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Canadian Volkssport Federation

"Fun, Fitness and Friendship"
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       ATLANTIC / ATLANTIQUE        

 

   NEW BRUNSWICK / NOUVEAU-BRUNSWICK

FREDERICTON - Fredericton South - PT128
Start Point Open: 2018-01-02 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B / 3B
CVF Atlantic Director
Philip Longmire - 902-678-8278 - philip.longmire@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel,  659 Queen St.,  Fredericton  E3B 5A6 There is NO Walk Box or information at this establishment.  Mail-in only    mailin
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From TCH, west or east, take Fredericton exit 285A or 285B; continue on Regent St. to King St. Turn right then left on St. John St. The Crowne Plaza is straight ahead on Queen. Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.

WALK INFORMATION: Dawn to dusk daily. Riverfront Trail, historic buildings, Victorian homes, Odell Park, Small Craft Aquatic Centre, Beaverbrook Art Gallery. The alternate route takes you across the Saint John River to North Riverfront Trail, Carleton Park with a view of Fredericton across the river.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: TCT & Pavilion, Capital City, Bridges

 

HARTLAND - Hartland Town - PT285
Start Point Open: 2018-05-01 ~ 2018-10-30    Distances: 5, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A
CVF Atlantic Director
Philip Longmire - 902-678-8278 - philip.longmire@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Dr. Walter Chestnut Public Library,  395 Main St.,  Hartland  E7P 2N1  There is NO Walk Box or information at this establishment. Mail-in only   
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DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:  Take Exit 170 from the Trans Canada Highway into Hartland. 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.
WALK INFORMATION: Dawn to dusk daily. The trail takes you through the pleasant town, alongside the sparkling St. John River, out on the Trans Canada Trail and through the longest covered bridge in the world.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Trans-Canada Trail, Bridges

 

MONCTON - City Centre - PT048
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
CVF Atlantic Director
Philip Longmire - 902-678-8278 - philip.longmire@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Crowne Plaza Hotel,  1005 Main St.,  Moncton  E1C 1G9   There is NO Walk Box or information at this establishment. Mail-in only
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DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:  From the east take Exit 474 to Moncton City Centre; Champlain St. becomes Main St. Crowne Plaza Hotel is on your right. From the west take Exit 450 Mountain Road to King St.; King St. to Main St. Turn right on Main St. Crowne Plaza Hotel is on your right.   Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.
WALK INFORMATION: Dawn to dusk daily. This walk takes you through the streets of downtown Moncton and along the Riverfront Trail.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Trans-Canada Trail, Bridges

 

SAINT JOHN - St. John West - PT170
Start Point Open: 2018-05-01 ~ 2018-10-16    Distances: 5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B/3B
CVF Atlantic Director
Philip Longmire - 902-678-8278 - philip.longmire@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Irving Nature Park,  Sand Cove Road,  Saint John  E2M 5T9   There is NO Walk Box or information at this establishment.   Mail-in only       
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DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Highway 1, take exit 119 south to Sand Cove Road, turn right and continue to the end. Park at the “Flags” Parking lot at the beginning of the causeway. Take Exit 119 south to Sand Cove Road, turn right and continue to the end.   
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.
WALK INFORMATION: Dawn to Dusk daily. The Nature Park, five minutes from the city centre, features the world's highest tides, a rare Acadian forest, beaches, salt water marsh, varied well groomed trails, seabirds and mammals as well as excellent lookouts.

 

SAINT JOHN - St. John Uptown - PT246
Start Point Open: 2018-05-01 ~ 2018-10-30    Distances: 5, 6, 10, 12 km    Difficulty Rating: 3B
CVF Atlantic Director
Philip Longmire - 902-678-8278 - philip.longmire@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Reversing Falls Information Centre,  200 Bridge Rd.,  Saint John  E2M 7Y9  There is NO Walk Box or information at this establishment.   Mail-in only       
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DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:  From the west on Highway 1, take exit 119, turn left over the bridge, right on Fairville Blvd. After   kilometer the street name changes to Bridge Road. 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.
WALK INFORMATION: Dawn to dusk daily. The world's highest tides create a unique phenomenon reversing the flow of the St. John River over an impressive set of rapids twice a day. This is an award winning waterfront walk of a working port. There are many amenities on the route. Digby Wharf Lighthouse and the Partridge Island Lighthouse are visible from this walk.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Lighthouse, Community, Dock & Walk, Trans-Canada Trail, Murals, Bridges


 

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR / TERRE-NEUVE & LABRADOR

ST. JOHN'S - Harbour - PT188
Start Point Open: 2018-05-01 ~ 2018-10-30    Distances: 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
CVF Atlantic Director
Philip Longmire - 902-678-8278 - philip.longmire@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Quality Harbourfront Hotel,  2 Hill O'Chips St.,  St. John's  A1C 6B1    
There is NO Walk Box or information at this establishment.  Mail-in only    mailin  
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the airport turn left on Portugal Cove Road. When the road forks veer left onto New Cove Rd., then turn right onto Kenna's Hill. Continue on this road, it becomes Kings Bridge Rd then Cavendish Square. Turn right onto Duckworth and then left onto Hill O'Chips. The hotel will be on your left. From the Trans Canada Highway take the first exit to Mount Pearl and St. Johns (Pitts Memorial Drive). Take the exit to Water St. then turn left on Hill O'Chips. The hotel will be on your right.
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.
WALK INFORMATION: Dawn to dusk daily. Dock and Walk. Take a walk through the historic city of St. John's NL. First discovered by John Cabot in 1497 and later claimed as the first, permanent British settlement in North America by Sir Humphrey Gilbert in 1583. St. John's has a rich and colourful history. It is the start of the Trans Canada Trail at mile "0".
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: TCT & Pavilion, Dock & Walk, Capital City




NOVA SCOTIA / NOUVELLE ÉCOSSE

ANNAPOLIS ROYAL - PT099
Start Point Open: 2018-06-01 ~ 2018-09-30    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club
Karen Illsley - 902-678-3791 - theillsleys@eastlink.ca
START POINT:  Ye Olde Towne Pub,  9 Church Street,  Annapolis Royal  B0S 1A0
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Exit 22 from Hwy 101 into Annapolis Royal  
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse

 

BADDECK - Chebucto Street and Waterfront - PT247
Start Point Open: 2018-05-01 ~ 2018-10-29    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club
Cal Thistle - 902-567-6702 - bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
START POINT:  Telegraph House Motel,  479 Chebucto St.,  Baddeck  B0E 1B0
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From East or West on TC HWY 105 take Exit 8 or 9 to Chebucto St.
WALK INFORMATION: Lighthouse and boardwalk along trail.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Lighthouse, Community, Group

 

BIBLE HILL - PT172
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
Central Nova Volkssport Club
Sheila Wilson - 902-895-2007 - sgwilson53@hotmail.com
START POINT:  Avery's Farm Market,  175 Pictou Road,  Bible Hill  B2N 2S7
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Trans-Canada Trail

 

COLE HARBOUR - Varies - multiple routes - PT062
Start Point Open: 2018-01-02 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club
Lily Conrod - 902-466-4421 - lilybea@eastlink.ca
START POINT:  Cole Harbour Place,  51 Forest Hills Pkway,  Cole Harbour  B2W 6C6
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 51 Forest Hills Parkway
WALK INFORMATION: Admin. Desk 902-464-5100
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Trans-Canada Trail

 

DARTMOUTH - Varies - multiple routes - PT036
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club
Lionel Conrod - 902-466-4421 - benview@eastlink.ca
START POINT:  Hearthstone Inn,  313 Prince Albert Rd ,  Dartmouth  B2Y 1N3
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 313 Prince Albert Road at Lawrence St
WALK INFORMATION: Reception Desk
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: TCT & Pavilion

 

EASTERN PASSAGE - Fishermens' Wharf/Residential/Boardwalk - PT184
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club
Sandy Hickey - 902-466-3816 - sandyhickey@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Irving Circle K S.S. & store,  72 Cow Bay Rd.,  Eastern Passage  B3G 1A2
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 839 Cow Bay Road
WALK INFORMATION: Check out counter. Lighthouse walk.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse

 

HALIFAX - Harbourside/Universities - PT035
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club
Sue Banks - 902-472-2261 - sclb199@hotmail.com
START POINT:  Lord Nelson Hotel,  1515 South Park St.,  Halifax  B3J 2L2
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 1515 South Park Street
WALK INFORMATION: Reception Desk
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Lighthouse, Dock & Walk, Capital City

 

HALIFAX - Point Pleasant Park - PT203
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club
Sue Banks - 902-472-2261 - sclb199@hotmail.com
START POINT:  Lord Nelson Hotel,  1515 South Park St.,  Halifax  B3J 2L2
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 1515 South Park Street
WALK INFORMATION: Reception Desk

 

KENTVILLE - PT185
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club
Karen Illsley - 902-678-3791 - theillsleys@eastlink.ca
START POINT:  Ultramar - Park Street Corner Store,  11 Park St.,  Kentville  B4N 1L9
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Park Street is Highway 1 in Kentville West.   902-678-5554

 

KINGSTON - PT171
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club
Karen Illsley - 902-678-3791 - theillsleys@eastlink.ca
START POINT:  Best Western Aurora Inn,  831 Main St.,  Kingston  B0P 1R0
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Exit 17 from Hwy 101 to Kingston

 

LOUISBOURG - Main Street Louisbourg and Kennelly Point Lighthouse - PT243
Start Point Open: 2018-05-01 ~ 2018-10-19    Distances: 5, 10, 13 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A / 2B
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club
Shirley Pettigrew - 902-737-1006 - bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
START POINT:  Peck's Convenience Store,  2 Wolfe St.,  Louisbourg  B1C 2J2
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Sydney Highway 22 to Louisbourg. An Alternate SP is available at 41 Havenside Rd. to allow further access to the Coastal Trail Loop
WALK INFORMATION: A coastal (Havenside) road to the lighthouse and picnic park, including the Louisbourg Coastal Trail. Spectacular views of Fortress Louisbourg and the harbour. An Alternate SP is available beginning at 45 Havenside Rd that is a continuation of the original PT this allows the walker to see 1.5k more of the 'Coastal Trail' Register at Peck's Store as normal and drive to the Havensde Rd, park on the right (water side) a short distance from the mailboxes. 'DO NOT BLOCK THE MAIL.'
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Lighthouse, Community, Group

 

LOWER SACKVILLE - Community and  Lake - PT161
Start Point Open: 2018-05-16 ~ 2018-09-14    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
Dartmouth Volksmarch Club
Lily Conrod - 902-466-4421 - lilybea@eastllink.ca
START POINT:  Sackville Sports Stadium,  409 Glendale Dr.,  Lower Sackville  B4C 2T6
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 409 Glendale Dr
WALK INFORMATION: Admin. Desk - 902-869-4141

 

NEW GLASGOW - PT098
Start Point Open: 2018-04-14 ~ 2018-10-09    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
Central Nova Volkssport Club
Lyn-Sue Wice - 902-752-1963 - lynsuej@hotmail.com
START POINT:  Pictou County Wellness Centre,  2756 Westville Road,  New Glasgow  B2H 5E6
WALK INFORMATION: REGISTER:Pictou County Wellness Centre, 2756 Westville Road then drive to start point.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Trans-Canada Trail

 

NORTH SYDNEY - Queen St., shopping mall areas - PT244
Start Point Open: 2018-01-02 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club
Elsie Buck - 902-562-3117 - bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
START POINT:  Clansman Motel,  9 Baird St.,  North Sydney  B2A 0A9
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the TC Highway 105 continue to Highway 125 at Exit 2
WALK INFORMATION: Location of the ferry to and from Newfoundland and Labrador
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: TCT & Pavilion, Community, Group

 

SYDNEY - The Esplanade, City Hall & Boardwalk area - PT059
Start Point Open: 2018-01-02 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club
Cal Thistle - 902-567-6702 - bretonhoppers@hotmail.com
START POINT:  Cambridge Suites Hotel,  380 Esplanade,  Sydney  B1P 1B1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From HWY 4 continue directly into Sydney on King's Road to the Esplanade
WALK INFORMATION: There are two routes available: The Baille Ard Trail or The Green Links Trail.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Dock & Walk, Group

 

TRURO - PT028
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A
Central Nova Volkssport Club
Heather McLeod - 902-895-2595 - heather.mcleod@ns.sympatico.ca
START POINT:  Goodlife Fitness,  13 Queen St,  Truro  B2N 2A7
WALK INFORMATION: Ring the purple bee on the right just inside the outer door for admission. The Walk Box is at the Front Desk.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Community, Trans-Canada Trail

 

WINDSOR - PT183
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club
Karen Illsley - 902-678-3791 - theillsleys@eastlink.ca
START POINT:  Falmouth Circle-K Irving,  2113 Evangeline Trail,  Windsor  B0P 1L0
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Exit 7 off Hwy 101 in Falmouth.

 

WOLFVILLE - PT125
Start Point Open: 2018-01-01 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 3A
Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club
Karen Illsley - 902-678-3791 - theillsleys@eastlink.ca
START POINT:  Muddy's Convenience Store,  446 Main St.,  Wolfville  B4P 1E2
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 446 Main Street Wolfville  902-542-5668
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Trans-Canada Trail




PEI / ILE-DU-PRINCE-EDOUARD

CHARLOTTETOWN - Downtown - PT167
Start Point Open: 2018-01-02 ~ 2018-12-31    Distances: 7, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
CVF Atlantic Director
Philip Longmire - 902-678-8278 - philip.longmire@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Best Western Hotel,  238 Grafton St.,  Charlottetown  C1A 1L5   There is NO Walk Box or information at this establishment.  Mail-in only       
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DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Follow the Trans Canada Highway (also called University Avenue) to the end. Turn left onto Grafton St. The hotel is two blocks down on the right.     
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.
WALK INFORMATION: Dawn to dusk daily. Dock and Walk. This trail includes 5 KM in the historic downtown area. It is an easy walk, mostly on sidewalks and gravel. Confederation Trail / Trans Canada Trail and Pavilion.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Lighthouse, TCT & Pavilion, Community, Dock & Walk, Capital City, Murals

 

SUMMERSIDE - Downtown - PT169
Start Point Open: 2018-05-01 ~ 2018-10-30    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A / 1B
CVF Atlantic Director
Philip Longmire - 902-678-8278 - philip.longmire@bellaliant.net
START POINT:  Loyalist Country Inn,  195 Heather Moyse Dr.,  Summerside  C1N 5R1 There is NO Walk Box or information at this establishment.  Mail-in only       
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DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:  From the Confederation Bridge follow Highway 1A to Summerside. Turn onto Hwy 11 which will become Water St. Follow Water St. past the Tourist Information centre.  This road was renamed Heather Moyse Drive on July 1, 2014, formerly Harbour Drive. The hotel will be on your right. From Charlottetown take Hwy 2 to Summerside. Take the second Summerside exit - Granville St. Follow Granville St. to the waterfront. The hotel will be on your left at the intersection. 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.
WALK INFORMATION: Dawn to dusk daily. The Downtown route starts on the Confederation Trail, passes by the Park, Schools, shopping centre and hospital to return to the waterfront through a residential area of the century Victorian homes.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Lighthouse, TCT & Pavilion, Community, Murals, Bridges

 

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