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Join Burlington Mayor for Walk the Talk Community Better Challenge event at Lowville Park

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Burlington residents looking for an opportunity to get active, walk and participate in ParticipACTION’s Community Better Challenge, join me on Saturday, June 15 for a community walk in Lowville Park.

You can be a part of the movement to help crown Burlington as Canada’s Most Active Community. Sign up for the challenge at www.participACTION.com and download the ParticipACTION app for free at participACTIONapp.com to start tracking your active minutes.  More details are also available at www.burlington.ca/playoutside.

About the Walk

We will travel north on Guelph Line to the Lowville community and this beautiful rural park. It’s the perfect location for a walk, featuring Bronte creek, nature trails, dense vegetation, suspended iron bridge, an old stone one room school house and children’s playground.  There is an abundance of open green space to take a fresh breath and simply just play and walk.

For more information about the walk and an advisory for participants, click the link for the Walk with Mayor Marianne Meed Ward – Walk the Talk event listing online.

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2 thoughts on “Join Burlington Mayor for Walk the Talk Community Better Challenge event at Lowville Park”

  1. David W Marsden.

    How do you intend to include people with disabilities in this inclusive event? Or are the people with disabilities excluded?

    1. Hi David,
      This is John Bkila, the Mayor’s Media Specialist. As with all events run by the City of Burlington, the aim is to make them as inclusive as possible to all residents of all abilities. The Walk the Talk Community Better Challenge was kicked off earlier this month with Mayor Meed Ward at an event hosted in the downtown that was 100 per cent accessible to all residents. Lowville Park is a flat circle that can be navigated by trail-friendly wheelchairs as the pathways are a combination of gravel, asphalt and hard-packed earth. Participants can join in at any part of the trail and go at their own pace.

      Please note, however, there is a disclaimer for this event on the City of Burlington’s event page: “Participants in the with the Mayor event do so at their own risk and acknowledge that accidents and/or injuries could occur while participating in this event. The City assumes no liability for any liability, claims, demands, damages, actions, or causes of action now existing or which hereinafter may arise as a result of my participation in the event, whether any injury is caused by the negligence of the City, participants or third parties.”

      Thank you for sharing your comments on the Mayor’s website.

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