Opportunity Details

Toronto’s natural surface trail network is a popular destination for mountain bikers, hikers, runners, dog-walkers and nature enthusiasts. Good trail design and maintenance helps protect the natural environment, keep trail users safe and ensure an enjoyable trail experience. As a volunteer you will:

  • Re-route trails away from unsafe and eroded areas
  • Rock armour over exposed tree roots
  • Build safe and sustainable water crossings
  • Install interesting trail components
  • Planting native trees and shrubs
  • Closing trails for regeneration

All tools and training are provided, and no expertise is required.

Where

There are two ways to help out:

Weekly

The Crothers Woods Trail Stewardship team meets at the Thomas Hauser Memorial Trail Head, 11 Redway Road (south end of the Loblaws parking lot).

  • Starts April 30, 2018 and ends September 10, 2018
  • Every Monday, not including holidays
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Special Events

Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Meet at Thomas Hauser Memorial Trail Head at 11 Redway Road (south end of the Loblaws parking lot).

How to Apply

To join the weekly team, contact trails@toronto.ca.

For special events, individuals and small groups can simply drop in. Groups of 10 or more should register in advance by emailing trails@toronto.ca.