America's walking Club

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

Crazy Horse Memorial 11th Annual Volksmarch - Sunday - October 1, 2023 in Black Hills, South Dakota. The largest Volksmarch in the United States.
Crazy Horse Memorial 11th Annual Volksmarch - Sunday - October 1, 2023 in Black Hills, South Dakota. The largest Volksmarch in the United States.

Walking For Fun, Fitness and Friendship.

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AVA ONLINE MONTHLY WEBINAR – APRIL 17, 2024 @ 7:00P.M. CENTRAL TIME

The next AVA online seminar will be Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 7:00pm Central. Click below to pre-register for the event. If asked for a passcode the passcode is AVA.

Special Guest Host: Steve Sandridge, Rocky Mountain Region Board Member

March online webinar presenters include:

Grouper Updates (Formerly Element3 Health) 

Presenters: Spencer Morgan, Founder & Chief Community Officer

Updates will be provided on all partnership programs with Grouper as well as information on how clubs and individual members can participate. Please bring all your questions to share!

The AVA Mobile Walk Application 

Presenters: Jeff Giddings, Atlantic Region Board Member and Walk Application Committee Chair & Debbie Johnson, President, Broadminded Media, LLC.

Learn more about plans to develop an AVA mobile walk application and share your input on the types of features you would like to have on the application.

April 2024 TAW

The April 2024 issue of the TAW is here. Click the image to view the book. 

For those who would like to download or prefer the pdf version please click the button below. 

National Walking Week

April 1 – 8, 2024

Thank you to all that participated in our Walking Week Events. We had 27 participating Clubs with 65 events in 13 states. 

Upcoming National Walking Events

Crazy Horse Memorial

Join us June 1, 2024 for the 38th Annual Spring Volksmarch at the Crazy Horse Memorial.

23nd Annual US FreedomWalk Festival

Come join us October 18 – 20, 2024 in Arlington, Virginia!

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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!

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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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