ABOUT OUR CLUB                                                                                   January, 2023


Webfooters established 1981 - 42 years serving the community with Year Round, Traditional and Special Walking Programs.


The Webfooters conduct and participate in walks usually either 5 or 10 kilometers (3.1 miles or 6.2 miles) in length. Distance may vary depending on the event and your capabilities. We are a Charter member of the American Volkssport Association (AVA). Our business meetings are held at the Deepwater Church Hall, 107 Broad St, Wyoming, DE 19934, at 6:30 PM on the first Thursday of each month. Meetings are open to the public. Membership is open to everyone regardless of race, religion, age, gender, or national origin. Persons under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Membership is $10 a year.


THE PURPOSE OF THE CLUB IS TO PROVIDE NON-COMPETITIVE, FAMILY ORIENTED OUTDOOR EVENTS THAT PROMOTE FELLOWSHIP, PHYSICAL FITNESS, WELL-BEING, AND THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO ACHIEVE INDIVIDUAL GOALS AND EARN AWARDS AS APPROVED BY THE IVV, AVA, AND THIS CLUB.



Interested in membership? Click here.

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CLUB OFFICERS



Email PRESIDENT                 Karen Kaufman - fswpresident@gmail.com
Phone 302-233-6615

Email VICE PRESIDENT      Margie MacLeish - tmmac4sons@aol.com
Phone 302-222-8269

Email SECRETARY               Dee Carson - carson.dewebfooters@yahoo.com
Phone 302-250-3403

Email TREASURER              Lore O'Ferrall - loferrall@verizon.net
Phone 302-521-0744

Email WEB MASTER           Marj Shannon - 1ststatewebfooters@gmail.com

Email TRAIL MASTER        Karen Fernandez - fdezjuankaren@comcast.net

SNAIL MAIL:
FIRST STATE WEBFOOTERS
55 GRISTMILL DR.
DOVER, DE 19904-1955

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What is Volkssporting?

Volkssporting started in Germany and simply defined, is a personal fitness sports and recreation program offering noncompetitive walks, hikes, bike rides, swims, and in some regions cross-country skiing. You may choose your time to start within the start/finish “window” and participate in the sport at your own pace.

Walking – also called “volksmarching” – is the most popular of all the volkssporting activities.

Volkssporting in the United States is sponsored by the American Volkssport Association (AVA) which has a nationwide, grassroots network of about 300 active clubs presenting more than 3,000 volkssporting events each year.

Founded in 1976, AVA is an educational nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to promoting fun, fitness and friendship.

Year-Round and Nationwide

Volkssporting events take place throughout the year, all around the country. Historic and scenic sites are selected for their enjoyment. Trails are carefully laid out and marked and easy to follow directions or maps are provided. There are two types of events - Regular Events and Year Around Events.

Regular Events

Regular Events are normally events held once a year on one or two days and on some holidays. Trails are rated based upon the challenge the route presents. The designated Start Point is open for several hours to allow you to begin your volkssporting adventure at your leisure. Trails have checkpoints along the route and are monitored for security and safety.

In the volkssporting tradition, you frequently find volkssporters gathered at the Finish Point where they take time to enjoy friends, and at some events, entertainment or refreshments.

Click Here to find out about Regular Events we have scheduled.

Year round Events

Year Round Events are usually available to walk anytime during the year. Some walks are seasonal and may be only walked during a particular time frame, for example, during cherry blossom time or around the Christmas Holiday season.

Year Round Events also start at a given location but you must ask for the "Walk Box" which then has the necessary information for the walker to walk on their own that particular walk.

Click Here to find out about YREs that we have scheduled.

The FIRST STATE WEBFOOTERS WALKING CLUB looks forward to a great 2018 season. We will do all possible to make your trip to Delaware a memorable one. Please use this site to download information and brochures about our events and for the addresses above to contact us for additional information and services.


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CLUB MEMBERS: Meetings are normally the first Thursday of each month at the Deepwater Church Hall, 107 Broad St, Wyoming, DE 19934. The meetings start at 6:30 pm.

  • Due to COVID-19, Call to confirm meetings 302-734-2132

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OTHER PAGES, OTHER PLACES BUT DO COME BACK!

The link below will take you to American Volkssport Association Web Site.  A great source of information for old and new walkers.

AVA Website

These links will show you upcoming walks in the Atlantic Region.

Atlantic Region Walk List With links to brochures.
Atlantic Region Short List Handy for printing. divd1

Louise Fair<br />93 yrs old<br/>January 7th, 2023

Louise Fair
93 yrs old
January 7th, 2023


Sea Witch 2022 Sponsors

Sea Witch 2022 Sponsors


FSW Spring Walk May 21 2022 Flyer

FSW Spring Walk

May 21 2022


FSW Spring Walk May 2022 DOC

FSW Spring Walk May 2022 PDF


National walk April 2nd Dover YMCA 01

National walk April 2nd Dover YMCA 01



National walk April 2nd Dover YMCA 02

National walk April 2nd Dover YMCA 02


First State Webfooters 31st Sea Witch, NOW A TRIATHLON

First State Webfooters 31st Sea Witch

NOW A TRIATHLON


Walking Award 2016

Walking Award 2016.


C25K walk at Brecknock Park April 2021.jpg

C25K walk at Brecknock Park April 2021.


National Walking Week Proclamation handed to Webby's C25K program-Proclimation.jpg

April 1 thru 7 2021

National Walking Week Proclamation handed to Webby's C25K program.