Leaderless – Winter Stations, February 23rd

February 21st, 2019

Back to the Beaches for a special event.

Meet at 10:00am on Saturday, February 23rd.

Congregate at the Tim Hortons at Woodbine Beach. (1681 Lake Shore Blvd E, just south-east of Coxwell and Lake Shore.)

The six Winter Stations are on Woodbine Beach; from there the group might decide to head east along the boardwalk, west along Queen, or somewhere else – it’s up to those who are there!

Hashtag: #2019topwrs

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Leaderless – Dupont by the Castle, February 9th

February 5th, 2019

Another leaderless walk.

Meet at 10:00am on Saturday, February 9th.
Congregate at First & Last Coffee Shop, 346 Dupont St at Kendal Ave, just west of Dupont subway station.

The group will decide where to go, but the start point is not far from Casa Loma, Wychwood Barns, Christie Pits, or UofT.

Hashtag: #2019topwrs

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Leaderless in the Beaches, January 26th

January 22nd, 2019

We’ve not explored the East End in a while.

Meet at 10:00am on Saturday, January 26th. (The weather forecast looks cold so wrap up; bring spare batteries if you can and keep them warm too!)

We’ll congregate at Remarkable Bean, 2242 Queen St E (at Beech Ave).

Starting at the R.C.Harris Water Treatment Plant – it’s very close to Neville Loop, at the east end of the Queen streetcar route.

I’m sure we’ll wander around there for a while, and then probably head west along the boardwalk before finding somewhere on Queen Street for lunch. Maybe more walking after lunch if people are interested.

Hashtag: #2019topwrs

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Hair of the Dog, January 1st 2019

December 23rd, 2018

As is tradition for TOPW (despite last year‘s postponement of the dip) we will kick off the year with the Hair of the Dog walk on January 1st.

Meet: 11am on the beach/boardwalk by Sunnyside Pavillion [map]
There’s usually a huge crowd, so we normally break up into smaller groups in order to find spots from which to shoot.

After the dip (about 12:30pm) we’ll head to a bar. (Firkin on the Bay, 68 Marine Parade Drive – confirmed)

There’s no walk planned after lunch; we usually sit around and chat for most of the afternoon.

Hashtag: “2019TOPWrs”; Toronto Polar Bear Club are also using #daretodip #polarbeardip and #topolarbearclub

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Upcoming photo walks 2019

December 16th, 2018

Our regular schedule for 2019 is the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month (same as 2018); off-schedule walks have an asterisk against the date.

Date Organiser Walk name / location (tba = to be arranged) URL
Apr27 leaderless Leaderless – Broadview & Danforth details
May11 Michael Bloor and Parliament details
May25 tba tba tba
Future Jun08, Jun22, Jul13, Jul27, Aug10, Aug24, Sep14, Sep28, Oct12, Oct26, Nov09, Nov23, Dec14, Dec28

Please remember to continue using the two hashtags when you post your photos: “2019TOPWrs” for walks on the regular schedule and “2019TOPWos” for those that are off-schedule – this helps our admins with keeping the feeds on track.

Past walks are listed here (with maps); future walk dates are on our calendar; if you’d like to help organise a walk, find out what’s involved.

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