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Canadian Volkssport Federation

"Fun, Fitness and Friendship"
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            DECEMBER 2018                  

 
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December 01
EDMONTON,  AB  
Start Point: Crunch Fitness - West Edmonton Mall, Suite 1764, 8882 - 170 St., Edmonton  T5T 4J2
Distances: 6, 7, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 08:00 - 8:30
Devon Discovery Walkers   Irene Miller   780-462-0726   irene.miller1@shaw.ca
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.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Mall walk.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

December 01
VICTORIA,  BC   Downtown Christmas Lights
Start Point: YMCA Vancouver Island (Downtown), 851 Broughton St, Victoria  V8W 1E5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 15:00 - 16:00
Victoria 'Y' Volkssport Club   Judy Haynes/. Cheryl Thorsteinson   250-385-8519 /250-385-8990   yvolks@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Downtown YM-YWCA Vancouver Island, 851 Broughton St.  Registration will be upstairs in the Yoga Room.  Street & City Parkade  is free.  Must have permit to park on 'Y' property.  Walk up drive on Quadra side of the Bldg, Tap on glass windows on left to alert us, enter door on Left at the top & wait at next door on LEFT till someone opens it for you.  All of this is Due to very strict security.  Your patience is appreciated.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Group Walk starts at 16:00.   Enjoy chatting with fellow walkers while having some coffee & cookies for 1 hour before the walk.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

December 01
TERREBONNE,  QC   Terrebonne - Lanaudière
Start Point: Stationnement incitatif des Moulins, 5000, côte Terrebonne, Terrebonne  J6W 6J4
Distances: 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 9:30 - 10:00
Club Volksmarche La Foulée de St.-Eustache   Lucie Bisson   450-437-2516  

December 02
HALIFAX,  NS   Hydrostone Walkabout
Start Point: Atlantic Superstore, 6141 Young Street, Halifax, Halifax  B3K 2A5
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Sue Banks   902-472-2261   sclb199@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 

December 06
MEDICINE HAT,  AB   Christmas Lights Walk and party
Start Point: Marlene’s House, 151 Park Meadows Lane SE, Medicine Hat  T1B 4E3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
Volkssport Club of Medicine Hat   Marlene Holowachuk   403-529-5665   holowachukr@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the Trans Canada Hwy going east or west, take Dumore Road Exit going north to Park Meadows Drive which curves to the right. Turn left on Park Meadows Lane. Yurn left and follow road round to 151, on right.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Sidewalks through residential area to look at the Christmas lights displays. Followed by party.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

December 07
WINNIPEG,  MB   Christmas Lights Walk
Start Point: TBD,  Winnipeg 
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 17:30 - 18:00
Windy City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Terry Fulton   204-453-2905   tvful@shaw.ca

 

December 08
EDMONTON,  AB   Pedway Walk
Start Point: Commerce Place, in atrium in centre., 10150 Jasper Ave., Edmonton  T5J 1W4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 08:00 - 08:30
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Lou Arsenault   780-289-0494   aludger@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Drive to downtown Edmonton and park in the vicinity of Jasper Ave.  Start point is just inside Commerce Place in atrium near Tim Hortons. Take the LRT to downtown and exit at the Bay Station.  Exit at Jasper Ave. and 103 St. and walk east on Jasper Ave. to Commerce Place.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Meet at the central atrium, and enjoy Christmas decorations in the downtown pedways.

 

December 08
KINGSTON,  ON   Christmas Lights walk
Start Point: Club House, 700 Millwood Drive, Kingston  K7M 8Z1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 16:00 - 17:30
King's Town Trekkers Volkssport Club   Sue Osborn   613-634-4239   osbornjs@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 401 Exit 611, south to Bath Road. Right on Bath Road to Vista Drive. Right on Vista Drive to Millwood Drive. Right on Millwood Drive to 700 Millwood - Gray building with flag pole.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Note: registration for the 10 km walk begins at 16:00, with the walk starting at 16:30 and the registration for the 5 km walk begins at 17:00, with the walk starting at 17:30. Dinner afterwards at a Restaurant (TBA).

 

December 08
ST-SAUVEUR, QC Saint-Sauveur
Start Point:
Stationnement derrière l’église de St-Sauveur
Distances:  10   Difficulty:   1B  Registration: 09:30 – 10:00
Club Volksmarche La Foul
ée    Suzanne Paquette 450-430-4623 spaquette57@gmail.com

December 09
HALIFAX,  NS   Halifax Christmas Lights Walk
Start Point: Cunard Centre, 961 Marginal Road, Halifax  B3H 4P6
Distances: 6, 11   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Stephen Bloom   902-423-0760   sbloom@bellaliant.net

 

December 15
VICTORIA,  BC   Three clubs Christmas Party
Start Point: TBA
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 09:30 - 10:00
Victoria International Walking Festival Society   Christine Desjardins   250-478-7020   rickandchristine@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: TBA
WALK DESCRIPTION: TBA

 

December 15
CHARLESBOURG,  QC   Marche des crèches
Start Point: Bibliothèque Paul-Aimé Paiement, 7950, 1ère Avenue, Charlesbourg  G1H 2Y4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 16:30 - 17:00
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

 

December 15
ORLEANS,  ON   Christmas Lights
Start Point: The Royal Oak Pub, 1981 St Joseph Blvd., Orleans  K1C 1E5
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration 17:00 - 18:00
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+-+Orleans/@45.4649834,-75.5418794,
17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4cce1191555eb109:0x900ce9fd1e3c39a9!8m2!3d45.4649834!4d-75.5396907

WALK DESCRIPTION: Taffy Lane. When it comes to Christmas lights, there is probably no block better in all of Ottawa than Taffy Lane in Orléans, a White Hole of Christmas, where, at least for December, no dark matter escapes.

 

December 15
RED DEER,  AB   Red Deer Christmas Lights Tour
Start Point: Baymont Inn & Suites, 4311 49 Ave., Red Deer  T4N 5Y7
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 18:00 - 18:30
Volkssport Walkers of Central Alberta   Betty Jaap   403-350-4995   vwcaclub@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 2 take exit 201 into Red Deer. Continue east on 67 St. to Taylor Dr._Turn right, continue to 43 St. Turn left and continue to Spruce Dr. Turn left and then immediately turn left again into parking lot at Baymont Inn & Suites.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk on paved trails in downtown Red Deer and enjoy the Christmas light display in City Hall Park.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Community

 

December 15
ST. ALBERT,  AB   Christmas Lights
Start Point: Safeway parking lot, 2 Hebert Rd., St. Albert  T8N 5T8
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration 18:00 - 18:30
St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Kathleen Parr   780-998-1033   walksalot2@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Going north on St. Albert Trail, turn right on Hebert Rd. and right into Safeway parking lot.
WALK DESCRIPTION: Various streets in St. Albert.  Look for the bus in the Safeway parking lot. Bring Christmas goodies to share on the bus.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

December 15
WHITE ROCK,  BC   Christmas Lights and Potluck
Start Point: White Rock Lawn Bowling Club, 1079 Dolphin St, White Rock  V4B 4G4
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3A / 2C   Registration 16:45 - 17:00
Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Mary Jane Garnet   604-581-8889   garnett2@telus.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 take exit 48 (152 St South); bear Left on Pacific Ave; Right on Dolphin St - on street parking.
WALK DESCRIPTION: The walk will be along residential streets to enjoy the Christmas Lights, then joining the club for a potluck dinner & fun time in the Christmas Spirit.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Murals, Community

 

December 15
WOLFVILLE,  NS   Wolfville Christmas Lights
Start Point: Muddy's Convenience Store, Wolfville, 446 Main Street, Wolfville  B4P 1E1
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3A   Registration 17:30 - 18:00
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Philip Longmire   902 678 8278  
WALK DESCRIPTION: Town walk to see Christmas Lights

 

December 16
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Dartmouth Christmas Lights Walk
Start Point: Rona Hardware, 1000 Cole Harbour Road, Dartmouth  B2V 1P1
Distances: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration 18:30 - 19:00
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Dwight Perkins / Betty Perkins   902-435-6397   dap@accesscable.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Hwy 207

 

December 28
QUÉBEC,  QC   Festi-Lumière
Start Point: Aquarium de Québec, 1675, avenue des Hôtels, Québec  G1W 4S3
Distances: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration 16:30 - 17:00
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

 

 

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