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Canadian Volkssport Federation

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            AUGUST 2021                 

 

August 01
BEAUPRÉ,  QC   Mont-Sainte-Anne
START POINT: Centre d'accueil, 2000, boulevard du Beau-Pré, Beaupré  G0A 1E0
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Céline F   418-387-7749   volksnordsud@gmail.com

 
August 01
BEECHVILLE,  NS   BLT Rails to Trails Walk
START POINT: Lakeside Industrial Park, 18 Lakeside Park Dr., Beechville  B3T 1L1
DISTANCES: 6, 10   Difficulty: 1B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Ken & Pat   902-440-0696   kvclahane@eastlink.ca
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Lakeside Industrial Park, next to Coca Cola Plant.

 
August 07
LANGLEY TOWNSHIP,  BC   Campbell Valley
START POINT: Campbell Valley Regional Park, South Valley Entrance, 8 Ave & 204 St, Langley Township  V2Z 1V5
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Jan / Rick   778-828-4588   grappa@telus.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: The walk is along semi-firm surfaces across boardwalks, natural grasslands & wetlands. The park is also a popular equestrian site.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 take exit #58 (200 St South); turn Left on 8 Ave to park entrance (go to second parking lot). Start point is approximately 100m past washroom at the picnic area.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
August 07
MEDICINE HAT,  AB   Police Point Park
START POINT: Police Point Park Interpretive Centre, Police Point Drive NE, Medicine Hat 
DISTANCES: 6, 11   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Volkssport Club of Medicine Hat   Dan   403-526-8104   dweather@memlane.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Paved and shale trails and residential streets.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Trans Canada Hwy east or west, take 3rd Street NW and follow Police Point Interpretive Centre signs. Upon entering park, follow road to parking lot in front of Interpretive Centre._

 
August 07
VAL-BÉLAIR,  QC   Épluchette de blé d'Inde
START POINT: Chalet d'accueil, 10, rue de la Découverte, Val-Bélair  G3K 1W6
DISTANCES: 5. 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C  
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Claudette   418-843-3403   volksnordsud@gmail.com


August 08
KINGSTON,  ON   Anniversary Walk
START POINT: Kingston Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Kingston  K7K 4M4
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 10:00 - 11:00
ORGANIZER: King's Town Trekkers Volkssport Club   Doug   613-767-4619   woods2116@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Note: registration for the 10 km walk begins at 10:00, with the walk starting at 10:30 and the registration for the 5 km walk begins at 10:30, with the walk starting at 11:00.

 
August 08
WAVERLEY,  NS   Charles MacDonald Sports Park Walk
START POINT: Sports park parking lot, 1390 Cobequid Road, Waverley  B2R 1M3
DISTANCES: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Elaine / Karen   902-883-1364 / 902-883-1557   emdlantz@gmail.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Dogs allowed in park on leash

 
August 10                       bike 
NICOLET,  QC   Voyage de Vélo ($)
START POINT: Voir bulletin / site internet - See brochure / website, TBD, Nicolet 
DISTANCES: 50, 60   Difficulty: 2B / 3C  
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Agathe   418-861-9026   volksnordsud@gmail.com

 
August 14
EDMONTON,  AB   Mystery Walk
START POINT: To be revealed 1 week prior. Please check with club , , Edmonton 
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 10:00 - 10:30
ORGANIZER: Northern Lights Walking Club   David Hall   780-951-2882   davidhall@live.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: Trails and sidewalks in a mystery location.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: To be announced one week prior to the walk.

 
August 14
VANCOUVER,  BC   Southlands
START POINT: McCleery Golf Course, 7188 Macdonald St, Vancouver  V6N 1G2
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Vancouver ’Venturers Volkssport Club   Sharon      vancouverventurers@gmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Southlands is a unique community within the City of Vancouver, with golf courses, upscale mansions  & horse farms. The route will also go along the Fraser River & onto Deering Island.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: From Hwy #99 northbound; Left on West 70th Ave; Right on SW Marine Dr; Left on Macdonald St; park in lot furthest from Clubhouse.  By transit: From Langara - 49th Ave Station (Canada Line), take bus #49 (UBC). Get off at Macdonald St & walk south (downhill) to Clubhouse._

 
August 15
HALIFAX,  NS   Dingle Tower Walk
START POINT: John W. MacLeod Fleming Tower School, 159 Purcell's Cove Road, Halifax  B3P 1B7
DISTANCES: 6, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   John   902-864-4031   johnacarter@ns.sympatico.ca

 
August 15
WASHABUCK,  NS   MacKay's Point
START POINT: MacKenzie Rd, 86 MacKenzie Rd, Washabuck  B2C 1N2
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 13:30 - 14:00
ORGANIZER: Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Don   902-539-8512   bretonhoppers@yahoo.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Country lanes, short trail systems and small beaches with views of the Bra d'Or Lakes and Kidston Island
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy 125 take Exit 3 and follow Hwy 223 to Iona, after bridge turn right and continue to Washabuck Centre, then right on Washabuck Rd to SP

 
August 15
SAINT-JOSEPH-DE-LA-RIVE,  QC   Charlevoix
START POINT: Accès Édifice Jean-XXIII, 183, rue des Saules, Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive  G0A 3Y0
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Michel P   418-843-9791   volksnordsud@gmail.com

 
August 21
NORTH BAY,  ON   Kinsmen Trail
START POINT: Davedi Club, 313 Airport Road, North Bay  P1B 8H5
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 1A   Registration: 10:00 - 10:30
ORGANIZER: Gateway Walkers Club   Louise   705-477-3403   sartoviola@hotmail.com
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Left side parking lot of Davedi Club

 
August 22
DARTMOUTH,  NS   38th Annual International Volksmarch - TCT Event
START POINT: Fairbanks Centre, Shubie Park, 24 Locks Road, Dartmouth  B2X 2W7
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 20   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 10:30 - 11:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Joyce   902-864-2755   joycemccully@hotmail.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: BBQ lunch provided after walks

 
August 22
SAINT-JOSEPH-DE COLERAINE,  QC   Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine ($)
START POINT: Réserve écologique de la Serpentine, 6, avenue Saint-Patrick, Saint-Joseph-de Coleraine  G0N 1B0
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Lucie   418-622-6527   volksnordsud@gmail.com

 
August 25
MAIN-A-DIEU,  NS   Tea by the Sea Walk
START POINT: Coastal Discovery Centre, 2886 Louisbourg Main-a-Dieu Rd, Main-a-Dieu  B1C 1X5
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B   Registration: 11:00 - 11:30
ORGANIZER: Cape Breton Island Hoppers Volkssport Club   Barb and Cal   902-567-6702   bretonhoppers@yahoo.com
WALK DESCRIPTION: Walk along the coastal road, boardwalk and beach overlooking Main-a-Dieu Bay
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Sydney take Hwy 22 to Catalone, turn left onto Main a Dieu Rd to the end, turn right on Louisbourg Main a Dieu Rd to Coastal Discovery Centre parking lot

 
August 28
HARMONY,  NS   Crystal Falls
START POINT: Trail Head Crystal Falls, 590 Harmony Rd, Harmony  B0P 1R0
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Valley Trekkers Volkssport Club   Debbie    902-538-8282   passion4velo@bellaliant.net
WALK DESCRIPTION: Hike through the woods beautiful waterfall.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: in Greenwood, turn right onto Rocknotch Rd. continue until you come to a T intersection. Turn left on to Harmony Rd. cross small bridge. park on the rd.

 
August 29
ALDERGROVE,  BC   Aldergrove
START POINT: Aldergrove Regional Park, 8 Ave, east of 272 St, Aldergrove  V4W 2P4
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 3B   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club   Brenda / Frank   778-859-0201   dudfield@shaw.ca
WALK DESCRIPTION: The park is very popular with families for easy trails, scenic landscapes along slow moving waterways through the forest.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1 take exit #73 (264 St South); Left on 8 Ave to park entrance & down the hill to the parking lot.

 
August 29
SAINTE-HÉLÈNE-DE-CHESTER,  QC   Sentier des Trotteurs ($)
START POINT: Voir bulletin / site internet - See brochure / website, TBD, Sainte-Hélène-de-Chester 
DISTANCES: 5, 10   Difficulty: 2B / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Club Volkssport Nord-Sud   Carole   418-529-7643   volksnordsud@gmail.com

 
August 29
MT. UNIACKE,  NS   Uniacke Estate Museum Park Trails
START POINT: Uniacke Estate Museum Park, 758 NS Trunk 1, Mt. Uniacke  B0N 1Z0
DISTANCES: 6, 12   Difficulty: 2B  / 3C   Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
ORGANIZER: Dartmouth Volksmarch Club   Ken and Pat   902-440-0696   kvclahane@eastlink.ca   

 

 

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