People walking in a park.

Take time out this summer to explore new pedestrian routes in your neighbourhood. Check out our web map to help you plan your route!

WALKit Activity Program 55+ Walks

Walking is a great way to get around, explore our city, improve your health, and help achieve your fitness goals.

The WALKit Activity Program is designed to encourage mobility, increase social engagement, and learn about various areas and topics of interest while on the walking route.

This program is one of six partnering organizations of the Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership Network funded by the Employment and Social Development of Canada under the New Horizons for Seniors Program. 

October 5

Location: Fleetwood Community Centre

Time: 10:00–11:30am

Join us on this local nature and urban walk that will highlight local community services and programs. Learn about the history of Francis Park and explore local landmarks such as the gardens and labyrinth in Fleetwood Park.

Register

October 19

Location: Unwin Park

Time: 10:00–11:30am

Join us on this local urban and nature walk that will highlight local community services, and programs. Explore the trails in Unwin Park and learn more about the Garden of Generations.

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October 26

Location: Kwomais Point Park

Time: 10:00–11:30am

Experience nature and history as you explore one of the local parks and neighbourhoods in South Surrey. Some key points of interest on this walk will include, a labyrinth and the Ocean Park Hall built in 1925.

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WALKit Web Map

WALKit Web Map

Use the web map to get a detailed overview of pedestrian routes across Surrey, including routes that are age friendly. Plan your preferred route and enjoy a stroll outdoors. You can meet new people, get some fresh air and exercise.

Launch WALKit Map

How to Use the Map

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Zoom in and out

Zoom the map in (objects appear larger), or zoom the map out (objects appear smaller). Alternatively you can use two fingers on a smart phone or other touch screen device to zoom in or out.
 

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Locate me

Orients your current location to the center of the map. You may be prompted to allow experience.arcgis.com to know your location. Select Allow if you want the map to locate you.

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Search

Type in things to search and pick from the list of suggestions provided. For example: type in Newton to see options to choose from. Map will zoom to selected item.

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Layers/Legend

See the Layer List or the Legend. The Layer List provides four layers of information on the map that a you can toggle on or off. The Legend describes content of map.

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Toggle Aerial

Change the background of the map between map view or aerial photo view.

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Draw

Create simple markup graphics in the form of points, lines and polygons and choose from a variety of colours and templates. You can also display measurements with your choice of units.  These graphics will remain on the app until the browser is closed/refreshed.

 

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Print

Print the current map view by connecting the app to your local printer or saving the image as a file on your mobile device.

Leave Feedback About Your Walking Route

Leave feedback about your walking experience and report a problem if your walk was not satisfactory. Click on the arrow button on the left side of the screen to view the feedback form. Your feedback could help prioritize future route improvements.

About this Project

This project is made possible through the Surrey Intercultural Senior Social Inclusion Partnership Network (SISSIPN) a collective impact initiative funded by the Employment and Social Development Canada under the New Horizons for Seniors Program and includes six organizations: Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS); City of Surrey, Seniors Come Share Society; SOURCES BC; Semiahmoo House Society; and Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Association (FRAFCA).