Outdoor Recreation Activities

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RIVER OF LIGHTS

DATETIMECOST
June
Fridays and Saturdays
7:30 pm -10:00 pm
$15 per person

Nightime tubing at Waid Park illuminated by overhead Christmas lights

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INTRO TO MOVING WATER CANOE ADVENTURE

DATESTIMEPLACECOST
Sunday, May 15, 2022 Saturday, May 28, 2022
1pm-5pm
Waid Park
$30.00 per adventure

This is a great opportunity to familiarize yourself with the same stretch of river that Ramble Weekend participants will float. Raymond Williams, ACA certified instructor, will lead this float and acquaint you with 4 miles of the Pigg River Blueway. You will have the opportunity to practice boat handling skills. All equipment is provided

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CANOE BASICS AT WOODY LAKE CLASSES

DATESTIMEPLACECOST
Saturday, July 23, 2022 Sunday, August 14, 2022
9am-Noon
Waid Park
$25.00 per class

Raymond Williams, ACA certified instructor, will lead the adventures at Woody Lake, located at the Franklin County Parks & Recreation Department on Sontag Road. Come develop confidence tracking, prying and using your j-stroke in this beginner level flatwater canoe class. Expect to be in the canoe for about 2.5 hours. No experience is necessary for the American Canoe Association led program. All equipment is provided. Please bring water and snacks

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FULL MOON HIKES

TIMECOST
8:30pm
$15 per hie or 30 for all 4 hikes

These guided hikes will take you three to five miles throughout the Extensive trail system at Waid Park. Participants will hike at a casual group pace. Please bring a light source.

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May 16th Flower Moon

 June 14th Strawberry Moon

 July 12th Buck Moon

 August 11th Sturgeon Moon


BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL MOUNTAIN BIKE CLUB

 Students who love riding mountain bikes should consider participating in this one of a kind club. Practice is held bi-weekly at Waid Park in the spring of 2021. Contact Coach Melissa Talley at 540-420-2520 if interested