Greenway Community Programming

 

Wolf River Greenway Community Programming


Our Greenway Community Programming consists of free recreational and educational programs that Memphians can enjoy along select segments of the Wolf River Greenway. The Wolf River Greenway, upon completion, will connect 22 Memphis neighborhoods with over 853 acres of green space along the 26-mile trail.

*Course Signup will become available soon! please check back soon and thank you for your interest.*


*We are currently hiring to fill some of our instructor positions.*

*Fitness Course Instructor and Paddle Course Instructor Applicants must hold applicable certifications. *

To apply for an instructor position: e-mail resume and copy of applicable certification to Nick.Wiggins@Wolfriver.org re:Greenway Instructor Positions

We are hiring for: Fitness Course at Kennedy Park, Nature Walk Leader, and Paddle the Greenway Paddle Guides


Sweat The Greenway

Sweat the Greenway – Free fitness classes at select Greenway Sections – Sweat the Greenway is a great opportunity for Memphians to get outside and get fit, for free, along the picturesque landscapes of the Wolf River Greenway! Free one-hour classes run every Saturday, stating 5 June 2021 at 10:00am at the select Greenway Sections below. Masks are required for all classes (and attendance is maxed at 15 participants – this may change). Children are allowed to the extent they do not disturb other participants.

  • Barre Classes at Mud Island Section, Saturdays – 10:00 am
  • Fitness Classes at Epping Way Section, Saturdays – 10:00 am
  • Fitness Classes at Kennedy Park Section, Saturdays – 10:00 am

* We are hiring certified trainers for 2 courses for Sweat the Greenway. See above for application information. *


Paddle The Greenway

Paddle the Greenway – Free kayak/canoe paddling at Epping Way Section – Paddle the Greenway is back for 2021 and better than ever! This program allows Memphians to learn how to paddle a kayak or canoe, or for seasoned paddlers to free paddle on our 30-acre lake along the Wolf River Greenway at Epping Way. This program runs every other Saturday, beginning 5 June 2021 at 9:00 am through 11:00 am. In 2021, we have doubled the number of boats on hand, so there are three slots per Saturday that can be signed up by a maximum of 14 people. There are 2 canoes, and 10 kayaks. Canoes will be for 2 persons. Paddle Guides will demonstrate safety protocols and be in the water during all time slots. Participants are required to follow given instruction for their safety. Masks are required and all equipment is sanitized between uses.

Open Paddle Sessions at Epping Way Dock, Two Saturdays Per Month 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

o   9:00 am Slot – 14 persons.
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10:00 am Slot – 14 persons.
o   11:00 am Slot – 14 persons.

* We are hiring certified Water Safety/Rescue(American Canoe Association), water safety or lifeguards for Paddle the Greenway. See above for application information. *


Explore The Greenway

Explore the Greenway - Free educational walks at select Greenway Sections – Explore the Greenway is a chance for folks to learn more about the Wolf River, its native flora and fauna, and more! Free one-hour nature walks run every Saturday, starting 5 June 2021, at 10:30am at the select Greenway Sections below. Masks are required for all classes (and attendance is maxed at 15 participants – this may change).

  • Native Plant and Wildlife Nature Walk at Epping Way Section, Saturdays - 10:30 am
  • Native Plant and Wildlife Nature Walk at Kennedy Park Section, Saturdays - 10:30 am

* We are hiring those with knowledge in native species and wildlife for 1 course in Explore the Greenway. See above for application information. *


*registration links Coming soon*