The Savanna Strollers Pinery Walking Club is a partnership between the Friends of Pinery Park, Ontario Parks, the Grand Bend Community Health Center and the Lambton Heritage Museum.
Each week on Wednesday mornings the Savanna Strollers Pinery Walking Club walk / hike a different trail in Pinery Provincial Park. Participants will meet one of our Volunteer Coordinators at the Lambton Heritage Museum South side parking lot at 9:15 am, where the participants will be led in a short warm up and stretching routine before car pooling to the walking trail-head. Fast walkers are welcome to do the trail 2 or 3 times to get their steps in. All Welcome!!
Savanna Strollers Pinery Walking Club – Coordinator Schedule
Meet punctually at Lambton Heritage Museum South side Parking Lot at 9:15 am
If carpooling with members outside of your household please wear a mask.
GROUPS OF 10 CAN WALK TOGETHER AND BE SOCIALLY DISTANCED
IF THERE IS MORE THAN ONE GROUP OF 10 THE NEXT GROUP CAN LEAVE THE TRAILHEAD 5 MINUTES AFTER THE FIRST GROUP
NEW WALKERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!
Please stay home if you are not 100%…
|June 30||Riverside Trail (1 km) Flat Terrain Easy||Lindsey Ashworth Ducharme|
|July 7||Nipissing (2.3 to 3 km – Hard) Hilly terrain, viewing platform||Molly Russell|
|July 14||Carolinian Trail (2.3 to 3.5 km – mid range) Stairs||Larry Taylor|
|July 21||Picnic area 9 for walk to Beach (2 km) Feed the Birds||Sybil Tinker|
|July 28||Heritage Trail (2.3 to 5 km – easy)||Larry Taylor|
|Aug 11||Wilderness Trail (3 km) Flat terrain Stairs to beach||Lindsey Ashworth Ducharme|
|Aug 18||Cedar Trail (2.3 to 4 km – easy) Hilly terrain, viewing platform at beach and river, stairs
|Aug 25||Carolinian Trail (2.3 to 3.5 km – mid range) Stairs||Lindsey Ashworth Ducharme|
|Sept 1||Sassafras Trail (1km) Viewing platform Stairs and or walk Bike Trail to River (1 km to 4km) (Was Lookout)||Larry Taylor|
|Sept 8||Pine Trail (0.8 km) Flat terrain Stairs plus walk to beach||Molly Russell|
|Sept 15||Bittersweet Trail (1.5 km) Flat terrain, Stairs, Viewing Platform Hickory Trail (1 km) (Flat terrain, Stairs||Sybil Tinker|
|Sept 22||Nipissing (2.3 to 3 km – Hard) Hilly terrain, viewing platform||Lindsey Ashworth Ducharme|
Reminders to Volunteer Coordinators:
– Arrange for alternate if need be
– Meet punctually at Lambton Heritage Museum at 9:15AM (8:45AM July and August)
– Arrange car-pool to Pinery Provincial Park
– Do stretch exercises at Lambton Heritage Museum before we car pool over to trailhead
– Take along Safety Pack and accompany ‘Slowest Walkers’ – Encourage ‘Buddy system’
– Allow participants to walk/snow-shoe at own pace
– Update Attendance Log
We are currently looking for volunteer coordinators for the walking club. Coordinators will be responsible for the passes on the day of the walk and distributing them to other walking club participants as needed and other responsibilities as outlined under “Reminders to Volunteer Coordinators”.
If you are interested in attending or becoming a Volunteer Coordinator please call us at 519-243-1713 or email Lindsey for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org