Non-members who are new to the Valley are welcome to join in on a walk up to three times before joining the Newcomers Club. Visiting female guests of a Newcomers member are also welcome. All guests must complete a waiver (available from the walk leader).
- For women who like a later start, join the Monday Morning Walking Group.
- The meeting time is 09:50 AM and the start time is 10:00 AM.
- After hearing a brief message about the walk, we introduce ourselves and then head out to get some exercise and enjoy the beauty of Comox Valley.
- The walk lasts about an hour and afterwards, we get together for coffee.
Convener: Lori Carter > 403-512-8203; [email protected]
Monday Walks Schedule
October 28 – Royston Seaside Trail > Meet @ 0950 AM at Marks Warehouse Parking Lot (3267-Cliffe Ave, Courtenay). Coffee @ Royston Roasting Company (3904 Island Hwy South)
November 4 – Seal Bay – Ocean Side > Meet @ 0950 AM at Home Depot Parking Lot (corner of Lerwick Road and Ryan Road, Courtenay). Coffee @ Tim Horton’s (394 Lerwick Road, Courtenay)
November 11 – Comox Walk > Meet @ 0950 AM at Filberg Road (on east side of Filberg Park, Comox). Coffee* @ Benino Gelato (1740 Comox Ave, Comox). *coffee will be after the walk
November 18 – Courtenay Air Park > Meet @ 0950 AM at Courtenay Airpark on Mansfield Drive (In front of airport and across from the Whistle Stop Pub). Coffee @ Bayside Cafe (5-2760 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay).
November 25 – Rotary Trail and Tin Town > Meet @ 0950 AM at Courtenay Train Station (Cumberland Road near McPhee Avenue, Courtenay). Coffee* @ Tin Town Cafe, (2456 Rosewall Crescent, Courtenay). *we will stop for coffee halfway into the walk
December 2 – Cumberland Trails > Meet @ 0950 AM at Marks Warehouse Parking Lot (3267-Cliffe Ave, Courtenay). Coffee @ The Wandering Moose Cafe (2739 Dunsmuir Avenue, Cumberland)
December 9 – Puntledge Park and Bear James Park* > Meet @ 0950 AM at Puntledge Park parking lot (on 1st Street near Urquhart Avenue, Courtenay). * This walk has park trails and city streets; some stairs involved along the river. Coffee @ Common Ground Cafe (596 – 5th Street, Courtenay)
December 16 – Idiens Greenway> Meet @ 0950 AM at Quality Foods parking lot (2275 Guthrie Road, Comox). Coffee @ Coffee at Quality Foods (2275 Guthrie Road, Comox)
December 23 – Seal Bay – Marsh Side > Meet @ 0950 AM at Home Depot Parking Lot, (corner of Lerwick Road and Ryan Road, Courtenay). Coffee @ Tim Horton’s (394 Lerwick Road, Courtenay)
- Our group walks every Friday, rain or shine. These lively walks provide our members and potential members with an opportunity to get some exercise in the company of new friends and the chance to get to know the Comox Valley.
- A coffee break at a local shop follows each outing. Upcoming walks are listed below.
- Unless otherwise posted below, the meeting time is 8:50 AM and the start time is 9:00 AM.
Friday Walks Schedule
October 25 – Courtenay River and AirPark > Meet @ 0850 AM in front of Filberg Centre (middle lot below Native Sons Hall; 411 Anderton Ave., Courtenay). Coffee @ Mud Sharks (244-4th Street, Courtenay). Ass’t Leaders: Moira Carr & Miriam Myers.
November 1 – Tin Town/Rotary Trail > Meet @ 0850 AM at Old Courtenay Railroad Station (*th Street & Cumberland Rd/McPhee). Coffee @ Tin Town Cafe. (Break mid walk, bring $). Leader: Hanni Bernet; Ass’t: Colleen Connolly.
November 8 – Northeast Woods > Meet @ 0850 AM at Northeast Woods entrance (Torrence & Guthrie). Coffee @ Quality Foods on Guthrie. Leader: Hanni Bernet; Ass’ts: Deb Bunston & Lori Novak.
November 15 – Union Bay, behind the Community Centre > Meet @ 0850 AM at Mark’s Work Warehouse parking lot* (3267 Cliff Avenue, Courtenay). Coffee @ Union Bay General store. *Bring money to car pool. Leader: Lydia Romanow; Asst’s: Hanni Bernet & Inge Fairman.
November 22 – Sheraton/Blue Jay Circle/Idiens Way > Meet @ 0850 AM at Quality Foods on Guthrie. Coffee @ Quality Foods on Guthrie. Leader: Mary Tedder; Asst’s: Elaine Hall & Esther Sheppard.
November 29 – Airforce Base Fitness Trail > Meet @ 0850 AM at John’s Independent in Comox (carpool). Coffee @ The Mill (Comox Ave). Leader: Inge Fairman; Asst: Hanni Bernet.
December 6 – Comox Town Walk > Meet @ 0850 AM at John’s Independent in Comox. Coffee @ Benino Gelato (Comox Avenue). Leader: Deb Bunston; Asst’s: Elaine Hall & Esther Sheppard.