FLC Seniors Outdoor Club

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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.

  • Outdoor Club members receive weekly email notices that detail meeting places and times.
  • For safety reasons, we ask that everyone wear their name tag and carry their Medical Emergency Card on all outings.
  • All events and activities are for Outdoor Club members only.  See Membership Information for how to join.
  • Watch for special events messages through the year. 

Contact: Jiri Bartek 403-274-6517
Contact by filling out this e-mail form. (outdoorclub@flcseniors.ca)

Membership Information:

Current FLC Seniors members may join/ purchase an Outdoor Club membership for $5.00.  For more information:

Contact: Mary Ann Oikawa 403-278-6505

Contact by filling out this e-mail form. (outdoorclub@flcseniors.ca)

 

UPCOMING OUTDOOR cLUB eVENTS (CALGARY AND aREA)

What: Leisure, Intermediate & Fast Walkers Bus Trip 

When: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: Black Diamond/Turner Valley Friendship Trail (6 - 10 km walk)

Cost: $10.00

Registration:  August 11 - 18, 2017.  Scroll to the bottom of this page for details.

What: Outdoor Club - Annual General Meeting

When: Friday, September 8, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  Doors open at 1:45 pm.

Where: Willow Ridge Community Centre

Cost: No Charge

Registration:  Registration not needed; Outdoor Club Memberships will be available. 

 Walking

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: Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. (or as indicated)  Note:  Intermediate & Fast Walkers start at 9:30 am in June, July and August.

Leisure Walkers 

Start time for "spring/summer" season walks:  10:00 am.  

Contact & Coordinator:     Ev Chesser: 403-873-2008

Intermediate and Fast Walkers

Start time for summer walks (June, July, August): 9:30 am.   

Contact & Coordinator: Donna Gibb: 403-278-4388  

 BIRD WATCHERS                 

Location: Calgary and surrounding area.

When:  Finished for the season.

Messages will be sent out on Monday or Tuesday of each week detailing where to meet.

Contact & Coordinator: Anne Belton: birdwatchers@flcseniors.ca
Contact by filling out this e-mail form. (birdwatchers@flcseniors.ca)

Snowshoeing

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 – one being a Leisure Group, whose outing location, pace and length will be geared to the participants.

Locations:
Calgary - Fish Creek areas, Mapleridge Golf Course, Cross Conservation Area, Bragg Creek, Sandy McNabb area, and Kananaskis Country.

When:  To be determined.  BOTH GROUPS - COME EARLY, HAVE EQUIPMENT ON,  ADJUSTED AND BE READY TO START AT 10:00 AM.

Where:  Participants will receive an email from the coordinator with directions to the trail head.

Leisure Group:  Enjoy a 2 hour snowshoe.  Come dressed in layers; bring snacks and water.

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 and -10C with a slight wind. Please check the Weather Forecast for 10:00 am.  It will be our source for weather.

Please note: Unless there is a message when and where we snowshoe, there will not be any snowshoeing.

Contact & Coordinator: Pauline Schaus 403-271-7177
Contact by filling out this e-mail form. (snowshoeing@flcseniors.ca) 

 Please note the following:
A small group of volunteer’s phone weekly to inform non e-mail members of the starting point for walks.

Upcoming Outdoor Club Events