Here are upcoming news and events from Outdoor Chattanooga:
Rapid Learning Kayak Skills Practice July 31
With the summer heat settling in, now is the time to try rolling a kayak with our Rapid Learning Whitewater Program. We're at Chester Frost Park every Wed. with two sessions: 6 and 7 p.m. Your first visit is free!
Bike2Work Aug. 2
It's not too late to start commuting to work or school by bicycle. Join Outdoor Chattanooga, Whole Foods, Velo Coffee Roasters and River City Bicycles for our monthly Bike2Work breakfast on Fri., Aug. 2, from 7-8:30 a.m. at the south end of the Walnut St. Bridge. Ride your own bike or grab one from Bike Chattanooga.
Family Canoe Tour with the National Park Service Aug. 8
Join Outdoor Chattanooga and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park for a special historical tour by canoe of S. Chickamauga Creek on Thurs., Aug. 8, 6 p.m. Adults and kids ages 5 and older can join this special tour, which will feature stories from the Civil War history of the area. Reservations are required. All equipment provided. To reserve a spot or learn more, email Outdoor Chattanooga or call (423) 643-6888.
Downtown Kayak Adventures for Aug. 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Our Downtown Kayak Adventures only run for three more weekends, so book your trip now! Get your kayaking on before school starts. To learn more or reserve a spot, email Outdoor Chattanooga or call (423) 643-6888.
More Community Events
Register for the Chattanooga Mud Run Aug. 17
Don't wait to register for the Chattanooga Mud Run to benefit Habitat for Humantiy on Aug. 17. Spots are filling fast!
Portland Park TLC Day Aug. 3
The Chattanooga Park Stewards will host a day of cleaning, clipping. washing and clipping on the City of Chattanooga's Portland Park Disc Golf Course Sat., Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your work gloves and hand clippers. The City will provide everything else, including refreshments. Helpers of all ages are needed.
Honor and Remember the Trail of Tears at Red Clay Aug. 3 & 4
Red Clay State Historic Park near Cleveland, TN will host a weekend of special activities to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Trail of Tears on Sat. and Sun., Aug. 3 and 4. The event will include Cherokee food, demonstrations of traditional crafts, ranger led hikes and special presentations detailing various aspects of the Trail of Tears. To learn more, email or call Park Manager Erin Medley at (423) 478-0339.
Saturday, August 10, 2013
The Still Hollow Trail Race continues Rock/Creek's great trail running tradition at Enterprise South with a 1/2 marathon and 10K.
The 40th running of the Missionary Ridge Road Race will raise funds for the American Red Cross and Team Bruner Scholarships.
The YMCA Strong Adventure Race is cancelled for 2013. Keep your eye on the Camp Ocoee Website for future races.
Sunday, August 11, 2013
The Cannonball Charge Triathlon is the only pool swim tri in the Chattanooga area and offers good courses for the beginner triathlete.
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