Parks, recreation, and culture

Walking in front of Spindle Whorls

Walk Vancouver Challenge

The Walk Vancouver Challenge encourages people of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels to get out, walk and experience your city. Get to know Vancouver, its neighbourhoods and culture while enjoying the benefits of an active lifestyle.

The Walk Vancouver Challenge is a free event which encourages you to walk 150+ kilometers and compete for a range of prizes. Walk one of our destination routes or create your own and log your walks throughout the spring and summer in our downloadable journal.

Use our mobile friendly maps to plan your walk routes and share your progress on social media using #WalkVan.

Beginning on May 10, for Move for Health Day, join us as we celebrate active lifestyles throughout the spring and summer.

We'll have pop-up walking events throughtout the summer:

  • Creekside Community Center, Saturday June 17, 10:30am-11:30am
  • Dunbar Community Centre, Tuesday July 18, 9:30am-11:30am
  • Killarney Community Centre, Friday August 11, 10:30am-12:00am

The challenge finishes on September 24, 2017 at the Walk for Reconciliation. External website

Submit your complete walking log to by September 24th for a chance to win prizes.

Download your walking journal

Walk Vancouver Challenge Journal PDF file (648 KB)

Find more walking routes

Regional and Provincial routes can be found through WalkBC.

Visit their website External website