Phenix City recognized in the Gulf States Geotourism Guide!
"Thinks have gotten wild in Phenix City, Alabama. In fact, you'll be lucky to survive a trip through the middle of town without getting a good soaking. It's almost impossible." Click here to Read the Article!
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football match-up between Tuskegee University and Albany State University will be held in Phenix City, Al. at Garrett-Harrison Stadium.
TU signed a contract to move the home contest against ASU to the newly rennovated stadium on September 13th. Kickoff is slated for 3 p.m. EST.
Returning college football to Phenix City, officials have trademarked the event the White Water Classic. This marks the return of college football to the stadium following several NCAA Division III National Championship games spanning between 1973-89.
The City spearheaded renovations for Garrett-Harrison Stadium over the last seven years. The third phase of the project to improve the stadium included a new artificial playing surface, fencing and a concrete path around the field. In addition, a scoreboard redesign with a video component, changes tot he press box, new locker rooms and renovation to existing dressing rooms are expected to be installed.
Learn to kayak, paddle board, river surf, fly fish, bellyak and more at the NEW Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy in Phenix City on the banks of the Chattahoochee River.
The Academy will offer guests the chance to learn and experience an array of outdoor activities from top-notch certified instructors. Take a look at all the amazing activities we are currently offering.
> 1/2 Day (Introduction to Whitewater) 4 Hours: $58.00
Anyone can learn to kayak! Instructors will first fit guests into their boat and gear with proper outfitting that makes them most comfortable. Next, essential river safety will be covered. Students will begin their whitewater training at Waveshaper Island by learning basic paddle strokes for proulsion and turning the kayak, along with high/low bracing. After learning to wet-exit and T-rescue, students will begin the roll section of their class. Rolling may take a few lessons to achieve depending on the student. To wrap up, students will test out Waveshaper!
> Full Day 8 hour class: $98
The first four hours of this course will be the same as the 1/2 day intro course. The students will then break for lunch and come back energized for some true whitewater fun! Pimberton Falls will most likely be portaged by beginners (instructors choice). This run will be all about learning how to maneuver your kayak in moving current. Students will learn how to ferry across currents, catch eddies, edging, river rescue, etc. Once paddlers reach Waveshaper, they will have the option to run it or not. From this point, the instructor will continue to work with students on how to stay upright in whitewater.
Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Clinics & Yoga
> SUP Clinics (90 minutes): $49
Students will work with a certified SUP instructoron how to properly steer a paddle board
>SUP YOGA (75 minutes): $35 (Packages available)
Rent a Bicycle and enjoy the great path around the Chattahoochee River Park area on the Chattahoochee RiverWalk as well as through Downtown Phenix City and Columbus areas.
Pick up a bike from the Phenix City location and enjoy the shade on our RiverWalk!
Rent a bike for 4 hours - $10.00
Rent a bike for a full day - $15.00
Access Rafting Times and Information for the Phenix City location by clicking below:
> COMING FALL 2014
"You basically would look at it just as if you were skiing on Lake Oliver or Lake Harding. It's the same water coming down through the river. With the dams removed and racing right on through, you've got plenty of oxygen in the water there, and it's completely safe to get in the water and enjoy the rapids." Read more by clicking here!