Lead a Walk!

Jane’s Walks are walking conversations that get people to explore their cities and connect with their communities. Anyone can lead a walk because everyone is an expert on the places they live, work and play.

How it works: 

1. Think of a place you'd like to explore. It can be anywhere: The street you live on, a neighbourhood you like to walk in, or a place you think is interesting.  

2. Go for a walk there and observe the people and things around you. Take a friend. Take notes. 

3. As you walk, think about a few places along the route that would make good places to stop. What is interesting there? What might spark a conversation? 

4. Once you have your walk idea, create an account on janeswalk.org.  

5. If your city isn't listed, you can add your city. If your city is listed, reach out to your local organizer to say hello (their contact info is listed on your city's local page which you can find in the City Directory). City Organizers are volunteers who coordinate and promote Jane's Walks locally. They can help you get started! 

6. Use our Create a Walk application to bring your tour to life. Name your walk, describe the topic, and add route details, photos and accessibility notes.  

7. Use our promotion tools and templates to get the word out about your walk. 

8. A few days before you walk, be sure to review our Walk Leader tips.

9. Ask a friend to take photos or video during your walk so that you can share your story with your City Organizer and the Global Project Office.

 

Congrats! Now you're one of thousands of people across 6 continents who are helping to make their cities stronger, more connected places. Think of someone else who should know about the project? Invite them to lead a walk!