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Canadian Volkssport Federation

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            NOVEMBER 2018                  

 

November 03
MEDICINE HAT,  AB  
Start Point: Tourist Centre, 8 Gehring Rd. SW, Medicine Hat  T1B 4W1
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 1A / 2A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Volkssport Club of Medicine Hat   Dan Weatherbee   403-526-8104   dweather@memlane.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Trans Canada Hwy, exit at College Ave / Southridge Dr. Take Southridge Dr. south to Gehring Rd. to Tourist Centre (near Saamis Teepee).
WALK DESCRIPTION: Mostly paved trails and sidewalks.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

November 03
NORTH BAY,  ON   YMCA Walk
Start Point: YMCA, 186 Chippewa St. W., North Bay  P1B 6G2
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

 

November 03
RICHMOND,  ON   Volunteer Appreciation
Start Point:  St. Paul's United Church, 3452 McBean St., Richmond  K0A 2Z0
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:00 - 09:30
Nepean Nomads Walking Club   Lorna Giles   613-224-1332   sassyg@rogers.com

 

November 03
VANCOUVER,  BC  
Start Point: Kensington Community Centre, 5175 Dumfries St, Vancouver  V5P 3A2
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Vancouver ’Venturers Volkssport Club   Lucille Pallard   604-876-4996   vancouverventurers@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Start point is at East 36th Ave. By car: Westbound on East 41st Ave. Right on Dumfries St (2 block before Knight St). At East 36th Ave, turn left into parking lot. By transit: From Downtown Vancouver, bus #22 (Knight). Get off at East 37th Ave. Cross Knight St and veer left through park to Community Centre.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk goes through residential areas as well as Memorial South Park and Mountain View Cemetery.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

November 03
VICTORIA,  BC   GCW Annual General Meeting
Start Point: Grace Lutheran Church, 1273 Fort St, Victoria  V8V 3L4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Ada Robinson   778-922-1950   elrobin3350@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown, go a few blocks east on Fort St to junction with Moss St. Parking behind the Church hall. Overflow parking across the street at Central School.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Both the 5 km and 10 km routes wander through the stately residential area of Rockland. The 10 km route also includes quiet streets in the Fairfield and Jubilee areas.

 

November 04
HALIFAX,  NS   Long Lake Trail
Start Point: Long Lake Parking Lot (look for signs), St. Margaert's Bay Road, Halifax  B3S 1R3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3C / 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Stephen Bloom   902-423-0760   sbloom@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 44.632261, 63.65874

 

November 04
MIRA ROAD, HWY 22,  NS   Ormond Crescent & Middle Lake
Start Point: Ormond Crescent, Mira Road, 150 Ormond Crescent, Mira Road, Mira Road, Hwy 22  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
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Sydney follow Georger St to Exit 8 /Hwy 125 and continue past the round- about to Mira Road/Hwy 22. Continue to Start Point on Ormond Crescent.
WALK DESCRIPTION: The walk take place on a country lane going to Middle Lake.

 

November 04
QUÉBEC,  QC   L'art public # 2
Start Point: Collège Mérici, 755, Grande-Allée ouest, Québec  G1S 1C1
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

 

November 11
BEECHVILLE,  NS   BLT Rails to Trails Walk
Start Point: Lakeside Industrial Park, 18 Lakeside Park Dr., Beechville  B3T 1L1
Distances: 6, 12   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 1:30 - 2:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Lionel Conrod / Trudy Hubley   902-466-4421 / 902-852-5272   benview@eastlink.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Lakeside Industrial Park, next to Coca Cola Plant.

 

November 11
QUÉBEC,  QC   Parc de l'Escarpement
Start Point: Walmart, 1700, boul. Lebourgneuf, Québec  G2K 2M4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 12:30 - 13:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Georgette Martel   418-915-7804   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

November 16
TRURO,  NS   Victorian Christmas in Truro Part 1
Start Point: Sobeys, 985 Prince St, Truro  B2N 1H7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 17:30 - 18:00
Central Nova Volkssport Club   Heather McLeod   902-895-2592   heather.mcleod@ns.sympatico.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking area near corner Prince & Walker

 

November 17
BLOMIDON,  NS   Blomidon Park
Start Point: Lower Parking Lot , Blomidon Provincial Park, 3138 Pereau Rd, Canning, Blomidon  B0P 1H0
Distances: 10   Difficulty: 3B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Rick Kanne   902-847-1772  
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Main Street, Wolfville
WALK DESCRIPTION: wooded walk in a Provincial Park, bring a lunch

 

November 17
JARVIS BAY PROVINCIAL PARK,  AB   Winter Guided Walk / Snowshoe
Start Point: Top parking lot Jarvis Bay Provincial Park, 338-364 Birchcliff Road Lacombe County, Jarvis Bay Provincial Park 
Distances: 5, 7, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Volkssport Walkers of Central Alberta   Betty Jaap   403-340-1663   vwcaclub@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Hwy 11 to Sylvan Lake. Right on Hwy 20. Travel north to Township Road 392. Turn left and then immediately left onto a gravel parking lot.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Natural area, Lake views, residential roads and paths. Dinner at Boston Pizza to follow walk. One outhouse 2 km into trail.

 

November 17
SURREY,  BC   Sunnyside Acres - Softball City
Start Point: Softball City (picnic shelter near tower), 2199 - 148 St, Surrey  V4A 8L5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Carole & Reg Ahern   604-584-0039   carole.mahern@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #99 or Hwy #99A (King George Blvd) take exit 32 Ave West which becomes 148 St; turn into park entrance.
WALK DESCRIPTION: The walk takes you through Urban Forest, Nature Trails & residential Streets.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

November 17
TRURO,  NS   Victorian Christmas in Truro Part 2
Start Point: Victoria Park, Park Road entrance, main parking lot, Truro  B2N 4E4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2C   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Central Nova Volkssport Club   Ibel Scammell   902-895-8445   iscammell@tru.eastlink.ca

 

November 18
BEDFORD,  NS   Old Coach Road / Cabin Lake Trail
Start Point: Sobey's (Mill Cove Shopping Centre), 961 Bedford Hwy, Bedford  B4A 1A9
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 3B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Helene Whitford   902-455-6020   helene.whitford@iwk.nshealth.ca

 

November 18
QUÉBEC,  QC   Base de plein air de Sainte-Foy
Start Point: Chalet d'Accueil, 3180, rue Laberge, Québec  G1X 4B5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 12:30 - 13:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Agathe Préfontaine   418-861-9026   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

November 18
SYDNEY,  NS   Cow Bay Rd. Trails
Start Point: Cow Bay Road, 1236 Upper Prince St., Sydney, Sydney  B1P 5P8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 13:30 - 14:00
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Barb Thistle, Carmel Coffin   902-567-6702   bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Sydney follow Welton St as it becomes Grand Lake Rd.,turn right on Reeves. St., left on Upper Prince St and continue to the SP
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk across the new 125 overpass and trails behind the Mayflower Mall to Power Lake

 

November 18
VICTORIA,  BC   Oaklands Park Fernwood walk
Start Point: Oaklands Park, Kings Road & Scott St, Victoria  V8R 4J2
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A / 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Frances Aknai      faknai@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria, follow Douglas St to Bay St; turn right & follow to Shelbourne St; turn left & left on Kings Rd to parking lot.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk through trails & neighbourhoods in Fernwood.

 

November 25
HALIFAX,  NS   1st & 2nd Lake Trails / Lower Sackville
Start Point: Sucker Brook Road, Left off Cobequid Rd, opposite Civic #491, Halifax  B4C 3Y7
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Ken Redmond   902-404-7458  

 

November 25
PORT COQUITLAM,  BC   POCO Trail
Start Point: Gillnetter Pub, 1864 Argue St, Port Coquitlam  V3C 5K4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Nancy & Doug Jackson   778-233-6524   drjackson@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 take exit 44 (Hwy 7 East); Merge onto United Blvd & Mary Hill By-Pass; Right on Pitt River Rd; Left on Argue St; parking on street (Not in Pub Parking lot).
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk along groomed trails viewing the Fraser River before crossing over to Citadel Heights. The walk takes you through a number of small parks & residential streets.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

November 25
QUÉBEC,  QC   Les deux rives de la rivière Saint-Charles
Start Point: Maison Dorion-Coulombe, 332, rue Domagaya, Québec  G1L 5B1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 12:30 - 13:00
Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Francine Paré   418-527-6152   volknord@videotron.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 

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