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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
27 2/May/17 Regina SK Urban Poling Demo Day Synergy Physio 23323 Scarth St 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
28 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
29 5/May/17 – 6/May/17 Sudbury ON Moving & Learning Conference Laurentian University Friday 6-9pm: Saturday all Day
30 6/May/17 Kingston ON CDA-Diabetes Symposium St Lawrence College-Kingston 10:00am-3:00pm
31 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 10/May/17 Bentwood Bay BC Feel the Fit Effect-Move for Health Day Pioneer Park-Clark Rd & West Samnich 9:00 am to 10:30 am
33 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
34 12/May/17 North Bay ON Cottage Show North Gate Mall 1500 Fisher St 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
35 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
36 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
37 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
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 26/May/17 Deep River ON Customer Appreciation Day Cahoon’s Pharmacy 95 Deep River Rd 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
44 27/May/17 Kitchener ON 50+ Living Well Expo Kitchener City Hall Rotunda 11: 00 am – 4:00 pm
45 27/May/17 Toronto ON Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada Walk of Life Toronto Science Center 8:30am-12:00pm
46 27/May/17 Kingsville ON Red and White Dash and fundraiser for New Mettawas Park Mettawas Park Kingsville 10:30 AM
47 28/May/17 Toronto ON World Partnership Walk in Toronto Toronto 8:30am-12:00pm
48 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
49 1/Jun/17 Oakville ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 448 Speers Road 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
50 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
51 3/Jun/17 Ottawa ON National Health & Fitness Day-Morning Fun Run/Walk www.NHFDcan.ca 7:00 a.m.
52 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
53 3/Jun/17 Canmore AB A Walk in the Park – NATIONAL HEALTH & FITNESS DAY Quarry Lake Park 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
54 3/Jun/17 Kingston ON A Hike along Lake Ontario – National Health & Fitness Day https://www.facebook.com/events/1877889292453774/  10:00am-12:00pm
55 4/Jun/17 Ottawa ON Walk To Fight Arthritis Carleton University, Alumni Park 8:00am – 12:00pm
56 4/Jun/17 Thunderbay ON Walk To Fight Arthritis Marina Park, 53 S Water St, Thunder Bay, P7B 0B1 10:00am – 12:00pm
57 4/Jun/17 Moncton NB Walk To Fight Arthritis Mapleton Park, 125 Rotary Lodge Lane 9:30am – 12:00pm
58 4/Jun/17 Regina SK Walk To Fight Arthritis Canada Games Athletic Complex at Douglas Park, 3025 McDonald St, Regina 9:00am – 12:00pm
59 8/Jun/17 Orleans ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Drug Mart, 2954 St. Joseph Blvd 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
60 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
61 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
62 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
63 22/Jun/17 Orillia ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 22 Colborne Street West 1:00pm-3:00pm
64 22/Jun/17 Parry Sound ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Drug Mart 90 Bowes St 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
65 24/Jun/17 Sudbury ON Alive + Fit Family Wellness Fair Cambrian College 1400 Barrydowne Road 10:00 am to 5 pm
66 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
67 29/Jun/17 Thunder Bay ON Walk with Doc-Urban Polling Walk Birch Point Park, Current Avenue 7:00 pm- 8 pm
68 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
69 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.
70 11/Jul/17 Ottawa ON Free Nordic Walking How To by Urban Poling Ottawa City Hall 12:00 pm to 1:00pm
71 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.
72 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.
73 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
74 20/Jul/17 Etobicoke ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Info Session Probus Club, Weston Golf & Country Club, 50 St. Phillips Rd. 10:00 am to 11:00 am
75 23-28-Jul-17 Mono ON Parkinson’s Exercise Retreat by One Step Mobility-daily poling activities Hockley Valley Resort, 793522 3rd Line EHS to register visit www. Onestepmobilty.com
76 27/Jul/17 Belleville ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Drug Mart 150 Sidney St. 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
77 27/Jul/17 Bowmanville ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Drug Mart, 570 Longworth Ave 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
78 3/Aug/17 Markham ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care, 9255 Woodbine Ave 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
79 10/Aug/17 Peterborough ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Drug Mart,  971 Chemong Rd 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
80 22/Aug/17 Ottawa ON Free Nordic Walking How To by Urban Poling Ottawa City Hall 12:00 pm to 1:00pm
81 27/Aug/17 Sudbury ON Free Nordic Walking How To by Urban Poling-New Sudbury Days New Sudbury Shopping Centre, 1349 Lasalle Blvd. 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
82 29/Aug/17 Toronto ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Clairhurst Medical Building, 1466 Bathurst St 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
83 8/Sep/17 Ottawa ON Canadian Conference on Physician Health Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Dr. 7:30 am to 8:30 am
84 9/Sep/17 Halifax NS Quick Start Urban Poling Clinic Point Pleasant Park, 5718 Point Pleasant Dr 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
85 9/Sep/17 Kitchener ON Walk it for Parkinson’s Resurrection Catholic School, 455 University Ave W 11:00 am to register visit www.walk-it.ca
86 9/Sep/17 Stratford ON Walk it for Parkinson’s Upper Queen’s Park, 55 Queen St. 10:30 am to register visit www.walk-it.ca
87 10/Sep/17 Windsor ON Walk it for Parkinson’s Malden Park, 4200 Malden Rd 1:00 pm to register visit www.walk-it.ca
88 10/Sep/17 Chatham-Kent ON Walk it for Parkinson’s Kingston Park, 91 Paxton Dr 1:30 pm to register visit www.walk-it.ca
89 10/Sep/17 Woodstock ON Walk it for Parkinson’s South Gate Centre, 191 Old Wellington St 2:00 pm to register visit www.walk-it.ca
90 11/Sep/17 Victoria BC Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Info Session Inspire Health, #212-2187 Oak Bay Ave 9:00 am to 11 am
91 12/Sep/17 Ottawa ON Free Nordic Walking How To by Urban Poling Ottawa City Hall 12:00 pm to 1:00pm
92 14/Sep/17 Gloucester ON Fall Prevention Workshop by Urban Poling Gloucester Senior Adult Centre, 2020 Ogilvie Rd 10:00 am to 11:00 am
93 16/Sep/17 Rigaud ON Free Urban Poling Workshop Chalet de L’escape, 15 rue Boise-des-Franciscaines sentiers@ville.rigaud.qc.ca
94 17/Sep/17 Sarnia ON Walk it for Parkinson’s Stoke’s Bar and Grill, 485 Harbour Rd 2:00 pm to register visit www.walk-it.ca
95 19/Sep/17 London ON Walk it for Parkinson’s Spring Bank Gardens, 285 Wonderland Rd. S. 11:30 am to register visit www.walk-it.ca
96 20/Sep/17 Oakville ON Urban Poling Diabetes Workshop Oakville Trafalgar Hospital-Halton Diabetes Program 2-C-112 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
97 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
98 23/Sep/17 Whistler BC Nordic Walking with Sharon Meadow Park Sports Centre, 4325 Blackcomb Way to register https://www.whistler.ca/culture-recreation/recreation
99 24/Sep/17 Chelsea QC Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling SWEET Day at Camp Fortune, 300 Dunlop Rd 3 x 1 hour sessions-TBA
100 26/Sep/17 Burlington ON Urban Poling Diabetes Workshop Joseph Brant Community Health Centre-Halton Diabetes Program,1st Floor 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
101 27/Sep/17 Whistler BC Nordic Walking with Sharon Meadow Park Sports Centre, 4325 Blackcomb Way to register https://www.whistler.ca/culture-recreation/recreation
102 27/Sep/17 Gloucester ON Fall Prevention Workshop by Urban Poling Gloucester Senior Adult Centre, 2020 Ogilvie Rd 9:45 am to 11:15 am
103 28/Sep/17 Whistler BC Nordic Walking with Sharon Meadow Park Sports Centre, 4325 Blackcomb Way to register https://www.whistler.ca/culture-recreation/recreation
104 28/Sep/17 Toronto ON North York Seniors Centre Active Living Fair Active Living Centre, 21 Hendon Ave 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
105 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
106 30/Sep/17 Qualicum Beach BC Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling, Health & Wellness Fair Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, 737 Jones St 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
107 2/Oct/17 Etobicoke ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Islington Seniors Center, 4986 Dundas St W https://www.insidetoronto.com/events/7519174–nordic-pole-walking-free-demo-and-introduction/
108 2/Oct/17 Toronto On Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Lyndhurst Centre, 520 Sutherland Dr 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
109 3/Oct/17 Orillia ON Fall Prevention Conference-End Falls This Fall 2017 Casino Rama 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
110 3/Oct/17 Scarborough ON Urban Poling Workshop Providence Healthcare, 3276 St Clair Ave E 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
111 4/Oct/17 Coquitlam BC Grey Matters/Celebrating Seniors in the North Fraser Region Dogwood Pavilion, 1655 Winslow Ave 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
112 11/Oct/17 Port Carling ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Port Carling Community Centre, 3 Bailey St 10:15 am to 11:15 am
113 13/Oct/17 Blackburn Hamlet ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Blackburn Hamlet Community Hall, 190 Glen Park Dr 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
114 14/Oct/17 Halifax NS Strides for Obesity Walk Victoria Park, South Park St. Register here! http://action.qe2foundation.ca/site/TR?fr_id=1170&pg=entry
115 16/Oct/17 Toronto ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Bickle Centre, 120 Dunn Ave 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
116 17/Oct/17 Toronto ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Queens Park, 111 Wellesley St W 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
117 18/Oct/17 Torrance ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Torrance Community Centre, 1030 Torrance Rd 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
118 21/Oct/17 Sudbury ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Drug Mart, 86 Elm St 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
119 24/Oct/17 Toronto ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst St 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
120 25/Oct/17 Whistler BC Nordic Walking with Sharon Meadow Park Sports Centre, 4325 Blackcomb Way to register https://www.whistler.ca/culture-recreation/recreation
121 26/Oct/17 Whistler BC Nordic Walking with Sharon Meadow Park Sports Centre, 4325 Blackcomb Way to register https://www.whistler.ca/culture-recreation/recreation
122 27/Oct/17 Ullswater ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Ullswater Community Centre, 1503 Old Parry Sound Rd 11:15 am to 12:15 pm
123 28/Oct/17 Whistler BC Nordic Walking with Sharon Meadow Park Sports Centre, 4325 Blackcomb Way to register https://www.whistler.ca/culture-recreation/recreation

 

 

 

 

Winter Poling

When walking on snow covered surfaces, remove the rubber tips to expose the carbide tip which will provide better traction.  Add snow baskets to prevent the poles from sinking deep into the snow.
– Mandy Shintani, OT

 

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