If you like WALKING - You are going to love VOLKSSPORTS



THE TUCSON VOLKSSPORT WALKING KLUB


Welcome to some pages about volkssporting in Tucson and the Tucson Volkssport Walking Klub (TVWK). The TVWK is a non-profit sports and recreation club offering family-oriented, noncompetitive walks, hikes, bike rides, and swims in the southern Arizona region. It is affiliated (club #374) with the American Volkssport Association (AVA). These pages will explain what volkssporting is all about, give directions and descriptions for volkssporting events around Tucson, and lots more.


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ACTIVITIES

THE CLUB'S WEEKEND EVENTS

The TVWK hosts about 4 to 6 one-time weekend events during the year. Most of the events are in the Tucson region. However, in recent years 1 or 2 events per year have been held in other more rural parts of Arizona.

Here are detailed descriptions and directions for the club's next event.

If you would like to be placed on the club's e-mail distribution list for its events flyers and other walking information, please send your name and e-mail address to:

fbarton2@cox.net

THE CLUB'S YEAR-ROUND EVENTS

The club also offers 14 year-round walks and a year-round bike ride. Year-round events are volkssporting activities that are available any day of the year and anytime of the day from sunup to sundown. The registration sites for TVWK's year-round events are at businesses that are open every day of the year. Here is an additional description of volkssporting's year-round and seasonal events provided by the AVA. All of the "Year-round events" in the U. S. are listed in the book: Starting Point.

Here are detailed descriptions, directions and maps for the club's year-round walks and bike ride.



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MEETINGS AND MEMBERSHIP



The TVWK has no formal membership. Those that attend the planning meetings and/or work at the events are the members. There are monthly planning meetings, generally the second Wednesday of the month. If you wish to assist the club with its activities and attend the planning meetings, contact the President for dates and places of the meetings. Also, if you wish to be placed on a mailing list for information about future events, please contact the club at fbarton2@cox.net.

 



OFFICERS

President - - - - - - - - Fred Barton - - - - - 520/298-4340 - - - fbarton2@cox.net
Vicepresident - - - - - Jack Mount - - - - - 520/722-9530 - - - jdmount@cox.net
Secretary - - - - - - - - Charlene "Charlie" Brazil
Treasurer - - - - - - - - Carolyn Barton
Webmaster - - - - - - - Jack Mount

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CLUB ADOPTS A ROADWAY

 

 

The club is participating in Pima County's "Adopt a Roadway Program". Club members are keeping clean a section of Old Spanish Trail between Melpomene Way and Escalante Road. If you would like to participate in the cleanup, please contact the club president for the cleanup schedule.

 

 

 

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


Phone:
Fred Barton - - - - - - 520/298-4340
Jack or Pat Mount - - 520/722-9530

Write:

Tucson Volkssport Walking Klub
270 S. Candlestick Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85748-6743


E-mail:


fbarton2@cox.net or

jdmount@cox.net


Award patch for the club's first walk, Dec. 6, 1986


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