Greater Des Moines Volkssport Association
             Iowa's Walking Club 

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 - America's Walking Club 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, July 15, 2018   Our program will be Phyllis Olson who present a program on her recent trip to the Holy Land.  Come for some awesome vacation photos, the fellowship and some delicious refreshments!! 

Next Event:  JULY 21, 2018 - (Note the date change from brochure)   Join the fun of Iowa Games!! Our Ames walk will start at Tom Evans Park, 340 Main St., Ames.  Start between 8 & 11AM, finish by 1.  5 or 10K routes available.  $2 to walk/$3 AVA credit. 

Special Activities :  Bike the Elroy - Sparta Trail in Wisconsin August 24 - 26.  Contact Diana Whited for additional information at diwhited1969@gmain.com or (515)783-5251.