COVID-19 update: A schedule has been planned for 2021 but is currently on pause due to the provincial lockdown. Stay tuned for updates. The dates will be posted below and on our calendar.

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.

2019 Walk Schedule (2020 cancelled due to COVID-19)

May 13 – Oakville – Santa Land Site
Meet at Langtry Park – Leader: Bill McIlveen

May 20 – Crozier Tract
Meet at Hwy 401 at Hwy 25 – Leader: Ray Blower

May 27 – Scotch Block
Meet at Hwy 401 at Hwy 25 – Leader: Fiona Reid

June 3 – Acton – Swift Watch
Meet at Acton – Leader: Bill McIlveen

June 10 – Scotsdale – Bird Box
Meet at Scotsdale Farm – Leader: Bill McIlveen

June 17 – Burlington – Fisher’s Pond
Meet at Springer Crescent – Leader: Bill McIlveen

June 24 – Burlington – Hidden Valley Park
Meet at Aldershot – Leader: Bill McIlveen

July 1 – Burlington – Sassafras Woods
Meet at Sassafras Woods – Leader: Dawn Renfrew

July 8 – Halton Hills – Limehouse
Meet at Limehouse – Leader: Bill McIlveen

July 15 – Mississauga – Erindale Park
Meet at Erindale Park – Leader: Bill McIlveen

July 22 – Acton – Tanners Drive
Meet at Acton Arena – Leader: Bill McIlveen

July 29 – Etobicoke – Maurice Breen Park
Meet at Marie Curtis Park – Leader: Bill McIlveen

August 5 – Oakville – Swift Night Out
Meet at Oakville High School – Leader: Bill McIlveen

August 12 – Speyside Area
Meet at Hwy 401 at Hwy 25 – Leader: Fiona Reid

August 19 – Mississauga – Rattray Marsh
Meet at Green Glade School – Leader: Kirsten Burling

August 26 – Brampton – Kiwanis Memorial Park
Meet at Brampton – Leader: Bill McIlveen

Meeting Locations

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

Meet at parking lot for Prospect Park near Fairy Lake, then check for Chimney Swifts in Town

Acton Arena
Meet at arena on Hwy 7 just east of Acton (N.B. construction from Acton to Trafalgar Road in 2019)

Meet at the larger parking lot on south side of Lemonville Road in Hidden Valley Park

Park in Shoppers World parking lot at northwest corner of Main Street and Bartley Bull Parkway

Erindale Park, Mississauga
Park in first parking lot on north side of Dundas Street east of Credit River

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

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

Langtry Park, Oakville
Parking lot for Langtry Park, off Brays Lane

Limehouse, Halton Hills
Parking lot for Limehouse Conservation Area off 5th Line just south of Limehouse Village

Marie Curtis Park, Etobicoke
Parking lot on east side of Etobicoke Creek (off Forty Second Street)

Oakville High School
Meet at back of old high school (closed), on Allan Street
between Sheddon Avenue and old Oakville hospital

Sassafras Woods, Burlington
Park on the roadside on the north side of North Service Rd about 300 m east of Waterdown Road. Easiest if driving west from King Road on North Service Road.

Scotsdale Farm, Silver Creek
Parking lot at Scotsdale Farm, 13807 Trafalgar Road N, north of Sideroad 27

Springer Crescent, Burlington
Take Cedar Springs about 0.6 km north of Dundas Street to Highview Drive, then east to Springer Crescent

For more information, call Bill McIlveen (519) 853-3948