Outdoor Adventure Programs

  1. Youth
  2. Adult & Family

Archery Alliance (6Y+)

Become a skilled archer with this series of classes with a USA Archery certified instructor. All equipment is provided. This class meets at McClendon Park West. Pre-registration required. Class meets on three dates per session and is divided by age division.
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Intro to Archery (6-14Y)

Take aim at a new hobby! This class is designed for beginning archers to learn the basics and 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.
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Intro to Fishing (3-16Y)

Ready to cast your bait and reel in the big fish, but not sure how or where to start? Join us for beginning fishing classes. We supply the equipment and bait. This class is for junior anglers ages 3-16. (16Y+ must have a valid Texas fishing license to fish in Mansfield parks.)
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Intro to Trout Fishing (5-16Y)

Catch a rainbow trout with us, learn about bait and lures specific to trout and what makes a good trout habitat. We supply equipment and bait. (16Y+ must have a valid Texas fishing license to fish in Mansfield parks.)
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Junior Angler (6-16Y)

Junior Angler classes provide activities that introduce kids to the life-long sport of fishing. Classes follow a hands-on format to teach basic fishing knowledge and skills, promote ethical behavior regarding fishing and aquatic habitats and encourage junior anglers to get outdoors and go fishing.
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Kayaking 101 (7Y+)

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 eco-friendly approach to paddle sports. Each child ages 7-17 must be accompanied by an adult on the tour.
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Take Me on an Adventure (5-12Y)

Kids get to have all the fun. Well not anymore! Have an outdoor adventure with your little one, learn some outdoor skills, and enjoy nature all at the same time.
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