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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.

Floyd Central Grad Selected for Clarksville Parks Internship

Southern Indiana residents may notice a familiar face the next time they attend an event hosted by the Clarksville Parks.  Megan Striegel of Floyds Knobs, Indiana has been selected as the 2017 Summer Intern for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation … Continue reading

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CLARKSVILLE COVE: Special preview night for Clarksville residents

The NEW Clarksville Cove Family Aquatic Center is nearly complete, with the grand opening set for Saturday, May 27th! Some lucky Clarksville residents will get to enjoy the new facility before it opens to the public.  Clarksville Cove will be … Continue reading

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DOCTORS: Hiking outdoors can help Children suffering from ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is becoming more and more common among children. Children who have ADHD have a difficult time with impulse control and staying focused, they get distracted easily, and exhibit excessive hyperactivity. While raising children who have … Continue reading

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Town of Clarksville Named One of the “Best Cities for Outdoor Lovers”

Spring is in full swing, and many area residents are starting to get outside and enjoy our sunshine and warmer temperatures.  Our parks and trails are already becoming busy with activity as residents look to get outside to exercise, relax, … Continue reading

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2017 Movies In the Park Schedule Released

Spring is here, and temperatures are warming up!  That means Clarksville Parks’ annual outdoor Summer Movies Series is right around the corner. The series had a very successful season in 2016, and we are hoping to continue the trend in … Continue reading

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Clarksville Parks Adding New Team Member

“Joining the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department changed my life for the better”. That comment still rings true today for Marketing & Programming Coordinator Ken Conklin. Ken joined Clarksville Parks in 2013, after spending 10 years in the television news … Continue reading

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Change for a healthier life begins with one small step

We’re not going to lie.  It is much simpler to forget about making a healthy lunch or dinner and opting instead for a quick trip through your local fast food restaurant’s drive-thru. Who could blame you?  We are all busy … Continue reading

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