The Saskatoon Council On Aging is a community leader in the health and independence of older adults. During community consultations for the Age-friendly Saskatoon Initiative, older adults identified the need for more physical activity and social opportunities during the winter months. The Seniors’ Globe Walk is a response to that need.
Participants in The Seniors’ Globe Walk 2015 will have an “out of this world” experience. Not only will it provide them with an excellent opportunity to stay active but they’ll also have fun being a member of a team working towards a common goal – to walk the distance equivalent to going to the moon.
We’ll begin the walk on January 5th, 2015 and continue counting our steps until April 30th, 2015. 2,000 steps equals approximately 1 mile. For those who prefer other forms of physical activity that cannot be measured in steps or distance they can log one mile for every thirty minutes of activity. Registration is free thanks to funding from The Investors Group, Saskatoon Health Region Community Wellness, and Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation.
Community Organizations are encouraged to form teams of adults 50+. For details on how your community can be active participants please contact Linda, the project coordinator, Phone: 306-652-0027 or E-mail.