Third Sunday Stroll: Explore Woodlands Garden on September 17

Join members of the Pedestrian Advisory Committee for the Third Sunday Stroll which will be held this Sunday, September 17 at 2 pm. This month’s walk will explore Woodland Gardens. Larn about the plants as you tour and enjoy some time in nature.

Meet at Westchester School and be ready to walk at 2 pm.

For more information on walking in Decatur click here.

Third Sunday Stroll Cancelled

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Due to the Easter Holiday, the monthly Third Sunday Stroll is cancelled for April. Join us on May 21st as we  explore public art in the city.

The Third Thursday Walks have gone on hiatus.

Join Decatur Active Living for the 50+ Walks every Wednesday.

More information about walking in Decatur can be found at http://www.decaturga.com/walking.

Have a great weekend!

Take a Walk With Decatur Active Living

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Third Sunday Stroll
This month’s stroll will be on Sunday, March 19 at 2pm. Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center for a stroll through downtown with members of the Pedestrian Advisory Committee.

 

Fourth Thursday Bright at Night Walk
Discover Decatur at night with a walk through the City. Walkers receive a free light to wear and keep to “Be Safe and Be Seen”. Meet in front of Decatur Recreation Center at 7:30 pm.

50+ Walks
Join Sara, our Adult Program Supervisor, for thees weekly walks. Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center at 10 am. Walks average 3 miles and travel through various parts of the City.

Walk With a Doc
These walks have moved to the second Saturday of the month and leave the Decatur Recreation Center at 10 am. Next walk is April 8.

For more information on walking in Decatur, visit http://www.decaturga.com/walking.

Come Walk With Us!

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Decatur Active Living and the Pedestrian Committee of the Active Living Board invite you to walk with us this month!

Third Sunday Stroll
Sunday, February 19, 2 PM
Meet in front of the Decatur Recreation Center
Join us as we tour some of the artwork of the Decatur Box Project. We will walk approximately two miles around downtown Decatur and learn about the artwork on the electrical boxes that was commissioned by the Decatur Arts Alliance. Everyone is invited and there is no cost to join us for this event.

Fourth Thursday Bright at Night Walk
Thursday, February 23, 7:30 pm
New Start this month! Meet in front of Winnona Park School
The February 23 Bright at Night Walk will begin at 7:30 p.m. in front of Winnona Park School and will take walkers through the Winnona Park neighborhood, past the Children’s Home property and onto the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary. Walkers will receive a free light to wear and keep so they will “Be Safe and Be Seen!”

Decatur Active Living also has the weekly 50+ Walk every Wednesday at 10 am that starts in front of the Decatur Recreation Center and the monthly Walk With a Doc that meets the second Saturday of each month.

For more information on walking in Decatur, visit decaturga.com/walking.

It’s Walk-tober : Come Walk With Us!

There are lots of opportunities to walk with Decatur Active Living this month!

Walk With a Doc is held every Wednesday at 9 a.m. Meet us in front of the Decatur Recreation Center for a three mile walk. Sometimes we have a Doc and sometimes we don’t – we always walk! If it is raining, we can walk the elevated track in the gym.

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Third Sunday Walk is October 16th at 1:30 p.m. and features Mayor Patti Garrett taking us on her 10,000 steps walk that is featured in a Visitor’s Center brochure. . Meet in Harmony Park and be sure to bring a water bottle.

Fourth Thursday Bright at Night Walk will be held on Thursday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. and is a Halloween themed walk! Walk by  homes decorated for the holiday as you meet new friends and get your walk on. The walk lasts approximately one hour. Be sure to wear something bright so you will “Be Safe and Be Seen.” Walkers will receive a special light to wear and keep. Feel free to dress in costume! Let’s have some fun.

 

 

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Last year’s October “Bright at Night” walkers

Third Sunday Stroll is This Sunday, March 20

Explore the headwaters of Glenn Creek and Glenn Creek Nature Preserve.

untitledDecatur Active Living and the Pedestrian Advisory Committee invites the community to join us for the March Sunday Stroll on Sunday, March 20. This month’s walk will be led by Neil Norton. Join us as we explore the headwaters of Glenn Creek. This walk is 2.37 miles and will take us through this beautiful and sometimes challenged watershed and will include going through the Glenn Creek Nature Preserve.

The walk begins at the Decatur Recreation Center at 2 p.m. Bring your camera and take some great nature photos!  For more information contact Cheryl.Burnette@decaturga.com.

Third Sunday Stroll is January 17: Learn about water and the continental divide

DSCN9931Join the Decatur Active Living Board Pedestrian Advisory Committee’s third Sunday Stroll this Sunday, January 17th starting at 2 pm at the Decatur Recreation Center!

Jeff Bragg of the DeKalb Soil and Water Conservation Commission will lead us on a 1.5 hour walk looping across the sub-continental divide. He will tell us how DeKalb’s sewer system causes a massive transfer of water from the Chattahoochee (Gulf water) to the Altamaha (Atlantic water), will mention the routing of railroad lines and their impact, plus more environmental considerations involving inter-basin transfers of water.

The walk is free and everyone is welcome!

For more information on walking in Decatur, click here.

 

Jonah McDonald Will Lead November’s Third Sunday Stroll

Decatur Sunday Stroll at the Decatur Cemetery – 2:00 pm on Sunday, November 15

jonahJoin the Decatur Active Living Pedestrian Advisory Committee for a Third Sunday Stroll with Jonah McDonald. Jonah is a storyteller, author and adventure hiking guide. He will be leading a hike this Sunday from the Decatur Recreation Center (231 Sycamore Street) to a loop in the Decatur Cemetery.

This 2.5-mile hike is free and open to the public. Just show up at two and walk with Jonah! He’ll be talking some about the history, showing you an area of the cemetery you may not have seen before, and pointing out some champion trees.

Jonah is the author of Hiking Georgia’s Hidden Forests. For more information on Jonah click here.