This summer Winnipeg Trails is celebrating the progress that has been made on the Trans Canada Trail. The Great Trail connects our country through a series of hiking, biking, and paddling trails, but there is still lots of work to be done! || We want to hear about your trail experiences and make a plan for future funding opportunities. Come share your thoughts and let us know how to

Friday, February 12, 2016 is the 4th annual international  Winter Bike to Work Day ..and first ever Winter Bike to School Day. How it Works Commit to ride. Put a snowflake on the world map. Watch it grow. Schools can participate; teachers do a 30second survey. International highlights so far: Kids in Oulu are keeping their city’s hopes alive and testing software made in Winnipeg. Canada’s Federal Environment Minister will be riding her red bike.

   This Sunday, April 26th, join WTA Coordinator Anders Swanson for a leisurely bike ride down the Bishop Grandin Greenway to the beautiful forested and natural Fort Whyte Alive. Bring your kids or special someone along. It will be lots of fun. Meet at 11am sharp . . where the Greenway meets the Seine River. There are three other rides planned by co-hosts Bike Winnipeg! All drive together. Have a look at the

“If You Love the Prairies”… Come and join the Headingley Grand Trunk Trail at their AGM. If you love the prairies and enjoy observing prairie plants as you walk, hike and bike our prairie trails, come to hear Dr. Diana Bizecki Robson, Curator of Botany at the Manitoba Museum, present some of he work on the plants of the prairies and the pollinators necessary for their survival. The presentation will

Join Trails Manitoba from 9 am to 5 pm at Fort Whyte Alive for their AGM and workshop at Fort Whyte Alive. This is an excellent opportunity for trail builders and enthusiasts to network, discuss common issues, and plan for the future. The day will start with the AGM followed by a round table – tales from the trails, lunch, a trail walk, presentation on trail signage on the TCT and a

The planning committee for Jane’s Walk Winnipeg 2015 is looking for new blood! Each year our number of walks grows and the topics become more diverse. Check out some of last year’s 24 walks – from “Ballads and Boulevards” to “History and Heroes”. This year’s Jane’s Walk weekend is May 2 and 3. What does the planning committee do? Mostly, we help recruit and assist walk leaders, including an orientation evening, and

Canada Walks is working with Ryerson University to conduct a survey to learn more about the state of the walking movement in Canada. The survey is aimed at national, provincial and local organizations and groups that: promote and support walking and walkability have walking/walkability in their mandate have staff or volunteers who work directly on walking related initiatives Completing the survey will take about 15 minutes of your time. We

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Jan 2015

Winter Walk Day

On Thursday February 5th, join Canada in celebrating Winter Walk Day 2015. Walk to school, walk to work, walk your dog! Make the effort to put on your puts, dress warmly, and go out for some physical activity. Share your Winter Walk Day experience with the hashtag #winterwalkdaymb.

Walking in the most popular form of physical activity for Canadians. A walking club can help and encourage people to reach the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recom-mended amount of 150 minutes of physical activity a week. Manitoba in motion currently has a limited number of Walking Club Kits available. We would like to support Communi-ties in motion by offering them priority access to these kits. By organizing or expanding a

Get active with the Jack Frost Challenge! Frolic in the snow and celebrate winter Manitoba-style. Sign up a team of friends, co-workers or classmates to skate, bike, ski, snowshoe, run or walk a combined total of 130 km the week of February 7 – 13, 2015. Visit greenactioncentre.ca to register.