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.

Don’t forget to submit your photo of Canada’s top 150 places to hike contest – click here for details.

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 1/Apr/17 Montreal ON Marche En Ville – Urban Poling/Nordic Walking How To Event TBD TBD
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 20/Apr/17 Sudbury ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 2037 Long Lake Road 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
18 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
19 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
20 27/Apr/17 North Bay ON Introduction to Urban Poling North Bay Public Library 271 Worthington St E
21 6/May/17 Kingston ON CDA-Diabetes Symposium St Lawrence College-Kingston 10:00am-3:00pm
22 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
23 12/May/17 North Bay ON Cottage Show North Gate Mall 1500 Fisher St 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
24 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
25 16/May/17 Lethbridge AB Hip & Knee Clnic TBD
26 16/May/17 Medicine Hat AB Hip & Knee Clnic TBD
27 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
28 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
29 27/May/17 Kitchener ON 50+ Living Well Expo Kitchener City Hall Rotunda 11: 00 am – 4:00 pm
30 27/May/17 Toronto ON Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada Walk of Life Toronto Science Center
31 27/May/17 Kingsville ON Red and White Dash and fundraiser for New Mettawas Park Mettawas Park Kingsville 10:30 AM
32 28/May/17 Toronto ON World Partnership Walk in Toronto Toronto
33 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
34 1/Jun/17 Oakville ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 448 Speers Road 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
35 3/Jun/17 Canmore BC A Walk in the Park – NATIONAL HEALTH & FITNESS DAY Quarry Lake Park 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
36 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
37 22/Jun/17 Orillia ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 22 Colborne Street West
38 24/Jun/17 Sudbury ON Alive + Fit Family Wellness Fair Cambrian College 1400 Barrydowne Road 10:00 am to 5 pm
39 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
40 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
41 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
42 28/Sep/17 Chatham ON Nordic Walking 101 by Urban Poling Shoppers Home Health Care 406 St.Clair St. (Nortown Shopping Centre) 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Second Nature

The most important aspect of Nordic walking is to just enjoy yourself.  After a while, the technique will become second nature and you will feel confident, efficient, and ready to take on the world!
– Mandy Shintani, OT

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