Frequently Asked Questions

What day is the Walk for Water?
Saturday, September 29th, 2018. 

What time does the Walk begin?
Opening ceremonies begin promptly at 9:00 am. 

When does online registration close?
Online registration will remain open. If you register online the morning of the Walk, you can show the check-in table your confirmation email.

How much does registration cost?
Individual Walker (All Ages): $10.00

Can I register the morning of the Walk?
Yes! Registration will begin at 8:30am.

How long does the Walk for Water take?
Walkers have a choice of completing a 1.5 mile or 3 mile route, which takes about 20 minutes or an hour to complete, respectively. 

What is this event like?
After opening ceremonies, every participant will take a bucket (provided at the event) and begin to walk the route. Half way through the route, walkers fill their bucket with dirty water and carry it back to the park (either 1.5 miles or 3 miles total). The Walk is symbolic of the walk that women and children make every single day to collect unsafe water. 

Do I have to fill my bucket to the top?
You can fill the bucket to your desired level. If you do not feel you can complete the walk with a bucket, you are welcome to walk without one.

Is this event suitable for children?
Yes. This is an event for all ages. It is engaging, informative and impactful. 

Can I join a team after I’ve already registered?
Yes. Please email to be added to a team.

Do I need to join a team to Walk for Water?

Can I volunteer at the Walk for Water?
Yes. Check yes to the volunteer question during registration, or email Ruth Hardin at

Can I bring my dog?
Yes. We welcome all friendly and lovable dogs. 

What does it mean to be a Team Captain?
Click here for the Team Captain Guide

How can I collect/send in cash and check donations?
SVD Donation Collection Form

I'm having trouble registering online. Can I fill out a paper form instead?

Click here to print paper registration forms. You can bring these with you to the Walk.