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!


Element3 Health Walk Referrals

We now have 56 AVA clubs enrolled in the Element3 Health Program. Since the launch of the program, there have been 71 AVA events attended and 102 individual participants!

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.

2021 AVA Convention

Join us for the June 26 – July 3, 2021

2022 Special Programs

April 21, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 Please register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

20th Annual US FreeedomWalk Festival

Come join us in Arlington! 

October 15 – 17, 2021

In case you missed it!

Here is the Element3 Health Program Webinar held in January.  

Clubs looking to update their events or add new Online Start Box events can find help on the Club Help page. You can find this page on the Clubs Only website or click here

Pictures on the trail

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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!

Clubs only

Electronic Sanctioning System (ESR)

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Club listings

Find a walking group or club in your area.

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