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, November 19, 2018   Get the scoop on the Little Free Library Program.  Books will be available for purchase ($10).  There may be some discussion of the trip to Spain.  Don't miss out (or on the delicious refreshments)!! 

Next Event:  January 1, 2019 Start the new year right with our annual New Year's Day walk, this year at Merle Hay Mall.  5 & 10 K routes available.  Start between 9A & Noon, finish by 3P.  Enjoy the walk and maybe some shopping.  Cost to walk - $2 or $3 for AVA credit.  For additional information contact Barb John. 


Special Activities :  November 23 - Group walk of the Altoona year around walk.  We'll start from the Campus, 1500 8th St SW in Altoona at 10:00AM.  #OptOutside on Black Friday, walk off some of that turkey and pumpkin pie!!  For additional information contact Diana Whited