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Walk for Water

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. For many lake-lovers, participating has become an annual family tradition.

Three walks are being held this season in Dunnottar (July 24), Gimli (Aug. 7) and Victoria Beach (Aug. 7), organized by community volunteers with support from LWF. Proceeds are used to translate science into solutions: funding research, training citizen scientists, educating students and community groups, and addressing the root causes of harmful algae blooms by advancing the eight actions of the Lake Winnipeg Health Plan...

Walk for Water Frequently Asked Questions

[collapsed title=What is Walk for Water?]Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. These family-friendly, pledged walks take place each year in various lakeside communities.[/collapsed]

[collapsed title=How long has Walk for Water been happening?]The first Walk for Water event took place in 2007 in Matlock. Other lakeside communities began organizing their own walks soon after.[/collapsed]

[collapsed title=Do I need to pre-register?]No. If you plan to walk in one of our events, simply arrive...

Join us on Sunday, August 7, for Walk for Water 2016 in Victoria Beach!

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Taking place in several lakeside communities, it's a great way to be a part of the solution — and a fun way to spend a day at the lake!

Location: Victoria Beach Clubhouse
Registration: 9:15 a.m.; Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km and 2.5 km options

Download pledge forms here and start collecting money.

Get more helpful tips here.

Join us on Sunday, August 7, for Walk for Water 2016 in Gimli!

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Taking place in several lakeside communities, it's a great way to be a part of the solution — and a fun way to spend a day at the lake!

Location: Lake Winnipeg Visitor Centre, Gimli Harbour
Registration: 9:15 a.m.; Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km

Download pledge forms here and start collecting money.

Get more helpful tips here.


Join us on Sunday, July 24, for Walk for Water 2016 in Dunnottar!

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Taking place in several lakeside communities, it's a great way to be a part of the solution — and a fun way to spend a day at the lake!

Location: Dunnottar Community Club
Registration: 9:15 a.m.; Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km

Download pledge forms here and start collecting money.

Get more helpful tips here.

Photo credit: Wolfgang Schmidt

We’re pleased to welcome Maude Barlow to our 2015 Dunnottar Walk for Water event, taking place this coming Sunday, July 26.

Perhaps best-known as the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, Barlow also chairs the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch, is a board member of the San Francisco–based International Forum on Globalization and a councillor with the Hamburg-based World Future Council. Maude is also a co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, an organization that promotes water justice based on the principles that water is a human right...

We’re thrilled to welcome local country rocker Leanne Pearson to our 2015 Dunnottar Walk for Water event, taking place on Sunday, July 26.

Pearson is quickly making a name for herself; her catchy 2013 single, Get Outta My Heart, hit Top 48 on the Canadian country music charts, and her follow-up single, The Only Thing, hit Top 90. Leanne has headlined countless shows across Manitoba and opened for many heavy hitters. She was a part of Dauphin’s 2014 Countryfest lineup and recently returned as a part of the 2015 lineup. Her current single, Worth Fighting For, was released in January and is...

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