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Walking Club

For Autistic youth & adults to get together in scenic, outdoor environments.


Youth, Adult


Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island


Fall, Winter, Spring


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!

CAN is no longer requiring a formal autism diagnosis for individuals over 13 years of age who are interested in accessing CAN programs or services. Learn more >> 

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), and Spring (mid-April to late May).
  • 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 [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
  • Be registered with the CAN Community
  • 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.

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

Registration opens seasonally

Registration opens 6-8 weeks before the start of each season:

  • Fall (Sep-Dec): Reg opens mid-Aug
  • Winter (Jan-Mar): Reg opens mid-Nov
  • Spring (Apr-Jun): Reg opens mid-Feb

Full program & reg details for the current/upcoming season can be found at canucksautism.ca/guide.

Don’t miss a registration date!
All important dates are communicated in the monthly newsletter.

Missed a registration period?
Programs that still have space remaining will open for late registration.

Email: [email protected]