Albany, NY - Biennial Convention, American Volkssport Association
8 walks, each have 5 km.(3.1 mile) and 10km. (6.2 mile) routes, all rated easy.
1 guided walk, 2.5 km. (1.5 miles), easy.
2 bikes, distance and difficulty not specified.
2 swims, distance variable.
19 workshops, available over two days.
2 general membership meetings.
4 evening social events.
As can be seen above, the 2019 AVA Biennial Convention, headquartered in Albany, New York, will be packed with events and activities, as well as a vendors showroom, a silent auction, and time to greet old friends and make new ones.
The walks are in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Danvers and Springfield, Massachusetts; the Erie Canal, Saratoga National Historic Battlefield, Cooperstown, Albany, and Buffalo, New York. The bikes are at national historic parks in Stillwater and Schenectady, New York. The swims are at the convention hotel's pool. The other events are at the convention hotel. A detailed schedule and description of the events can be found by clicking on the "National Events" bar at the top left of this page, then "Conventions" and clicking on the blue "2019 Biennial Convention" line.
For local information on participating in the convention, call our club president, Sally Ross, at 541-726-7169 or 541-547-3949.