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
The program is on hold due to COVID 19 restrictions. Please enjoy a walk with those in your household locally.
|Feb 17||Picnic area 9 for walk (2 km) Feed the Birds||Molly Russell|
|Feb 24||Heritage Trail (2.3 to 5 km – easy)||Sybil Tinker|
|Mar 3||Cedar Trail (2.3 to 4 km – easy) Hilly terrain, viewing platform at beach and river, stairs||Molly Russell|
|Mar 10||Pine Trail (0.8 km) Flat terrain Stairs plus walk to beach||Lindsey Ashworth Ducharme|
|Mar 17||Sassafras Trail (1km) Viewing platform Stairs and or walk Bike Trail to River (1 km to 4km) (Was Lookout)||Larry Taylor|
|Mar 24||Riverside Campground Easy Walk (1 to 3 km) Flat Terrain||Lindsey Ashworth Ducharme|
|Mar 31||Cedar Trail (2.3 to 4 km – easy) Hilly terrain, viewing platform at beach and river, stairs||Sybil Tinker|
|Apr 7||Heritage Trail (2.3 to 5 km – easy)||Lindsey Ashworth Ducharme|
|Apr 14||Picnic area 9 for walk (2 km) Feed the Birds||Larry Taylor|
|Apr 21||Riverside Trail Easy Walk (1 km) Flat Terrain||Molly Russell|
|Apr 28||Bittersweet Trail (1.5 km) Flat terrain, Stairs, Viewing Platform Hickory Trail (1 km) (Flat terrain, Stairs||Lindsey Ashworth Ducharme|
|May 5||Wilderness Trail (3 km) Flat terrain Stairs to beach||Sybil Tinker|
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