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February is Winter Walk Month

Have fun walking to school when it's snowy outside.

Winter Walk Day is a province-wide event held on the first Wednesday of February, celebrating the unique fun of walking and rolling to school when it’s snowy and cold outside. This year, Winter Walk Day is Wednesday, February 7.

Walking and rolling to school and around your neighbourhood is not just for warm weather. Active transportation is a great way to get exercise and socialize with friends all year long! Doing so in winter brings unique experiences. Can you:

Stay safe when you’re walking and rolling outside this winter:

Can families who live too far to walk or roll to school still participate?

Yes! For those who take the school bus, try walking or rolling to the bus stop instead of driving. For those who do not take the school bus, try taking public transit, or parking 5 or 10 minutes away from the school, and walk or roll the rest of the way.

Activity ideas for celebrating Winter Walk Month

Kindergarten – Grade 5

Grade 6 – 12

Celebrating as a whole school