The Shuswap Trail Alliance is working to park cars and get people on bicycle and feet. . .and paddles, and skis, and snowshoes, and horses, and. . .
The Shuswap Trail Alliance exists as a collaboration of partners working together to create purpose built, sanctioned and sustainable trails throughout the Shuswap region. The Alliance motto is, "Well-designed, well-signed, well-maintained, well-promoted". We see success as people living actively, enjoying nature, and demonstrating a commitment to sustainability.
9 Successful Years
The STA has taken on over 120 projects in the past nine years, and written or contributed to over 54 community trail plans, publications, guidelines, research reports and public documents. Its a team effort that has engaged over 200 groups, organizations and businesses; and involves 1000's of hours of volunteer time and the incredible support of a host or regional partners and sponsors. Here's a snapshot:
Partners and Sponsors
The Shuswap Trail Alliance acknowledges the Milestone contributions of Western Economic Diversification Canada, Services Canada, the Province of British Columbia including Recreation Sites and Trails BC and BC Parks, the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District Areas C, D, E, & F, the City of Salmon Arm, the District of Sicamous, North Okanagan Regional District Area F, the City of Enderby, the Village of Chase, Shuswap Tourism, Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union, the Rotary Club of Salmon Arm, Community Futures Shuswap, Thompson Rivers University School of Tourism, Skookum Cycle and Ski, Waterways Houseboats, Twin Anchors Houseboats, Tim Hortons, Lakeside Insurance, Mountain Equipment Coop, BC Parks Community Legacy Fund, Shuswap Lady Striders, the Shuswap Community Foundation’s Browne Johnson Legacy Fund, over 200 regional businesses, and the 100s of individuals and volunteers from around the Shuswap who are helping to make our communities healthier places to live.
Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:00 pm - Nov 28, 2014 5:00 pm
@ Salmon Arm Rec Center
Shuswap TrailRider Adaptive Adventure Society will be on sight and set up with the TrailRider and Cross Country SitSki for everyone to check it out
South Canoe Trails Stakeholder Information Session
Thu Nov 27, 2014 7:00 pm - Nov 27, 2014
@ Recreation Centre
Please join the South Canoe Advisory for this trail information session.
Shuswap candidates speak out on walking, cycling, and active travel infrastructure
Monday, November 10, 2014
NEW RELEASE November 10, 2014 Shuswap candidates speak out on walking, cycling, and active travel infrastructure The Shuswap, British Columbia – People are calling for healthier community design that makes walking and cycling easier, safer, and more common.
Nov 8th set to Celebrate Shuswap Trail Stewards
Monday, October 27, 2014
News Release October 27, 2014 Nov 8th set to Celebrate Shuswap Trail Stewards The Shuswap, British Columbia – Shuswap Trail Alliance volunteer stewards, trail team, and regional partners are hard at it to complete a number of trail projects as the snow line creeps down the hillsides.