Walk With A Doc City Island & Shipoke

By Dauphin County Parks & Recreation (other events)

Tuesday, March 15 2022 5:30 PM 6:30 PM EDT

Join us for a walk from City Island to the Shipoke neighborhood and back along the river! The total walk will be approximately 2.5 miles.

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Time: 5:30 PM

This Walk With A Doc program is designed to provide some general health information and a moderately-paced walk around City Island. This is a walk is FREE, but we ask that you pre-register. This walk is appropriate for all ages and children are welcome to attend but should be accompanied by a responsible adult. 

The walk leader will be Dr. Pat Reddy. Dr. Reddy graduated from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 1979 and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1983 at Penn State Hershey.  She has worked in private practice, as a Medical Director at Highmark, and more recently as a faculty member at Wellspan Health in York, training Obgyn residents and medical students in her specialty

This is a rain or shine event; however, we will not walk in the snow or icy conditions. The email you use when registering is where we will contact you should there be any changes necessary. 

Most of the walk will be flat, but there may be some slightly elevated areas. We encourage you to come out and join the walk for as long or as little as you are able. It will be an out and back walk with a length of approximately 2.5 miles. You can also stay and walk around city island if you would like to walk further. 

Things to Know Before you Go:

  • You may encounter slightly uneven terrain along with paved surfaces. 
  • Dress for the weather and wear comfortable supportive shoes.
  • Bring a bottle of water with you to stay hydrated. You may also bring your own snacks.
  • You may want to bring a hat, sunglasses.
  • There is adequate free parking available on City Island. 
  • There are NO RESTROOMS open at this time. 
  • This route is typically handicapped-accessible; however, certain weather conditions may make this difficult.

This walk is being organized by Penbrook Borough Walk With A Doc group, Capital Area Greenbelt Association, and Dauphin County Parks & Recreation Department. We would like to thank the City of Harrisburg Parks & Recreation Department for allowing the use of the park for this walk. 

This walk is being supported as part of the Park Rx programs sponsored by Highmark Blue Shield through the Dauphin County Parks & Recreation Department. 

If your register and are no longer able to attend, please contact Nancy Gates | Assistant Program Manager | Dauphin County Parks & Recreation Department | [email protected] | 717-599-5188, ext. 2113. 

Dauphin County Parks & Recreation

Mailing Address

100 Fort Hunter Road Harrisburg, PA 17110