OUTWalking

OUTWalking is an outdoor hiking and walking group for the LGBTQ community.

Three Upcoming Walks/Events!

 

Take a Walk through The LOFT's History!

Friday, September 11th 6:30pm-8:30pm

About 4 miles

Meet at The LOFT at 6:15pm, Walk starts at 6:30pm.

Meet at The LOFT LGBT Community Center 
White Plains, NY 10605

Take a stroll down memory lane and join us for an evening walk in White Plains that will highlight The LOFT’s current and previous locations.  We will be walking approximately 4 miles and will walk past the LOFT’s original location where the center got its name for being in a loft space, as well as several other locations important to the center’s history in the city.  We will be meeting in front of the entrance to The LOFT starting at 6:15pm and will be leaving promptly at 6:30 and will be done by approximately 8:30pm. 
Longtime LOFT member and volunteer James Young will be co-leading this walk with Out Walking group leader Joe.
 
*All attendees are required to wear face masks for the duration of the walk and practice social distancing*

*The LOFT'S OutWalking events are planned with everyone's safety in mind and we ask that participants complete this waiver to acknowledge they feel safe and able to engage in this physical activity. Once signed, they will be kept on file for the remainder of the calendar year, and do not need to be completed on a monthly basis. Thank you for helping keep OutWalking a safe experience for all those who participate!
Click here for the waiver.


Hike At Sal J Prezioso Mountain Lakes Park  
Sunday September 27
10:00am-12:00pm
About 4 miles
201 Hawley Road, North Salem, NY 10560 

Situated on 1,082 acres, Prezioso Mountain Lakes Park is Westchester's northernmost park, and is known for its rugged terrain, hardwood forest and is home to five lakes. We will traverse approximately 4 miles of the network of trails within the park. The trails should be suited for most skill levels and are mostly flat, but can be uneven at times and there will be some small climbs in elevation. 

*All attendees are required to wear face masks for the duration of the walk and practice social distancing*

*The LOFT'S OutWalking events are planned with everyone's safety in mind and we ask that participants complete this waiver to acknowledge they feel safe and able to engage in this physical activity. Once signed, they will be kept on file for the remainder of the calendar year, and do not need to be completed on a monthly basis. Thank you for helping keep OutWalking a safe experience for all those who participate!
Click here for the waiver.

Great Jack-O'Lantern Blaze 
Thursday,October 8
7:30-8:30 PM 

Tickets: $40*
Purchase here.
 
TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT FOR OUR GROUP TIME SLOT.

This event sells out quickly so we suggest you purchase your ticket as soon as possible

 
Van Cortlandt Manor
525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 

Join us for the areas most 'electrifying' fall activity - The Great Jack-O'Lantern Blaze! This spooktacular event features over 7,000 carved pumpkin displays that are arranged into several themed sections, making for a memorable October evening getaway. It takes approximately 45 minutes to walk through the displays. We will be entering the Blaze at the 7:30 time slot. Please try to arrive around 7:00 since traffic in the area and parking can add extra time to get to the entrance. We will be meeting at the entrance to the refreshment tent which is before the ticketing entrance to enter the Blaze. Tickets must be purchased from the Historic Hudson Valley website. This event typically sells out well in advance, especially with reduced admissions due to Covid-19. We suggest buying your tickets ASAP if you are interested in attending.

*All attendees are required to wear face masks for the duration of the walk and practice social distancing*
*The LOFT'S OutWalking events are planned with everyone's safety in mind and we ask that participants complete this waiver to acknowledge they feel safe and able to engage in this physical activity. Once signed, they will be kept on file for the remainder of the calendar year, and do not need to be completed on a monthly basis. Thank you for helping keep OutWalking a safe experience for all those who participate!
Click here for the waiver.

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LOFT Social Groups are open groups which welcome everyone ages 18 and over. Groups are led by members of the LGBT and allied communities. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend.

Donations are welcome. Suggested donation is $5; more if you can, less if you can't. Fees related to activities are the responsibility of participants.