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The Clarksville Athletic Club was established in 1993 with the desire to create and maintain the best recreational, social, and fitness facility in the area; to establish a good reputation; and to become an integral part of the community.
Our five pools, sand volleyball court, racquetball courts, and state-of-the-art equipment make us the best social and recreational facility in Clarksville, but our excellent service truly sets us apart. We offer racquetball and volleyball open play nights every week, daily children’s fitness classes, seasonal swim lessons, free clinics and fitness training, all which make us the ultimate source for fun & fitness.
It is important that we stay at the top of our game offering our members the newest equipment, a knowledgeable fitness staff and unique perks like individual flat-screen televisions on the cardio equipment. Recently, we have opened the largest expansion in CAC history! This $4.5 million expansion features full court basketball, running track, expanded strength training, and children’s fitness are just a few of the additional amenities!
It is important for us to make regular contributions to the community and maintain a good reputation among Clarksville residents. Promoting health and wellness is our main priority which has been proven by our commitment and participation in local events. For example, we have hosted the racquetball competition for the Clarksville Senior Games, organized a road race which raised money for a local charity, and contribute numerous donations throughout the year to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. We also participate in food drives and make numerous donations to local events and charities.
“Josh Artis Court Dedication Weekend Celebration
was a heart felt ceremony”
Josh Artis’ dedication was held July 15th.This event was etched in the hearts of members, family, and friends that attended.This dedication was followed by a slam dunk and 3- point contest in his name. The following day CAC hosted a Men’s basketball tournament. These proceeds and donations raised $1,085.00 that went to Big Brothers & Sisters in Josh Artis’s name.
Josh believed that giving back to Big Brothers & Sisters was his mission and to pay it forward. We miss you Josh!
Casey Deer is the daughter of Clarksville Athletic Club owner, Nathan Deer. The Casey Deer Memorial Scholarship was founded after Casey was tragically killed in an automobile accident in August 1999 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky where she resided. Casey had a loving passion for animals and had always wanted to be a veterinarian. After her time was cut so short at the age of 16, the scholarship was founded in her name to help all Montgomery County and Christian County students go to a college of their choice in the Pre-Veterinary field.
If you are interested in donating to the Casey Deer Scholarship Fund, please call (931) 645-4313 or see the service desk.
“Casey Deer Scholarship Recipients for 2016”
Congratulations to one of of Recipients for 2016:
Devon Lansia is the Newest recipient that was awarded the Casey Deer Memorial scholarship in 2016.
“Reach for the stars Devon, and pursue your dreams”
Giving Back to Community
CAC is proud to have donated pieces of cardio equipment to the Clarksville Transit System for their new fitness center. “Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Deer, our CTS employees have the opportunity to live healthier lives,” said Mayor McMillan. “This fitness center is one way we can help by giving them a place to exercise after their routes. This will help many of our employees, said Mr. Arthur Bing, Transportation Director. Giving back to our community has always been important and will continue to be important to the Clarksville Athletic Club.
Clarksville Athletic Club hosts their annual Zumbathon in the month of October to raise money for the Casey Deer Memorial Scholarship Foundation. To date, CAC has sent more than 25 students to college.If you were among those who participated in the” UpTown Zumba Funk”, you would know the fun that was had by members, and the on-lookers. These events raise money to help students go to college. CAC is proud once again to hold another Zumbathon. See you at the next one!
Update information for the Basketball Tournament for Josh Artis
CAC is proud to have hosted a charity basketball tournament to benefit Josh as he fights the biggest fight of his life. This community and our CAC family, raised $8,500 to help lighten his medical cost. For those who know him, know he carries his badge of courage with him always…his faith.
In May 2012, Clarksville Athletic Club was officially “Green Certified” through the CMC Green Certification Program for its past, present, and future sustainability achievements. CAC is making strides everyday to reduce our impact on the environment. One example is in August 2011, the Club and our members began recycling over 700 plastic bottles per month! That’s an average of over 8,000 bottles/year not going into our local landfill! In 2013, our recycling has increased to over 13,000 plastic bottles being recycled! We have made efforts in purchasing more energy-efficient equipment and recycle all plastic, cardboard, and paper. Our latest upcoming project is replacing the lighting fixtures to be more energy-efficient. If your business would be interested in becoming part of the CMC Green Certification Program, contact Michelle Newell at (931) 217-3332 or visit www.mcgtn.org.
Clarksville Athletic Club has two designated pink treadmills on its main cardio floor. For every mile that our members run or walk on these treadmills, CAC currently donates 10 cents per mile to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. In the first three months of starting the program, CAC members helped raise over $1,500.00!
Clarksville Athletic Club and Max’s Hope Pet Rescue conduct the annual Doggie Splash Day event after the closing of the outdoor pool in September. Members and guests bring their dogs to the outdoor pool for a day of fun in a sun. This event helps provide funding for Max’s Hope Pet Rescue. Clarksville Athletic Club continues to help the community even if they are furry. This past September, CAC raised over $900.00 to help the rescue. These wonderful animals need homes! If you are interested in adopting a dog or cat, please contact Tammy at (270) 985-3169 or to learn more about Max’s Hope, click here.
4th Annual ” Doggie Day Splash”
Fun In the Sun Day September 10th 2016
The days of summer may be almost over, but for all the Rover’s it was a splish splash of a day on September 10th. Clarksville Athletic Club (CAC) hosted their 4th annual “Doggie Day Splash.” Dogs of all shapes and sizes converged at Clarksville Athletic Club’s outdoor pool for much fun in the sun. All the canines sniffled and snuffled, made new friends and explored new territory. There was much excitement in the air for the pups, but their owners jumped in the pool too to take a dip with their dogs. CAC has been hosting this event for Max’s Hope Pet rescue to raise money for the No kill shelter. Members and guests got a glimpse of how the rescue helps abandoned dogs find loving homes. I ask you…who would not want to be part of this event?
There were 57 dogs that attend the event and all of them went home with a parting gift… a doggie bath coupon donated from Pet Food Center. CAC held a month long silent auction of items that were donated. Members and their pups attend the event for a minimum $5.00 donation fee. There was a collect total of $1419.73 donated to help the rescue make a difference for our 4-legged friends. “I was humbled to see those who continue to come out for this event, and those who came out for the 1st time to make a difference.” Said Cheryl Berardo, corporate relations director. “This event made those who attended wear a smile on their face for the rest of day (and maybe the weekend), they knew they helped save animals lives that day.” CAC was filled with the usual sounds of laughter and splashes, but on this day, the air was also punctuated by excited “throw the toy” barks, and was filled with particles of water shaken off into the air by our wet furry friends Berardo said.