America's walking Club

The American Volkssport Association (AVA) is a non-competitive sports organization committed to Fun, Fitness and Friendship.

AVA: America’s Walking Club Office hours 9-5 Monday thru Thursday.

Walking For Fun, Fitness and Friendship.

Volkssporting is a new kind of Outdoors Adventure!

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AVA MONTHLY WEBINAR

The monthly webinar for Wednesday, October 20th has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. Be sure to join us next month on Wednesday, November 17th, 7:00p.m. Central. Guests will include a representative from America Walks!

OptOutside 2021

This year on November 26, 2021 we Opt to go outside during Black Friday. Please click the buttons below to find events in your area. If you’d like to participate please fill in the form by clinking the button. 

$91,883 RAISED! 🎉 Thank you for making a difference through your compassion and generosity. ❤ Thanks to you we have surpassed our Big Give 2021 fundraising goal of $90,000. 👏 👏 Your gift will help continue our mission and will help increase the accessibility of walking in many more communities. Thank you!

Our Big Give fundraiser is not over yet. If you have not had the opportunity to give, there is still time! Our annual fundraiser ends October 31, 2021. To make a donation and leave your footprint, please visit ava.org or mail your donation to the AVA National Office.👣 #LeaveYourFootprint #AmericasWalkingClub

AVA Makes Local News!

AVA in the news. View the coverage from the 2021 AVA Convention. Click button below. 

VOP 2021: A New Adventure Every Quarter

Qtr 1: Kindness Around the Globe
Qtr 2: National Parks of America
Qtr 3: Global Cuisine
Qtr 4: Get Fit on Route 66

To register or learn more please click on the image above.

Crazy Horse Memorial

Join us September 26, 2021 for the 9th Annual Fall Volksmarch at the Crazy Horse Memorial. 

18th IVV Olympiad and IML Texas Trail Roundup

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20th Annual US FreedomWalk Festival

Come join us October 15 – 17, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia!

AVA MONTHLY WEBINAR

The monthly webinar for Wednesday, October 20th has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. Be sure to join us next month on Wednesday, November 17th, 7:00p.m. Central. Guests will include a representative from America Walks!

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Touch a life!

Your contributions will help fund fitness programs that will help fight against obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and depression among other health related issues – all while having fun!

Become a new walking member

Sign up to learn more on how you can become a part of the National Walking Movement by joining the largest walking organization in the United States!

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