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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Squirmy, Wormy Composting

CompostingDo you want to dispose of your kitchen waste in an Earth-friendly way? Let worms do the work for you! Each registered participant will assemble a vermicomposting bin to take home. All supplies provided, including the worms. Each registered adult may bring up to 2 family members to the class to learn and help assemble the bin. (Only one person per family needs to register.)

  • Saturday, May 4th, 1-2 pm

$38/$40 per participant. Save $2 with MAC membership.

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Leave the Leaves

Backyard composting can be easier than you think! With only a little bit of time and effort, you can start using yard waste to produce Earth-friendly organic fertilizer. Join us to get down and dirty with the basics of beginning composting. Pre-registration required.

  • Saturday, March 2nd, 11 am-12 pm

$7/$9 per participant. Save $2 with MAC membership.

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Puppies and Paddles

Kayaking on the riverYou love spending time with your dog and you love spending time on the water. Let’s do both! At Britton Park we’ll be launching you and your pup in sit on top kayaks for a 30 minute paddle. All size dogs (and their people) are welcome, but dogs must have their own lifejacket. We’ll provide lifejackets for dog moms and dads. Please be sure your dog can remain obedient and is comfortable in the water. Boats accommodate 1 adult and 1 dog.

  • Saturday, March 23rd, 2:45-3:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 23rd, 3:30-4:15 pm
  • Saturday, March 23rd, 4:15-5 pm

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

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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.