Our walk for October was rained out, so will be carried over to this month. As there may have been some confusion over cancellation of the walk and I don’t have every walkers contact number, could all walkers and potential walkers send me a short SMS text message with your name and number, so in future I will be able to send a group message advising you all of any plan changes or cancellation.

NEXT WALK:  Monday 23rd November – catching the train to Sutherland and then to Miranda, making our way to Caringbah via the Camellia Gardens and Glenn McGrath Oval. Our return will be train from Caringbah via Sutherland. 

Catch the train, 2nd last carriage

Heathcote 8:38am, Engadine 8:41am, Loftus 8:45am

Don’t forget lunch, water and FACEMASK. Our walks are generally non-strenuous, and an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and see some sights around Sydney and “The Shire”.

There will be no walk in December or January, have a great Christmas and see you all for February.

January  

There will be no walk in January 2020

Next Walk – Monday 24th February - The plan (subject to confirmation at the February meeting) is to walk from Pyrmont to Jubilee Park at Rozelle.

                                                                                   

February  

Next Walk – Monday 24th February – Pyrmont to Rozelle

As usual we will be joining the second last carriage of the train at

Heathcote 8.38am / Engadine 8.41am / Loftus 8.45am / Sutherland 8.48am.

The plan is to catch the train to Central and then catch the light rail to John Street Square at Pyrmont. We will walk from there across the Anzac Bridge to Jubilee Park at Rozelle.

After lunch we will return back to Central on the light rail from Rozelle to catch the train back to The Shire.

March Walk – Monday 23rd March – TBA by the new Walks Officer

 

Don’t forget your hat, insect repellent, lunch and plenty of water.  Our walks are generally non-strenuous, a great day out with friends, and an opportunity to take in the fresh air and some interesting sights around Sydney. 

March  On Monday 28th February eighteen keen walkers enjoyed a warm and sunny day for our monthly walk. After catching the usual train to Central we then caught the light rail to John Street Square station near the northern end of Harris Street, Pyrmont. Then we used the waterside walkway of Jones Bay before crossing the Anzac Bridge passing the old flour silos and the remnants of the White Bay power station where there was major civil construction works underway for the extension of the M4 Motorway. We passed some of the small shipyards on Rozelle Bay before arriving at International Park and Jubilee Park, Rozelle where we had lunch. Before catching the light rail back to Central Station, we revisited the Tram sheds (near the former Harold Park Raceway site) for a coffee break. Having walked about three kilometres we arrived back at Engadine at about 2.00pm. March Walk – Monday 23rd March – Jannali to Oatley via Como Bridge Don’t forget your hat, insect repellent, lunch and plenty of water. Our walks are generally nonstrenuous, a great day out with friends, and an opportunity to take in the fresh air and some interesting sights around Sydney.
April  Nil Report      Covid 19
May  Nil Report      Covid 19
June  WALKS                            

Monday 22nd June

We will meet at Cooper Street park near the children’s playground at 8:45am for 9am start. There is ample unrestricted parking if you need to drive. The plan is to walk to Heathcote East via the bridge at McDonalds, returning to Heathcote village across the overhead walkway where we will stop for lunch, then make our way back to our starting point. It covers approximately 5kms.Don’t forget lunch and water. Our walks are generally non-strenuous, a great day out with friends, and an opportunity to take in the fresh air and some interesting sights around Sydney. 

 NEXT WALK: is scheduled for Monday 27th July, Jannali to Oatley provided all are comfortable with the short train trips to and from.

July  

NEXT WALK:  Monday 27th July, was scheduled for Jannali to Oatley, but due to Covid 19 flareups we will revert to plan B. Meet at the Engadine swimming complex, Achilles Road car park, (Opposite Cooriengah Heights Road) at 8:45am for 9am start and walk along Forbes Creek Walkway, returning via Thurlgona Road, Woronora Road to our starting point. There is a short (500m) bush track section so appropriate footwear is recommended. Unfortunately, there are no toilets on the way, so you will need to take the necessary steps to avoid any mishaps!

Don’t forget lunch and water. Our walks are generally non-strenuous, a great day out with friends, and an opportunity to take in the fresh air and some interesting sights around Sydney. 

August  

NEXT WALK:  Monday 24th August, meet at the Engadine swimming complex, Achilles Road car park, (Opposite Cooriengah Heights Road) at 8:45am for 9am start and walk along Forbes Creek Walkway, returning via Thurlgona Road, Woronora Road to our starting point. There is a short (500m) bush track section so appropriate footwear is recommended. Unfortunately, there are no toilets on the way, so you will need to take the necessary steps to avoid any mishaps!

Don’t forget lunch and water. Our walks are generally non-strenuous, a great day out with friends, and an opportunity to take in the fresh air and some interesting sights around Sydney. 

September

 WALKS 

 On Monday 24th August, ten walkers enjoyed the sunshine for our walk from Engadine pool carpark, through Forbes Creek Remembrance Walkway, past the tennis courts and up to Cooriengah Heights Rd, along Thurlgona Rd to a children’s playground where we had a break, then ventured on to Ferntree Park for a lunch stop and to take in the view overlooking Heathcote National Park and Heathcote Rd. A pleasant walk culminating in a few stopping off for coffee at Anzac shops while the rest returned to our starting point for our return home.

 NEXT WALK:  Monday 28th September will be Jannali to Oatley, across Como Bridge. This will involve short train trips to Jannali and return from Oatley via Sutherland so bring your face mask to wear on the train.

Catch the train, 2nd last carriage

Heathcote 8:38am, Engadine 8:41am, Loftus 8:45am, Sutherland 8:48am

Don’t forget lunch and water. Our walks are generally non-strenuous, a great day out with friends, and an opportunity to take in the fresh air and some interesting sights around Sydney. 

October  VOur walk for October was rained out, so will be carried over to this month. As there may have been some confusion over cancellation of the walk and I don’t have every walkers contact number, could all walkers and potential walkers send me a short SMS text message with your name and number, so in future I will be able to send a group message advising you all of any plan changes or cancellation.
November

NEXT WALK:  Monday 23rd November – catching the train to Sutherland and then to Miranda, making our way to Caringbah via the Camellia Gardens and Glenn McGrath Oval. Our return will be train from Caringbah via Sutherland. 

Catch the train, 2nd last carriage

Heathcote 8:38am, Engadine 8:41am, Loftus 8:45am

Don’t forget lunch, water and FACEMASK. Our walks are generally non-strenuous, and an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and see some sights around Sydney and “The Shire”.

There will be no walk in December or January, have a great Christmas and see you all for February.

December  

Eight walkers joined up for our November walk, catching the train to Miranda, making our way to Sutherland Shire Centenary Park on Karimbla Road. From there we walked to the Camellia Gardens on President Ave, where we stopped for a coffee break and morning tea at the garden’s cafe. After a short tour through the gardens, we ventured on via back streets to Glenn McGrath Oval, stopping for lunch and a chat, while taking in the peace and tranquility. It was then just a short stroll to Caringbah Station, catching the train for our return home.

Don’t forget there will be no walk for December or January, have a great Christmas and hope to see a good roll up for our February walk, which hopefully, will be to the city and over the Harbour Bridge, Covid permitting.

Our walks are generally non strenuous and a chance to see Sydney sights while enjoying the outdoors and company of fellow walkers