Canada 150 Events

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We’re proudly Canadian and proud to be celebrating Canada’s 150th with events from coast to coast!

Explore the great outdoors doing one of Canada’s favourite activities, Nordic walking, and join us in one of our 150 events.  Contact us for more information.

Date City Prov. Event Location Time Public Event
1 24-26-Jan-17 Sault Ste Marie ON Anishinabek Health Conference Quattro Hotel 229 Great Northern Road 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
2 28/Jan/17 Orleans ON Orleans Health Expo Orleans Health Complex 10am-2pm
3 11/Feb/17 Kagawong ON Urban Poling Demos at Kagawong Winterfest (Manitoulin Island) Recreation Complex 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
4 16/Feb/17 Edmonton AB Learn to Nordic Walk Hawrelak Park (Winter Cities Conference) 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
5 25/Feb/17 Toronto ON Coldest Night of the Year Ryerson University 4:00pm – 9:00 pm
6 26/Feb/17 Toronto ON CMHA Mood Walks Summit Harbour Front Center Toronto 8:30am-4:30pm
7 2/Mar/17 Ottawa ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Drug Mart, Bank Street 1:00pm – 4:00pm
8 5/Mar/17 Calgary AB Learn to Nordic Walk – Winter Play on St. Patrick’s Island St. Patrick’s Island, East Village, Calgary 12:00 pm -3:00 pm
9 8/Mar/17 Whistler BC Nordic Walking in Meadow Park Meadow Park Sports Centre 9:00 am – 10:30 am
10 TBD Ladysmith BC Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Pharmasave – 441 – 1st Avenue Ladysmith TBD
11 17/Mar/17 Yorkton SK Learn to Nordic Walk by Urban Poling Gloria Hayden Community Centre 10:00 am – 11:00 am   & 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
12 20/Mar/17 Toronto ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Islington Seniors Center Etobicoke 10:00 am – 11:30 am
13 24/Mar/17 Calgary AB Chartwell Wellness Fair Colonel Belcher Seniors Residence 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
14 26/Mar/17 Canmore AB Power Stride Origin@Spring Creek, 808 Spring Creek Dr 2:00 pm to 4pm
15 11/Apr/17 Whistler BC 55+ Nordic Walking Event Fairmont Chateau Whistler 10am-12pm
16 13/Apr/17 Cambridge ON Benefits of Nordic Walking Grandview Medical Centre – Cambridge Waterloo 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
17 19/Apr/17 Oakville ON Good Life/Shoppers Home Health Care Event Goodlife Fitness Centre 3:00pm to 8:00pm
18 20/Apr/17 Kanata ON Meet Up for Nordic Walking/Urban Poling Clinic Active Sports Outlet in Kanata Centrum 7:00 pm- 8 pm
19 21-23 Apr Halifax NS Saltscapes Conference Halifax Exhibition Centre, 200 Prospect Rd,Goodwood, N.S. $20/pp Fr 12-9 pm,Sat 10am -6pm, Sun 10am-5pm
20 25/Apr/17 Ottawa ON Urban Poling/Nordic Walking Fund Raiser Ottawa Tennis & Lawn Bowling Club, 176 Camerson Ave $20/pp 9:30 am to 10:30 am
21 27/Apr/17 London ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 301 Oxford Street West 9:00 am – 11:00 am
22 27/Apr/17 London ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 641 Commissioners Road East 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
23 27/Apr/17 North Bay ON Introduction to Urban Poling North Bay Public Library 271 Worthington St E 3:00pm-5:00pm
24 27/Apr/17 Kanata ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 420 Hazeldean Rd. 1:00 pm -3:00 pm
25 27/Apr/17 Brockville ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Drug Mart 2399 Parkedale Ave 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
26 29/Apr/17 Regina SK Urban Poling Presentation at Parkinsons Living well Education Conference Ramada Regina 1818 Victoria Ave 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
28 2/May/17 Regina SK Urban Poling Demo Day Synergy Physio 23323 Scarth St 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
29 4/May/17 Sudbury ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 2037 Long Lake Road 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
30 5/May/17 – 6/May/17 Sudbury ON Moving & Learning Conference Laurentian University Friday 6-9pm: Saturday all Day
31 6/May/17 Kingston ON CDA-Diabetes Symposium St Lawrence College-Kingston 10:00am-3:00pm
27 8/May/17 Woodbridge ON Urban Poling Walk at Work Challenge 407 ETR Concessions Workplace Wellness Event 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
32 11/May/17 Timmins ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 681 Algonquin Blvd. E. Unit 4 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
33 12/May/17 North Bay ON Cottage Show North Gate Mall 1500 Fisher St 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
34 13/May/17 Ottawa ON Urban Poling Introduction – $15/pp – Register On-Line Old Town Hall – 61 Main Street Ottawa, ON 9:00am to 10:30am
35 13/May/17 Saint Laurent QC Marche en Ville… Je Marche Partout Le Challenger Conference & Reception 2525 rue des Nations 10:00 am to 11:15 am
36 13/May/17 Sudbury ON Urban Poling Booth at Sudbury Rocks Race Expo École Secondaire Du Sacré-Coeur 261 Notre Dame Ave 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
37 13/May/17 Nanaimo BC Walk with your Doc John Barsby Community School 10:00 AM
38 16/May/17 Medicine Hat AB Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 46 Carry Dr SE 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
39 17/May/17 Lethbridge AB Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care119 Stafford Dr S 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
40 25/May/17 Sault Ste Marie ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 480 Pim Street 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
41 25/May/17 Sault Ste Marie ON Introduction to Urban Poling Sault Ste Marie Public Library 50 East Street 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
42 25/May/17 Ottawa ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 1309 Carling Ave 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
43 27/May/17 Kitchener ON 50+ Living Well Expo Kitchener City Hall Rotunda 11: 00 am – 4:00 pm
44 27/May/17 Toronto ON Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada Walk of Life Toronto Science Center 8:30am-12:00pm
45 27/May/17 Kingsville ON Red and White Dash and fundraiser for New Mettawas Park Mettawas Park Kingsville 10:30 AM
46 28/May/17 Toronto ON World Partnership Walk in Toronto Toronto 8:30am-12:00pm
47 1/Jun/17 Burlington ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 3023 New Street 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
48 1/Jun/17 Oakville ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 448 Speers Road 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
49 3/Jun/17 Ottawa ON Urban Poling Introduction – $15/pp – Register On-Line Old Town Hall – 61 Main Street Ottawa, ON 9:00am to 10:30am
50 3/Jun/17 Thunderbay ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling-NATIONAL HEALTH &FITNESS DAY Shoppers Home Health Care 285 Memorial Ave 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
51 3/Jun/17 Canmore AB A Walk in the Park – NATIONAL HEALTH & FITNESS DAY Quarry Lake Park 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
52 3/Jun/17 Kingston ON A Hike along Lake Ontario – National Health & Fitness Day https://www.facebook.com/events/1877889292453774/  10:00am-12:00pm
53 4/Jun/17 Ottawa ON Walk To Fight Arthritis Carleton University, Alumni Park 8:00am – 12:00pm
54 4/Jun/17 Thunderbay ON Walk To Fight Arthritis Marina Park, 53 S Water St, Thunder Bay, P7B 0B1 10:00am – 12:00pm
55 4/Jun/17 Moncton NB Walk To Fight Arthritis Mapleton Park, 125 Rotary Lodge Lane 9:30am – 12:00pm
56 4/Jun/17 Regina SK Walk To Fight Arthritis Canada Games Athletic Complex at Douglas Park, 3025 McDonald St, Regina 9:00am – 12:00pm
57 15/Jun/17 Kitchener ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 379 Gage Ave 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
58 15/Jun/17 Mount Forest ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Walsh’s Mount Forest IDA 129 Main S 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
59 22/Jun/17 Barrie ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 524 Bayfield Street North 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
60 22/Jun/17 Orillia ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 22 Colborne Street West 1:00pm-3:00pm
61 24/Jun/17 Sudbury ON Alive + Fit Family Wellness Fair Cambrian College 1400 Barrydowne Road 10:00 am to 5 pm
62 29/Jun/17 Toronto ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 2492 Danforth Avenue 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
63 6/Jul/17 Toronto ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 528 Lawrence Avenue West 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
64 6/Jul/17 Newmarket ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 17725 Yonge St 1:00 pm  to 3:00 p.m.
65 13/Jul/17 Vaughan ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers home Health Care 8000 Bathurst St 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m.
66 13/Jul/17 Richmond Hill ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 250 Harding Blvd 1:00 pm to 3:00 p.m.
67 20/Jul/17 Hamilton ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 250 King St E 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
68 21/Sep/17 Sarnia ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 516 Exmouth Street 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
69 28/Sep/17 Chatham ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 406 St.Clair St.(NortownShoppingCentre) 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

 

Plant, Push Propel

Proper technique allows you to get the maximum benefit from your Urban Poles.  When in doubt go back to the 3P’s, Plant, Push Propel.  Start slowly, if you become confused, stop & begin again.

Barb Gormley, Director of Education

 

 

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