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Canadian Volkssport Federation

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            OCTOBER 2018                  

 

October 06
OSGOODE,  ON  
Start Point:  Red Dot Cafe, 5673 Main Street, Osgoode 
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Lorna Giles   613-224-1332   sassyg@rogers.com

 

October 06
QUÉBEC,  QC   Parcs d'Orsainville
Start Point: Stationnement Parc-O-Bus, Jardin Zoologique de Québec, Rue de la Faune / ave du Zoo, Québec  G1G 5H9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 12:30 - 13:00
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

 

October 06
VICTORIA,  BC   Willows Beach
Start Point: Willows Beach, 2740 Dalhousie St, Victoria  V8R 2J1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Renée Rode   250-294-7099   reneerode@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria take Fort St, which will change to Cadboro Bay Rd. Right on Bowker Ave; left on Beach Dr; right on Dalhousie St to parking lot.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Scenic walk through streets of Oak Bay Village, residential areas & along ocean pathways.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

October 07
TIMBERLEA,  NS   The Bluffs Trail / BLT Rails to Trails
Start Point: NS-Hwy-3, entrance to Glengarry Estates, Forest Glen Dr. and St. Margarets Bay Road, Timberlea  B3T 1J4
Distances: 6, 10, 11   Difficulty: 1A / 4D   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Dan Haycock / Lionel Conrod   902-479-3217 / 902-466-4421   dan.h@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: On Hwy #3, entrance to Glengarry Estates, Forestglen Dr. opposite St. Andrew's Anglican Church.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Bring lunch for 11 km

 

October 07
WINNIPEG,  MB   Henteleff Park
Start Point: Henteleff Park Parking Lot, just past 1960 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg 
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: South of Bishop Grandin.

 

October 08
DEVON,  AB  
Start Point: Devon Voyageur Park, Saskatchewan Ave. W, Devon  T7Y 1C9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Devon Discovery Walkers   Niccy Drury   780-987-3231   niccyd116@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

 

October 13
CALLANDER,  ON   Cranberry Trail Walk
Start Point: Cranberry Trail, End of Cranberry Rd, Callander 
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

 

October 13
GREELY,  ON   Gravitate to Greely
Start Point: Greely Community Centre, 1448 Meadow Dr, Greely  K4P 1B1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 09:00 - 10:00
Ottawa Voyageurs d'Ottawa Walking Club   Jane Fawcett   613-821-0056    fawcett.jane@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Greely+Community+Centre/@45.261212,-75.5596725,
17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4ccde0451e77b2ef:0x33cd4ef9707baaf4!8m2!3d45.261212!4d-75.5574838

WALK DESCRIPTION: Greely is currently the largest rural village in terms of land area and the third largest in terms of population in the City of Ottawa. Greely is home to a set of tight-knit and unique communities throughout the village. Most homes sit on acre to 2-acre lots.

 

October 13
NEW WESTMINSTER,  BC   East Richmond
Start Point: Starlight Casino, 350 Gifford St, New Westminster  V3M 7A3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Denise Pawson   604-589-2906   nancyap@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #91A take Howes St exit to Queensborough; turn North on Howes St; West (Left) on Boyd St (Boyd St becomes Westminster Hwy); turn North onto Gifford St (Casino on Left).
WALK DESCRIPTION: Enjoy the historical & cultural influences of the area while walking along numerous trails & parks.

 

October 13
QUÉBEC,  QC   Randonnée aux mille couleurs
Start Point: Petit pavillon de service parc Chauveau, 3105, avenue Chauveau, Québec  G2C 1A3
Distances: 5 à 32   Difficulty: 2B   Registration à confirmer - à confirmer
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Carole Bruyère   418-843-6916   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

October 13
REDCLIFF,  AB  
Start Point: Redcliff Legion, 302 Broadway Ave. E, Redcliff  T0J 2P0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Volkssport Club of Medicine Hat   Dan Weatherbee   403-526-8104   dweather@memlane.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the Trans Canada Hwy, take Redcliff exit (Broadway) and follow signs to Legion.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Paved trails, sidewalk and red shale.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

October 13
ST. ALBERT,  AB   Potluck Supper
Start Point: St. Albert United Church, 20 Green Grove Dr., St. Albert  T8N 5H6
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 14:00 - 14:30
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Kathleen Parr   780-998-1033   walksalot2@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Edmonton, go north on Hwy 2 (St. Albert Trail) to St. Albert .  Turn left on  Green Grove Dr.  United Church is on the left
WALK DESCRIPTION: Potluck supper begins about 17:00; bring plates, cutlery, and a dish to share.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

October 13
VICTORIA,  BC   Vantreight Park
Start Point: Vantreight Park, Vantreight Dr (off Ferndale Rd), Victoria  V8M 3W7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Victoria 'Y' Volkssport Club   Judy Haynes 250-385-8519   250-385-8519   yvolks@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria - North on Burrard St; Right on Bay St; Left on Shelbourne S;, Right on Feltham Rd; Left on Gordon Head Rd - becomes Ferndale Dr; Right on Vantreight Dr - parking along fence on left
WALK DESCRIPTION:  Both 5km and 10km routes offer spectacular  coastal scenery that overlooks Haro Strait & a number of small coves.  Walk through parks & connecting pathways in residential areas of Gordon Head.  The 10k also goes to Arbutus Cove where you can see some of the largest Arbutus trees on southern Vancouver Island.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

October 14
ENFIELD,  NS   Nine Mile River Trail
Start Point: Nine Mile River Trail Parking Lot, 1199 Enfield Road, Enfield  B2S 2T7
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Elaine Dawson   902-883-1364   emdlantz@eastlink.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot for Trail provided and well marked with signs.

 

October 14
MIDDLE RIVER,  NS   Gold Brook Mine Trail
Start Point: Gold Brook Road , 3402 Cabot Trail, Gold Brook Road, Middle River  B0E 1B0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 2C   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Martha Hood   902-849-0747   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the TCH 105 turn north on the Cabot Trail at Exit 7 and continue to Middle River. Gold Brook Road is on the right (East) side of the highway. CBIH signs will be posted.
WALK DESCRIPTION: The walk event takes place on an old cart track/ road to the former “gold mine".

 

October 20
KENTVILLE,  NS   Kentville Pumkin Walk
Start Point: Former Train Station, Kentville, 66 Cornwallis Street, Kentville  B4N 2E4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Beth Moore   902-678-5609  
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Downtown Kentville, behind Whites Funeral Home
WALK DESCRIPTION: see the Kentville Pumpkin People

 

October 20
OTTAWA,  ON   Autumn Leaves
Start Point: TBD,  Ottawa 
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Lorna Giles   613-224-1332   sassyg@rogers.com

 

October 20
RED DEER,  AB   River Walk and dinner
Start Point: Saro’s Restaurant Parking Lot, 4914 52 St., Red Deer  T4N 2C8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 14:00 - 14:30
Volkssport Walkers of Central Alberta   Anita Thomas   403-755-3016 / 403-598-1093   vwcaclub@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 2 take exit 397, follow signs for 32 Street, travel east on 32 Street and turn left on 50 Ave (Gaetz Ave). Travel past downtown area and turn left on 52 Street.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Starting at Saro’s Restaurant we will walk three blocks to the river and continue on the south bank trail crossing over to loop back from the north bank trail. After the walk we will have pizza at Saro’s Restaurant.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

October 21
ST-TITE-DES-CAPS,  QC   Sentiers des Caps ($)
Start Point: St-Tite-des-Caps Accueil, 2, rue Leclerc (angle route 138 Est), St-Tite-des-Caps  G0A 4J0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Michel Pellerin   418-843-9791   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

October 21
SURREY,  BC   Sullivan Park
Start Point: Sullivan Park, 6306 - 152 St (end of 62A Ave), Surrey  V3S 3K9
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Brenda Morton   604-597-7141   jmorton@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 eastbound, exit 48 (152 St South); Left on 62A Ave; drive to parking lot on Right.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk through Urban park trails & residential streets.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

October 21
WAVERLEY,  NS   Lake William Trail
Start Point: Opposite Powder Mill Lake Picnic Park, Rocky Lake Drive, Waverley  B2R 1R7
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 4C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Ken and Pat Clahane   902-440-0696   kvclahane@eastlink.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Rocky Lake Dr. opposite Powder Mill Lake Picnic Park.

 

October 26
TRURO,  NS   Truro Spooks & Ghouls
Start Point: SuperStore, 46 Elm St, Truro  B2N 3H6
Distances: 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 17:30 - 18:00
Central Nova Volkssport Club   Gail Brown   902-899-6575   greenfieldeast@live.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking area near Super Line Fuel

 

October 27
NORTH SAANICH,  BC   Deep Cove School
Start Point: Deep Cove School, 10975 West Saanich Rd , North Saanich  V8L 5P6
Distances: 7, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Juan de Fuca Pathfinders Walking Club   Carol Johnston   250-818-6870   cajohnston191@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Hwy 17 north; turn Right at exit 31, McDonald Park Rd; Right on Swartz Bay Rd; Left on Wain Rd; Right on West Saanich Rd; Right into Deep Cove School parking lot.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Route is on roads & trails in Deep Cove near Sidney.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

October 27
WILMOT,  NS   Dodge Road, Wilmot
Start Point: Dodge Road, Wilmot, Corner of Dodge Road and Rte 221, Wilmot 
Distances: 10   Difficulty: 3C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Crawford VanHorne   902-765-0906  
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take exit 17 off Hwy 101, meet at corner of Rte 221 and Dodge Rd
WALK DESCRIPTION: Lunch to follow at Crawford's house

 

October 28
CAP-ROUGE,  QC   Les six Passerelles
Start Point: Dépanneur Pétro-Canada, 1114, boul. Chaudière, Cap-Rouge  G1Y 3V8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 12:30 - 13:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Rosa Lavoie   418-877-6171   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

October 28
LAWRENCETOWN,  NS   Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park
Start Point: Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park, 4348 Lawrencetown Rd (Hwy 207), Lawrencetown  B2Z 1R1
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Trudy Hubley / Lily Conrod   902-852-5272 / 902-466-4421   benview@eastlink.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Meet at Pavilion.

 

October 28
SYDNEY ,  NS   Open Hearth Park
Start Point: Open Hearth Park Recreational Trails, 109 Ferry St., Sydney   B1P 6A4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Dianna MacDonald   902-562-5789   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From down town Sydney continue to north end on George St. to Ferry St and Open Hearth Park
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk through the Open Hearth Park trail system

 

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