Parks & Recreation Program Guide

Welcome to our program guide. Click on a program name for more details. Click on the "Register Here" link, where available, to register for the selected program.
 

Adult (18+)

Sat 03/07/20  Coyotes vs. Hawks
Event ID: 28320
Join us for Martin Park's first ever adventure run!  This 5K course will include several obstacles including kayaking, archery, tree climbing, adventure elements and more! You will not want to miss out on this event. Refreshments will be provided at the finish line. Correct tee shirt size is not guaranteed. Enter for a chance to win prizes from our sponsors including REI, Backwoods, and Celestial Cycles.
 
Sat Mar 7 8:00am - 12:00pm Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 16+
Cost: $30/participant
Register Here!
 
Sat 04/04/20  Sunrise Kayak Excursion
Event ID: 29899
Rise and shine, outdoor lovers! We will depart Martin Park at 7:00am for one of the local bodies of water to explore and look for native wildlife.  Make sure you wear comfortable clothes, slip-resistant footwear, and bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and a snack! We will return to Martin Park at 11:00am. Kayaks, paddles, and PFD's and instruction will be provided by Martin Park staff. Please note that the kayak weight limit is 300 pounds.
 
Sat, Apr 4 7:00am - 11:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $30
Register Here!
 
Sat 05/02/20  Sunrise Kayak Excursion
Event ID: 29909
Rise and shine, outdoor lovers! We will depart Martin Park at 7:00am for one of the local bodies of water to explore and look for native wildlife. Make sure you wear comfortable clothes, slip-resistant footwear, and bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and a snack! We will return to Martin Park at 11:00am.  Kayaks, paddles, and PFD's and instruction will be provided by Martin Park staff. Please note that the kayak weight limit is 300 pounds.
 
Sat, May 2 7:00am - 11:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $30
Register Here!
 

All Ages

Sat 03/28/20  Day Hike - Red Rock Canyon
Event ID: 28319
Experience a 6-mile day hike at Red Rock Canyon. We will meet at Martin Park at 7:30am to drive to the canyon.  We will break half-way through the hike and have lunch provided by the park.  Make sure you wear supportive shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a snack in a backpack.  We will arrive back at the park by 2:00pm.
 
Sat Mar 28 7:30am - 2:00pm Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 16+
Cost: $40/participant
Register Here!
 

Tots (2-5)

Sat 04/11/20  Nature Tales - Frogs
Event ID: 29892
Join us for the next chapter of Nature Tales! You and your little one will have a blast meeting a few live frogs during an animal meet & greet and watch them being fed. You both will enjoy a story about frogs and take part in a frog learning activity.  An adult must attend, fee is per child!
 
Sat, Apr 11 10:30am - 11:30am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 4-5 yrs
Cost: $5
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Sat 04/18/20  Day Hike - Lake Stanley Draper
Event ID: 29898
Experience a 6-mile day hike out at Lake Stanley Draper. We will break half-way through the hike for a cooking demonstration and lunch provided by the park. Meet at Martin Park at 7:30am to drive to the trails. Make sure you wear supportive shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a snack if you want one! We will return to the park by 2:00pm.  Please note: This is a 6-mile hike and requires participants to be physically able to complete.
 
Sat, Apr 18 7:30am - 2:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $40
Register Here!
 
Sat 04/25/20  Nature Tales - Frogs
Event ID: 29895
Join us for the next chapter of Nature Tales! You and your little one will have a blast meeting a few live frogs during an animal meet & greet and watch them being fed. You both will enjoy a story about frogs and take part in a frog learning activity.  An adult must attend, fee is per child!
 
Sat, Apr 25 10:30am - 11:30am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 4-5 yrs
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Sat 05/09/20  Nature Tales - Turtles
Event ID: 29896
Join us for the next chapter of Nature Tales! You and you little one will have a blast meeting a few live turtles during an animal meet & greet and watch them being fed. You both will enjoy a story about turtles and take part in a turtle learning activity.  An adult must attend, fee is per child!
 
Sat, May 9 10:30am - 11:30am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 4-5 yrs
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Sat 05/23/20  Nature Tales - Turtles
Event ID: 29897
Join us for the next chapter of Nature Tales! You and your little one will have a blast meeting a few live turtles during an animal meet & greet and watch them being fed. You both will enjoy a story about turtles and take part in a turtle learning activity.  An adult must attend, fee is per child!
 
 
Sat, May 23 10:30am - 11:30am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 4-5 yrs
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 

Youth (6-12)

Sat 05/16/20  Prairie Dog Party
Event ID: 29910
Our resident black-tailed prairie dogs, Rachel and Jane, are turning 5 years old! Join Martin Park Staff as we celebrate with prairie dog themed arts & crafts, a birthday cake making station, prairie dog photobooth, and enjoy birthday cake & refreshments! (Birthday cake and refreshments will be offered at a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last)
 
Sat, May 16 2:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Youth (6-12)
Cost: FREE
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Sat 05/23/20  World Turtle Day
Event ID: 29911
Turtle Power! Ranging from deserts to lakes and the open ocean, turtles can be found on six of the seven continents on Earth. Kids will learn about these turtle-y radical creatures through a self-guided hike, turtle trivia, live turtle painting demonstrations, turtle-themed arts & crafts, and simple ways we can help turtles around the world!
 
Sat, May 23 2:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Youth (6-12)
Cost: FREE
Register Here!