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Iowa's Walking Club promotes physical fitness through noncompetitive sporting events. Our events are designed to help community members have fun, become fit, and make friends. We hope you'll join us!



These special event and group walks have changed

CANCELED March 25 - Wednesday Walk

POSTPONED April 18 - Earth Day at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. The garden is closed, but they are looking at June to reschedule this event.

POSTPONED April 11 - Bike Ride.

POSTPONED April 18 - 35th Anniversary Celebration. You can do the Easter Lake Seasonal walk at your convenience.

CANCELED April 20 - Monthly Meeting.

CANCELED April 25 - Pella group walk. The tulips aren't affected: do the Pella year round walk in small groups! 

POSTPONED May 1-3 - 20 Iowa Parks in 2020 Kickoff Weekend. The DNR will determine if the state parks will open as usual on May 1. 

TO BE DETERMINED May 22-24 - Walks in Eastern Iowa. We'll know more as we get into mid April. 


These year round and seasonal walks have changed

Call ahead in case business change their hours or closed. These walks have changed because the start points have closed.

Altoona – Closed

Amana – Closed

Des Moines Beaverdale – The walk box is moving to 4046 Amick Ave Des Moines 50310-4101. It will be inside a plastic storage box by the front steps where walkers can get to it even if no one is home. Remote start.

Des Moines Capital and Des Moines Waterways – The walk box is moving to 1416 Oak Park Ave Des Moines IA 50313-3018. It will be inside a Rubbermaid garden storage box next to the driveway behind the house where walkers can get to it even if no one is home. Remote start. Directions to the Start Point will be provided.

Iowa City – Closed

Prairie City – Closed