Spring TuneUp Glenmore Reservoir Loop - Thu, Apr 1 2021

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Spring TuneUp Glenmore Reservoir Loop (4/1/2021)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

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The Basics:
Event Type:Cycle - Urban
Event Location: Heritage Park - Railway Cafe
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Apr 1 2021  1:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Apr 1 2021 11:30:00 AM
Event Duration:Up to 2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Duane
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Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 7 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

COVID-19 Questionnaire:
Participation in this event is conditional upon the acceptance and adherence to COC COVID-19 protocols (see link at the top of our home page). Failure to comply with these protocols may result in removal from this event and/or future events.

Please answer the following questions in the comments section during the sign-up process, in addition to signing the waiver:

  • Have you travelled in the last 14 days?
  • Are you showing any symptoms (fever, cough, loss of taste or smell) of COVID-19, flu or cold?
  • Have you been in contact with a confirmed or presumptive case of COVID-19, or with someone who has any symptoms of COVID-19, flu or cold?
  • Have you tested positive in the last 10 days or are you waiting for COVID-19 test results?
  • Are you associated with a setting that is currently having an outbreak and been instructed to get tested or self-isolate?
  • Have you read and understood the current restrictions that are club policy during the COVID-19 situation?

This is intended to be a leisurely cycle around the Glenmore Reservoir not a fast paced ride. If you've been thinking about getting back on your bike again, this is the perfect opportunity to ease into it.

The total distance is approximately 18km and will likely take us up to 1.5 hours to complete at a relaxed pace with opportunity for coffee/snack afterwards at the Railway Cafe.

Riders of all abilities on any style bike are more than welcome to register. The terrain is completely paved and almost entirely on bike paths with the exception of a few blocks along quiet neighbourhood streets. For the most part the grade is easy but there are a few short hills as well.

Newbies to the area are sure to enjoy the sites as we wind our way counter clockwise from Heritage Park, behind the Rockyview General Hospital (very nice lookout point here), over the Glenmore Dam, past Lakeview Golf Course, Earl Grey Golf Club and Calgary Canoe Club, through North Glenmore Park, the Weaslehead Nature Area, South Glenmore Park, past Glenmore Sailing School and Glenmore Landing before returning to the Railway Café where we can grab a refreshment or light snack together before heading home.


Required Items to Bring:
Bike (All makes, models, brands, and styles welcome!)
Helmet
Bell
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- appropriate comfortable clothing
- water
- camera
- $$ for drink/snack at Railway Café

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Heritage Park - Enter at 14th Street SW & Heritage Drive, park in the gravel lot to your immediate left but in the section closest to the reservoir up towards the BIG WOODEN "H" (this area is FREE to the public). Head down the path a short distance in a northwesterly direction to the Railway Café. Meet there on the outdoor patio.


Notes:

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at content@calgaryoutdoorclub.com.

Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: