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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Caleb Cares Swim League kicks off at New Providence Pool

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host the Caleb Cares Swim League at New Providence Pool beginning March 19, 2022, with a swim assessment. The league is sponsored by the Caleb Cares Project.

“The Caleb Cares Swim League is a fun way for children of all ages to get involved with the sport of swimming,” said Kimberly Gilbert, Aquatic Superintendent for Clarksville Parks & Recreation. “All skill levels are accepted. We just ask that each participant must be able to swim at least 25 meters without assistance.”

There will be three regular swim meets and one champions swim meet that will be held at the New Providence Pool. Multiple practice options will be available each week to offer flexibility for attendance. Awards will be given out at each swim meet.

Each swimmer will need to bring a swimsuit, towel, and goggles to every practice and swim meet.

For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3rpzEue.

The Caleb Cares Project

The Caleb Cares Project is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization that serves as an outreach in the Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee area. It serves to honor Caleb Slate, a 17-year-old Clarksville student, and lifeguard for Clarksville Parks and Recreation, who committed suicide on August 12, 2019. It also strives to bring awareness to young people and their families about suicide prevention. 

"The Caleb Cares Project is honored to sponsor the swim league for the City of Clarksville,” said Christina Slate, Caleb’s mother and founder of The Caleb Cares Project. “We look forward to being a part of it, spreading our message of hope, and watching the program grow in years to come."

More information can be found at http://ajourneyforcaleb.org/.


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