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

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: THE DIGITAL DIFFERENCE: 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9; learn how to take dazzling nature photos using a digital camera; bring your own digital camera, lenses and tripod; $5 members, $8 others; register by Thursday, Jan. 7

WATERFOWL WALK: 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23; take a walking or driving field trip through the park and see which waterfowl have flown south for the winter; $3 members, $5 others; register by Thursday, Jan. 21

FULL MOON HIKE: 9 p.m. Satur-day, Jan. 30; join Academy staff and search for animals such as owls, frogs, beavers and bats at night; hike lasts two hours and might cover 2.5 miles; $6 members, $10 others; register by Wednesday, Jan. 27

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 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


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