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 pm. Sunday; $6

BOAT TOURS: One-hour boat tours 9 a.m. daily, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 and 11:30 a.m., 1:30, 3 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday; $12; three-hour boat tours 10 a.m. Saturday; $20

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; $8 adults, $6 seniors 55 and over, active military, children under 18

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 parks37@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; registration required

DYESS PARK

902 JAMES BROWN BLVD.

(706) 821-2877

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

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

FALL MIGRATION WALK: Walk through the constructed wetlands searching for many neo-tropical migrants and summer residents; 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11; $3 members, $5 others

SPOOKY FULL MOON HIKE: Join Academy staff in search of animals such as owls, frogs, beavers and bats by moonlight; 9-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22; may cover up to 21/2 miles; $6 members, $10 others; register by Oct. 20

DECEMBER DASH: Fifth annual 10K; 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4; register online at www.active.com or call the academy at (706) 828-2109

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 appointment

EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE

1840 BROAD ST.

(706) 737-2820

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, tours by appointment 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 Declaration of Independence signer 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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