Basic Park Rules
• Hours : Dawn to Dusk
• All pets must be on a leash and pet waste must be picked up.
• No pets in playgrounds or on sports fields or concert/event areas
• No smoking in playgrounds or on sports fields or concert/event areas
• No drugs
• No profanity
• Alcoholic beverages prohibited (except as provided by Ordinance 4-2012-13)
• No motorized objects except mobility devices on walkways and paths
• No firearms (except as provided by TCA § 39-17-13)
• Parking in designated areas only
• No smoking within 25 feet of entrances to buildings (State law)
• No camping or open fires (except with Parks Department Approval)
• No sleeping on park benches, picnic tables, sidewalks, walking/running/biking trails or paths or inside buildings or other structures within the park.
• No metal or artifact detecting.
• No disturbance of plants or wildlife.
• No equestrian traffic except for Police personnel.
Parks and Amenities with Additional Rules:
Liberty Park Rules
• Park areas open Dawn to Dusk.
• Marina and boat ramps open 24 hours/7 days a week.
• Speed enforced by radar-15 mph
• Marina basin is a No Wake Zone.
• Parking in designated asphalt areas only. No parking on grass or walking paths.
• No skateboards, motorized vehicles, or scooters on paths.
• No fishing or swimming/diving from docks or bridges.
• Unlicensed vehicles prohibited and will be towed at owner’s expense.
Liberty Park Pond Rules
• FISHING YEAR ROUND
Exception: During Park Scheduled Fishing Events
• Fishing Allowed During Daylight Hours ONLY-Park Closes at Dusk
• Children Under 13 Years of Age MUST be Accompanied by an Adult
• All State/Local Regulations are in Effect to include License and Catch Limits
• NO Boats of ANY Kind
• NO Floating Type Devices (Except Bobbers) Can be Used for Fishing
• NO Fishing Allowed in the Designated NO FISHING ZONES
• LIMIT of 2 Hand Held Rods May be Used
• NO Swimming or Wading
• NO Fishing from Bridge or Boardwalk
Kings Run at Liberty Park and Heritage Park Bark Park Rules
• All users must register with the Parks and Recreation office during normal
business hours to obtain key fob to access the park. (Kings Run only, may be extended to Heritage Bark Park in future)
• Park users must immediately clean up and properly dispose of any waste left by their dog(s).
• Unaltered dogs, puppies under the age of four months, dogs with contagious
diseases or aggressive dogs are not allowed in the Bark Park.
• Park users must be inside the Dog Park, within view of their dogs and have access
to a leash at all times. Dogs must be under voice control.
• Dogs shall not dig or disturb park resources.
• The minimum age for human users is 18 years of age. Children between the ages of 5 and 17 may enter with a parent or guardian. Children less than 5 years old are not permitted in the fenced area for their safety.
• No more than two dogs per person in the off-leash area at one time.
• Dog shows or training classes by reservation only
• NO grooming, smoking, food or drinks (other than water), glass containers or animals
other than dogs are allowed in the off leash area.
• The park can be closed at any time by Parks and Recreation for maintenance.
• All other general park rules and city ordinances must be followed
• Violation of rules may result in loss of privileges for use of the dog park
Heritage Park Complex Sports Field Rules
The following are NOT allowed in the park:
• Skates, Rollerblades, Skateboards or Scooters
• Outside food or Drinks
• Individual or Personal Coolers
Please park in designated parking spots only.
Mabel Larson Skatepark at Heritage Park
Hours of Operation: Sunrise to Sunset, Closed at Dark
Attention All Users: Use at your own risk. No attendant on duty. Helmets with Safety straps recommended while using this facility.
• Safety First! Skate smart and skate alert. Helmet with safety straps should be worn at all times.
• Shirts must be worn at all times. The following items are highly recommended: elbow and knee pads, long sleeve shirts, full length pants, hand gloves and wrist guards.
• Facility is open to usage of skateboards, skates, and free-style bikes with maximum 20” wheel diameter and brakes. Be sure that your equipment is safe.
• Children 12 and under must have adult supervision.
• Users must wear tennis or rubber soled shoes or skates. No bare feet or grind shoes!
• Skate courteously. This facility is open to all age groups. If the park is crowded, then feel free to sit down on one of the grass berms.
• No spectators or pets allowed on concrete park surface.
• No hard or pointed objects in pockets.
• No foul language or rough horseplay. No hockey games or sticks allowed.
• Alcohol and drugs are prohibited on all park property. No food, drink or smoking allowed on concrete park surfaces. Please use trash containers for all refuse.
• Music volume must comply with City sound ordinance 10-224 restricting sound to 25 feet.
• No additional elements may be added to park.
• Any participant failing to observe and follow these rules is subject to being removed by Clarksville Police Department.
Warning : Skateboarding, skating and trick biking are hazardous recreational activities. Use of this facility may result in death, paralysis, brain damage, concussion, broken bones, or other serious injury. Any use is at your own risk. The City of Clarksville does not assume any responsibility for accidents or injuries.
McGregor Park Rules
• Park closes 12:00 Midnight
• Pedestrian and bicycle traffic only-No skateboards or skates
• Playing of audio devices without headsets is prohibited
• Unsupervised waters-No swimming or diving
• No fishing from dock or stages
Boat Dock Rules
Courtesy Dock, Liberty
and Trice Landing
Docks and Boat Launches
Caution: Users assume the risk of injury in the use of this deck. Please observe and follow dock rules and policies.
• No fishing, swimming, sunbathing, picnicking on dock. This is not a play area.
• Dock is for loading and unloading only.
• Alcohol and drugs are prohibited on dock and park property as well.
• McGregor Park closes at Midnight. Trice Landing and Liberty Parks close at dusk. Boat launches open 24/7, but parked vehicles must have boat trailers attached to them after closing.
Grills in the Park Policy
• Grills are not permitted within 50' of a children's play area.
• Grills are not permitted under pavilions
• Grills are not permitted within a sports complex (Inside the fields/fenced areas) and the parking lots of sports complexes.
Recreation Center Rules
- All users ages 6 and up must obtain a community center I.D. to enter.
- All youth ages 9 and under must be accompanied and actively supervised by someone 15 years of age or older. Any child age 10 and over is permitted to come to a center unattended.
- You must be 16 years of age to use the weight room without supervision.
- Proper gym attire is required: pants and/or shorts, shirt and gym shoes.
- No street shoes on gym, racquetball or weight room floors.
- No sagging shorts or pants; no hats, bandanas or do-rags allowed on in the building.
- Gang activity and attire is strictly prohibited.
- All center equipment must stay inside the facility at all times.
- No pets of any type allowed.
- Food and drinks allowed in designated areas only.
- No gum in building
- No Profanity / Chewing / Spitting
- No smoking in facility or entrances of facility.
- No Alcohol or Drugs allowed on the premises at any time.
- No Horseplay / Fighting / Gambling
- NO DUNKING OR HANGING ON THE RIMS.
- No radios, CD players or other musical devices can be used without headsets.
- THE CENTER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS. No personal items will be stored by center staff for any reason; A locker is available if you bring your own lock.
- No personal use of Office Phone.