The Greater Des Moines Volkssport Association (GDMVA) is a walking club of 150+ members.
Organized in 1985 as a member of the American Volkssport Association to promote physical fitness through non-competitive sporting events.  Membership is open to everyone. 

Monthly meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines St, Des Moines, IA. 


Next Meeting:  Monday, February 19, 2018   Come and hear about the Urban Bicycle Food Ministry (Burrito Ministry) with Joe Laslo.   

Next Event:  February  17, 2018 - Walk the Skywalks - Start at the Wellmark YMCA, 501 Grand Ave., main lobby first floor, between 8AM & Noon, Finish by 2 PM.  5 or 10K options.  $3 for volkssport credit/$2 to walk.  No matter the weather, we'll walk in comfort in the Skywalks!!  Let's get moving!!! 
Parking alert.  Meters and ramps in Des Moines are no longer free on the weekend!!  Ramp parking is $1 per hour, unless it's a special event weekend, then it's $5 special event parking.  You may be able to find some free meters farther away from the start point, but check the meter.


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