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It's National Orienteering Week!


National Orienteering Week is a great time to try the sport of orienteering. Clubs across Canada are having beginner friendly events this week. See the full schedule at And visit our “try it” page for more info about getting started with orienteering.


Be sure to use the #orienteeringNOW hashtag to win some sweet Orienteering Canada swag!

2014 National Orienteering Week

National Orienteering Week is May 3 – 11, 2014.

Clubs: contact us and send us your 2014 NOW events date, location and link so that we can add it to the list.


Date Name / location Location
May 3 Island Savings Family Sport and Recreation Festival Victoria, BC
May 3 Learn to Orienteer Clinic Whitehorse, YT
May 3 Hartney Wilderness Area Hartney, MB
May 4 J J Collett Natural Area near Morningside, AB
May 4 Mt Dufferin  Kamloops, BC
May 4 Langford Community Pasture near Neepewa, MB
May 5
May 6
May 7 Francis King Park Victoria, BC
May 7 War Eagle map along the Fish Lake Road Whitehorse, YT
May 7 Grousewoods Vancouver, BC
May 7 University of Calgary Calgary, AB
May 7 Hermitage Park Edmonton, AB
May 7 Assiniboine Forest Winnipeg, MB
May 7 Earl Bales Park Toronto. ON
May 7 Learn to Orienteer Clinic Ottawa. ON
May 8 Swan Ave Trail Head to Nature Park, Kimberley Kimberley, BC
May 9
May 10 Adventure Running Kids Mud Run Burlington, ON
May 10 Rockwood Park Saint John, NB
May 11 Thunderbird Victoria, BC
May 11 McCartney Creek Vancouver, BC
May 11 Prairie Opener at Rumsey Natural Area near Big Valley, AB
May 11 Stony Swamp Ottawa, ON
May 11 Centennial Park Moncton, NB


Dates for 2014 National Orienteering Week Announced

Building upon the success of the past seven years of National Orienteering Week (NOW), which wrapped up Sunday May 12th; Orienteering Canada’s board of directors  announced today that NOW 2014 will be from May 3rd to 11th, 2014. The 8-day celebration of the navigation sport is a cornerstone in the growth of the sport across Canada. The annual event coincides with the start of the spring season in Canada.

Below is the Orienteering Canada press release.