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Posted on: October 1, 2019

New Providence Pool open for indoor season

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s New Providence Pool, the only public indoor pool in the City of Clarksville, opens for its fall and winter indoor season on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

 

New Providence Pool is at 168 Cunningham Lane, off Fort Campbell Boulevard. The pool offers swim lessons, water fitness classes, lap swim, and open recreational swimming through May 3, 2020. The facility also offers a children's pool area, a climbing wall, inflatables, diving board, and a concession stand to purchase drinks and snacks. An ADA accessible hydraulic lift chair allows those with special needs to enjoy the pool.

 

The facility is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, and 3:30 to 8 p.m. Lap swim is available Monday-Friday from 6:30-10 a.m.  Weekend hours are noon to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. on Sundays.

 

The facility is now hiring lifeguards. Earn $10 an hour, feel a sense of pride working in an important position, and make new friends while making a difference in the community. Lifeguards and cashiers are needed who can work 6:30 a.m. to noon, Monday-Friday. Applicants must be able to pass a swim test that consists of swimming 300 yards continuously, treading water for 2 minutes without the use of arms or hands and successfully completing a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Apply online and take your swim test at New Providence Pool. Training and certification are available. 

 

The pool also features a variety of activities and special events throughout the year:

 

  • Swim lessons -- Three comprehensive levels of swim lessons are available, plus Parent-Child, Preschool and Private. Two-week sessions are offered each month and begin Oct. 7. The fee is $40 and registration is underway.  

 

  • NEW! Water Walking -- This class uses the natural resistance and buoyancy of water against your body to provide a variety of conditioning benefits. Open to all skill levels. Available Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The fee is $3 per class. 

 

  • NEW! Prenatal Aerobics -- Expecting mothers will learn how to tone and strengthen their bodies with this fun and challenging aqua workout. Available Saturday from 10:30-11:30 a.m., October 5-November 23. The fee is $30 per session. 

 

  • Silver Splash -- Open to adults ages 50 and up, this class is designed to improve agility, balance, coordination, and strength, which help seniors maintain an independent lifestyle. Available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-9:45 a.m. The fee is $3 per class. 

 

  • Evening water aerobics class -- Open to adults ages 18 and up, this class will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. The fee is $30 per 4-week session.

 

  • Toddler Splash -- Children ages 1-5 can enjoy water games and seasonal crafts while getting acquainted with the water or practice previously learned water safety skills from 10 a.m. to noon, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, and Dec. 18. The fee is $5 per person. 

 

From dive-in movies to haunted swims, New Providence Pool provides events for the whole family to enjoy the pool. View events online at www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com.

 

New Providence Pool also is available to rent for private parties. Rental information is online at www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com

 

Learn more about events and programs offered by attending New Providence’s Promotional Day from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 and receive half-off admission.

 

For information or to sign up for swim lessons or activities, call New Providence Pool at 931-472-3380 or “like” the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/clarksvilleparksandrecreation.

 

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