Mandy is the Alberta Ambassador for Vancouver-based Urban Poling, Canada's leading provider of Nordic walking training and equipment. In this role, Mandy travels the province sharing her "passion for poling." She speaks at conferences, provides on-site training to organizations, certifies instructors, provides in-service training to health care professionals and supports a growing network of instructors (over 300) and retailers.
Urban Poling is growing at a tremendous rate across Alberta in larger population centres like Calgary and Edmonton and in smaller cities and towns. You will find programs operating in Banff, Canmore, Camrose, Cochrane, Drumheller, Elk Point, Fort Saskatchewan, Grande Prairie, Jasper, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Olds, Red Deer, Provost, Rimbey, Saddle Lake First Nation, Stoney Nakoda First Nation, Sundre, and St. Albert, St. Paul, Whitecourt, to name a few.
The Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues has an Urban Poling program: League Walking Program.
Urban Poling will have a booth at the Rocky Mountain Soap Run/Walk in Canmore on May 25 & 26. You will see a number of people Urban Poling in the 5 km walk on Sunday. Although the event is sold out, do drop by the Canmore Nordic Centre and cheer us on. We will be meeting up for a picnic afterwards at beautiful Quarry Lake.
Mandy will be delivering an Urban Poling Instructor Course in Grande Prairie on June 1, 2019. Details and registration: Grande Prairie UP Course
June 1st and 2nd, the Walk for Arthritis is being held. You will find Urban Poling present at the Red Deer walk on Jun 1 and the Edmonton and Calgary walks on Jun 2nd. Sign up and join us! Link: Walk for Arthritis.