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Columbia County's only Nature Park with Activities for the Whole Family        

    Reed Creek Butterweek and Boardwalk    

3820 Park Lane
Martinez, Ga  30907
      706-210-4027      
www.reedcreekpark.com

"Your Local Nature Center"

Located just behind the Zaxby's, across from the West Lake subdivision and next to the Forest Creek subdivision, off of Fury's Ferry Road in Martinez.  

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Our mission, as part of the Columbia County Recreation Department, is to offer quality customer service to the citizens of Columbia County by striving to enrich their lives by providing opportunities through programs and activities during their leisure time.
 
Trails are open sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week. A map is posted on the front door of the education building.
 
 
Birthday Parties for Children ages 5 and Up: Does your child enjoy nature and the outdoors? Then sign up for a birthday party at Reed Creek Nature Park and Interpretive Center. With indoor and outdoor games and activities, children will have a chance to explore the natural world. Please e-mail EHobbs@columbiacountyga.gov or call 706-210-4027
 
Interested in Membership? We have a $50 annual family membership to help support our park. Please e-mail EHobbs@columbiacountyga.gov to receive a membership form.
 
Upcoming Programs at Reed Creek Nature Park
 
Insect Investigations
Join us in learning about our six-legged friends as we catch and release insects with bug nets in different areas of the park. For ages 5 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email ehobbs@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.
 
Saturday, September 27
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 
Wilderness Survival
This is a fun program for those who are interested in backcountry camping or anyone wanting tips in emergency survival skills. We'll go over compass- and map-work, what to bring when you go camping, as well as tips on making fires and shelters in the wilderness (without matches and a tent). For ages 8 thru 18. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email ehobbs@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: free; non-members: $2/child.
 
Tuesday, September 30
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 
Little Froggie's Dance Class
This brand new class fuses nature and dance as children learn ballet techniques based on animal movements. This program will be taught by Rebecca Collins, a 17 year old senior at Westside High School, with 13 years of dance experience. Two classes will be offered: Ages 3-5 and 6-8. Both boys and girls are welcome. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email ehobbs@columbiacountyga.gov. Members: $40; non-members: $50/child.
 
Saturdays, October 11, 18, &  25, and
                    November 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 
 
Session 1:  3-5 year olds 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Session 2:  6-8 year olds 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
 
 
Nature Clubs
 
These clubs encourage children to explore and appreciate our natural world with indoor and outdoor activities. Pre-registration is required by calling 706-210-4027 or email ehobbs@columbiacountyga.gov. $25/child.
 
Session 1:
 
 
6 - 8 year olds:              Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
                                       September 23, October 7 & 21, and November 4 & 18
 
9 - 11 year olds:            Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
                                       September 25, October 9 & 23, and November 6 & 20
 
 
Session 2:                   
 
 
6 - 8 year olds:             Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
                                      September 23, October 7 & 21, and November 4 & 18
 
9 - 11 year olds:           Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
                                       September 25, October 9 & 23, and November 6 & 20
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Adopt-a-Stream Training for Adults
 
Join local volunteer Mike Reardon to learn how you can collect important data each month on the health of a local stream for the state of Georgia.  You may register for this adult program by calling 706-210-4027.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Reed Creek Girl Catching Insects  Reed Creek Leah and Frog  


 

 



Last updated date: 9/19/2014 2:27:08 PM

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