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TREKKERS

September 11 @ 9:00 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

WEDNESDAY TREKKING GROUP

September  2019

Trekkers meet at the Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, at 8:30am unless otherwise indicated. Wear hardy hiking shoes or boots, and bring water, hiking sticks and suitable clothing for weather. Most hikes will be under 2 hours in length and a stop for refreshments will be noted. Please note, these hikes are not easy strolls as most participants come to get the exercise. There will be hills and a moderately fast pace, and hikes are subject to change as conditions change. Those wishing to meet at the hike start should phone the leader to get the exact location. For more information on any of the hikes call the leader.

We would like Trekkers that go to the start of the hike, to get there around 8:30am for sign in.

Sept. 4 – Pot Luck Lunch/Walk @ Wilson/Hunter Home.  Carpool from PAC at 8:30 or travel directly to our home at 49 – 1101 Cameron Ave. (cnr of Gordon and Cameron, SANDHAVEN ADULT COMMUNITY). This will be an easy walk from our home. Drop off your pot luck food first. We have about 17 chairs, so some of you might want to bring a folding chair. Please try and park on the same side of the street, the side of our home. Dogs welcome as we have a gated yard. Coffee and tea will be provided. Any questions, contact Gaye Hunter 250-801-4762 or huntergaye@gmail.com

SPECIAL –  Sept. 6 at 8:30am K.L.O. Creek to Angel Springs: Car pool from PAC to K.L.O. Creek. Take Benvoulin, left on K.L.O. to McCulloch, past Field Road and park just east of the bridge on McCulloch Road. Please car pool as parking is limited. We will walk along and cross the creek several times, very scenic, difficult hike with difficult hill to Angel. Bring lunch. Approx. 3.5 hours (For more information call Ed Letkeman at 250-808-7869).

For those NOT travelling to Hope 

Sept. 11 – Brand’s Creek Linear Park: Car pool from Parkinson Activity Centre at 8:30am to Kane Rd, Glenmore. Park at the far end of the IGA parking lot (close to Kane Rd). This is a one hour easy flat walk. Coffee to follow at Tim Hortons, North Glenmore Plaza, Kane Rd. For more information contact Henning or Amanda Jacobsen (H)250-868-2459 (C) 250-878-2383

Sept. 11 – OTHELLO TUNNELS HOPE; If you have signed up for this hike then please note the bus will be LEAVING AT 8am SHARP for the tunnels. The hike is easy and flat through four tunnels (maybe bring a flashlight) with some beautiful views. After the tunnels the walk continues on the Rail Trail, then there is a choice of returning the same way or taking a longer trail up over the mountain with more wonderful views. This is a more difficult trail. Don’t forget to wear good boots, bring your camera, poles, lunch and come expecting to have a good time.   For information on the hike call Claire at 250-260-1889 for bus info call Martyn or Lyndsay at 250-862-8753 or cell 250-826-7447

Sept. 18, – South Slopes Myra Park. Meet at the PAC at 8:30am.  We will hike along several trails to Teddy Bear Junction. Take Benvoulin, Casorso, Bedford, park at the lot at the end of Stewart Road East in South East Kelowna. Coffee will follow at Urban Fare in the Mission. The trek is moderate with lots of hills and great views, approx. 1.75 hours. Call Ed Letkeman at 250-808-7869 for more information.

Sept. 25 – Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park. Car pool from Parkinson Activity Centre at 8:30am. Head towards Vernon on Highway 97. Right at the traffic light into College Way (towards Coldstream). Right into Kalamalka Rd. Turn right into Kidston Rd. Follow Kidston Rd all the way until you see a sign on the left “Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park”. Turn in at the sign to the parking lot. One and a half hour easy walk with some gradual up and down areas. Lunch/Coffee to follow at Friesen’s Country Tyme Garden. Contact Henning or Amanda Jacobsen (H) 250-868-2459 (C) 250-878-2383

Reminder: Anyone providing car pool must have $2 million

3rd Part Liability Insurance

Details

Date:
September 11
Time:
9:00 am

Venue

Parkinson Acitivity Centre
1400 Parkinson Way
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4P9 Canada
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Phone:
250-762-4108
Website:
www.parkinson.wpmudev.host/new
Notice:All PSS programs (with the exception of computer classes) will be cancelled on Thursday & Friday, September 12 & 13 to accommodate the BC 55+ Senior Summer Games.