Seattle Urban Walk Leader: Pedestrian Safety Module - Online


Seattle Urban Walk Leader: Pedestrian Safety Module - Online - Online Classroom

A virtual online 1.5 hour Urban Walk Leader: Pedestrian Safety Module for hike leaders interested in earning an Urban Walk Leader Badge and leading Urban Walk activities OR to current Hike Leaders to raise their pedestrian safety skills. Urban Walks are outings of two miles or longer that take place on city or suburban streets, parks or greenbelts, where there is consistent cell phone service and nearby emergency access and egress points.

  • Casual

This session will be an online Zoom meeting starting at 6:00pm. 

This module is for hike leaders who are interested in leading Urban Walks and for those earning the Urban Walk Leader Badge. The session will focus on preparing leaders to lead Urban Walks that anticipate and manage risks and opportunities unique to leading in the urban and suburban settings.

A portion of the session is dedicated to reviewing, real-life, pedestrian safety scenarios typical of those that Urban Walk Leaders may encounter.

A collection of reference materials for use by prospective Urban Walk leaders will be provided by email. Participants are encouraged to review these documents before the seminar.

You can find the Urban Walk Badge information page here:

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

None required for this training.

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