Walk Leader Resources
Walk leader Tools and Forms:
Walk Leader Training Manual:
This supports you in the skills, confidence and knowledge you need to lead a walking group in your community.
Risk assessment form
: Assess a walking route before starting your walking group
My walk group details form
: Complete form and send back to us to get your walk kit
Sample email to participants
: Use the sample email to send to your walking group participants before your first walk
Walk attendance form
: Walk Leaders/Hosts complete this form for every walk
Participant agreement and waiver form
: Outlines the responsibility of both the participants and leaders for safety and enjoyment on the walks
Marketing and Promotion:
Please help us promote our walking groups
. Please use this Word document
with text along with these social media graphics for Facebook
, and Twitter
to direct people to join a walking group.
Watch this video to learn more about c
reating inclusive walking groups for people with a physical disability with March of Dimes
Watch this video learn more about dementia and how to create dementia friendly walks from Kara with the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.
Walking resources for leaders or participants:
Indoor Walking Locations:
Where to walk during inclement weather.
Go Here Washroom Access
: Find out where there are washrooms for the public to use
Short videos to help you walk well!
Learn about four ways you can optimize your walks.
Learn about four key stretches to help keep you limber for walking.
Zoomers Blog Post
: Stretch for Success with Your Walking Program
Winter Walking Safety Infographic
: View it here
NS Walks Leaders Updates:
November 2022 December 2022 January 2023
, Program Manager, Hike Nova Scotia
Partners & Supporters:
NS Walks is a program of Hike Nova Scotia, supported by these partners and supporters.