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THE 2017 SPRING AND SUMMER WALKS ARE NOW FULL

You must be a Current LIFE Member as well as REGISTERED in the Walks program to participate in the LIFE walks. Guests are NOT permitted.


You must be a member of LIFE to be on the wait-list.


Active from May through September, LIFE's walking group meets twice weekly to explore the city, stay fit and enjoy the fresh air. Whether you prefer hiking in nature, or exploring the urban cityscape, you are sure to find a walk that suits your interest and comfort level. All walks are accessible by TTC, and usually conclude in areas with nearby restaurants so that you can, if you choose, enjoy a lunch out afterwards.

We offer two main types of walks:

  • Green Walks are nature walks that usually take place on unpaved paths. They may take place in areas that include beaches, parks, gardens, ravines and/or birding. They move at a brisk pace, but still allow for comfortable conversation. Examples of Green Walks include Edwards Gardens, Moore Park Ravine, Don Valley Brick Works, East Don Parkland and James Gardens to the Old Mill.

  • Grey Walks take their visual interest from the cityscape and take place on paved sidewalks. They are usually themed, allowing you to discover some of the great heritage areas, distinct architecture, quaint neighbourhoods and points of literary or cultural significance around the city. They move at a moderate pace, and include frequent stops to allow the group leader to comment on points of interest. Examples of Grey Walks may include jaunts through Yorkville, along Spadina Avenue, around City Hall, Concord City Place, the CNE, South Rosedale and Riverside.

Day: Tuesdays and Fridays, May through September

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Various; all meeting-points are accessible by TTC

Annual Fee: $25.00 (includes all walks throughout the LIFE year)

To Register: Check out our course calendar page (S62 Spring Summer Walks 2017), and register as you would for any other course. Registration for the Walks Program will open on the Tuesday of registration week. Once registered, you may participate in any and all walks throughout the LIFE year. On rare occasions will you need to register for individual walks.

 

S62 SPRING SUMMER WALKS 2017

Notification: Starting in April, registered walkers will receive monthly email notifications that will inform them about the type of walk – Green or Grey – as well as the leader's name, meeting place, type of terrain, and level of difficulty. You choose whether to participate in a given walk; an RSVP is not required.

New Leaders Wanted If you have an idea for a themed walk, and are interested in leading a two-hour walk on a Tuesday or Friday, let us know! Contact our office for more information.

LIFE 2017 Walks Committee:
Roy Fischer, Pam Hitchcock, Bernice Holman, Donna Oke, Pam Raiken and
Doug Paton (Chair)

A LIFE member in good standing who registers for the Walks in the Spring 2016 term will have their 2016-17 membership extended to the end of the Walks Program.