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Canadian Volkssport Federation

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            MARCH 2019                  

 

March 02
MEDICINE HAT,  AB  
Start Point: Royal Canadian Legion, 702 - 2 St. SE, Medicine Hat  T1A 0E1
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 1A   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, Bridges

 

March 02
NORTH SAANICH,  BC   Club AGM
Start Point: BC Aviation Museum, 1910 Norseman Rd, North Saanich  V8L 5V5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Juan de Fuca Pathfinders Walking Club   Contact: Ed   250-658-2325  
gropat@telus.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: Easy walk on path around airport. Potluck lunch & Club AGM to follow.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Hwy 17 north; exit at McTavish Rd Interchange; Right on Canora Rd; Left on Norseman Rd to parking lot.

 

March 02
SURREY,  BC   Kwomais Point Park
Start Point: Kwomais Point Park, 1367 - 128 Street, Surrey  V4A 3T5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Contact: Betty/Sheila   604-581-8090 / 604-589-5610   
bagren@shaw.ca    / vershelila@telus.net  
WALK DESCRIPTION: Stunning views across the bay to Tsawwassen and beyond to Vancouver Island & the San Juan Islands.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 99 take exit #10 (King George Blvd) towards South Surrey; Turn Right onto Crescent Road; Left on 128 Street.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Murals

 

March 03
COLE HARBOUR,  NS   Cole Harbour Walkabout
Start Point: Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Parkway, Cole Harbour  B2W 6C6
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Dan/Margaret   902-454-9280 / 902-479-2817  
odemargaret@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

March 03
LAC BEAUPORT,  QC   Les Sentiers du Moulin ($)
Start Point: Sentiers du Moulin, 99, chemin du Moulin, Lac Beauport  G3B 0E1
Distances: 5, 10, 15   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   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

 

March 09
PONT-ROUGE,  QC   Centre plein air Dasereau ($)
Start Point: Centre plein air Dansereau, 50, rue Dansereau, Pont-Rouge  G3H 3G6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B    Registration: 09:00 - 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

 

March 10
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Portland Estates Walkabout
Start Point: Superstore Parking Lot, 650 Portland St., Dartmouth  B2W 6A3
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Elaine   902-444-4571  
ryanef@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

March 10
SURREY,  BC   Godwin Park
Start Point: Tynehead Park, 168 Street parking lot north of 96 Avenue, Surrey  V4N 4X2
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Contact: Susan and Gord   604-314-1696  

WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk from Tynehead Park along bark mulch & gravel trails & greenway, passing a unique salmon spawning river to Godwin Park.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 (East) take exit #53 (Hwy #15 - 176 Street South); Right on 96 Avenue; Right on 168 Street to parking lot on Left.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Bridges

 

March 16
OTTAWA,  ON   St. Patrick's Day Jig
Start Point: Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa  K2G 5K7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 10:00 - 11:00
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Contact: Lorna   613-224-1332  
sassyg@rogers.com

 

March 17
DELTA - TSAWWASSEN,  BC  
Start Point: Centennial Beach Concession Building, 570 Boundary Bay Rd, Delta - Tsawwassen  V4L 1N2
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Vancouver ’Venturers Volkssport Club   Contact: Verni     
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Explore Boundary Bay Regional Pk with its dune plants, bird life, & views of ocean & mountains. Also walk through residential areas of Boundary Bay & Beach Grove which used to be full of small cottages. Check out the “Secret Garden.”
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: From Hwy #99 northbound, take exit for Hwy #17 southbound; Left on 56 St; Left on 12 Ave; Right on Boundary Bay Rd; Left at sign for Centennial Beach._By transit: From Bridgeport Stn. (Canada Line), take bus #601 (South Delta) to South Delta Exchange; take bus #C89 (Boundary Bay) along Boundary Bay Rd to sign for Centennial Beach; walk along access road to Concession Building.

 

March 17
LOWER SACKVILLE,  NS   Sackville Walkabout
Start Point: Atlantic Superstore, 745 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville  B4E 2R2
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: John   1-902-864-4031  
johnacarter@ns.sympatico.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

March 17
STONEHAM,  QC   La Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier ($)
Start Point: Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier, 103, chemin du Parc National, Stoneham  G3C 2T5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:00 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Contact: Michel   418-843-9791  
volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

March 17
VICTORIA,  BC   Crystal Pool
Start Point: Crystal Pool, 2275 Quadra St, Victoria  V8T 4C4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Contact: Diane   250-477-4785  
doc.di46@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: This walk encompasses three significant parks & quiet residential streets with great views. It begins & finishes with the 5k Summit Park route. The 10k route continues from Summit Park to Peacock Park and Playfair Park Park before passing a second time through Summit Park via a different path.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: On east side of Quadra St at corner of Queens Ave. Park on nearby streets.

 

March 23
COLWOOD,  BC   Latoria Creek Park
Start Point: Olympic View Golf Course, 643 Latoria Road, Colwood  V9C 3A3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Juan de Fuca Pathfinders Walking Club   Contact: Sandy   250-812-0303  
cragybeach_125@hotmail.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: A more challenging walk through Latoria Creek Park & surrounding streets with views of the Olympic Mountains.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Hwy 1 north; take exit 14 Langford to Veterans Memorial Parkway South; continue to end; Right on Latoria Road; immediately turn Left into driveway & follow to parking area.

 

March 23
NORTH DELTA,  BC   Westview Park
Start Point: Westview Park, 6500 Westview Drive, North Delta  V4E 3L6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Contact: Norm   604-585-9406  
nleaman@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk through a sports park, along residential streets & along paths returning through scenic Watershed Park.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 91 take exit 64 Avenue East; turn Left at Westview Drive
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Bridges

 

March 23
QUEBEC,  QC   Camp Mercier ($)
Start Point: Réserve faunique des Laurentides, km 94, route 175 Nord en direction de Saguenay, Quebec  G0A 3K0
Distances: 5, 10, 15   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:00 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Contact: Irénée   418-842-0424  
volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

March 23
St-Augustin, QC
Start Point: Stationnement de l'arèna du complexe Jean-Laurin, 8515 rue St-Jacques Mirabel   J7N 2A3
Distances: 10               Difficulty: 1A            Registration: 09:30 – 10:00
Club Volksmarche La Foulée de St.-Eustache, Johanne 450-430-4829 jdesrosiers25@hotmail.com

March 24
BEDFORD,  NS   Bedford Walk, Admirals Park
Start Point: Mill Cove Shopping Centre, 961 Bedford Hwy, Bedford  B4A 1A9
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Marina   902-835-8878  
redchummy@aol.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Sobey's Parking Lot

 

March 30
QC   Le Massif de Charlevoix ($)
Start Point: Chalet de Ski de fond, 61, chemin du Massif,   G0A 2L0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Contact: Michel   418-843-6916  
volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

March 30
NEW WESTMINSTER,  BC  
Start Point: Queensborough Community Centre, 920 Ewen Ave, New Westminster  V3M 5C8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Vancouver ’Venturers Volkssport Club   Contact: JC/Hélène     
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Queensborough is at the eastern tip of Lulu Island which is where Richmond is situated. We will walk through this riverfront community, across from New Westminster’s boardwalk.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: From Hwy #91A (Queensborough Connector), take Howes St exit; turn southward on Howes St & Left on Ewen Ave. _By transit: From 22nd St SkyTrain Stn, take bus #104 (Annacis Island).

 

March 31
NORTH SYDNEY,  NS   North Sydney
Start Point: Clansman Motel, 9 Baird St., North Sydney  B2A 0A9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Contact: Shirlee & John   902-564-6216  
bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Location of the ferry from Newfoundland and Labrador
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the TC Highway 105 continue to Highway 125 at Exit 2

 

March 31
WELLINGTON,  NS   Grand Lake Trail
Start Point: 9 Sunnylea Rd, Wellington, 9 Sunnylea Rd., Wellington  B2T 1A2
Distances: 6, 12   Difficulty: 3B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Contact: Stephen   902-423-0760  
sbloom@bellaliant.net

 

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