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            JANUARY 2019                  

 

January 01
DARTMOUTH,  NS   New Year's Day Walk and Levee
Start Point: Sobeys Russell Lake, 268 Baker Dr., Dartmouth  B2W 6L4
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Mary   902-422-9624  
mary.joyce2@ns.sympatico.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

January 01
ST. ALBERT,  AB   New Year's Day Walk
Start Point: St. Albert Inn, 156 St. Albert Trail, St. Albert  T8N 0P5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Contact: Sherry   780-458-2016  
sherry.nixey@icloud.com  
WALK DESCRIPTION: Streets and trails of St. Albert.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Edmonton, take St. Albert Trail to St. Albert.  Just past the St. Albert Inn, turn left onto Gate Ave. and immediately left again into the Inn parking lot.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Bridges

 

January 05
BIBLE HILL,  NS   Ring in the New Year
Start Point: Horsemen's Club, 288 Main Street, Bible Hill  B2N 4H4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 13:30 - 14:00
Central Nova Volkssport Club   Contact: Heather   902-895-2592  
heather.mcleod@ns.sympatico.ca

 

January 05
EDMONTON,  AB  
Start Point: Crunch Fitness - West Edmonton Mall, Suite 1764, 8882 - 170 St., Edmonton  T5T 4J2
Distances: 6, 7, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration:  - 08:30
Devon Discovery Walkers   Contact: Irene   780-462-0726  
irene.miller1@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: This event is indoors in the mall._DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Go to entrance 8, 90 Ave on the ground level (covered parking). Crunch Fitness is through the main doors and on your right.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Murals

 

January 05
MEDICINE HAT,  AB   VCMH President's Walk
Start Point: Royal Canadian Legion, 702 - 2 St. SE, Medicine Hat  T1A 0E1
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration:  - 13:00
Volkssport Club of Medicine Hat   Contact: Dan   403-526-8104  
dweather@memlane.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Residential streets, red shale and asphalt trails.
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 & Pavilion, Bridges

 

January 06
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Eastern Passage Walkabout
Start Point: MacCormack's Beach Provincial Park, 1641 Shore Rd, Dartmouth  B3A 1A1
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Sandy   902-466-3816  
sandyhickey@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

January 12
RICHMOND,  BC   South Arm Community Centre
Start Point: South Arm Community Centre, 8880 Williams Road, Richmond  V7A 1G6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Contact: Meg/Wayne   778-228-6611  
margaret_roberts@telus.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: The walk takes you through parklands, scenic trails, community gardens & unique natural & cultural heritage sites.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 99 take exit #32 (Steveston Hwy); turn North on No. 4 Road; turn West on Williams Road.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Murals

 

January 12
ST. ALBERT,  AB  
Start Point: Kingswood Park Shelter, Sir Winston Churchill Ave. East, St. Albert 
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 13:00 - 13:30
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Contact: Kathleen   780-998-1033  
walksalot2@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Streets and trails of St. Albert.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 2, turn east (right) on Sturgeon Rd. Left turn on Sir Winston Churchill Ave. Watch for Red Willow Park (Kingswood) and parking lot on left.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Bridges

 

January 13
BOISCHATEL,  QC   Les Sentiers Nordiques
Start Point: Centre sportif Boischatel, 160, rue des Grès, Boischatel  G0A 1H0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Contact: Nicole   418-523-2717  
volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

January 13
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Dartmouth Walkabout
Start Point: Dartmouth Shopping Centre, 118 Wyse Road, Dartmouth  B3A 1N7
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Ron   902-434-5991  
ron.kent@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

January 19
OTTAWA,  ON   Snow Shoe Walk
Start Point: Mer Bleue Conservation Area, P20, NCC Greenbelt Parking P20, 2617 Anderson Rd, Orléans, ON K1A 0E7, Ottawa  K1A 0E7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 10:00 - 10:30
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Contact: Marion   613-435-0568  
walking4fun2@gmail.com  
WALK DESCRIPTION: The Mer Bleue Bog in Ottawa is one of the most outstanding natural features of the Greenbelt. Mer Bleue provides a unique opportunity to see a northern boreal landscape in Winter.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Mer+Bleue+Bog/@45.3935851,-75.514305,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4cce0c53c972319b:0x789352c55572a777!8m2!3d45.3935851!4 d-75.5121163  

 

January 20
HALIFAX,  NS   Rockingham Walkabout
Start Point: Rockingham Ridge Plaza, 30 Farnham Gate Road, Halifax  B3M 3W8
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 3B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Sue   902-472-2261  
sclb199@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

January 20
STONEHAM,  QC   Marais-du-Nord ($)
Start Point: Chalet d'accueil, 1100, chemin de la Grande Ligne, Stoneham  G3C 0Y1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Contact: Réjeanne   418-842-7547  
volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

January 27
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Port Wallace Walkabout
Start Point: Shubie Park, 30 John Brenton Dr., Dartmouth  B2X 2V1
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Ron   902-434-5991  
ron.kent@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Campground Parking Lot

 

January 27
QUÉBEC,  QC   Forêt Montmorency ($)
Start Point: Chalet d'accueil, entrée principale, km 103, Rte 175 N, direction Saguenay, Québec 
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Contact: Denise   418-837-3384  
volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

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