Passaic County New Jersey

Wayne Walks


Wayne Walks Walking Club encourages social activity, while visiting new places, and making friends while setting attainable goals for a healthy lifestyle!

Group walks are one mile in length and suitable for all age groups. Visit local parks and discover walking trails you never knew existed!

We are looking for routine walkers to become neighborhood walk leaders. You get to pick the walk time and location of your choice. Inquire with Parks & Recreation by email or phone 973-694-1800 x 3260.

12 Benefits of Walking

  • Healthy Heart
  • Lose Weight
  • Increase Self-Esteem
  • Tones Muscles
  • Increases Metabolism
  • Reduces Stress
  • Improves Mood
  • Increase Energy
  • Decrease Chance of Injuries
  • Low Impact
  • Reduce Risk of High Blood Pressure
  • Strengthens Bones/Joints

Walking Club Schedule

September 11, 2023 – November 3, 2023
$5.00 for returning walkers
$15.00 for new walkers (includes a t-shirt)


9:00am, Laurelwood, Linda Nardone
11:00am, Packanack, Linda Nardone
1:00pm, Found Abilities, Linda Nardone


9:00am, Shai Shacknai, Clark & Jean Lifshotz


9:00am, Kilroy, Marsha Borkowski
1:00pm, Siena & Sisco, Krystyna Swiderski
3:30pm, Kilroy, Shirly Khemlani
5:00pm, Farmingdale, Elisa Maislin


9:00am, Laurelwood, Ingrid Patois


9:00am, Lionshead, Ann & Dick Watts
12:00pm, Siena & Sisco, Tim Roetman
1:00pm, Packanack, Susan Robe
4:00pm, Farmingdale, Elisa Maislin

Meeting Points for each location above

Farmingdale – meet at Faber Park Playground
Kilroy Park
– meet in parking lot at Captain Kilroy Park, 6 Concord Place.
Laurelwood – meet in front parking lot off Pines Lake Drive West.
Lionshead Lake – meet in Lionshead lake parking lot.
Packanack Lake – meet in parking lot at Packanack Lake Community Center.
Shai Shacknai – meet in parking lot at 55 Greenrale Ave.

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023* Goffle Brook Park we will meet in parking lot at the Passaic County Arts Center Rea House at 675 Goffle Rd., Hawthorne, NJ. Goffle Brook Park is situated in the heart of Hawthorne. It features manicured meadows, sprawling greenways, paved walkways, a picturesque duck pond and more. We’ll be taking a two-mile walk through the park. Walk starts at 11:30am.
Wednesday, October 18, 2023* – Fall foliage walk. Skyland Manor, Parking Lot A off of E. Cottage Rd., Ringwood, walk starts at 11:30am.
Friday, October 27, 2023* – Fall foliage walk. Ramapo Valley Reservation -parking lot is 608 Ramapo Valley Rd., Mahwah, walk starts at 11:30am.
Saturday, November 4, 2023End of Season Breakfast & walk at Captain Kilroy Park, 6 Concord Place, Wayne, from 9:30 – 11:00am.

* Township bus will be provided for anyone needing transportation to Goffle Brook Park, Skyland Manor, and Ramapo Valley Reservation. Bus will depart at 10:45am for Skyland and Ramapo and 11:00am for Goffle Brook. You must re-register for the bus, since there is limited seating. To pre-register please email us or call our office at 973-694-1800 x 3260.

How do I sign up?

Register online at or in the office at Wayne Parks & Recreation in Town Hall, 475 Valley Road. If you have any questions, please call 973-694-1800 x 3260.