Outdoors calendar

Outdoors calendar

August 10th, 2017 by Staff Reports in Sports - Outdoors

- Local Tennessee Ornithological Society meeting: Today, 7 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 720 S. Germantown Road. Contact David Stone at rockyturf@comcast.net or 238-4234.

- Sunset strolls to Sunset Point: Saturdays through November, 5-9 p.m., Cloudland Canyon State Park; meet at West Rim access parking lot, fee $5; ranger-guided, start times vary with time of sunset (check for specifics at visitor center). Call 706-657-4050.

- Beginner mountain bike rides: Sundays through November, 9 a.m., Cloudland Canyon State Park; ages 13 to adult, bikes available for rental from visitor center, helmets required, $10-$15. Call 706-657-4050.

- Family Funday at Greenway Farm: Sunday, 4-7 p.m.; canoeing ($25, 4-6 p.m.), archery, biking, hiking; for all activities, meet at archery range next to dog park. Email info@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

- Adaptive cycling program: Monday & Aug. 28, 6 p.m., from Hubert Fry Center at Tennessee Riverpark; sponsored by SPARC & city of Chattanooga therapeutic recreation division; recumbent 3-wheelers, hand cycles & tandem bikes available; free but pre-registration required through Jerry at jhightower@ctiengr.com or 596-5268 or Elaine at adams_e@chattanooga.gov or 697-1345. Also, volunteers email got2runrunrun@yahoo.com.

- Rapid Learning whitewater kayaking practice: Wednesdays, 6-7 & 7-8 p.m., Chester Frost Park, end of the swimming beach by the first boat ramp; family-friendly for ages 8-up; first-timers free, equipment provided, reservations not required; yearly membership $75, family membership $125. Email info@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

- Intro to mountain biking skills courses: Aug. 18, 6-8 p.m., sponsored by Outdoor Chattanooga; ages 10-up, $10, reservations required. Email info@outdoorchattanooga.com or 643-6888.

- Chickamauga Battlefield free bike tour: Aug. 19, Sept. 16 & Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m., leisurely 2 hours from visitors center with history talks; adults & kids ages 8-up (with adult) welcome; helmets required; bicycles available by calling 706-866-9241.

- Chattanooga Bicycle Club meeting: Aug. 21, 6-7 p.m., Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park.