Recreation calendar

AUGUSTA AQUATICS CENTER

3157 DAMASCUS ROAD

(706) 261-0424

OPEN SWIM HOURS: Noon to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, noon to 7 p.m. Friday, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

1450 Greene st.

(706) 823-0440, Ext. 4

www.augustacanal.com

HOURS: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday

BOAT TOURS: One-hour boat tours 10, 11:30 a.m., 1:30, 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30, 3 and 4:30 p.m. Sundays; three-hour tours 5 p.m. Saturdays

BRIGHAM COMMUNITY CENTER

2463 Golden Camp Road

(706) 772-5455

SWIM CENTER HOURS: 10 a.m. to noon and 4-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday

FORT DISCOVERY

1 SEVENTH ST.

(706) 821-0600

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday

DYESS PARK

902 JAMES BROWN BLVD.

(706) 821-2877

HOURS: 2-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday

MACH ACADEMY

1850 Chester Ave.

(706) 796-5046

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: For tutoring, academic support, basic tennis and fitness instruction and computer literacy sessions; call or e-mail mparks37@comcast.net

GROUP TENNIS INSTRUCTION CLINICS: 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and 2-5 p.m. Saturdays; registration required

PRIVATE TENNIS LESSONS: Year-round by appointment only; registration required

FITNESS/STRENGTH TRAINING: Year-round by appointment only; youths and adults; registration required

PHINIZY SWAMP NATURE PARK

1858 lock and dam road

(706) 828-2109

SWAMP SATURDAY: 9:30 a.m. first Saturdays; free; 2.5-mile guided hike through wetlands; call in advance for groups

BASIC NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS: 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 6; bring photographic equipment; wear comfortable walking shoes; $5 Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy members, $10 others; registration required by Thursday, March 4

bike swamp saturday: 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, March 6; one and a half hour ride to areas of the park not easily accessible by hiking; free

VOLUNTEER WORK DAY: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6; help keep the park beautiful; call to let Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy know if you plan to volunteer

ADOPT-A-STREAM AMPHIBIAN WORKSHOP: 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, March 26; registration required by Wednesday, March 24

SONGBIRD WALK FIELD TRIP: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10; Augusta-Aiken Audubon Society hike looking for migrant birds coming into area and the return of summer birds; $3 Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy members, $5 others; open to public

NINTH ANNUAL SWAMP STOMP: 8 a.m. Saturday, April 17; 5K cross country course through the woods and wetlands, no hard surfaces; no strollers or pets; race day registration and packet pickup 7-7:45 a.m.; $23 early registration with shirt, $17 without shirt, $25 race day registration with shirt, $20 without shirt; advance registration recommended; register at www.active.com

EARTH DAY WORK DAY: 8-11 a.m. Saturday, April 17; held by Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy

HISTORIC SITES

boyhood home of president woodrow wilson

419 Seventh st.

(706) 722-9828

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; groups by appointments

EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE

1840 BROAD ST.

(706) 737-2820

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, tours of 1797 house by appointment only Tuesday-Friday

MEADOW GARDEN

1320 INDEPENDENCE DRIVE

(706) 724-4174

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, open Saturdays by appointment only; historic farm home of George Walton

MUSEUMS

augusta museum of history

560 reynolds st.

(706) 722-8454

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY

1116 PHILLIPS ST.

(706) 724-3576

HOURS: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, open for special events and by request Sunday

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART

1 10TH ST.

(706) 724-7501

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; free admission Sunday

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