International Walk (iWalk) to School Month

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IWalk to School

International Walk to School Day/Week/Month, also known as IWalk, is celebrated across the world every October.  Your school can join the celebration by encouraging students and families to make the healthy choice to using active transportation, such as walking, biking, using a wheel chair and skateboarding to and from school.  Active transportation can help to…

  • Improve physical and mental health
  • Improve traffic and safety around your school
  • Improve air quality and help the environment
  • Have students arrive at school alert and ready to learn
  • Feel more connected to your community

For local ideas and resources to help your school or classroom promote and celebrate IWalk, visit the

More information and resources can be found on the Green Communities Canada website


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