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, September 14, 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:   Saturday, September 2 – Seattle University.   Join us for a Labor Day weekend walk starting at Seattle University and traveling through First and Capital Hills.  We’ll walk through beautiful, old residential areas, Volunteer Park, Interlaken Park (a country lane in the City), and a bit of the business district.  The 10 kilometer route, rated 2A,  is mostly flat, with a couple hills.  The 6 kilometer alternative, rated 1A is flat.  Walkers can start anytime between 9 AM and noon.  Park free in Seattle U’s Broadway garage – turn onto Columbia from Broadway, and then left into garage.  Walk down the hill and then to the right to the start table in front of Sullivan Hall.  Restrooms and water at the start, and along the route.  Contact for event is Dave Madsen, dmadsen@seattle.edu.

And, after that, join us on Saturday, October 28, at Remlinger Farms, for our annual Halloween walk.    More details to come.  Contact for event is Fran Carson, Fran55carson@gmail.com.


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.