Get walking for eight Tuesdays starting June 30

Walkers who join 8 Walks in 8 Weeks will get to meander through some of the most beautiful areas in the entire community.

Eight different walks

Looking for some structured walks to enjoy the natural beauty of Chilliwack?

For the next two months, it’s a chance to do 8 Walks in 8 Weeks with Chilliwack Walks. Anyone can join this walking challenge.

It starts at 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday evening, starting June 30.

Or you can walk anywhere you like actually. Just check off a running shoe icon in the official “Walking Passport” that you can pick up at several locations, for every walk you take.

Passports are at City Hall and the Leisure Centre and at other sponsor locations.

Here’s how it works. Pick a walk. Walk around your own neighbourhood or a take a nice walk when you’re on vacation. Or join the eight different walks organized by the Chilliwack Active Communities Committee listed below.

When finished the walks, hand in the passport at the Y, Cheam Centre, Leisure Centre, City Hall no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 27. All passports will be entered to win prizes. One entry per person.

Find out more by hitting the ‘8 walks’ link at  www.spiritofchilliwack.com or by calling

604-793-2904

Here at the starting points for the 8 Walks in 8 weeks:

1. Tuesday, June 30 @ 6:45 p.m.

Fairfield Island (start at Gwynne Vaughan Park on Williams)

2. Tuesday, July 7 @ 6:45 p.m.

Greendale (start at Greendale MB Church, 6550 Sumas

Prairie Road)

3. Tuesday, July 14 @ 6:45 p.m. -Vedder Rotary Trail,

Lickman Road – (Start in parking lot at end of Lickman)

4. Tuesday, July 21 @ 6:45 p.m. – Sardis Park

5. Tuesday, July 28 @ 6:45 p.m.

Chilliwack Lions Club, Hope River Road Fairfield Island

6. Tuesday, Aug. 4 @ 6:45 p.m.

Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve *no dogs

7. Tuesday, Aug. 11 @ 6:45 p.m.

Yarrow (start at Yarrow Alliance Church, 42479 Yarrow

Central Road)

8. Tuesday, Aug. 18 @ 6:45 p.m. – Cheam Wetlands

*No dogs please.

 

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