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Explore Florida by walking.  You will find here information about weekly walks and more than 70 permanent routes available daily in 49 locations/areas shown in the map below. The clubs of the Florida Volkssport Association (FVA) provide both non-competitive staffed events and self-guided routes in Florida for walking and biking.  From scenic state parks, to island walks, to great town routes, see Florida the best way - by walking at your pace.  Some events have local interest points discussed. Our events are open to everyone, some at $2-3, most at no cost.  Come to one of our events and discover new places, make new friends, have fun, and keep fit.

Refer to the video produced for the “Every Body Walks” web site Volkswalking - “Off the Beaten Path”. See it at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hISCd4v-ng

The Florida Volkssport Association (FVA)

FVA is the coordinating association of the AVA walking clubs in Florida.  The purpose of the FVA is to: 

•  promo
te a healthy lifestyle and physical fitness through participation in walking/biking events. Weekend Events.
  1. promote the activities of the American Volkssport Association (AVA) and  the International Volkssportverband (IVV), the the international governing body

  2.   encourage and support participation in walking/volkssport events. Permanent any day Events (Year Round).

The FVA promotes the exchange of ideas, fun, good will, friendship and cooperation among our 9 volkssport walking clubs and hundreds of individuals. 

Florida AVA Clubs

Florida AVA clubs that promote and maintain walking events in Florida.  These clubs provide walks normally on weekends (sometimes on holidays) and also provide for prepared walk routes at permanent locations available daily, called Year Round Events. Each walk is sanctioned by the FVA and AVA to ensure American Volkssport Association route standards to give you the safest and most

enjoyable walks. Click on the Florida Walking Clubs tab to find more information about our walks in the area you are interested in and other events.

Florida Multievent Weekends

Florida AVA clubs promote multievent weekends in January, February & October 2017. Walks are entered on the Weekend Walk Events and registration data is on or will be on the News and Information Page.

  1. October 27-29, 2017, Walk Around Florida 27 in St. Augustine at the Southern Oaks Inn. Lodging and event details available by Mid April. Brochure available in June.

  2. January 13-15 2018, Martin Luther King Weekend in Georgia’s Golden Isles with walks in St Simons Isl, Darien, Jekyll Isl, and Brunswick, all about 80 miles from Jacksonville or Savannah.

Web Page Links for at Florida Clubs page.

Facebook Links for Florida Clubs:

HW Daytona https://www.facebook.com/HappyWanderersAVA/

MFM Orlando https://www.facebook.com/groups/944495342308231/

SS St. Petersburg/Tampa https://www.facebook.com/suncoastsandpipers/

FCTF Jacksonville www.facebook.com/groups/firstcoastwalkers/