Crocuses on Cranston Ridge, April 24, 2019
All the crocuses weren't wearing purple, Cranston Ridge, April 24, 2019
Owl & Owlet, Fish Creek Park near Bow Valley Ranch April 30, 2019
Welcome to the FLC Seniors Outdoor Club. Our club walks throughout the year; bird watching and snowshoeing are seasonal. We also have some special events.
Current FLC Seniors members may join/purchase an Outdoor Club membership for $5.00. For more information:
Contact: Phyllis Thornton 403-272-4108
What: there are no events scheduled. Note: Outdoor Club Executive and persons assisting with events may be on the list before sign up opens to Outdoor Club members. No refunds will be considered after payment is completed.
Walks are mainly taken along the many pathways around Calgary and are selected for the scenery and interest they offer to seniors.
Location: Calgary and vicinity. Starting points will vary and participants are expected to reach these points by their own arrangements.
When: Wednesday, 10:00 am
The Leisure Walks are usually 5 - 6 km and 1½ hour long. We walk at a comfortable pace and socialize on the way. We cover many of the pathways in Fish Creek Provincial Park and some areas in the South of Calgary. An e-mail is sent out weekly to Outdoor Club members as to the location and details of each walk.
Contact & Coordinator: Ev Chesser, 403-873-2008
Intermediate and Fast Walkers
SPRING/SUMMER SCHEDULE IS NOW IN EFFECT.
Walks are 8-10 + km long and 1 1/2 - 2 hours long.
Walks take place throughout the city. A weekly email will be sent to Outdoor Club members giving location and details. A small group of volunteers phone weekly to inform non e-mail members of the starting point for walks.
Contact & Coordinator: Bev Fogg, 403-271-8334
Location: Calgary and surrounding area.
When: 2019 season is starting on April 6. E-mails are sent to FLC Outdoor Club members detailing where and when to meet. Bring binoculars and membership cards.
Snowshoeing will focus on winter enjoyment in Calgary and surrounding areas. Outings will vary in time from 2 – 5 hours depending on location. We will have 2 groups – Intermediate Group, and Leisure Group whose outing location, pace and length will be geared to the participants.
Calgary - Fish Creek areas, Mapleridge Golf Course, Cross Conservation Area, Bragg Creek, Sandy McNabb area, and Kananaskis Country.
Where: Participants will receive an e-mail from the coordinator with directions to the trail head.
Leisure Group: Enjoy a 2 hour snowshoe. Come dressed in layers; bring snacks and water. We are currently looking for a Coordinator of this activity.
Intermediate Group: Enjoy a longer outing. Come dressed in layers, bring snacks, water and a lunch.
Every Friday - snow and weather conditions permitting.
Weather Guidelines: We will snowshoe at temperatures up to -15C with no wind, or -10C with a slight wind. Please check the weather forecast for 10:00 AM. It will be our source for weather.
Please note: Snowhoeing takes place only when you receive a message when and where we snowshoe.
There are no events scheduled.