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Canadian Volkssport Federation

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            MARCH 2020                  

 

 

March 01
COLE HARBOUR,  NS   Cole Harbour Walkabout
START POINT: Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Parkway, Cole Harbour  B2W 6C6
DISTANCES: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2A   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Dan / Margaret   902-454-9280 / 902-479-2817  
odemargaret@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 
March 01
PONT-ROUGE,  QC   Centre plein air Dasereau ($)
START POINT: Centre plein air Dansereau, 50, rue Dansereau, Pont-Rouge  G3H 3G6
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B    Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Denise   418-837-3384  
volksnordsud@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Marche raquettes, ski de fond ou marche. Snowshoe, ski or walk.

 
March 07
DELTA - TSAWWASSEN,  BC  
START POINT: Centennial Beach Concession Building,  570 Boundary Bay Rd , Delta - Tsawwassen  V4L 1N2
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Vancouver ‘Venturers Volkssport Club   Jerry / Markku     
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Explore Boundary Bay Regional Pk with its dune plants, bird life, views of ocean & mountains. Also walk through residential areas of Boundary Bay & Beach Grove which used to be full of small cottages. Check out the ‘Secret Garden.’
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: From Hwy #99 northbound, take exit for Hwy #17 southbound; Left on 56 St; Left on 12 Ave; Right on Boundary Bay Rd; Left at sign for Centennial Beach. By transit: From Bridgeport Stn. (Canada Line) take bus #601 (South Delta) to South Delta Exchange; take bus #C89 (Boundary Bay) along Boundary Bay Rd to sign for Centennial Beach; walk along access road to Concession Building.

 
March 07
STONEHAM,  QC   Le parc du mont Wright
START POINT: Parc du mont Wright, Chemin des Fr�res Wright, Stoneham  G3C 0R2
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Lucie   418-828-0083  
volksnordsud@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Marche raquettes, ski de fond ou marche. Snowshoe, ski or walk.

 
March 08
DARTMOUTH,  NS   Portland Estates Walkabout
START POINT: Superstore Parking Lot, 650 Portland St., Dartmouth  B2W 6A3
DISTANCES: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Elaine   902-444-4571  
ryanef@bellaliant.net
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 
March 14
LANGLEY,  BC   Derby Reach Regional Park
START POINT: Edgewater Bar Picnic Area, 21600 Allard Cres, Langley  V1M 3W1
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Denise   604-836-4541  
d_pawson@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: The Edgewater Bar section & a forest loop along the Houston Trail is an historic area. The scenic trails follow the shoreline of the Fraser River.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 take exit 58 (200 St North); Right on 96 Ave; Left on 208 St; Right on Allard Cres.

 
March 15
LAC BEAUPORT,  QC   Les Sentiers du Moulin ($)
START POINT: Chalet d’Accueil, 99, chemin du Moulin, Lac Beauport  G3B 0E1
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Réjeanne   418Ê842-7547  
volksnordsud@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Marche raquettes, ski de fond ou marche. Snowshoe, ski or walk.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 
March 15
LOWER SACKVILLE,  NS   Sackville Walkabout
START POINT: Atlantic Superstore, 745 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville  B4E 2R2
DISTANCES: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   John   1-902-864-4031  
johnacarter@ns.sympatico.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Parking Lot

 
March 21
BERWICK,  NS   Wheatons walk
START POINT: Berwick Fire Hall, 300 Commercial St Berwick, Berwick  B0P1E0
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Debbie   902-538-8282  
passion4velo@bellaliant.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk through the town of Berwick
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Exit 15 of HWY 101 on to Commercial St Berwick, Berwick Fire Hall is on your left

 
March 21
COLWOOD,  BC   Latoria Creek Park
START POINT: Olympic View Golf Course, 643 Latoria Rd, Colwood  V9C 3A3
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders Walking Club   Sandy    250-812-0303  
cragybeach_125@hotmail.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: A more challenging walk through Latoria Creek Park & surrounding streets with views of the Olympic Mountains. Walk is mostly on trails.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria, take Hwy 1 north; take exit 14 Langford to Veterans Memorial Parkway South; continue to end; Right on Latoria Rd; immediately turn left into driveway for Olympic View Golf Course & follow to Parking area.

 
March 21
ST. ALBERT,  AB  
START POINT: Lacombe Lake Park, 151 McKenny Ave, St. Albert  T8N 2T7
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 13:00 - 13:30
ORGANIZER: St. Albert Trekkers Volkssport Club   Kathleen   780-998-1033  
walksalot2@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Streets and trails of St. Albert.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Edmonton, on Hwy 2 (St. Albert Trail), turn west onto McKenny Ave. and follow it to Lacombe Lake Park, on right.  Start point is in the shelter.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Famous Canadians

 
March 22
BEDFORD,  NS   Bedford Walk, Admirals Park
START POINT: Mill Cove Shopping Centre, 961 Bedford Hwy, Bedford  B4A 1A9
DISTANCES: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Marina   902-835-8878  
redchummy@aol.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Sobey's Parking Lot

 
March 22
STONEHAM,  QC   La Boucle de la Station
START POINT: Centre de ski Stoneham, 600, chemin du Hibou, Stoneham  G3C 1T3
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Carole   418-843-6916  
volksnordsud@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Marche raquettes, ski de fond ou marche. Snowshoe, ski or walk.

 
March 22
SURREY,  BC   22nd Avenue- Softball City
START POINT: Softball City picnic shelter near tower, 2199 - 148 St, Surrey  V4A 8L5
DISTANCES: 5, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Carole & Reg   778-686-6578    surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com

WALK DESCRIPTION: The walk takes you through Urban Forest, nature trails & residential Streets.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Hwy #99 or Hwy #99A (King George Blvd) take exit 32 Ave West, which becomes 148 St; turn Right into park.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Bridges

 
March 29
BASE MILITAIRE VALCARTIER,  QC   Centre Castor ($)
START POINT: Chalet d’Accueil, 658, rue Courcelette, Base militaire Valcartier  G0A 4Z0
DISTANCES: 6, 11, 15   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Réjeanne   418Ê842-7547   volksnordsud@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Marche raquettes, ski de fond ou marche. Snowshoe, ski or walk.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: voir journal du club
http://volkssport-nordsud.qc.ca

 
March 29
BURNABY,  BC  
START POINT: Burnaby Lake Rugby Club, 3760 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby  V5B 4X5
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Vancouver ‘Venturers Volkssport Club   Lawrence     
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk around the lake in this popular urban park. Watch for birds & other wildlife.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: From Hwy #1 going east, take exit 32 for Sprott Street, Left on Sprott St (signs for Sprott St/Kensington Ave N) , right on Kensington Ave. Right on Sprott to Sperling Avenue. Clubhouse is in front and parking lot on the left.. By transit: From Metrotown SkyTrain Station, take bus #110 (Lougheed Station); on Kensington Ave, get off at Joe Sakic Way. Or from Sperling SkyTrain Station, take bus #144 (Metrotown Station) on Kensington Ave, get off at Joe Sakic Way. Walk towards the lake and you will see a huge parking lot.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
March 29
SYDNEY,  NS   Maryann Corbett Trail
START POINT: Canada Post Processing Plant, 1230 Upper Prince St, Sydney  B1P 5P6
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 13:30 - 14:00
ORGANIZER: Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Carmel   902-564-5348  
bretonhoppers@yahoo.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk across 125 overpass and follow Maryann Corbett Trail towards Glace Bay
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 to Canada Post parking lot

 
March 29
VICTORIA,  BC   Crystal Pool
START POINT: Crystal Pool, 2275 Quadra St, Victoria  V8T 4C4
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Garden City Wanderers Volkssport Club   Diane   250-477-4785  
doc.di46@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: This walk encompasses three significant parks & quiet residential streets with great views. It begins & finishes with the 5k Summit Park route. The 10k route continues from Summit Park to Peacock Park & Playfair Park before passing a second time through Summit Park via a different path.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: On east side of Quadra Street at corner of Queens Ave. Park on nearby streets.

 
March 29
WELLINGTON,  NS   Grand Lake Trail
START POINT: 9 Sunnylea Rd, Wellington, 9 Sunnylea Rd, Wellington, Wellington  B2T 1A2
DISTANCES: 6, 12   Difficulty: 2B / 3B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   John   902-861-4324  
jcokeefe07@gmail.com

 

 

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