Walking and Volkssport Association of Ontario

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Ontario Director's Permanent Trails

Southwestern and Central Ontario



Updated March 26, 2021

Please note: In the case of discrepancy between printed walks information and the website, the WEBSITE shall have priority and any changes will be highlighted in RED.


All participants must pre-register for these walks. See 'Note' for each walk, below.


Permanent Trails 2021 - Southwestern and Central Ontario


CFB BORDEN - PT261 (Barrie/Angus)

START POINT OPEN: 2021-01-02 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 5, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Buell Gym,  122 Ramillies Rd.,  CFB Borden  L0M 1C0

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment


GUELPH - PT239 (North)

START POINT OPEN: Date extension: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 6, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 2A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Royal Inn & Suites,  106 Carden St.,  Guelph  N1H 3A3

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment


KINCARDINE - PT057

START POINT OPEN: Date extension: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 5, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Reunion Park,  201 Russell St.,  Kincardine  N2Z 1Z9

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment

SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse


KITCHENER-WATERLOO - PT238

START POINT OPEN: Date extension: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 5, 11 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex,  101 Father David Bauer Dr.,  Kitchener-Waterloo  N2J 4A8

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment


LONDON - PT045 (North London residential & downtown)

START POINT OPEN: Date extension: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Gibbons Park,  2A Grosvenor St.,  London  N6A 2Y7

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment


LONDON - PT121 (Thames River Walkway)

START POINT OPEN: Date extension: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 5, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 2B

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Gibbons Park,  2A Grosvenor St.,  London  N6A 2Y7

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment


NIAGARA FALLS - PT071

START POINT OPEN: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 10, 15 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1B

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Anywhere near the site of the former Comfort Inn,  4960 Clifton Hill,  Niagara Falls  L2G  3N4

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment


NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE - PT072

START POINT OPEN: 2021-01-02 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 5, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1B

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  The Name Tree Store,  217 King St.,  Niagara-on-the-Lake  L0S 1J0

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment

SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse


PORT ELGIN - PT287

START POINT OPEN: Date extension: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 6, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Corner of Green St. and Harbour St.,  Port Elgin  Near N0H 2C0

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment

SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse


SOUTHAMPTON - PT280 (Sunset Trail)

START POINT OPEN: Date extension: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 6, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Flag Pole,  High St.,  Southampton  Near N0H 2L0

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment

SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse


STRATFORD - PT242

START POINT OPEN: Date extension: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 5, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 2A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  ,  Delamere Ave.,  Stratford  Near N5A 5M7

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment


TORONTO - PT288 (Downtown)

START POINT OPEN: 2021-01-01 ~ 2021-12-31    DISTANCES: 6, 10 km    DIFFICULTY RATING: 1A

ORGANIZER: CVF Ontario Director

CONTACT: Karen - 613-731-5417

START POINT:  Strathcona Hotel,  60 York St.,  Toronto  M5J 1S8

DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: PLEASE NOTE: There is no walk box at this location. (1) Mail / Email Registration: Contact the Director, Karen Venema (2) Online Registration: Contact the Secretary-Treasurer:  Graham Fawcett/  Registration Form and Payment

SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Capital City


Waiver of Responsibility

Each and every participant is required to register before departure, especially if they wish to take part in the IVV Awards program, where accumulating distances and participations are noted in special booklets for that purpose. In the case of several people walking at the same time, ALL must pre-register individually and sign the Waiver of Responsibility**.


**As a condition of participating in this event, the participant releases and holds harmless the CVF Ontario Director, the Canadian Volkssport Federation - La Fédération Canadienne Volkssport, its members, officers, employees, representatives, event officials and event sponsors from any injury to person, property and/or reputation that may be received by the said participant and from all claims of said injuries to the parties listed above, growing out of or resulting from the event contemplated under this application, or caused by any construction or condition of the course over which the event is held. The participant releases the parties listed above from any liability listed above, notwithstanding that same may have been contributed to or occasioned by the negligence of the said parties, any of them, their agents, officials, servants or representatives. The execution of the 'Waiver of Liability' is a condition of and will be signed prior to participation in the event.

SPECIAL NOTES: Due to COVID, please check with the club or the contact person for any possible changes.

Due to the number of changes and additions expected in 2021, updates will be made on the weekends.

Cancellations will be made when received.