Chilliwack Walks

The Chilliwack Walks program encourages residents to embrace the health benefits associated with walking. Walking has been shown to:

1. Aid Weight Loss.
2. Improve Heart Health.
3. Boost Immune Functions.
4. Regulate Blood Pressure.
5. Tone Muscles.
6. Increase Metabolism.
7. Reduce Stress.
8. Improve Mood.
9. Increased Lung Capacity.
10. Improve Memory.
11. Regulate Blood Sugar.
12. Strengthen Bones and Joints.

Participate by completing up to eight walks in eight weeks (one per week) between the months of June and July.

Get active and feel confident this summer, while helping our local community win $100,000 to support local sports and fitness activities in Chilliwack! This year the City of Chilliwack is partnering with the YMCA to partake in the participACTION Community Challenge. Every year from June 1st to 30th, ParticipACTION searches for Canada’s most active community, encouraging us to get up and start moving. Bob Chan-Kent Family YMCA, along with local municipal facilities and community centres, are taking part in the challenge and you can too!

  • Walk around your own neighbourhood for 3-6 kms or follow some of our pre-mapped walks that can be downloaded below.
  • Send a picture of yourself on your walk to [email protected]. Every picture you submit will count as one entry towards prize packages from the YMCA and the City of Chilliwack!  Limit of one entry per week.*

*Entries must be submitted by September 1, 2024 11:59 pm. Winners will be contacted by September 8, 2024.

Chilliwack Walks is part of the Chilliwack Active For Life initiative which is a partnership between the City of Chilliwack and the Chilliwack Family YMCA.

2024 Walk Details

  • June 1, 2024 - July 20, 2024
  • New walking routes have been added!
  • All walks are self-led. There will be no scheduled group walks and no volunteers leading walks.
  • There will be no passports to complete or return. Contest entry will require participants to share photos of themselves on their walks.

Unless otherwise indicated by contest entrant, it is understood that all photos submitted have been consented by the entrant and those in the photo to be used by the City of Chilliwack.

Description Date File Size 
Cheam Wetlands Trail Map - No Dogs Allowed 2020-06-05 438KB 
Chilliwack Walks Poster 2023-07-07 4.64MB 
City Hall Walk 2022-08-18 1.33MB 
Fairfield Island Walk 2022-08-18 2.00MB 
Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve - No Dogs Allowed 2022-08-18 739KB 
ParticipACTION 2024 2024-04-30 96KB 
ParticipACTION Chilliwack 2024 2024-04-30 374KB 
Rotary Trail North Walk 2022-08-18 481KB 
Sardis Park Walk 2022-08-18 858KB 
Yarrow Walk 2022-08-18 795KB