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Canadian Volkssport Federation

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            FEBRUARY 2018                  

 

February 01
QUÉBEC,  QC   Manoir du lac Delage
Start Point: Manoir du lac Delage, 40, avenue du Lac, Québec  G3C 5C4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Georgette Martel   418-915-7804   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: raquette / marche / snowshoe or walk

 

February  03
EDMONTON,  AB  
Start Point: Crunch Fitness - West Edmonton Mall, Suite 1764, 8882 - 170 St., Edmonton  T5T 4J2
Distances: 6, 7, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 8:00  - 8:30
Devon Discovery Walkers   Irene Miller   780-462-0726   irene.miller1@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Entrance 8, 90 Ave on the ground level (covered parking). Crunch Fitness is through the main doors and on your right.
WALK DESCRIPTION: This event is indoors in the mall.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

February 03
MEDICINE HAT,  AB  
Start Point: Royal Canadian Legion, 702 - 2 St. SE, Medicine Hat  T1A 0E1
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 12:30  - 13:00
Volkssport Club of Medicine Hat   Dan Weatherbee   403-526-8104   dweather@memlane.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the Trans Canada Hwy take 1 St. SW and proceed a few Kilometres past City Hall to Maple Ave. Turn right at the Tim Hortons. Follow signs to the Legion.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Trans-Canada Trail, Community, Bridges

 

February 03
NORTH BAY,  ON   Fun Day in the Snow
Start Point: Clarion Resort Pinewood Park , 201 Pinewood Park Dr, North Bay  P1B 8Z4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 10:00  - 10:30
Gateway Walkers Club   Michelle Michael   705-478-9339   rmichael@vianet.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Hotel Parking Lot - Rear

 

February 03
OTTAWA,  ON   22nd Annual Winterlude Walk
Start Point: Sir John A Pub, 284 Elgin St, Ottawa  K2P 1M3
Distances: 5, 10, 16   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 9:00  - 10:30
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Lorna Giles   613-224-1332   sassyg@rogers.com

 

February 04
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Dartmouth Walkabout
Start Point: Tacoma Plaza, 50 Tacoma Dr., Dartmouth  B3B 1S9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Margaret Odell / Dwight Perkins   902-454-9280 / 902-435-6397   bmp@accesscable.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Sobey's Parking Lot

 

February 04
VALCARTIER,  QC   Base militaire de Valcartier ($)
Start Point: Centre Plein Air Castor, Base militaire de Valcartier, Courcelette, Valcartier  G0A 4Z0
Distances: 6, 11, 15   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Réjeanne Paré   418-842-7547   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Ski / raquette / marche / cross country ski, snowshoe or walk

 

February 04
VICTORIA,  BC   Fairfield Community Centre
Start Point: Fairfield Community Centre, 1335 Thurlow Rd, Victoria  V8S 5K2
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A / 2B   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Marg Arthur   250-370-5076   margaret.arthur@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From City of Victoria take Fairfield Rd to Moss St, turn left & then turn right on Thurlow Rd.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk is on streets in Fairfield area including Government House grounds and the historic Chinese cemetery.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

February 10
QUÉBEC,  QC   Au Clair de Lune ($)
Start Point: Base de plein air la Découverte, 1560, rue de la Découverte, Québec  G3K 2K8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration 16:30:00 - 17:00:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Aline Roy   418-353-8125   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: raquette / marche / snowshoe or walk

 

February 10
SURREY,  BC   Surrey Bend Regional Park
Start Point: Surrey Bend Regional Park - East end of 104 Ave, Barnston Island Ferry Dock Parking Lot, Surrey  V4N 4X6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Sheila Davidson   604-589-5610   versheila@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 take exit 53, (176 St North); Right on 104 Ave & follow to end (ferry dock parking lot).
WALK DESCRIPTION: The park is home to a variety of wildlife.  Walk through the wetlands & view the log booms along the shoreline of the Fraser River.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Bridges

 

February 10
VICTORIA,  BC   Allenby Park/Bowker Creek Walk
Start Point: Allenby Park, Corner of Dean Av & Allenby St (off Richmond Av), Victoria  V8R 3B8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Victoria 'Y' Volkssport Club   Judy Haynes    250-385-8519   yvolks@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria, North on Blanshard St; Right on Hillside Ave; Right on Richmond Rd; Left on Allenby St - 2 blocks to Park.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Follow Bowker Creek as much as possible to Oak Bay & back. Through Camosun College, passing Na'Tsa'Maht (Aboriginal Gathering Place), Spirit Garden & residential areas.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

February 11
OTTAWA,  ON   Welcome to Winterlude
Start Point:  
Fox and Feather Pub & Grill,  283 Elgin St,  Ottawa, ON K2P 1M1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 10:00  - 11:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Karen Venema   613-731-5417   mkarenvenema@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Add some spice to your weekend and join us for a Winterlude walk, North America's greatest winter festival. Join your fellow walkers for Brunch after your walk.

 

February 11
HALIFAX,  NS   Halifax Walkabout
Start Point: West End Mall, 6990 Mumford Rd., Halifax  B3L 1S9
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Margaret Odell    902-454-9280    odemargaret@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

February 11
WINNIPEG,  MB   River Walk
Start Point: Legislative Building, 450 Broadway Ave., Winnipeg  R3C 1S4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 9:00  - 9:30
Windy City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Terry Fulton   204-453-2905   tvful@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk on ice of Red and Assiniboine Rivers.

 

February 17
OTTAWA,  ON   Ottawa Voyageurs AGM Walk
Start Point: Royal Canadian Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Dr., Ottawa  K1C 1T1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 9:30  - 11:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Marion Boom   613-435-0568   walking4fun2@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Royal+Canadian+Legion+Branch+632/@45.4912626,-75.4884579,17z/
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WALK DESCRIPTION: Start time for 10 K walkers is 9:30 am; Start time for 5 K walkers is at 10:30 am. The walk and lunch are free for all 2018 members of the Ottawa Voyageurs Walking Club.

 

February 17
ST. ALBERT,  AB  
Start Point: St. Albert Place, west door, 5 St. Anne St. , St. Albert  T8N 3Z9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 12:30  - 13:00
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Lou Arsenault   780-289-0494   aludger@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Edmonton, on Hwy 2 (St. Albert Trail), turn left (west) onto St. Anne St.  Cross Perron St. and immediate left  into alley to parking lot across from St. Albert Place.  Start point is the far west door.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Park in public lot in front of St. Albert Place. Meet at west door. Washrooms inside.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

February 17
VICTORIA,  BC   Strawberry Vale
Start Point: Strawberry Vale, Rosedale Park, Santa Anita Av, (Off Hastings St) , Victoria  V8Z 2V5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B / 2B   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Victoria 'Y' Volkssport Club   Hazel Dunham/Judy Haynes   250-385-5439 /250-385-8519   yvolks@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria:  Hwy #1 West; Right on Helmcken Rd; through two sets of lights;  Left on Holland Rd; Right on Hastings St & Right on Santa Anita Ave.
WALK DESCRIPTION: 10k Route: Knocken Hill Park trails, residential Strawberry Vale and surrounding countryside and farmland.  5k Route: An easy walk through Rosdedale Park, along a waterway with various birds & return through residential areas.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Trans-Canada Trail, Community

 

February 18
COLE HARBOUR,  NS   Colby Village Walkabout
Start Point: Forest Hills Shopping Centre, 24 Forest Hills Parkway, Cole Harbour  B2V 1E7
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Ron Kent   902-434-5991   ron.kent@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Canadian Tire Store parking lot

 

February 18
ST-PAULIN,  QC   Gâteries hivernales exclusives aux membres
Start Point: Le Baluchon, 3550, chemin des Trembles, St-Paulin  J0K 3G0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 12:30  - 13:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Réjeanne Paré   418-842-7547   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Marche sur plusieurs jours / More Days Walk ski / raquette / marche / cross country ski, snowshoe or walk

 

February 25
HALIFAX,  NS   Halifax and Point Pleasant Park
Start Point: Lord Nelson Hotel, 1515 South Park St., Halifax  B3J 3Y3
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Ron Kent   902-434-5991   ron.kent@bellaliant.net

 

February 25
PONT-ROUGE,  QC   Centre plein air Dansereau ($)
Start Point: Centre plein air Dansereau , 50, rue Dansereau, Pont-Rouge  G3H 3G6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Denise Baribeau   418-837-3384   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: ski / raquette / marche / cross country ski, snowshoe or walk

 

February 25
VICTORIA,  BC   10 Mile Point Walk
Start Point: Cadboro-Gyro Park, Sinclair Rd & Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria  V8N 4G1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 9:30  - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Susan Holloway   250-727-6826   spholloway48@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria take Fort St which will change to Cadboro Bay Rd. Follow to Sinclair Rd & turn right.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Scenic walk on beach, the quiet roads of Ten Mile Point  & trails along the water  & through the Queen Alexandra Hospital grounds.

 

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