William Watson Lodge February 25 - 28, 2019
Cross Conservation Area March 8, 2019
Fish Creek Park March 15, 2019
Possibly our last snowshoe/cleat outing of this winter
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: Jane Braathen 403-287-1593
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
SPRING, we think, is here and the Leisure Walkers Group will start their first walk of the Season on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM; an e-mail will be sent out weekly to the Outdoor Club members as to the location.
Contact & Coordinator: Ev Chesser, 403-873-2008
Intermediate and Fast Walkers
Walks are 8-10 + km long and 1 1/2 - 2 hours long.
WINTER SCHEDULE IS NOW IN EFFECT.
We will meet in Fish Creek Park at 10 AM for all weekly walks, through to the end of March 2019.
First Wednesday of the month: meet at the Mallard Point parking lot, far east end of Canyon Meadows Drive.
All other Wednesdays: meet at Bow Valley Ranch parking lot (south end of Bow Bottom Trail).
SAFETY FIRST: Bring your Crampons and Medical Emergency card on ALL winter walks.
Winter Walking Weather Guide: We will walk in temperatures down to:
-10 with a slight wind
-15 with no wind
There will be NO further weekly walking messages until Spring 2019.
Contact & Coordinator: Bev Fogg, 403-271-8334
Please note the following:
A small group of volunteers phone weekly to inform non e-mail members of the starting point for walks.
Location: Calgary and surrounding area.
When: Spring 2019 season, 8:30 - 11:30 am.
E-mails are sent to FLC Outdoor Club members detailing where 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.