Volkssport Association of British Columbia (VABC) serves to unify the
BC volkssport clubs and to promote their mutual cooperation, all within
the Canadian Volkssport Federation (CVF). We are a non-profit
organization dedicated to promoting healthy, non-competitive volkssport
activities for people of all ages throughout the province. Although
volkssporting activities include walking, swimming, cross-country
skiing and cycling, walking events are the most popular among
volkssporters in BC.
are seven clubs in British Columbia, offering a wide variety of
walks. Walks include parks, forests, urban
trails, and glorious lake and ocean views. In addition, VABC is
responsible for over 30 other walks spread throughout the province. We
invite walkers of all
join us on a walk. New members are welcome, but membership is not
mandatory in order to join one of our walks. We'd love to
meet you! And your first five walks are free! After that the cost is
just $1 or $2 per walk.
this website to learn more about volkssporting in British Columbia.
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Please note that due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus as of March 18th Vancouver 'Venturers, Surrey Trekkers,
Bastion City Wanderers, Garden City Wanderers and Juan de Fuca clubs
have all cancelled all of their scheduled group walks until further
notice. The VABC AGM will still take place on April 1st at 2:00pm but
will be held as a video conference using Zoom. More details on this to
follow. The walks that were to be held before and following the AGM
have been cancelled.
- Please note the new start point for PT101 False Creek, Vancouver. It will now start at Starbucks Coffee, West Broadway V6J 1Y1
is also a new location for the walk box of two Nanaimo PTs. The walk
boxes for PT096 Nanaimo Downtown and PT158 Nanaimo Westwood can
now be found at Thrifty Foods, Port Place, 650 South Terminal Ave
are several new PTs in BC in 2020 - Seasonal 327 at Vancouver Locarno
Beach, Seasonal 328 at North Vancouver Lonsdale Quay and PT022 at
the Victoria "Y" Volkssport Club ceased operations at the end of 2019.
PTs will continue at Cedar Hill Rec Centre, Oak Bay Rec Centre and
Esquimalt Rec Centre but with some new routes at each location
- The bicycle PT066 has moved from the Victoria Henderson Rec Centre. It will now start at the Oak Bay Rec Centre.
|Save the date! The
next Victoria Phoenix Walking Festival will be held in 2021 in Victoria
on April 16 -18 at the Greek Community Centre, Elk Lake Drive. For more
information as it develops visit their website at www.vvpf.ca