New Trail Construction

Check out some of the great new trail going in around Syracuse:

This section where Pickwick Dr. crosses SR13 will be a lot safer with the new pedestrian light.

And this section will help kids get safely to the new elementary school.

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Summer Newsletter

Check out the latest newsletter. Be sure to mark your calendars with all the great events we have lined up this summer. Learn about the history of the Tour des Lakes bike ride and the importance of Hydration. There is also an update on plans for trails near the school. For the full digital version click here.

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Benefit Concert


Unfortunately, the concert with James and the Drifters on August 19th had to be cancelled.

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Spring Newsletter

Check out the latest newsletter. Be sure to mark your calendars with all the great events we have lined up this summer. Learn more about the benefits of volunteering and reconnecting with your community. For the full digital version click here.

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Tour des Lakes

Join us on July 8th for the 8th annual Tour des Lakes bike ride. A leisurely bike ride around 8 beautiful lakes in Kosciusko County. There are three route options: 25K, 50K and 100K. There will also be a family friendly Tour des Parks and professional BMX shows. Everything starts and ends at the Syracuse Community Center. For more information and to register go to www.tourdeslakes.com

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3rd Annual Tails and Trails


Welcome Spring on the trails! We will be having our 3rd annual Tails and Trails community dog walk on Saturday April 22nd from 3-5pm. We will meet at the Syracuse Community Center and walk the 5 mile Syracuse Lake Loop. There will be snacks for dogs and humans, plus a raffle when we return. Bring a dog or play with those brought by others. Cost is $5 per dog till April 19th ($8 per dog thereafter). To register contact Megan McClellan on her cell phone at (513)835-5631 or via e-mail at ed@syracusewawaseetrails.com.

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Couch to 5K

This Spring the trails will be hosting a class where you can learn to run even if you have always been a couch potato. This 9-week course will meet each Tuesday at 5:15 starting April 11th to go over tips and tricks and then do a group walk/ run for 20 minutes. You start slow (mainly walking) and work your way up to, at the end of the 9 weeks, being able to run for 20 minutes straight. Cost is $45 for the 9 weeks. To register contact Megan McClellan on her cell phone at (513)835-5631 or via e-mail at: ed@syracusewawaseetrails.com.

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Winter 2016 Newsletter

Check out the latest newsletter. Be sure to mark your calendars with all the great events we have lined up for this year. Learn more about getting off the couch and learning to run a 5K as well as how trails make a town more livable. For the full digital version click here.

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Winter Warm Up 5K Registration

Don’t miss out on all the fun we have coming up this winter! The first event you’ll want to check out is the Winter Carnival in Syracuse, Indiana on January 28, 2017. To participate in the Winter Warm Up 5k, you will need to register the day of as we have now removed our online registration. Click here for a downloadable map of the route for the 5k. Check back for more winter events we will be adding in the coming month to our Events page and calendar.

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Matching Grant!!!!

matching-grantThe Laudeman Family Foundation has generously offered to match all individual contributions this Holiday Season up to $40,000. Donate NOW to double your impact for the trail. Your $150 contribution is worth $300 towards a more connected community through safe, multi-use trails. Thank you!

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