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, October 15, 2018   We're be sharing our favorite volkswalk stories and our favorite snacks.  Bring your best tale from the trail and your favorite snack to share!!  Let's enjoying the fellowship and some delicious refreshments!! 

Next Event:  September 22 & 23, 2018 - We will be participating in Outdoor Expo sponsored b Polk County Conservation.  The Epxo is a free event held at Waterworks Park, 2201 George Flagg Parkway (Enter the park off Geroge Flagg).  Walk either Saturday or Sunday, start by 1P, finish by 4P.  5 & 10 K routes available.  Enjoy the walk, stay for the Outdoor Expo activities.  You have the opportunity to try water sports, archery and much more.  Enjoy a beautiful fall day outdoors!! Cost to walk or bike - $2 or $3 for AVA credit.  For additional information contact Susan Pinneke.

We'll also have a bike ride available.  Group ride 2P on Sunday, September 23.    We'll ride out on the Great Western Trail. 


Special Activities :  September 29 - Group walk of the Whiterock seasonal walk.  We'll car pool from the Urbandale target at 9AM.  Plan to start walking at 10A.  Bring your picnic lunch for after the walk!! For additional information contact Diana Whited