Adult Classes

All classes are held rain or shine.  Please dress for the weather.  If inclement weather occurs, our staff will contact you directly the day of the program to inform you of a cancellation.

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Archery Alliance

Location: McClendon Park West

Become a skilled archer with this series of classes with a USA Archery certified instructor. The more practice you get, the more you can learn! All equipment provided. This class meets at McClendon Park West. Pre-registration required. Class meets 6/29, 7/27 and 8/24.  Register Now

Ages 16Y+

  • 7:45-8:45 AM

$45/$47 per participant. Save $2 with MAC membership.

Intro to Archery

Location: McClendon Park West

Take aim at a new hobby! This class is designed for beginning archers to learn the basics and good techniques with a USA Archery certified instructor. Archery teaches respect for nature and builds confidence through practice. Bows and arrows are provided. This class meets at McClendon Park West. Pre-registration required.  Register Now

Ages 15Y+

  • Saturday, August, 31st, 7:45 – 8:45 am

$15/$17 per participant.  Save $2 with MAC membership.

Kayaking 101 (7Y+)

Location: Britton Park 

Take a break from the hiking trails and get on the water! We will go out in dual-seated kayaks to explore our local lakes. Participants will enjoy a scenic paddle looking for wildlife and plants with a naturalist. We will also instruct on safety, proper techniques, and a ecofriendly approach to paddle sports. New this year: we offer kayaking tours at two locations! Each child ages 7-17 years must be accompanied by an adult on the tour. Preregistration required. Register Now

Britton Park

  • Birding By Boat – Saturday, June 1st, 7-9 am
  • Kayaking with Dad - Saturday, June 22nd, 8-10 am
  • Kayaking with Mom - Saturday, August 17th, 8-10 am
  • Saturday, July 6th, 8-10 am
  • Sunday, July 14th, 6-8 pm
  • Saturday, August 3rd, 8-10 am

$22/$24 per person. Save $2 with MAC membership.

Registration

All Nature Education programs require pre-registration, unless listed otherwise. Click here for more information and to register.  Don’t forget: if you are a MAC member, you get an additional $2 off per participant.  Spots are limited!  For any questions, please contact us at olivernaturepark@mansfieldtexas.gov or call the MAC at 817-728-3680.