a fee, or a set date or time. It is an opportunity for an individual or group
to explore the city at their own pace while learning about their surroundings.
In addition to the walking tours currently posted, the City is offering
organizations and individuals the opportunity to create a self-guided walking
tour. There are even a limited number of grants up to $500 that are available
per year to cover the costs of producing such a tour.
Here's a list of organizations and individuals that are eligible to
- Not-for-profit organizations;
- Grade 1 to Grade 12 students;
- College and university students;
- Individuals or a group of friends interested in walking.
Preference will be given to self-guided walking tours that meet one of the
- Located in a neighbourhood not currently represented in the database;
- Innovative and fun;
- Focused on health and well-being.
For more details about the program, click on
The City has many existing guidelines, programs and projects that focus on
improving pedestrian environments and fostering a culture of walking such as;
the pedestrian priority intersections (scramble intersections), Discovery
Walks, WalkIntoHealth program, pedestrian countdown signals and the Live Green
Go get out and start walking!