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Canadian Volkssport Federation

"Fun, Fitness and Friendship"
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            MAY 2018                  

 

May 01
SPRUCE GROVE,  AB  
Start Point: Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary, Township Road 514, Range Road 264, Spruce Grove  T7Y 1C9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
Devon Discovery Walkers   Niccy Drury   780-987-3231   niccyd116@gmail.com
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.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Country roads and nature trails in the Sanctuary.

 

May 05
MEDICINE HAT,  AB   Prairie River Volksmarch for World Walking Day
Start Point: Gas City Campground, 402 11th Ave SW, Medicine Hat  T1A 8E6
Distances: 7, 14   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 08:30 - 09:00 Volkssport Club of Medicine Hat   Dan Weatherbee   403-526-8104   dweather@memlane.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Trans Canada Hwy east or west, take 7 St. SW and follow Gas City Campground signs.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Asphalt trail

 

May 05
OTTAWA,  ON  
Start Point:  Heart & Crown, 300 - 3161 Strandherd Drive, Ottawa  K2J 5N1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Lorna Giles   613-224-1332   sassyg@rogers.com

 

May 05
ST. ALBERT,  AB   Annual Marathon
Start Point: St. Albert Place, west door, 5 St. Anne St., St. Albert  T8N 3Z9
Distances: 5, 10, 11, 20, 21, 22, 31, 32, 42   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 06:00 - 15:00
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Sharon Tchir   780-340-5769   sdtchir@me.com
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: Streets and trails of St Albert.Participants doing the 42 km are advised to start at 6:00. Walkers may walk any of the distances offered.SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

May 06
ALBERT BRIDGE,  NS   Mira Provincial Park
Start Point: Mira Park, 460 Brick Yard Road, Albert Bridge  B1K 2R9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A / 2B   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Shirley Pettigrew   902-737-1006   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Exit 3 from the 125 and follow Rte 22 to Albert Bridge and continue on the Brick Yard to the Provincial Park
WALK DESCRIPTION: A very easy stroll using the roads footpaths and nature trails, beaches within this provincial park that extends along the Mira River

 

May 06
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Porter's Lake Provincial Park
Start Point: Porter's Lake Provincial Park, 1160 W Porters Lake Road, Dartmouth  B3E 1L2
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Margaret Odell / Bill Kelly and Nancy Sampson   902-454-9280 / 902-497-7218   nancy.sampson@mcinnescooper.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

May 06
NORTH SAANICH,  BC   John Dean Park
Start Point: John Dean Regional Park, Parking lot end of Dean Park Rd, North Saanich  V8L 5E1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Juan de Fuca Pathfinders Walking Club   Carol Johnston   250-818-6870   cajohnston191@gmail.com 
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: North on HWY 17: TL onto Mt Newton X Rd; turn Right onto E Saanich Rd;turn Left onto Dean Park Rd; continue on access road to parking lot.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk is all on trails within the park

 

May 06
QUÉBEC,  QC   Sentier des Grèves / Place Jacques-Cartier
Start Point: Quai des Cageux, Boul. Champlain, Québec 
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Michelle Boivin   418-529-1570   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

May 08
OTTAWA,  ON   World Walking Day
Start Point: Royal Oak, 221 Echo Dr., Ottawa  K1S 1N1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 18:00 - 19:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Karen Venema   613-731-5417   mkarenvenema@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Royal+Oak/@45.4119762,-75.6847808,
17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4cce05a4aa29a113:0xe5fe496e4c63bb25!8m2!3d45.4119762!4d-75.6825921

WALK DESCRIPTION: Every year on May 8 the IVV — our parent organization, the International Federation of Popular Sport — hosts World Walking Day. On that day, or sometime during that week, people all over the world celebrate the fun, fitness and friendship that we get from simply walking.. Celebrate with us and explore Old Ottawa East and the rejuvenation of Main St. as a complete street as well as local parks and green spaces.

 

May 11
NORTH BAY,  ON   Couchie Memorial
Start Point: North Shore Convinience, 31 Couchie Memorial Dr, North Bay  P1B 8G5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 10:00 - 10:30
Gateway Walkers Club   André Tardif   705-495-2242   tardifandre@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

May 11
QUÉBEC,  QC   Musée des Beaux-Arts ($)
Start Point: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, 179, Grande-Allée ouest, Québec  G1R 2H1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Louise Michaud   418-847-3036   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

May 12
NANAIMO,  BC   Haslam Creek Walk
Start Point: Trans Canada/Haslam Trails, Niniatti Road off Timberlands Road in Cassidy, Nanaimo  V9R 5R4
Distances: 8, 11   Difficulty: 3B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Patricia Anderson   250-751-7952   president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Highway 1 to the Cassidy Airport. Going South, pass the entrance to the airport & turn Right at the next light onto Timberlands Rd. Going North, turn Left onto Timberlands Rd. Pass the Timberlands Pub then go Left at the Rondalyn Resort sign onto Ninatti Rd. Continue just past the Vancouver Island University Heavy Duty Equipment Operator’s Training area. Where the road splits in three, take the Left road & follow this road as it curves Right & Right again & ends in a T-junction with the middle road. Park either to the left or just to the right of this junction opposite the(Great Trail (Trans Canada) & Haslam Trail signs. (The middle gravel road is a more direct route to the trail start but is often in poor condition.)
WALK DESCRIPTION: Both the 8 & 11 km routes follow the Great Trail (Trans Canada)/Haslam Trails across the Haslam Creek suspension bridge & up gravel roads to Timberland Lake & back. The 11 km includes a further loop with views of Crystal Lake & the Haslam Creek valley.

 

May 12
OTTAWA,  ON   Move Your Feet So Kids Can Eat Charity Walk
Start Point: Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre, 240 Centrum Blvd #105, Ottawa  K1E 3J4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 08:45 - 10:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Kathy Luten   613-830-7437   kathleen_luten@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Orl%C3%A9ans-Cumberland+Community+Resource+Centre/@45.4796854,-75.5134781,
17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4cce13d5f90272f3:0xb4bd42632fcd3c5b!8m2!3d45.4796854!4d-75.5112894

WALK DESCRIPTION: All money and donations raised at this walk are contributed to the Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre. Group Walks for both 5 K and 10 K walks depart at 09:30 am.

 

May 12
PORT COQUITLAM,  BC   Gates Park - World Walking Day
Start Point: Gates Park, 2575 Wilson Ave, Port Coquitlam  V3C 1Z6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Betty Oscarchuk   778-773-6773   bettyjeano@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Lougheed Hwy 7, East on Pitt River Rd; North on Reeves Rd to end (Wilson Ave) parking lot on Left.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk along the Traboulay POCO trail & forest trails along the Coquitlam River.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Trans-Canada Trail, Trans-Canada Trail & Pavilion, Community

 

May 12
ST. ALBERT,  AB   World Waking Day
Start Point: Lacombe Lake Park Shelter, 151 McKenney Ave., St. Albert  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
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.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Residential streets and trails in St. Albert.

 

May 12
MONTRÉAL,  QC   Jardin botanique de Montréal
Start Point: La Maison de l’arbre (au jardin botanique), 4500, boul. Rosemont, Montréal  H1X 2B1
Distances: 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 9:30 - 10:00
Club Volksmarche La Foulée de St.-Eustache   Lise St-Pierre   514-729-4577   jdesrosiers25@videotron.ca

May 13
COLE HARBOUR,  NS   Old Miller Road Walk
Start Point: Top of Old Miller Road, North end of Old Miller Road, Cole Harbour  B2Z 1B9
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Sandy Hickey   902-466-3816   sandyhickey@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: DeGarthe Memorial Parking Lot, Hwy 333.

 

May 13
COLWOOD,  BC   Royal Roads Paint-IN - World Walking Day 
Start Point: West Shore Centre for Training & Learning, 2139 Sooke Rd , Colwood  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
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.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk is entirely within the grounds of Royal Roads with the opportunity to visit the stalls of local artists.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

May 15
EDMONTON,  AB   River & Ravine #1
Start Point: Emily Murphy Park, 11904 Emily Murphy Park Rd. NW, Edmonton 
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Gerry Vercammen   780-499-4958   gerryipa@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From north, on Groat Rd. cross North Saskatchewan River and take exit to Parks area. Slight left on Emily Murphy Park Rd. Park on left.  From south, take Gateway Blvd. to Whyte Ave. (82 Ave.) , turn left to 110 St., turn right and continue to Saskatchewan Dr., turn left. Continue straight onto Emily Murphy Park Rd.  The park is down the hill on right. 
WALK DESCRIPTION: Fifth of 12 events in the River & Ravine series. West End of Edmonton, Old Glenora and part of the river valley.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Trans-Canada Trail

 

May 19
COURVILLE,  QC   Courville + Parc des Chutes Montmorency
Start Point: Église de Courville, 2315, avenue Royale Beauport, Courville  G1C 1R1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Céline Lefebvre   418-704-5886   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

May 19
OTTAWA,  ON   Tulip Festival / National Walking Weekend
Start Point:  Carleton University - Carleton Ice House, 1125 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa  K1S 5B6
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Donna Sullivan   613-224-6880   tireddawgs@yahoo.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Brewer+Pool/@45.3893526,-75.6941593,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4cce05dc41288861:0x6f6e733b020db74d!8m2!3d45.3893526!4d-75.6919706
WALK DESCRIPTION:  Enjoy Ottawa's Tulip Festival. Explore the tulip beds at the National Experimental Farm and the shores of Dow's Lake, the largest concentration of tulips at the festival. There is paid parking at various locations throughout the campus and free parking in Brewer Park on Bronson.

 

May 19
SCOTTS BAY,  NS   Cape Split Trail
Start Point: Cape Split Parking Lot , end of Hwy 358 Scotts Bay, Scotts Bay 
Distances: 16   Difficulty: 4C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Rick Kanne   902-847-1772   theillsleys@eastlink.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:  Cape Split Parking Lot end of HWY 358 Scotts Bay
WALK DESCRIPTION: walk through woods to spectacular cliffs with views of the Bay of Fundy

 

May 19
SHERWOOD PARK,  AB   National Walking Weekend
Start Point: Kinsmen Leisure Centre, 2001 Oak St., Sherwood Park  T8A 0W9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
CVF Alberta Director   Glenda Palmer   780-982-8971   glendafpalmer@gmail.com
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.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Residential streets and parkway trails. National Walking Weekend. Bring picnic lunch.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Bridges

 

May 19
SURREY,  BC   Redwood Park - National Walking Day
Start Point: Redwood Park, 17900 - 20 Ave, Surrey  V3S 9V2
Distances: 5, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Patricia & Ray Poitras   604-576-2946   r.e.poitras@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 take exit 53 (Hwy #15) 176 St South; continue south to 20 Ave; turn Left; Right into parking lot.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Redwood Park was a private farm containing 32 plus types of Redwood trees.  Walk through the forest amongst Redwood trees & through estate residential area.

 

May 19
VICTORIA,  BC   IVV 50th Anniversary / Copley Park
Start Point: Copley Park, 750 Parkridge St, Victoria  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
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 17 take McKenzie Ave exit west; turn right on Glanford Ave; left on Vanalman Ave to Partridge St.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk on trails along Colquitz Creek & through Panama Flats.

 

May 20
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Eastern Passage Walkabout and Potluck
Start Point: Eastern Passage, 839 Cow Bay Road, Dartmouth  B3S 1J8
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Sandy Hickey and Mike Senman   902-466-3816   sandyhickey@bellaliant.net

 

May 20
OTTAWA,  ON   Tulip Festival / National Walking Weekend
Start Point: Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West, Ottawa  K1P 1J1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Karen Venema   613-731-5417   mkarenvenema@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Ottawa+City+Hall/@45.4204329,-75.6917656,
17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4cce044de3189905:0x87ee5640a118545b!8m2!3d45.4204329!4d-75.6895769 
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.

 

May 20
WINNIPEG,  MB   Bruce Park / Assiniboine Avenue
Start Point: Assiniboine Park Old Zoo Parking Lot, 55 Pavilion Cres., Winnipeg  R3P 2N6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Windy City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Terry Fulton   204-453-2905   tvful@shaw.ca

 

May 21
MABOU,  NS   Mabou Trails
Start Point: MacKinnon's Brook Trailhead, 1213-1397 (nearest civic address), Mabou  B0E 1X0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3B   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Don MacKenzie   902-539-8512   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 105 take E5 to Mabou (29K to Mabou), left on Rte 19 to Mabou & turn right at sign for Mabou Harbour
WALK DESCRIPTION: A series of interconnected trails on the Cape Mabou Highlands overlooking the Gulf of St. Lawrence

 

May 21
NORTH BAY,  ON   National Walking Weekend - Tim to Tim
Start Point: Value Village, 390 Lakeshore Dr., North Bay  P1A 2C7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 10:00 - 10:30
Gateway Walkers Club   André Tardif   705-495-2242   tardifandre@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot in front of Value Village

 

May 21
OTTAWA,  ON   Tulip Festival / National Walking Weekend
Start Point:  Carleton University - Carleton Ice House, 1125 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa  K1S 5B6
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:00 - 10:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Marion Boom   613-435-0568   walking4fun2@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: https://www.google.ca/maps/search/%22Carleton+University,+Uni+Centre,+1125+Colonel+By+Dr,
+/@45.3850924,-75.7004063,16z/data=!3m1!4b1

WALK DESCRIPTION: Celebrate the Ottawa Tulip Festival along the Rideau Canal, Rideau River and the spectacular Hog’s Back Falls. There is paid parking at various locations throughout the campus and free parking in Brewer Park on Bronson.

 

May 22
DEVON,  AB  
Start Point: Devon Voyageur Park, Saskatchewan Ave. W, Devon  T7Y 1C9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
Devon Discovery Walkers   Tobi Weiland   780-720-5266   tbweiland@gmail.com
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.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Paved roads, sidewalks and trails. Some steep hills and stairs, not suitable for strollers. Views of the North Saskatchewan River valley & ravines.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

May 24
SACKVILLE,  NB   Sackville (town)
Start Point: Tourist Bureau, 34 Mallard Drive, Sackville  E4L 4C3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 10:30 - 11:00
Central Nova Volkssport Club   George Woodburn   506-546-0057   georgewoodburn@eastlink.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Exit 504, left to cross overpass, left at traffic lights

 

May 25
HALIFAX,  NS   Multi-day Walk - CVF Convention
Start Point: Atlantica Hotel, 1980 Robie St. at Quinpool Road, Halifax  B3H 3G5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 08:00 - 17:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Lionel Conrod   902-466-4421   benview@eastlink.ca

 

May 26
ALFRED,  ON   Discover Eastern Ontario
Start Point: Le Chardo Restaurant, 374 St. Philippe Street, Alfred  K0B 1A0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:00 - 10:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Benoit Pinsonneault   613-746-9071   benoitpinson@rogers.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Ottawa going East on Hwy 417, take Hwy 174 toward Orleans, and carry on straight on County Road 17 up to Alfred, going through Rockland and Plantagenet. The restaurant will be on your left on the main road, close to the middle of Alfred.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Explore the small eastern Ontario town of Alfred. Alfred is a Franco-Ontarian community about 70 km east of Ottawa. Also known as the french-fry capital of Canada, Alfred is a picturesque rural town.

 

May 26
HALIFAX,  NS   President's Walk, CVF Convention
Start Point: Atlantica Hotel, 1980 Robie St. at Quinpool Road, Halifax  B3H 3G5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 08:00 - 08:50
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Lionel Conrod   902-466-4421   benview@eastlink.ca

 

May 26
LEDUC,  AB  
Start Point: Leduc Recreation Centre, 4330 Black Gold Dr., Leduc  T9C 3C3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Wetaskiwin Volkssport Club   Alda Watchorn / Judy   780-361-5530 / 780-352-7407  
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.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Paved trails and sidewalks.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Trans-Canada Trail

 

May 26
LÉVIS,  QC   Parc linéaire de Lotbinière
Start Point: Halte Vélo, St-Rédempteur, Lévis, Rue du Grand Tronc, Lévis 
Distances: 44, 62   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Lucie Lambert   418-828-0083   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

May 26
VICTORIA,  BC   Mount Doug To The Top
Start Point: Mount Douglas Park, Ash Rd & Cordova Bay Rd, Victoria  V8N 4Y9
Distances: 5, 7, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Beth Brathwaite   250-721-3395   bbbrath@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria take Douglas St to Hillside Ave; turn right; follow to Shelbourne St; turn left, continue to Ash Rd to parking lot off intersection of Cordova Bay Rd & Ash Rd.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Ambitious walk to the top of Mt Doug for the most fabulous views in all of Victoria.

 

May 26
MONTRÉAL, QC      les ruelles vertes de Montréal
Start Point: Rue Jean-Talon face
à la sortie de la station de metro “Fabre” H2E 1S7
Distances:  10   Difficulty:   1A  Registration: 09:30 – 10:00
Club Volksmarche La Foul
ée    Daniel Toutant 450-434-9964  toutantretire2014@hotmail.com

May 27
HALIFAX,  NS   Convention Walk - CVF Convention
Start Point: Atlantica Hotel, 1980 Robie St. at Quinpool Road, Halifax  B3H 3G5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 08:00 - 08:50
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Lionel Conrod   902-466-4421   benview@eastlink.ca

 

May 27
QUÉBEC,  QC   Résidence du Gouverneur général ($)
Start Point: Collège Mérici, 755, Grande-Allée ouest, Québec  G1S 1C1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Anne-Hélène Dussault   418-626-9373   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

May 28
LUNENBURG,  NS   Lunenburg
Start Point: Lunenburg, 4 Duffering Street, Lunenburg  B0J 2C0
Distances: 7   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Richard Potter   902-835-8878   meridianmmm@aol.com

 

May 28
PEGGY'S COVE,  NS   Peggy's Cove
Start Point: Polly Cove Hiking Trail head NS-Hwy-333, 2.5 KM East of intersection of Hwy 333 and Peggy’s Point Rd, Peggy's Cove  B3Z 3S2
Distances: 7   Difficulty: 3C   Registration 8:45 - 9:15
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Stephen Bloom   902-423-0760   sbloom@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Park at shopping area close to Railway Station Musuem.

 

May 29
CHETICAMP,  NS   Salmon Pools
Start Point: Highlands National Park Information Centre, 16648 Cabot Trail Cheticamp, Cheticamp  B0E 1H0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 2C   Registration 08:30 - 09:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Don MacKenzie   902-567-2298   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Continue north on the Cabot Trail to Cheticamp and the CB Highlands National Park information centre
WALK DESCRIPTION: The trail follows the Cheticamp River to a series of Salmon Pools

 

May 29
EDMONTON,  AB   River & Ravine #3
Start Point: Rundle Park, 2909 - 113 Ave., Edmonton  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
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.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Third of 12 events in the River & Ravine series. Paved and dirt trails through Hermitage Park.

 

May 29
LIVERPOOL,  NS   Liverpool Walkabout - Post Convention Bus Tour
Start Point: Hank Snow Museum, 148 Bristol Ave, Liverpool  B0T 1K0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration: 9:00 - 09:30
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Lynda Kanne   902-847-1772   rlkanne@eastlink.ca

May 30
CHETICAMP,  NS   Skyline Trail
Start Point: Skyline Trail, 18573 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp  B0E 1H0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 08:30 - 09:00 Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Don MacKenzie   902-567-2298   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Continue north on the Cabot Trail to Cheticamp and the CB Highlands National Park
WALK DESCRIPTION: The Skyline Trail is the most popular in the national park, noted for its scenic views and the moose that inhabit the surrounding area.

 

May 30
TRURO,  NS   Victoria Park
Start Point: Victoria Park, Park Road, main parking lot, Truro  B2N 4E4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2C   Registration 15:00 - 15:30
Central Nova Volkssport Club   Ibel Scammell   902-895-8445   iscammell@tru.eastlink.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Main parking lot, Park Road entrance

 

May 30
WHITE POINT,  NS   White Point Trail
Start Point: The docks in White Point, 21197 White Point Road, White Point  B0C 1G0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 2C   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Don MacKenzie   902-539-8512   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, South Harbour Area
WALK DESCRIPTION: CBIH and Tater Tours

 

May 31
INGONISH,  NS   Middle Head and Freshwater Lake
Start Point: Keltic Lodge, Ingonish, 383 Keltic Inn Road, Ingonish, Ingonish  B0C 1L0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 2C   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Don MacKenzie   902-539-8512   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish area
WALK DESCRIPTION: CBIH and Tater Tours

 

May 31
STELLARTON,  NS   Stellarton
Start Point: Museum of Industry, 147 Foord St, Stellarton  B0K 1S0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Central Nova Volkssport Club   Lyn-Sue Wice   902-752-1963   lynsuej@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Hwy 104, Exit 24

 

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