Outdoor Activity Center

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PHOTO CREDIT: Adam Komich
Call: (404) 752-5385 or visit wawa
This 26-acre urban nature preserve includes about 2 miles of trails, as well as a team-building ropes course, and a children’s nature-themed playground. Among the learning facilities are a tree house classroom, a 650-gallon freshwater aquarium, and a multipurpose building. Adjacent to the facility is a community-run vegetable garden.

Saturday April 20, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: From $0.00
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5 hours

Join us for Urban Forest Festival 2024 as we visit all three locations of the Atlanta’s Children’s Forest Network to activate the forests we love in urban spaces.

The program at the Outdoor Activity Center takes place from 12-7 PM and includes a TON of activities for... [click here for more]

Friday April 26, 2024 06:30 PM EDT
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: Check ticket price on event
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2 hours

Join West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA) staff for a guided night hike experience in partnership with 2024 Atlanta City Nature Challenge. Experience an herb ramble and BioBlitz all at once. Come with the iNaturalist app downloaded to contribute to the challenge results.... [click here for more]

Friday May 10, 2024 10:00 PM EDT
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: From $10.00
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Friday fun & learning in the forest for youth, and a break for parents!

We are seeking curious youth (ages 5-12) to come and explore with us at the Outdoor Activity Center. During the EnviroExplorers: Youth Club e we will explore nature, activate our imagination, and establish l... [click here for more]

Saturday June 22, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: From $5.00
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21 hours

Join us for the 14th Annual Great American Campout. Come out and enjoy food, fun, fellowship, and a night of family camping under the stars. This event is especially geared for first-time campers. You will learn how to set up tents, roast marshmallows, make s’mores, tak... [click here for more]

Saturday April 13, 2024 02:00 PM EDT
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: From $0.00
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Service Learning Saturdays @ the Outdoor Activity Center (OAC)

This program facilitated by the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and made possible by a grant from USDA Forest Service for our Atlanta Children’s Forest Network, provides the opportunity for youth 10 years and older to ... [click here for more]

Saturday February 24, 2024 11:00 PM EST
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: Check site
3 hours

Mobile eTicket

Join us as we dive deep into exploring naturing dyeing with the world’s most extraordinary blue indigo! During “Scraps of Indigo” participants will learn about indigo’s roots, explore wonderful textile design techniques and leave with their very own indigo dyed scraps!

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Monday December 18, 2023 09:00 AM EST
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: Starts at $50.00
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O-Academy families (new and old!), our processes, payment options, and offerings have changed. Be sure to read the full event description including the FAQs before registering.

O-ACADEMY Camp at the Outdoor Activity Center (OAC) provides youth, ages 3-12, with a safe and suppo... [click here for more]

Monday December 18, 2023 09:00 AM EST
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: Starts at $50.00
About this event

O-Academy families (new and old!), our processes, payment options, and offerings have changed. Be sure to read the full event description including the FAQs before registering.

O-ACADEMY Camp at the Outdoor Activity Center (OAC) provides youth, ages 3-12, with a safe and suppo... [click here for more]

Saturday December 9, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: Check Site
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Service Learning Saturdays @ the Outdoor Activity Center

This program facilitated by the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and made possible by a grant from USDA Forest Service for our Atlanta Children’s Forest Network, provides the opportunity for youth 10 years and older to partic... [click here for more]

Saturday November 11, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Outdoor Activity Center Cost: Check Site
About this event

Service Learning Saturdays @ the Outdoor Activity Center

This program facilitated by the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and made possible by a grant from USDA Forest Service for our Atlanta Children’s Forest Network, provides the opportunity for youth 10 years and older to partic... [click here for more]

Monday January 18, 2021 09:00 AM EST
Orientations and Registrations/Sign-in will take place at your site as well. Shifts will only occur in 1 hour and 30 min increments. When registering, please register individually ( from 1 to5 ppl. ) in the INDIVIDUAL time slot section. To register groups(6 ppl to 10 ppl) in the GROUP time slot se... [click here for more]

Monday January 20, 2020 10:00 AM EST
  Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! Help the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance to restore and maintain habitat at the Outdoor Activity Center, a 26-acre urban forest, in southwest Atlanta and the Hardnett Community Garden. Please wear warm clothing that you d... [click here for more]

Friday April 1, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Join the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, USDA Forest Service, and National Wildlife Federation to learn about Atlanta’s incredible urban forest and its wildlife inhabitants! This event is family-friendly and is guaranteed to bring fun memories of time in the outdoors for everyone! [click here for more]
1442 Richland Road S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 752-5385
Recreation Center
Hours

Monday: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Tuesday: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Thursday: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Friday: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Saturday: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sunday: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM