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Wednesday Walk

Taking Steps Toward A Better Syracuse

Syracuse is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to do and see - even on your lunch break!

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Step away from your desk, get some exercise, and enjoy the sunshine during a Wednesday Walk!

Plus, win great prizes! 

Stinky Sneaker: The walker who attends the most walks will win a free pair of sneakers and fitting from Fleet Feet.
Soles of Downtown: The company who has the most number of employees attend the most number of walks will win a free catered lunch, sponsored by the Downtown Committee.
"The Hat Trick": Those who attend at least three walks throughout the summer will be entered to win a 10-pack of tickets and a customized Crunch jersey (winner picks the number and name on the jersey). Total value of $340. The Syracuse Crunch will host a Wednesday Walk night during the fall, where walkers will be recognized on the ice.

Meet at Clinton Square at noon or 6:00 pm for a guided, themed walk:

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Date

Theme

Time

Duration

Description

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June 14

Erie Canal

12 n

45 min

Learn about the Erie Canal's rich history in Syracuse.

 

June 21

Syracuse's Irish History

6 pm

1 hour

Come hear stories on how the Irish immigrants contributed to the construction of the Erie Canal.

June 28

Public Art at the Everson Museum

6 pm

1.5 hours

Tour the Plaza at the Everson Museum of Art and learn more about its outdoor sculptures.

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July 12

Downtown Parks

12 n

45 min

The Syracuse Parks Department is celebrating its 100th Anniversary! Learn more about the parks in Downtown Syracuse.

July 26

Nature Walk in the City

6 pm

1.5 hours

Test your tree, bird and fruit identification skills along the Onondaga Creekwalk. The walk will be led by educators from Baltimore Woods Nature Center and Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Aug. 9

Women's History Walk

12 n

45 min

This walk will highlight sites in Downtown Syracuse which have played pivotal roles in women's equality and suffragist history.

Aug. 23

Maximize Your Walk

6 pm

30+ min

Metro Fitness will lead a 30 minute workout, focussed on walking, stretching and how to maximise your workout with the Creekwalk Fitness Equipment.

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Sep. 6

View From the Top

12 n

45 min

Catch a glimpse of downtown from several rooftops as we learn more about greenroofs.

Sep. 20

Pups & Pubs

6 pm

1.5 hours

Bring your dog and you can both learn about Syracuse's rich German history. The evening will conclude at Wolff's Biergarten (pet-friendly!).

Oct. 4

Square Walk

12 n

45 min

A short, but detailed walk around Clinton Square with information about architecture and the history of the Erie Canal.

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Oct. 11 or 18

Crunch Walk

5 pm

1.5 hours

Return of the popular walk with Crunch players to the War Memorial, where participants will get insiders' views of the locker rooms and stadium.

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Click here for a printable schedule

Take photos and share your experiences on the walks using the hashtag #WedWalkSYR

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