Join a Walking Group

Walking with others can be an enjoyable social activity. It can also increase your level of fitness.

  • Walk with others to make your walk more pleasant, safer and enjoyable
  • Walk with your family to the park, school or library
  • Use walking as a way to discover a new part of the city
  • Encourage your friends or neighbours to join you on your walks
  • Join a walking group

Walking in a group is a great way to meet people, stay fit and find safe and new places to walk.

  • Toronto Field Naturalists
  • Drop-in fitness walking
    • Offered at various recreation community centres by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation. See list of programs.
  • Historic walking tours
    • Free tours in Toronto neighbourhoods offered by professionals and local community groups from April-October.
    • Visit Heritage Toronto for information on walking tours.
  • Professional tour operators
    • Guided tours with a personal touch, including intimate stories of Toronto’s hidden treasures
    • Some tours are free
    • Visit Professional Tour Operators for more information
  • Toronto Bruce Trail Club
    • Over 500 free guided walks and hikes each year in urban and Bruce Trail locations
    • Visit Bruce Trail Club for more information.
  • High Park Walking Tours
    • Free Sunday High Park Walking Tours take place every first and third Sunday of the month, including holidays, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.
  • Downsview Park a Walk in the Park
  • The City of Toronto has a lot of different and interesting places to walk. Be active and explore new areas of the city.
  • Underground Walkway: PATH Map
    PATH is downtown Toronto’s underground walkway linking 28 kilometres of shopping, services and entertainment. Its underground location provides pedestrians with a safe haven from the winter cold and snow, and the summer heat.
  • Mall Walking in Toronto
    Some malls in Toronto offer organized walking programs. If an organized walking program is not offered, the mall may open early for you to walk. Call your local mall to find out what they offer.