The Happy Wanderers An American Volkssport Walking Club

Walking is our passion

We are a premier walking club based in Port Orange, Florida. You might say that walking is our Passion. Our other activities include cycling and swimming. Sundays you will find us hosting Year-Round Events and on Wednesdays, we gather for our Fun Walks. Check out our calendar and Come Walk With Us!

Bring a flashlight to all evening walks during the Fall and Winter Months!

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Featured Events

  • Daytona Beach Shores - Frank Rendon Park
    November 1st – 6 PM
  • DeLand - Courtyard by Marriott
    November 5th – 1 PM
  • New Smyrna Beach - Buena Vista Park
    November 8th – 5:30 PM
  • Port Orange - YMCA Veteran's Walk
    November11th – 5:30 PM
  • Ponce Inlet - Winterhaven Park
    November 12th – 1 PM
  • Ormond Beach - Regional Library
    November 15th – 5:30 PM

November Walks At A Glance

  • Lake Helen/Cassadaga - Colby Alderman Park
    November 18th – 8:30 AM
  • Cocoa Beach - Courtyard by Marriott
    November 19th – 1 PM
  • New Smyrna Beach - Riverside Park
    November 22nd 5:30 PM
  • New Smyrna Beach - Grace K. Barck Park/#OptOutside
    November 24th – 10:00 AM
  • Port Orange - YMCA
    November 26th – 1 PM
  • Port Orange - Airport Road Park
    November 29th – 5:30 PM

$84,563 Raised of $90,000

We are 7% away from our goal! The Big Give continues until October 31, 2023. Give now by clicking on the donate button. If you’d like to participate by sending your checks to AVA please send to the office with the memo The Big Give. Thank you to all who support and believe in our mission.

Community Food Sharing Drive

November 22nd – December 13th

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HW MD201
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Nova Park19
HW Sanford 5-15-22
HW Sunrise Park 5-25-22
HW St Augustine 6-19-2022
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HW Sanford Historic Center Walk
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Walking events vary in distance consisting of (5, 6, 10, 11,12, 13 ,15, or 20K)


Two events available Palm Coast (13K/31K) Port Orange (13K/26K)


Event held at the Port Orange YMCA 300m (6 laps up & back)

What Our Walkers say

Great fun group of active and like minded people. Wish I lived here all year long to enjoy all the group activities, but the winter months will have to suffice for now.

William Fitzgerald

Great fun, seeing new places in the area with a bunch of good people.

Gina - Taino Hamsley