Wayne Walks

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What is Wayne Walks?
Wayne Walks is a Mayor’s Wellness initiative that has local residents up and moving in fun, exciting ways! Wayne Walks encourages social activity, while visiting new places, making friends and setting attainable goals for a healthy lifestyle!

Why should I join?

  • Group Walks are one mile in length and suitable for all age groups.
  • Visit local parks and discover walking trails you never knew existed! Our Wayne Walks Spring 2023 special events calendar offers many new opportunities!
12 Benefits of Walking:
Healthy heart, lose weight, increase self-esteem, tones muscles, increases metabolism, reduces stress, improves mood, increased energy, decrease chance of injuries, low impact, reduce risk of High Blood Pressure, and strengthens bones/joints.
 
Become a Walk Leader:
We are looking for routine walkers to become neighborhood walk leaders. Benefits include walk time/locations of your choice, as well as Wayne Walks apparel! Inquire with Parks & Recreation by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 973-694-1800 x 3260.
 
Important Dates:

Kickoff Walk
is Saturday, April 15, 2023, 10:00 a.m. at Waks Memorial Park Gazebo - 39 Barbour Pond Drive, Wayne.

Neighborhood Walks & Weekly Events are from April 15 - June 8, 2023

Special Event Walks*:
Goffle Brook Park - April 22, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. - Meeting spot and Parking at Passaic County Art Center Rea House, 675 Goffle Rd, Hawthorne, NJ.

Laurelwood Arboretum - Saturday, May 6th, 2023, 10:30 a.m. - Meeting spot and Parking off Pines Lake Drive West. (Laurelwood will also be having a plant sale on this day!)

Long Pond Ironworks - May 20, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. - Meeting spot and Parking at 1334 Greenwood Lake, Hewitt, NJ.

*Township bus will be provided for anyone needing transportation to Goffle Brook Park and/or Long Pond Ironworks. You must pre-register for the bus since there is limited seating. To pre-register please call office at 973-694-1800 x 3260, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Milestone Party is Thursday, June 8, 2023, 6:00 p.m. at James Roe Memorial Pool, 6 Concord Place, Wayne, NJ. Dinner and Raffle giveaways. There will be no swimming.
 
Weekly Challenge:

Week 1: April 15-21                    Join 3 walks this week.                                                  Receive a raffle ticket

Week 2: April 22-28                    Attend the special walk at Goffle Brook Park.                Receive a special gift

Week 3: April 29-May 5              Walk 3 different locations.                                              Receive a raffle ticket

Week 4: May 6- 12                      Attend the special walk at Laurelwood.                         Receive a raffle ticket

Week 5: May 13-19                     Double your walk! Do 2 miles.                                       Receive 2 raffle tickets

Week 6: May 20-26                     Attend special walk at Long Pond Ironworks.                Receive a special gift          
Week 7: May 27- June 2             Join 5 walks this week.                                                  Receive a raffle ticket

Week 8: June 3-8                        Attend the Milestone Party at the pool!                          Receive a raffle ticket
 
Walk Locations:

Kilroy Park – meet in parking lot a Captain Kilroy Park, 6 Concord Place.

Laurelwood Arboretum – meet in front parking lot off Pines Lake Drive West.

Shai Shacknai – meet in parking lot at 55 Greenrale Ave.

Siena & Sisco Village – meet at main entrance of Sisco Village.

Packanack Lake – meet at Packanack Community Center/Lakeside Restaurant.

Waks – meet in first parking lot on left on Barbour Pond Rd.

Lionshead Lake – meet in Lionshead Lake parking lot.

Found Abilities - 30 Woodridge Terrace, Wayne.


How do I sign up?

Register online at www.waynetownship.com/parks or in the office at Wayne Township Parks and Recreation Dept., 475 Valley Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470. Any questions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 973-694-1800 x 3260

Town Hall

475 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesdays open until 7:00 pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays

Wayne DPW Complex

201 Dey Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Weekdays 7:00am-3:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays