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Sandie's Beginner Snowshoe: Hawrelak Park (12/5/2020)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Snow Shoe
Event Location: William Hawrelak Park (Picnic Site #2)
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Dec 5 2020  11:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Dec 5 2020 10:30:00 AM
Event Duration:~1-1.5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Coordinator(s): Sandie
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

CALLING ALL BEGINNER SNOWSHOERS!!

Let's get out for a relaxed pace snowshoe adventure around Hawrelak Park. This event will be a great introduction for you to check out the sport before you purchase a set, already have bought a set but never used them yet, or before you tackle something harder / an out-of-town trip.

If you don't own snowshoes, you can rent them at River Valley Adventure Co, Totem Outfitters, or MEC.

**Please note:
- This will be a beginner/introduction to snowshoeing event.
- This event will be weather dependent, please check the EOC calendar and your email for any updates.
- To find me, I’ll be wearing a royal blue baseball cap and stood next to a blue Hyundai.

About this snowshoe: We can snowshoe around the park for as long as you feel comfortable looping around the lake as well as the park making our own tracks too.

Also we can check out the new Community League Plaza which features a fireplace, overhead heaters, benches and picnic table seating and public art, all set in one of the city's most picturesque green spaces.

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**RE: COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: We will practice being socially distanced (6 feet / 2 meters apart) while participating on this event and step off the trail / path briefly to let others pass safely.

Please follow all Federal and Provincial rules in regards to COVID-19 - click HERE. For more FAQs, testing, and links from Alberta Health COVID-19 info, click HERE.

Additional requirements:
1. Create social space.
• Avoid skin-to-skin contact such as hugs, handshakes, or high-fives - just share a friendly wave and 'hello'.
• Blow your nose, cough, sneeze, or clear your airway at least 2m away from others.
• Wear a mask in public places to help limit the risk of spread to others if you will be within 2m of people.
**The government has indicated that masks may help. Therefore, we are leaving it to the discretion of participants to choose whether you'd like to wear masks.

2. Are you feeling unwell?
If you have a cough or flu-like symptoms, please stay home and consider getting yourself tested by calling 8-1-1. The Alberta government states if you have symptoms including fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat, or runny nose, you MUST self-isolate for 10 days after the onset of symptoms and until your symptoms have resolved (whichever is longer).

*Note we are not accepting cash donations at this time on our events. We are requesting $2.00 per event or $20.00 for the year. Please feel free to send donations to our Treasurer via an electronic e-transfer to treasurer@edmontonoutdoorclub.com


Required Items to Bring:
- *Hand sanitizer*
- Your own food & water
- Mask - required to use the indoor washroom facility

- Snowshoes
- Appropriate footwear (hiking/snow boots) & clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Snacks to enjoy at the new Plaza mentioned above
- Hiking/ski poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:William Hawrelak Park PICNIC SITE #2 is located about half way around the park (just follow the one way road to the parking lot).


Notes:

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in EOC events.
- Please scroll through and read the entire online waiver when you sign up.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!


Registration for this event opens at 11/29/2020 12:00:00 AM