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About Clarksville Parks

The Town of Clarksville is located in Southern Indiana, right across the Ohio River and Louisville, KY. The mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to enhance the quality of life in the town by providing the best possible recreational facilities, open natural spaces, and programs for its citizens.

READY FOR WINTER: 2020 Saturday Morning Program Schedule Released

Colder weather is on the way, and the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is already working on a special program to keep area kids active and entertained during the winter months. Its called the Saturday Morning Program, or (SMP). The … Continue reading

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Ohio River Recreational Trail One Step Closer to Becoming Reality

The 274-mile long Ohio River Recreational Trail will receive planning assistance from the National Park Service from the Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program “This is outstanding news!” according to David Wicks, co-director of the Ohio River Recreational Trail initiative.  … Continue reading

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Clarksville Breaks Ground on New Discovery Trail

  July 18, 2019 (Clarksville, IN):  Clarksville is making a push to connect local communities with the addition of a new “Discovery Trail” through the heart of the Town. Officials from Indiana DNR joined with Town officials and project supporters to … Continue reading

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2019 Movies in the Park Schedule Released!

Does our cold and wet winter weather have you feeling down? Well hopefully we can give you something to look forward to! The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the schedule for our 3rd annual “Movies in … Continue reading

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A Game Changer for Clarksville and Southern Indiana!

Have you heard the big news? A group made up of conservationists and local community leaders are bringing a new massive park to Clarksville! The River Heritage Conservancy has been purchasing developed and undeveloped land along the Ohio River in … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas…is to not get FAT.

The struggle is real and it happens every year.  Avoiding all those extra calories during the holidays is a never ending battle.  There are those office Christmas parties with food and booze galore, celebrations with friends and family, and oh … Continue reading

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A Little League Parent’s Guide to Honoring The Game

The key to cultivating optimal adult behavior (and reducing misbehavior) in Little League is “Honoring the Game.” To remember the tenets of Honoring the Game, use the acronym ROOTS, meaning respect for Rules, Opponents, Officials, Teammates and Self. You don’t … Continue reading

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