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            MAY 2017                  

 

May 02
DEVON,  AB  
Start Point: Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary, Township Road 514, Range Road 264  T7Y 1C9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
Devon Discovery Walkers   Niccy Drury   780-987-3231  
niccyd116@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Country roads and trails through nature area.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take HWY 60 north from Devon or south from HWY 16 or HWY 16A to Woodbend Rd. Turn west for 1.6 KM, turn south for 1.6 KM. Watch for Clifford E. Lee signs.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community
 

May 06
MEDICINE HAT,  AB   Prairie River Volksmarch on World Walking Day
Start Point: Gas City Campground, 11th Ave SW  T1A 8E6
Distances: 7, 14   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 8:30 - 09:00
Volkssport Club of Medicine Hat   Sharon Petrick   403-526-7407  
spetrick@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Asphalt trail
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Trans Canada Hwy east or west, take 7 St. SW and follow Gas City Campground signs.
 

May 06
NEW WESTMINSTER,  BC   Lower Hume Park
Start Point: Lower Hume Park Picnic Shelter, Columbia St east of Holmes St  V3L
Distances: 5, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Chris Walter   604-731-3889  
walterchristine777@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Lower Hume Park offers access to Brunette River & trails to Burnaby Lake following the Brunette-Fraser Greenway.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 take exit # 40 (Brunette South); Right at  Braid St; Right at  E Columbia St; just past Holmes St enter Hume Park at lights
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Bridges
 

May 06
OTTAWA,  ON  
Start Point: Broadway Bar & Grill, 1896 Prince of Wales Dr  K2C 1P5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Lorna Giles   613-224-1332  
sassyg@rogers.com
 

May 06
ST. ALBERT,  AB   Annual Marathon
Start Point: St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne St.  T8N 3Z9
Distances: 5, 10, 11, 20, 21, 22, 31, 42   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 6:00 - 15:00
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Sharon Tchir   780-340-5769  
sdtchir@me.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Streets and trails of St. Albert. Participants doing the 42 km are advised to start at 6:00.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Edmonton, on Hwy 2 (St. Albert Trail), turn left (west) onto St. Anne St. St. Albert Place will be on your right. Start point is the far west door. Park in public parking lot in front. Cross street and walk along sidewalk on river side to back of building and registration desk.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community, Bridges
 

May 06
VICTORIA,  BC   Prospect Lake Walk
Start Point: Prospect Lake Park (also known as Whitehead Park), Goward Rd & Prospect Lake Rd  V9E 2H7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Victoria 'Y' Volkssport Club   Pat Carfra / Judy Haynes   250-479-9118 / 250-385-8519  
yvolks@telus.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk along country lanes and trails around Prospect Lake area. Weather permitting, bring a picnic lunch.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria - Patricia Bay Hwy to Exit #11 Royal Oak Dr; Left over Hwy; Right on West Saanich Rd; Left on Prospect Lake Rd to Whitehead Park on Left.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

May 06
St-André d'Argenteuil, QC Boisé Von Allmen  **EVENT POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 18 DUE TO FLOODING**
Start Point: Île aux Chats, stationnement rue du Pont sur l'île aux Chats J0V 1X0
Distances: 10      Difficulty: 2A      Registration: 09:30 – 10:00
Club Volksmarche La Foul
ée de St-Eustache Johanne Desrosiers 450-430-4829 jdesrosiers25@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START: stationnement au bout de la rue du Pont sur l'île aux chats

May 07
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Porter's Lake Provincial Park
Start Point: Porter's Lake Provincial Park, 1160 W Porters Lake Road  B3E 1L2
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Belinda Joyce / Margaret Odell   902-434-6412 / 902-454-9280  
odemargaret@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot
 

May 07      
QUÉBEC,  QC   Rallye Bottines **EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO FLOODING**
Start Point: Marché du Vieux Port, 160, Quai Saint-André  K1K 3Y2
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 12:30 - 13:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Michelle Boivin   418-529-1570  
volknord@videotron.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: marche guidée
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca
 

May 07
VICTORIA,  BC   Phoenix Festival Volunteers Walk
Start Point: Malca Casiro's House, 1020 McGregor Ave  V8S 3T9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Victoria International Walking Festival Society   Christine Desjardins   250-478-7020  
phoenix@vvpf.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk goes on streets in Oak Bay
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Travelling south on Hwy 1 (Douglas Street) turn left on Fort St. Turn right on Oak Bay Ave., turn right on McGregor Ave.
 

May 08
OTTAWA,  ON   World Walking Day
Start Point: Royal Oak Pub, 188 Bank St.  K2P 1W8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 17:30 - 18:30
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Lorna Giles   613-224-1332  
sassyg@rogers.com
 

May 12
NORTH BAY,  ON   Couchie Memorial
Start Point: North Shore Convinience, 31 Couchie Memorial Dr  P1B 8G5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 15:30 - 16:00
Gateway Walkers Club   André Tardif   705-495-2242  
tardifandre@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

May 13
NEUVILLE,  QC   Les Marais Léon-Provencher
Start Point: Place des Ilets, 151, rue des Îlets  G0A 2R0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 06:30 - 07:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Nicole Vallières   418-845-2614  
volknord@videotron.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Marche guidée ornithologique
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Autoroute 40 Ouest, sortie 298 et la route 138 Ouest vers St-Augustin-de-Desmaures, tourner à gauche vers Place des Îlets
 

May 13
OTTAWA,  ON   Charity Walk - Move Your Feet So Kids Can Eat
Start Point: Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd.  K1E 0A1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 10:00 - 11:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Kathy Luten   613-830-7437  
kathleen_luten@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: This walk raises money for the Orleans-Cumberland Resource Centre. All money collected at this walk is donated to the OCCRC by the Ottawa Voyageurs. Group Walks for both the 5 & 10 K routes will leave at 10:30 AM.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community
 

May 13
ST. ALBERT,  AB   World Walking Day
Start Point: Lacombe Lake Park Shelter, 151 McKenney Ave.  T8N 2T7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 10:00 - 10:30
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Kathleen Parr   780-998-1033  
walksalot2@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Residential streets and trails in St. Albert.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From St. Albert Trail turn west on McKenney Ave. and follow it to Morgan.  Turn right into Lacombe Lake Park parking lot. Registration is at the park shelter.
 

May 13
VANCOUVER,  BC   Canada's 150th Anniversary
Start Point: Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway  V5T 3H7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Vancouver ’Venturers Volkssport Club   Sharon Morrow    604-327-5475  
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: This walk will celebrate our Canadian heritage.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car:  Take Highway 1 west to Exit 29; proceed on Grandview Highway which becomes 12th Avenue; right on Kingsway for 5 blocks; right on East 7th Avenue; right into alley; right into underground parking lot (~$2/hour).
By transit:  From Broadway/Commercial SkyTrain Station, bus #9 (Alma) to Kingsway; walk 2 blocks north.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community
 

May 14
COLWOOD,  BC   Royal Roads Paint-IN - World Walking Day 
Start Point: West Shore Centre for Training & Learning, 2139 Sooke Rd   V9B 1W4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Juan de Fuca Pathfinders Walking Club   Christine Desjardins   250-478-7020  
rickandchristine@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk is entirely within the grounds of Royal Roads with the opportunity to visit the stalls of local artists.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Hwy 1 north; take exit 10 to Colwood/Sooke; continue past entrance to Royal Roads University; turn Left into Parking area just past Jason Lane.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community
 

May 14
OTTAWA,  ON  
Start Point: Rideau Tennis Club, 1 Donald St.  K1K 4E6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Lorna Giles   613-224-1332  
sassyg@rogers.com
 

May 14
PEGGY'S COVE,  NS   Peggy's Cove Trail / World Walking Day
Start Point: DeGarthe Memorial Provincial Park, Peggy's Cove Road  B3Z 3S1
Distances: 11   Difficulty: 3C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Stephen Bloom   902-423-0760  
sbloom@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: DeGarthe Memorial Parking Lot, Hwy 333.
 

May 16
EDMONTON,  AB   River & Ravine #1
Start Point: Kinsmen Sports Centre, 9100 Walterdale Hill  T6E 2V3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Sharon Tchir   780-340-5769  
sdtchir@me.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Mostly paved pathway, but some dirt trails.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From 109 St. take Walterdale Hill Rd. down into the river valley and at the bottom of the hill,turn left into the Kinsmen Centre.  Or, from Gateway Blvd., turn right onto Saskatchewan Dr. and sharp left onto Queen Elizabeth Park Rd., down the hill and into the Kinsmen parking lot.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Trans-Canada Trail, Community, Bridges

 

May 17
CAMPBELL RIVER,  BC        Beaver Lodge Lands 
Start Point:   
Parking lot, Trask Road at the end of Merecroft Road
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Comox Glacier Wanderers Volkssport Club     
Pam Taylor, 250-923-7686 or 250-203-9623   cgwvolks@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION:  The main trail is a flat and level former logging road, starting and ending in the parking lot (Trask Rd at the end of Mercroft Rd). The majority of both walks uses this road with the 5k taking a side trail looping to the Beaver Pond.  The 10k branches off on a trail up to the ERT, another old logging road, following it until we branch back to the main trail.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:  Inland Island Hwy to Jubilee Pkwy, right to Dogwood, left on Dogwood and follow to Merecroft road. turn right to the end which turns in to Trask Rd.


 

May 20
KENTVILLE,  NS   Kentville Ravine
Start Point: New Minas Car Pool Parling Lot , Prospect Road 
Distances: 10   Difficulty: 3C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Debbie White   902-538-8282  
theillsleys@eastlink.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk through woods
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Exit 12 off HWY 101 New Minas Car Pool Parling Lot on Prospect Rd

 

May 20
LANGLEY TOWNSHIP,  BC   Campbell Valley Regional Park
Start Point: Campbell Valley Regional Park (8th Ave entrance), South Valley Entrance 8th Ave, east of 200 St  V2Z
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club     
Dennis Hutton 604-588-7520
WALK DESCRIPTION: The walk is along semi-firm surfaces across boardwalks, natural grasslands & wetlands. The Park is also a popular equestrian park.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy # 1 take exit #58 (200 St South); Turn Left (East) on 8th Ave to park entrance (go to second parking lot); start point approximately 100 m past washroom at picnic area
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Bridges
 

May 20
OTTAWA,  ON   Tulip Festival / National Walking Weekend
Start Point: Hogs Back Park Pavilion, Hog's Back Rd  K1A 0M2
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:00 - 10:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Karen Venema   613-731-5417  
mkarenvenema@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Celebrate the Ottawa Tulip Festival at Hog’s Back Park which overlooks the spectacular Hog’s Back Falls on the Rideau River.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Bridges
 

May 20
SHERWOOD PARK,  AB   National Walking Weekend
Start Point: Kinsmen Leisure Centre, 2001 Oak St.  T8A 0W9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
CVF Alberta Director   David Hall   780-951-2882  
davidhall@live.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Residential sidewalks and parkway trails.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 216/Anthony Henday E take the Sherwood Park Freeway/Wye Road east to Sherwood Dr.  Left on drive then take first exit on traffic circle.  Left on Oak St. First right into Leisure Centre parking lot.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Bridges
 

May 20
VICTORIA,  BC   Copley Park
Start Point: Copley Park, 750 Parkridge St  V8Z 3A7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Cec Cranston   250-658-2279  
cecil.cranston@telus.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk on trails along Colquitz Creek & through Panama Flats.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 17 take McKenzie Ave exit west; turn right on Glanford Ave; left on Vanalman Ave to Partridge St.
 

May 21
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Eastern Passage Walkabout and Potluck
Start Point: Eastern Passage, 839 Cow Bay Road  B3S 1J8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2 B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Sandy Hickey / Lionel Conrod   902-466-3816 / 902-466-4421  
sandyhickey@eastlink.ca
 

May 21
GLACE BAY,  NS   Glace Bay S&L Rail Trail 150/30 Celebration Event
Start Point: The Tennis Court at Queen Elizabeth Park, Glace Bay, 485 York St., Glace Bay  B1A 2N8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B, 2C   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Rollie Coombes   902-849-0747  
bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: CVF National Walking Weekend Event. Walk will take place on the Sydney& Louisbourg Rails to Trails, plus three additional park trails and country lanes.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Sydney follow Hwy 4 to Glace Bay to the end of Reserve St. Turn right on Union St and follow CBIH signs to the SP on York St.
 

May 21
ÎSLE-AUX-COUDRES,  QC   Les Amis de Compostelle
Start Point: Centre communautaire Saint-Bernard, Îsle-aux-Coudre  G0A 3J0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration 8:30 - 09:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   François Corriveau   418-837-3347  
volknord@videotron.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: marche guidée
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Route 138 jusqu'à Petite-Rivière-St-François, prendre le bateau pour Îsle-aux-Coudres
 

May 21
OTTAWA,  ON   Tulip Festival / National Walking Weekend
Start Point: Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West  K1P 1J1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:00 - 10:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Marion Boom   613-435-0568  
walking4fun2@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Celebrate the arrival of Spring & the tulips in downtown Ottawa, a symbol of the friendship that links the Netherlands & Canada. Books will be stamped at the beginning of this walk to encourage walkers to enjoy the festivities.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Bridges

 

May 21
WINNIPEG,  MB   St. Vital Park
Start Point: St. Vital Park Duck Pond Parking Lot, 190 River Rd  R2M 5C4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Windy City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Terry Fulton   204-453-2905  
tvful@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Eveline St. and Robinson Ave.
 

May 22
OTTAWA,  ON   Tulip Festival / National Walking Weekend
Start Point: Friends of the Farm Building 72, Arboretum, Experimental Farm  K1A 0C6
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:00 - 10:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Donna Sullivan   613-224-6880  
tireddawgs@yahoo.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Our final Tulip Festival walk explores the tulip beds at the National Experimental Farm and the shores of Dow’s Lake, the largest concentration of tulips at the festival — about 300,000.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community
 

May 22
SCOTTS BAY,  NS   Cape Split Trail
Start Point: Cape Split Parking Lot , end of Hwy 358 Scotts Bay 
Distances: 16   Difficulty: 4C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Rick Kanne   902-847-1772  
theillsleys@eastlink.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: walk through woods to spectacular cliffs with views of the Bay of Fundy
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:  Cape Split Parking Lot end of HWY 358 Scotts Bay
 

May 22
TRENTON,  NS   Trenton Steeltown Centennial Park
Start Point: Trenton Steeltown Centennial Park, 119 Park Road  B0K 1X0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Central Nova Volkssport Club   Lyn-Sue Wice   902-752-1963  
lynsuej@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Hwy 106, Exit 1A Trenton Connector which becomes Park Road after crossing Rte 348
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Trans-Canada Trail
 

May 23
DEVON,  AB   150/30 Celebration Walk
Start Point: Devon Voyageur Park, Saskatchewan Ave. W  T7Y 1C9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3B   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
Devon Discovery Walkers   Tobi Weiland   780-720-5266  
tbweiland@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Nature Trails, sidewalks, stairs and steep hills.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 60 take North entrance (Athabaska Ave) into Devon. Drive to first 4 -way stop, turn left (North) to Saskatchewan Ave. Turn left and follow road down the hill to main parking lot for Voyaguer Park.
 

May 24
MORNINGSIDE,  AB  
Start Point: JJ Collett Natural Area - Parking Lot, Township Road 414, Range Road 261 
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Wetaskiwin Volkssport Club   Alda Watchorn / Judy Zimmel   780-361-5530 / 780-352-7407  
WALK DESCRIPTION: Rolling hills, woodland nature trails. Washroom at start and midway.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 2, take Morningside exit, go east 2 km, cross Hwy 2A. Cross railway track, make an immediate right turn (50th St). Follow this paved road to end as it curls left and becomes gravel (Range Road 261). Go 3 kms to stop sign. Turn right on TWP41-4. Go 800 m to parking lot on the right. From Hwy 2A, go to Jct 604. Turn left and follow above instructions.
 

May 27
BURNABY,  BC  
Start Point: Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park, 7751 Fraser Park Dr  V5J 5B9
Distances: 5, 10, 15   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Vancouver ’Venturers Volkssport Club   JC & Hélène Dompierre    604-224-5547  
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Eastern half goes along Fraser River to an ecological reserve; western half goes along Fraser River and through Glenlyon Business Park.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car:  From Marine Way, proceed south on Byrne Road to end. Parking available in park or along road.
By transit:  From Metrotown or Edmonds SkyTrain Station, bus #116 to corner of North Fraser Way and Byrne Road; walk south on Byrne Road to river.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Bridges
 

May 27
LEDUC,  AB  
Start Point: Leduc Recreation Centre, 4330 Black Gold Dr.  T9C 3C3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Wetaskiwin Volkssport Club   Alda Watchorn   780-361-5530  
WALK DESCRIPTION: Paved trails around the city.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 2, take the Hwy 2A exit. Travel to traffic lights (Southfork) and turn left on 50th St northbound. At first traffic lights turn right onto Hwy 623 (Rollyview Rd), crossing railway tracks. At second traffic light, turn left onto Blackgold Dr. Follow Blackgold Dr. to first entrance into Leduc Recreation Centre on your right. Watch for Volkssport sign.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Trans-Canada Trail, Community 


May 27
ST-ANTOINE-DE-TILLY,  QC   Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly
Start Point: Église de St-Antoine-de-Tilly, Stationnement, Route Marie-Victorin  G0S 2C0
Distances: 42, 52   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Georgette Martel   418-915-7804  
volknord@videotron.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Vélo
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Prendre route 132 jusqu'à St-Antoine-de-Tilly
 

May 27
VICTORIA,  BC   Layritz Park
Start Point: Layritz Park, Layritz Ave  V8Z 7C3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Rob Dalrymple    250-658-4998  
robdal@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk through several parks connected by country roads of Saanich.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Enter Glyn Rd off Wilkinson Rd; right on Layritz Ave.
 

May 27
WAKEFIELD,  QC   Discover Western Quebec
Start Point: Centre Wakefield La Pêche, 38 Valley Drive   J0X 3G0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:00 - 10:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Benoit Pinsonneault   613-746-9071  
benoitpinson@rogers.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Discover Wakefield, Quebec and its small village atmosphere. 
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

May 27
LAVAL, QC Rosemère
Start Point: Stationnement de l'Église Ste-Rose de Laval, 219 boul. Ste-Rose Laval H7L 1L7
Distances: 10      Difficulty: 1A      Registration: 09:30 – 10:00
Club Volksmarche La Foulée de St.-Eustache Johanne Gagnon 450-621-6283

 

May 28
MIRA ROAD, HWY 22,  NS   Ormond Crescent & Middle Lake
Start Point: Ormond Crescent, Mira Road, 150 Ormond Crescent  B1M 1A9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty:  2A   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Judy Lorway   902-567-0017  
bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Most of the walk takes place on a country lane going to Middle Lake.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Sydney follow Georger St to Exit 8 /Hwy 125 and continue passed the round- about to Mira Road/Hwy 22

 

May 28
MUSQUODOBOIT HARBOUR,  NS   Musquodoboit Trailway or Admiral Lake Trail
Start Point: Railway Station Museum, East Petpeswick Rd at Nova Scotia Trunk 7  B0J 2L0
Distances: 6, 10, 12   Difficulty: 1B / 1B / 4C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Edie Ward / Lily Conrod / Eion O'Connor   902-435-1475 / 902-466-4421 / 902-860-3804  
benview@eastlink.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Bring lunch for 12 km
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Park at shopping area close to Railway Station Musuem.
 

May 28
PORTNEUF,  QC   Les Trois Villages ($)
Start Point: Centre municipal Denis-Giguère, 305, rue Racine, Loretteville  G2B 1E7
Distances: 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Michelle Boivin   418-529-1570  
volknord@videotron.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Marche guidée
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca
 

May 28
VICTORIA,  BC   Oak Bay Back Alley
Start Point: Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee St  V8R 5E6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Victoria 'Y' Volkssport Club   Judy Haynes / Joan Papert   250-385-8519  
yvolks@telus.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: Explore Oak Bay Back Alleys - never know what you will see or who you will meet!
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria, North on Blanshard St; Right on Fort St; Right on Bee St; Left into Oak Bay Rec Centre.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community
 

May 30
EDMONTON,  AB   River & Ravine #3
Start Point: Rundle Park, 2909 - 113 Ave.  T5W 0P3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Gerry Vercammen   780-499-4958  
gerryipa@telus.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: Paved and dirt trails through Hermitage park.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Yellowhead Hwy. , take the 118 Ave./Victoria Tr. Exit south.  Follow 118 Ave. a short distance, then left turn into Rundle Park.  Follow road through golf course to first parking lot on the left.

 

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