FLC Seniors Outdoor Club

Save the Dates:  Diamond Valley Bus Trip on June 28, 2023 and Wiener Roast on July 5, 2023

Spring/Summer Walking Schedule in effect.

Scroll down for details on Birding and Walking.

Parkland ridge      June 7, 2023

 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.

  • All events and activities are for Outdoor Club members only. See Membership Information for how to join at bottom of page (scroll down).
  • We ask that everyone wear their name tag, bring their FLC Seniors membership card and carry their Medical Emergency Card on all outings (medical emergency card is available at the first activity attended) .
  • Information on activities - meeting locations and times are available on this web page.
  • Information about Special Events may be sent through email messages.


Welcome to the wonderful hobby of birdwatching on THURSDAYS at 9:30 AM. All weekly outings will average 2 hours, and will be held in different parks and natural areas within Calgary.  A new park and directions will be posted the weekend prior to the outing. Come join us. Remember to bring your binoculars. A book on birds is helpful but not necessary. Please remember your medical cards and dress appropriately for the weather.

REMINDER Birding outings now start at 9:30 AM


When:  Thursday, June 8, 9:30 AM

Location:  Bebo Grove

Directions:  Take Anderson to 24 St. SW, go south on 24th St. SW, straight through the roundabout, and continue down to the parking lot.

Weather guidelines: the outing will be cancelled if it is raining. Please check the weather forecast for 10:00 AM. It will be our source for weather.

Leader:  Carol   403-465-0226

Please check here for changes or cancellations of birdwatching outings every Thursday morning before 9 AM.

Birding Coordinator:   Carol Stokes  403-465-0226


We have 2 walking groups: Leisure Walkers (2 levels) and Intermediate Walkers. Join the group which best meets your needs. Both groups are welcoming and social. No Sign Up neededWalks start at 10:00 am.

Spring/summer walking schedule is in effect.  Watch here for details:

Weather Guidelines: We will walk 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.  

 Intermediate Walkers

Walks are 8 - 10+ km long, 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 hours long, with variable terrain.

When:  June 14, 10:00 AM

Location:  Edworthy Park, Bow River Pathway

Meeting Point:  Edworthy Park parking lot (south side of Bow River)

Directions:  from Bow Trail, head north on 45 St SW. Turn left on Spruce Drive and follow it to the end where it becomes Edworthy Street which turns right and goes down the hill to Edworthy Park. The parking lot is at the end of the road.

Route Details:  mostly flat terrain on paved pathways. From the parking lot, the group will be walking east along the Bow River Pathway. We will cross the river on the pedestrian bridge at Crowchild Trail and return back on the Bow River Pathway on the north side of the river.

Coffee:  Angel’s Cafe

Please bring the following: FLC membership card with emergency info, good walking shoes and water.
Leader:   Tracey  403-819-2940
Contact & Coordinator:   Jane  403-287-1593

Leisure Walkers

We are offering two levels of walks. LEVEL 1 will be 1½ hours long and approximately 5 to 6 km. LEVEL 2 will be 1 hour long and approximately 4 to 5 km. 

When:  June 14, 10:00 AM start (please arrive before 9:55 AM)

Location:  Fish Creek Park - Bebo Grove to Shannon Terrace and beyond

Meeting Place:  Bebo Grove parking lot – by the large message board and grass area.

Directions:  the Bebo Grove parking lot is located at the south end of 24th Street S.W. 24th Street ends at the parking lot.

Route Details:  we will walk west on a combination of soft and paved paths to Shannon Terrace and beyond.

Coffee:  A&W on 24th Street S.W. and Southland Drive S.W. in the Co-Op/Oakridge shopping center.

Please bring the following: FLC membership card with emergency info, good walking shoes and water.
Leader:   Robyn  403-271-0775

Contact & Coordinator:   Robyn  403-271-0775

Alternate Walks

Ad Hoc Dates - contact us if you would/could lead a walk on an alternate day. 



Snowshoeing has finished for the season and will resume next winter.  No more outings are planned.  Thanks to Laurie and all the snowshoe/icer leaders for a great season.  We hope to see all of you again next winter. 

Contact & Coordinator:   A Snowshoe Coordinator is needed for the upcoming season.  Contact Sue Wilson, as below, if you can help.
FLC Seniors Outdoor Club President:

Contact:   Sue Wilson, 
Contact by filling out this e-mail form. ([email protected])

Membership Information:

2022 - 2023 memberships are available online only starting September 1, 2022 for renewals and new members.  Payment to be made by credit card.

FLC Seniors membership is $15.00; the Outdoor Club membership is $5.00. This is done through the FLC website - Membership. Go to Membership Info, Renew or Sign Up Online. Select Activities - Sign Up. Select Outdoor Club from List.  

For more information:

Contact:   Diane Philie, 403-999-5225

Contact by filling out this e-mail form. ([email protected])

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Outdoor Club Events

There are no events scheduled.