WALKING GROUP – Heather 9844 1897 or 0432 261 011)
On 21 May 2020 Group walks recommenced with a Ruffey Lake park walk, and continued until end June, after which pandemic restrictions were re-introduced
As Victoria’s second pandemic wave nears its end, walks will commence again Thursday 29th October.
As most other club activities are still on hold, walks will be scheduled weekly.
Enhanced safety procedures include:
1 Multilayer masks to be worn
2 Verify attendance in advance to ensure subgroup size does not exceed legal limit of 10)
3 BYO chair and Drink initially (or sometimes later outdoors e.g at Carlucci’s)
4 Contactless Digital attendance records (MJK)
Thursday 29th October – Bulleen Park to Bolin Bolin Lake or other (Melways 32 D9)
Meet at 10am in the 3rd carpark in Bulleen Park off Bulleen Rd (at Carey Sports complex, over Bulleen rd from Marcellin) and we will choose our walk for the day. We will be limited to groups of 10, so if we have more than 10, we will need to take groups of up to 10 on one of the several walks available at this venue.
After our walk we can have a BYO drink in the footy pavilion between the 2 grounds, let’s not try cafes yet.
Thursday 5 th Nov. –Finns Reserve (Melways 33 B4) Meet at carpark Duncan St. Templestowe. Walk
over the suspension bridge and turn right towards Westerfolds Park to the Yarra River Observation
Platform or turn left towards Heidleberg. BYO Morning Tea + chair
Thursday 12 th Nov. – Mullum Mullum Creek. (Melways 34 H8) Meet in carpark at”The sports
centre” Cnr Springvale & Reynolds Rd and walk to Tindals Road. Or back towards Beasleys nursery.
BYO Morning Tea + chair
Thursday 19 th Nov. – Ruffey Lake Park Walk. (Melways 33 J10) Meet in the Victoria St car park. BYO
Morning Tea + chair
Thursday 26 th Nov. – Koonung Trail. (Melways 47 K4) Take Leeds St. Meet at Boronia Grove Reserve
carpark near the freeway. We can walk both ways. BYO Morning Tea + chair Ph: 9840 2552
Some of us have been taking plenty of walks by ourselves or in pairs during pandemic restrictions. To assist in this process details of some of our most popular group walks are attached.
Eltham miniature railway
Start in 1st carpark by the oval. Walk under the bridge near the trains back towards Eltham Library 561 Main Rd Eltham, and back.
Eltham Shillinglaw cottage
Start at Shillinglaw Cottage next to the library opposite Alistair Knox Park off Main Road, Eltham (Melways 21 J5) for a walk alongside Diamond Creek towards Eltham Lower Park, and back.
Finn’s reserve Templestowe
Start at Finns Reserve (Melways 33 B4). carpark Duncan St. Templestowe. Walk over the suspension bridge and turn left towards Heidleberg, and back
Green Gully Linear Park East Doncaster
Start at Jenkins Park on Shakespeare Drive (Melways 34 C7) for a walk through the Green Gully Linear Park and back.
(Melways 47 K4) Take Leeds St. Start at Boronia Grove Reserve carpark near the freeway and complete the loop.
Mullum Mullum Creek East Doncaster
Start in carpark at”The sports centre” Cnr Springvale & Reynolds Rd and walk to Tindals Road, and back.
Start at Petty’s Orchard Café Carpark (Melways 22 A12) cnr of Monkton St & Homestead Rd. Walk towards Westerfolds and back.
Ruffey Lake Park
(Melways 33 J10) Start in the Victoria St car park and complete the loop.