The Emerald City Wanderers
Seattle, Washington

Volkssporting is an adventure in fun, fitness, and friendship, featuring non-competitive walking, cycling, swimming, cross-country skiing and other sporting events.  The Emerald City Wanderers is a volkssporting club devoted to hosting  events on and around holidays – New Year’s, Easter, Independence Day, Labor Day and Halloween.  We’d love to have you join our club and enjoy the camaraderie and good times associated with our events.

Next General Membership Meeting is Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Join us for supper and socializing. We would love to have you join us. Dues are $5 per year, which entitles you to work at our walks (some reward, eh?) and to good company and fun. We are a diverse group that enjoys walking as well as each other’s company. More info: send a note to Mike.

LocationBurien Roundtable Pizza, 15730 – 1st Avenue South. Supper (no-host)at 6ish PM; meeting at 7:00 PM.


Next Event:   July 4 in Georgetown.   The Historic Georgetown neighborhood in South Seattle will be the core of this 5 and 10K event.  These walks, mostly level, will include a look at both the Union Pacific’s Argo Yard and King County Airport (aka Boeing Field), the historic Georgetown City Hall, a quiet residential neighborhood, restaurants and galleries, and the historic Hat and Boots, once the largest selling gas station in the state and now ensconced in Oxbow Park.  Lots of photo ops on these walks, and good lunch options.  These walks will be guided or map walks.  Registration at the Georgetown Playfield between 8:30 and 9:00 pm only.  Grab the directions/map and head off on your own, or join a guided group.      Contact for event is Mike Nagan, m.nagan@comcast.net.


And, after that, join us on Saturday, September 2 for our annual Labor Day weekend walk starting and finishing at Seattle University.  More details to come.  Contact for event is Dave Madsen, dmadsen@seattle.edu.


NATIONAL PARK ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL PROGRAM: In 2016, the National Park Service is celebrating its Centennial – 100 Years! The Emerald City Wanderers club is sponsoring an AVA Special Program to encourage participation in the Centennial. More details here.