Monday evening walks resume on May 23, 2022!

Summer walks are scheduled in the evenings from May to August. All walks are on Mondays and start at the meet location at 7:00pm sharp and last about 2 hours.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear and be prepared for biting insects.

Not as advertised! Some destinations may change if preliminary site visits determine that a site lacks sufficient interesting items. In such cases, the meeting location will remain unchanged but the trip destination will be altered to a nearby location.

Please contact us for more information.

2022 Walk Schedule

May 23 – Acton – Acton Swift Watch
Meet at Prospect Park – Leader: Bill McIlveen

May 30 – Oakville – Colonel William Parkway
Meet at Colonel William Parkway – Leader: Bill McIlveen

June 6 – Halton Hills – Scotsdale Bird Box
Meet at Scotsdale Farm – Leader: Bill McIlveen

June 13 – Burlington – Burlington Beach
Meet at Burlington Beach – Leader: Bill McIlveen

June 20 – Georgetown – Hungry Hollow
Meet at Hungry Hollow – Leader: Bill McIlveen

June 27 – Mississauga – Sawmill Valley Trail
Meet at Sawmill Valley Public School – Leader: Ron Corkum

July 4 – Waterdown – Joe Sams Park
Meet at Joe Sams Park – Leader: Bill McIlveen

July 11 – Mississauga – Meadowvale Park
Meet at Meadowvale Park – Leader: Dawn Renfrew

July 18 – Mississauga – Port Credit
Meet at Port Credit – Leader: Bill McIlveen

July 25 – Caledon – Cheltenham Rail Trail
Meet at rail trail at Mississauga Road – Leader: Bill McIlveen

August 1 – Halton Hills – East of Hwy 25
Meet at Sideroad 25 at Hwy 25 – Leader: Bill McIlveen

August 8 – Oakville – Swift Night Out
Meet at Old Oakville-Trafalgar High School – Leader: Bill McIlveen

August 15 – Milton – Calcium Pits
Meet at Yaremko-Ridley Park – Leader: Bill McIlveen

August 22 – Mississauga – Rattray Marsh
Meet at Green Glade School – Leader: Kirsten Burling

August 29 – Halton Hills – Speyside
Meet at Hwy 401 at Hwy 25 – Leader: Fiona Reid

Meeting Locations

In larger parking lots, we will try to meet at places nearest the entrance.

Burlington Beach, Burlington
Meet at Burlington Beach parking lot (close to bridge), opposite 938 Lakeshore Road.

Colonel William Parkway, Oakville
Meet at trail head east side across the road from Colonel William Woods Parkette. A few parking spaces are available on west side of Colonel William Parkway just north of Stockbridge Ave. Alternate parking at St. Mary School, 2175 Colonel William Pkwy, on east side of road or on nearby residential streets.

Green Glade School, Mississauga
1550 Green Glade Drive, Clarkson. East off Meadow Wood Road, south of Lakeshore Road.

Hungry Hollow, Georgetown
Walk starts at east end of Foxtail Court. From Main Street (Eighth Line) Georgetown, about 200 m south of Sideroad 15, take W. Branch Dr. to Foxtail Court. Go to east end of Foxtail Cr. Street parking.

Hwy 401 at Hwy 25, Milton
Commuter parking lot at southeast corner of Hwy 401 and Hwy 25.

Joe Sams Park, Waterdown
752 Centre Road. East side of Centre Road immediately south of Concession 5 Road E. Meet at parking lot nearest washrooms. (Stay left after entering.)

Meadowvale Park, Mississauga
Meet at Credit Valley Conservation Parking lot, 1255 Old Derry Road.

Old Oakville-Trafalgar High School, Oakville
Former high school on east side of Reynolds Street between Sheddon Avenue and former Oakville hospital. Take driveway to Wyndham Manor Extendicare and park behind old high school.

Port Credit, Mississauga
Meet at parking lot at south end of Mississauga Road, adjacent to J.C. Saddington Park.

Prospect Park, Acton
Meet at parking lot for Prospect Park near Fairy Lake, then we will check for roosting Chimney Swifts in Town.

Rail trail at Mississauga Road, Caledon
Meet at parking area on west side of Mississauga Road next to Old Cheltenham brickyard. We will explore east of Mississauga Road.

Sawmill Valley Public School, Mississauga
3625 Sawmill Valley Drive. Meet in school parking lot.

Scotsdale Farm, Halton Hills
13807 Trafalgar Rd. East side of Trafalgar Rd north of Sideroad 27, Silver Creek. Meet in parking lot.

Sideroad 25 at Hwy 25, Halton Hills
Meet south of Acton at corner of Hwy 25 and Sideroad 25. Parking available off roadside north-east of intersection.

Yaremko-Ridley Park, Milton
Meet in valley on Twiss Road between Conservation Road and Derry Road. Roadside parking is somewhat limited; a few more spots are to the north.

For more information, call Bill McIlveen (519) 853-3948 or email wmcilveen@sympatico.ca.