Walk To school month 



October 1 – October 31, 2023

Hoppin’ From A to B

Get Your Students Moving

Walk to school month is an opportunity to spend time outside and encourage kids, students, families, and school communities to be active on the way to school.

Sign up for Walktober to help promote healthy living, and start conversations about the environment.

Participate in a Way That Works For You 

Participating can be as simple as promoting walking and biking through school announcements, in-class activities, hosting a school-wide walk, or coming to an event we’re hosting just for you.

When you register, you’ll receive a full kit of activities and access to workshops to help get your students moving. The programming will work from the classroom or at home! 

Kids, families, classes and school can participate in a way that works for them.

Why participate?

Encourage Healthy Living

Biking, walking and wheeling to school is a great way for kids to get more physical activity and time outdoors

Help the Planet

Active school travel reduces car trips – this reduces our carbon footprint, cuts back on greenhouse gas emissions, and improves air quality. 


Better Education

Kids who are active on the way to school have better concentration, supporting a healthy classroom environment and improving kid’s school experiences

Why Register?

All registered schools get:

  • Walktober Activity Kit (find more details below!)
  • Event ideas and support from the Active and Safe Routes to School Team

Access to:

  • Walkabout Workshops, hosted by Green Action Centre in person at your school and personalized for your area

    *Spaces are limited, available to the Winnipeg area only


    Schedule & Programming

    How you can participate in Walktober at your school or with your class


    Register your school or class for Walktober!


    Choose what your school or class has capacity for – a day, a week, or a full month. Check out the ideas below!


    Use the Walktober Event Kit that is emailed upon registration.

    Fillable event posters, walking scavenger hunts, and classroom projects like ‘Let Grow’!


    Start your month with a walk and outdoor event for International Walk to School Day

    What’s in the Activity Kit?

    When you register, you’ll be sent an activity kit with interactive activities, games and programming ideas to get your students outside.

    It will include:

    • Scavenger Hunt
    • Walkabout Sheets
    • Walking Games
    • Participation Certificates
    • Walking Wednesday Club guide
    • And MORE!

    Get in touch