Winter Workshop: What's SUP Jan. 16
Join us at Outdoor Chattanooga on Thurs., Jan. 16, 6 p.m. for "What's SUP?"
a free presentation and introduction to standup paddleboarding, co-hosted by Mark Baldwin of L2Boards. Learn about the equipment and skills necessary to take up this very popular sport. The workshop is free and open to paddleboarders of all ages. To learn more, email Outdoor Chattanooga
or call (423) 643-6888
More Outdoor Chattanooga Events
Winter Workshop: Map and Compass Jan. 23
Learn the basics of navigating the old fashioned way at our Winter Workshop: Map and Compass
, happening on Thurs., Jan. 23, 6 p.m. at Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. in Coolidge Park. The free workshop will be taught by Alan Archer, former U.S. Marine and orienteering expert. The workshop is suitable for adults and kids ages 6 and older. No reservations required. Maps and compasses provided. BYO-compass if you wish. To learn more, email Outdoor Chattanooga
or call (423) 643-6888
Winter Workshop: Weave a Basket from Kudzu Jan. 25
Basket weavers Bill and Candy Haley specialize in materials from invasive plants. Learn to weave a basket from kudzu
, wisteria and privet when the Haley's offer an afternoon workshop at Outdoor Chattanooga, 200 River St. in Coolidge Park on Sat., Jan. 25, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Cost is $25 to cover materials and preregistration is required. To learn more or register, email Bill Haley
or call (423) 326-9248
Rapid Learning Kayak Skills Practice Resumes Feb. 4
Come join our Rapid Learning Kayak Skills practice on Tues., Feb. 4 or 11 with two sessions at 7 and 8 p.m. at Southern Adventist University's Hulsey Wellness Center. Outdoor Chattanooga's skilled instructors take beginners from their first wet exit to their first kayak roll. First time visitors get to participate in the class for free. A $2/adults, $1 kids admission to the pool applies for all participants. To learn more, email Outdoor Chattanooga or call (423) 643-6888.
Wilderness First Aid Apr. 5-6, 2014
Learn how to deal with back country medical emergencies until professional help arrives.Landmark Learning will partner with Outdoor Chattanooga to offer this intensive, weekend class on Wilderness First Aid, Sat. and Sun., Apr. 5-6. Cost is $200 and includes all instruction and class materials. An optional CPR certification will be offered on Fri., Apr. 4, from 6-9 p.m. for an additional $45. To learn more, email Outdoor Chattanooga or call (423) 643-6888.
Leave no Trace Master Educator Apr. 7-11, 2014
Landmark Learning will join Outdoor Chattanooga to host a Leave No Trace Master Educator Certification Apr. 7-11, 2014. The five day program will include classroom instruction and four nights/days camping in the field. Cost is $550 and includes all instruction, class materials, backcountry meals and transportation to and from the camp site. To learn more,email Outdoor Chattanooga or call (423) 643-6888.
Featured Community Event(s)
Sandhill Crane Festival Jan. 18-19
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the annual Sandhill Crane Festival
on Sat. and Sun., Jan. 18-19, at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge and the Birchwood Community Center (formerly Birchwood School). The event features seminars, live music, kids activities and visits to the Refuge and adjacent Cherokee Removal Memorial Park
and museum. All activities are free and open to the public.