Wellness Routes

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, our sport & fitness programs and RAWC facilities are suspended until further notice. For more information and updates, please visit COVID-19 information and resources for the U of T community

Tuesdays 12-1 p.m. - RAWC Entrance - Rain or shine, dress for the weather

Wellness Routes is a program aimed to engage students, staff and faculty in activities that promote well-being and resiliency. By walking through campus and the surrounding areas, participants will learn the impact of physical health on mental health and well-being. 

Do you have a health, wellness or nature subject that you'd like to share with others? Host a walk with us.

Upcoming Walks

Please note:  All Wellness Routes Walks are cancelled until further notice.  Please visit the University's COVID-19 website for more details.

March 3: The Connection Tree- Led by Nikki Robichaud

Have you ever noticed the tree on the nature path on the UTM campus? This tree hold a special place for those who have walked past it. By reflecting on all the items it houses, it inspires us to connect with others in contemplating what objects others have placed in the tree on their previous walks and why they are significant. Join us for a reflection and conversation on the connection tree.

March 10: International Women's Day: Each for Equal- Led by Cindy MacDonald

Walk, share and reflect on the women of yesterday, today and tomorrow for a walk in honour of International Women’s Day (March 8).
 

Past Walks

Feb. 4: Walking Pole Fitness- Led by Cindy MacDonald

Join us for a walk to boost your heart rate while getting outside in nature. Learn the benefits of pole walking and how you can integrate traditional exercises into your pole walk.

Feb. 11: Emotional Intelligence- Led by Dray Perenic

Come learn about the four factors of Emotional Intelligence that can help you navigate a healthy relationship with yourself and how you connect with others.

Feb. 18: Reading week De-Stress Walk- Led by Cindy MacDonald

Join us for a de-stressing walk in nature and connect with others while taking a well-deserved study/work break.

Feb. 25: Wellness Ambassador Walk- TBD

 

View additional past routes.