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Outdoor Chattanooga’s newsletter highlights the awesome outdoor activities happening in and around Chattanooga that will connect you to the outdoors and inspire you to come out and play with us! 

May 2022

May 2022

This May, Outdoor Chattanooga is ramping up our programming and preparing for a long, fun-filled summer! From Intro to Mountain Biking to Learn to Skateboard, we are offering lots of ways to get out and enjoy the wonderful spring weather. Read about these programs as...

April 2022

April 2022

Spring is in the air! The weather is warming, plants are blooming, and folks are starting to spend more time enjoying the outdoors. Outdoor Chattanooga is ramping up our programming to help get you outside to enjoy this spectacular weather. This month's newsletter...

March 2022

March 2022

Spring is just around the corner! This month, Outdoor Chattanooga is offering a series of clinics to get you ready for a full spring and summer of outdoor activities! Learn about these opportunities and much more in the March 2022 Newsletter!

February 2022

February 2022This February, Outdoor Chattanooga is excited to announce the launch of our brand new Ruins of Old Harrison Kayak tour! The trip will explore the remnants of the town of Old Harrison, a town that was submerged upon completion of the Chickamauga dam in...

November 2021

November 2021Archery is back! Outdoor Chattanooga is offering free indoor archery sessions on select Tuesdays starting in November and scheduled through February 2022!!  All sessions occur at the Outdoor Chattanooga Center, 200 River St. in Coolidge Park. All...

September 2021

September 2021

September 2021In honor of National Wildlife Day on September 4, we're highlighting the best places in the Chattanooga area to view wildlife in their natural habitats. National Wildlife Day was created in 2006 to honor the late wildlife conservationist Steve Irwin -...

August 2021

August 2021

August 2021As summer comes to a close and the kids get ready to head back to school, we don't want you to forget to make time to get outside and play! We've got a lot of cool outdoor activities planned to keep everyone active and playful at heart. ***UPDATE: Archery...

July 2021

July 2021

July 2021 Summer is in full effect here in the Scenic City and we want to help you find creative ways to beat the heat! Check out our paddling guide in our July 2021 newsletter and start exploring Chattanooga's scenic waterways! We're also offering several paddling...

June 2021

June 2021

June 2021 We're shifting gears in June to offer lots of kayak programs to help you beat the incoming summer heat! From learning how to paddle your own boat on flatwater (Paddle Smart) to leisurely paced downriver and down creek kayak tours to a Pedal and Paddle...

May 2021

May 2021

May 2021What a difference a year makes! Last May we were quarantined at home trying to figure out how to navigate an uncertain world and an unknown virus. Graduations were canceled. People were laid off. Businesses, schools, and even the outdoors were closed. This...

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May 2022

Family Fun Day at Greenway Farm

May 21 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

FAMILY FUN-DAYS are back at Greenway Farm!Canoe rentals, archery, hikes, and outdoor fun!Where: Greenway Farm City Park  When: 1-4pm Cost: FREE except for a $25 fee for Canoe RentalWALK UP -PARK ACTIVITIES-- no pre-registration is necessary! Enjoy an afternoon of activity at Greenway Farm City Park with activities provided by the staff at Outdoor Chattanooga. Between the hours of 1pm and 4pm, you can choose to rent a canoe, shoot archery, take a nature hike or just bring a picnic and relax (anytime).…

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Adaptive Cycling

Adaptive cycling program for individuals with needs for adaptive equipment.Hand cycles, tandem bikes, and three wheel cycles are available for individuals who have physical and visual disabilities.Volunteer support bikes are provided by Outdoor Chattanooga.Depending on the cycle needed, participants will have to be approved by the group that owns the cycle and fill out liability forms from the specific group you us a cycle form.This program is co-sponsored by SPARC, Outdoor Chattanooga and the City of Chattanooga's Therapeutic Recreation Services. SPARC…

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Outdoor Leadership Youth Camps staff training

May 25 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Greenway Farm, 5051 Gann Store Road
Hixson, TN 37343 United States

Outdoor Chattanooga staff training with community partners in preparation for youth outdoor leadership camps.

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Rapid Learning/ Intro + Roll Practice

May 25 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to whitewater kayak with Outdoor Chattanooga's Rapid Learning Whitewater Program. Rapid Learning provides formal and equipped kayak instruction for beginning and novice kayakers with the goal teach you how to safely and comfortably paddle up to class III whitewater. Our instructors have years of experience teaching and are nationally certified. Start any time in this year round program with the Introduction to Kayaking Skills Class.  Classes teach essential skills and safe paddling techniques in the calm waters of the lake or…

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June 2022

Rapid Learning/ Intro + Roll Practice

June 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to whitewater kayak with Outdoor Chattanooga's Rapid Learning Whitewater Program. Rapid Learning provides formal and equipped kayak instruction for beginning and novice kayakers with the goal teach you how to safely and comfortably paddle up to class III whitewater. Our instructors have years of experience teaching and are nationally certified. Start any time in this year round program with the Introduction to Kayaking Skills Class.  Classes teach essential skills and safe paddling techniques in the calm waters of the lake or…

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