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Up that step count! Get Outside. Make New Friends. Have Fun!

Walking Club

For autistic youth & adults in Vancouver, Surrey and Victoria to get together in scenic, outdoor environments.


View the Program Guide

Age

Youth, Young Adult

Regions

Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island

Seasons

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Walking Club is a weekly program for autistic youth and adults to get together, build relationships, and have a good time, while stretching their legs in the great outdoors!

Program Structure

  • Each session of the program consists of 1.5 hours, once per week, for multiple weeks.
  • Sessions for this program takes place three times during the year; Fall (mid-October to late November), Winter (late January to early March), Spring (mid-April to late May) and Summer (June to August).
  • Participants will be accompanied (and supported, if necessary) by a program leader, support workers, and volunteers.

*For the most up to date program details, visit canucksautism.ca/guide

Supports Provided

At Canucks Autism Network, we recognize that each individual on the spectrum is unique. All individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome in our programs.

The Walking Club focuses on providing opportunities to get outside, socialize and access the community. We strive to meet the unique needs of each program participant through conversation and collaboration. Please do not hesitate to contact our Youth & Adult Program Coordinator at [email protected] with any questions.

Program Criteria

  • Participants must meet session’s age requirements (ie 13-17 or 18+yrs) as of the day of the program start
  • Have an autism diagnosis, and an active CAN membership
  • Individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome
  • Commitment to attend session on a weekly basis (See Attendance Policy)

Stay Informed

View the Program Guide for the latest program information.

Please check canucksautism.ca/health for the most-up-to-date information regarding CAN programming.

Have feedback? We’d love to hear from you!

Registration for Fall opens Mon, Aug 16 at noon

View the Fall program guide to see upcoming locations, dates, and times.

Registration closed on Friday, August 20 at noon.

Submit a late registration request >>

Login to your membership account when registration opens. Registration is not first-come first-served.*

*Due to the high volume of web traffic we experience when registration opens, you may experience issues logging onto the system. If you are unable to log on, please check back again later in the afternoon or evening. Your registration will not be affected if you submit your requests later in the day or in the week. Thank you for your patience and understanding!


Missed the Fall registration period?

Submit a late registration request: canucksautism.ca/late
Note that this is a new, streamlined process. We will no longer accept late registration requests emailed to [email protected]