Chilliwack Walks

The Chilliwack Walks program encourages residents to embrace the health benefits associated with walking. Walking has been shown to:

1. Aid Weight Loss
2. Improve Heart Health
3. Boost Immune Functions
4. Regulate Blood Pressure
5. Tone Muscles
6. Increase Metabolism
7. Reduce Stress
8. Improve Mood
9. Increased Lung Capacity
10. Improve Memory
11. Regulate Blood Sugar
12. Strengthen Bones and Joints

Participate by completing up to eight walks in eight weeks (one per week) between July 1, 2021 and August 31, 2021. Walk around your own neighbourhood aiming for 3-6 kms or follow some of our pre-mapped walks that can be downloaded below. Send a picture of yourself on your walk to community@chilliwack.com. Every picture you submit will count as one entry towards prize packages from the YMCA, Recreation Excellence, and the Grand Prize of an Activity Tracker !  Limit of one entry per week.*

*Entries must be submitted by September 3, 2021 11:59 pm. Winners will be contacted by September 10, 2021.

Chilliwack Walks is part of the Chilliwack Active For Life initiative which is a partnership between the City of Chilliwack, the Chilliwack Family YMCA, and Recreation Excellence.

Changes from 2020?

  • New walking routes have added!
  • All walks are self-led. There will be no scheduled group walks and no volunteers leading walks.
  • There will be no passports to complete or return. Contest entry will require participants to share photos of themselves on their walks.
  • Please adhere to guidelines and orders as set by the Provincial Health Officer

Unless otherwise indicated by contest entrant, it is understood that all photos submitted have been consented by the entrant and those in the photo to be used by the City of Chilliwack.

Attachments
Description Date File Size 
Cheam Wetlands Trail Map - No Dogs Allowed 2020-06-05 438KB 
City Hall Walk 2020-06-05 1.49MB 
Fairfield Island Walk 2020-06-05 1.08MB 
Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve - No Dogs Allowed 2020-06-05 754KB 
Greendale Walk 2020-06-05 786KB 
Hope River Trail Walk 2020-06-05 1.88MB 
Rotary Trail North Walk 2020-06-05 495KB 
Sardis Park Walk 2020-06-05 881KB 
Yarrow Walk 2020-06-05 824KB 
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