Walk with people who enjoy walking. Set a pace which allows you to enjoy the scenery. Our 5 and 10 kilometer walks are in areas of historical interest or scenic beauty such as parks and in conjunction with events of community interest. The Winston Wanderers Walking Club is located in the Piedmont of North Carolina, including Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point. The club is affiliated with The Tarheel State Walkers VolksSports Association (TSWVA), The American VolksSports Association (AVA), and The International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV). We hold weekend walks in the Central North Carolina area and have permanent trails located throughout the state.
To learn more about our club or join us, look at our club brochure here.
NEWS and UPDATES
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 20th, at the Midtown Café & Dessertery, 151 South Stratford Road, Winston-Salem. You can find their menu on the web at www.midtowncafews.com. We will eat at 6 pm and start the meeting at 7 pm. The meal is optional.
Directions: If westbound on Bus-40, take Exit 3C (Stratford Road), turn right on Stratford Road, the restaurant is on the immediate right. If eastbound on Bus-40, Take Exit 3B (Stratford Road), turn left on Stratford Road, cross the interstate, and the restaurant is on the immediate right.
UPCOMING GROUP WALKS
CHARLOTTE ON 5/31: The walk will start at 9 am at the YMCA, which is located on the second floor of One Wells Fargo Center, 301 S. College. 704-716-6400. Registration will start at 8:30.
From I-77, Exit 9 to 9(B) onto I-277 (John Belk Freeway), take exit onto College St. One Wells Fargo Center is on corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. and College St. YMCA is on 2nd level (Level A) of building. PARKING: To enter building parking garage, turn right on Martin Luther King Blvd. and left into the garage at the sign saying PARK. There is a fee to park here. On-street metered parking is available on Martin Luther King Blvd. No charge for on-street parking on weekends (except for special events such as conventions and football games).
GREENSBORO ON 7/5: The walk will start at 8 AM at the Bryan Family YMCA Facility, 501 Market Street. The phone is (336) 478-YMCA (9622
HOW TO GET TO THE BRYAN FAMILY YMCA:
From the south on I-85 exit 122, US 220 north to Washington St. in downtown. Cross Washington Street and move to the left lane to turn left into the YMCA parking lot (before you get to Market Street).
FROM EAST OR WEST ON I-40/Bus-85, exit 218 Freeman Mill Rd/US 220 (westbound use 218A, eastbound use 218B) to Washington St. in downtown. Cross Washington Street and move to the left lane to turn left into the YMCA parking lot (before you get to Market Street).
With courtesy to the YMCA members please park toward the center or back of the lot to leave the closer parking spots for the members.
PIEDMONT ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER ON 6/7: The walk will start in Gibson Park at 8 am at the parking area by the picnic shelters. The registration material will be brought to the park. There is no need to go to the PEC Building. Directions to Gibson Park: From I-40, take Exit 214, Wendover Avenue southbound toward High Point, cross Tarrant Road (traffic light), turn left at next crossover in the median. There is a Gibson Park sign on the side of the entrance road.
OLD SALEM ON 6/21: The walk will start at 8 am at the Gateway YWCA, 1300 South Main Street. From Business I-40 take the Cherry Street exit (EXIT 5C). IF WESTBOUND, turn right on Cherry to 2nd Street and right on 2nd Street to Liberty Street. Follow Liberty as it changes to Old Salem Rd. to traffic circle and go halfway around. Turn on first right after Waughtown St. and follow around building to entrance. IF EASTBOUND turn right on Marshall Street to W Salem Ave. Turn left W Salem Ave to traffic circle and take first exit (right turn). Turn on first right after Waughtown St. and follow around building to entrance.
HIGH POINT CITY ON 7/19: The group walk will start at 8 am at a location to be announced. The start point will be determined by the trail used. In any case, restrooms will not be available at the start point, so find one before you arrive.
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