FLC Seniors Outdoor Club

 

 

 October 5, 2017 - Fish Creek, walk from Votier Flats

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: Annual bus trip to the Field of Crosses on Memorial Drive

When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 

Itinerary: Leisure Walkers - from the crosses to 10th St. Poppy Plaza and return; Intermediate Walkers - continue from Poppy Plaza to Prince's Island Park: Fast Walkers - 10 km loop, finishing at Poppy Plaza and then the crosses

Cost: $5.00

Registration:  Starting Friday, October 27, 2017, scroll to the green button at the bottom of this page. 

 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 am

Leisure Walkers 

Walks are 5-6 Km long and 1 1/2 hours long.

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

Intermediate and Fast Walkers

Walks are 8-10 + Km long and 1 1/2 - 2 hours long.  

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