Wayne Walks

Wayne Walks Banner Trans
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!

Save the Dates!
Saturday March 26th, 2022
Kick Off Walk with Mayor Vergano
10:00 a.m. - Captain Kilroy Park
                    6 Concord Place.

Neighborhood Walks & Weekly Events!
March 26th, 2022 - June 3rd, 2022

Thursday, June 2nd, 2022
Milestone Awards & Dinner
6:00 p.m. - James W Roe Memorial Pool
                  133 Garside Ave.

Wayne Walks Registration Packet

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 2022 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
  • Increase Energy
  • Decrease Chance of Injuries
  • Low Impact
  • Reduce Risk of High Blood Pressure
  • 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.

Wayne Walks Spring 2022 Special Events:
Kickoff Party - Saturday, March 26, 2022, 10:00am
Walking Tour of the Dey Mansion & Grounds - Saturday, April 9, 2022, 11:00am
Hidden Easter Egg Week - Monday, April 18, 2022 – Saturday, April 23, 2022
Walk with a Nurse-All You Need to Know about Diabetes – Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 2:00pm
Trail Hike at the Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve – Saturday, April 30, 2022, 2:00pm
Laurelwood Arboretum Rhododendron Tour – Thursday, May 12, 2022, 2:00pm
Walk with a Dietician- Healthy Eating for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes – Friday, May 20, 2022, 2:30pm
Paterson Great Falls Walking Tour – Saturday, May 21, 2022, 1:00pm
Milestone Party – Thursday, June 2nd, 2022, 6:00pm
More info on above events in the Registration Packet.

Wayne Walks Page:
Make new friends or meet up with old friends on our guided neighborhood walks.

Mondays:
9:00am – Laurelwood Arboretum w/Linda Nardone
11:00am - Packanack Lake w/ Linda Nardone
2:00pm – Winding Way w/ Linda Nardone

Tuesdays:
9:30am – Shai Shacknai w/Clark Lifshotz
4:00pm – Kilroy Park w/Tim Roetman

Wednesday:
12:30pm – Siena & Sisco Village w/Tim Roetman
4:00pm – Waks Memorial Park w/Tim Roetman
4:45pm – Kilroy Park w/Tim Roetman

Thursday:
9:00am – Laurelwood Arboretum w/ Ingrid Patois
2:30pm – Shai Shacknai w/ Jennifer Burchell

Saturday:
11:00am – Laurelwood Arboretum w/ Patricia Engrissei

Walking Maps 
Winding Way Park walking map
Kilroy Park Walking Map
Laurelwood Arboretum Walking Map
Lionshead Lake Walking Map
Packanack Lake Walking Map
Shai Shacknai Park Walking Map
Siena and Sisco Village Walking Map
Waks Memorial Park Walking Map
Wayne YMCA Walking Map