Golf ‘Flying’ into Clarksville

Beginning this summer, residents from across Kentuckiana will have a new option when it comes to outdoor recreation.  The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is currently in the process of adding an 18 hole Disc Golf Course in and around … Continue reading

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What the President’s Budget Means for Parks and Rec

President Obama released his FY2017 budget request on Tuesday, totaling $4.1 trillion. This year’s budget is the President’s most expensive and expansive vision for federal spending yet. With the spending included in this effort, the President seeks to spur innovation, … Continue reading

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Are Outdoor Playgrounds Too Safe?

Outdoor playgrounds have changed markedly in the last 30 years.  Gone are most merry-go-rounds, steep metal slides with low sides and cage-like jungle gyms that encouraged swinging from arm to arm.   Stephanie Herr, a West Hempfield Township mother of … Continue reading

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6 Simple Steps for Your Whole Family to be Heart Healthy

Making time for a heart-healthy lifestyle can seem overwhelming. But the good news is that making a few small simple lifestyle changes can lead to heart-healthy habits that require little thought or effort. You know your family better than anyone, … Continue reading

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