Nordixx Pole Walking Program

Learn about the benefits and proper use of walking poles, including a group test walk. 

Nordic Pole Walking can be great, low impact exercise! The program will consist of a 30-minute PowerPoint presentation on the benefits, the proper use, and handling of walking poles, followed by a 30-minute training/ demonstration session.

Participants can bring their own poles, however those who do not will be provided with them.

Where: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
When:  Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 10:30am-11:30am.
How much: $20 per participant. Workshop price includes walking pole use for workshop demonstration.
What to wear: Layered comfortable clothing and running shoes. If it is sunny, please bring a hat. If it is rainy, please bring waterproof attire, a hat and an extra pair of socks.

This workshop is subject to a minimum of 15 participants and a maximum of 25. 

Pre-registration is required.

Please register using the PayPal link below. Please note that you do not need a PayPal account, you can simply "check out as guest". If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact 705-526-7809 or We ask for your phone number in case we need to contact you with updates to the workshop. 

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About the Instructors:

This workshop will be hosted by Steve Nash and Marianne Ford. Both Steve and Marianne are certified Nordixx Pole Walking Master Instructors who have been working in Simcoe County for 10 years. They run training sessions to help those with walking poles to use them properly and provide correction training.

They have previous run programming at a number of locations including:

  • Probus Clubs in the area including Midland, Penetang, Wasaga Beach, Barrie, Orillia, Meaford and the GTA
  • CARP - Canadian Association of Retired Persons
  • Raglan Village - Collingwood
  • North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
  • Sandy Cove - Barrie
  • South Georgian Bay Community Health Unit
  • Cranberry Festival - Bala
  • Tug Fest - Midland
  • Breaking Down Barriers - Collingwood