page updated: Mar 23, 2024

Outdoor Activities

New Frontiers has several outdoor activities: hiking, walking and bicycle riding. Each activity has a different level of difficulty, no experience required.

To have a positive experience, contacting the leader with your questions prior to participating the activity is strongly recommended.

All must be NFLL members to participate. Notify the faciltor listed in the class schedule or below if you register late to be include.

Outdoor activities are planned in advance and are subject to changes. Please check with the facilitator for current information.

Risk Form

Risk Form

New Frontiers Consolidated Risk Form, revised Oct 25, 2019

Participation in these actives require you have read, signed and dated the New Frontiers Consolidated Risk form. Submit only one form. It covers current and future risk activities. Leaders for the activity will also have copies available for your consent to participate.

Please email completed Risk Forms to Neva or Sammy. Or use your cell phone to take a photo and email it to newfrontiers@mesacc.edu .

Tuesday Trailers Hikes

person hikig image Members take turns leading the hiking group taking advantage of our wonderful parks and natural forests. They stop frequently to enjoy the scenery along the way.

Trailers hikes start on the 2nd Tuesday after the Open House and go through the end of the school semester. Additional hikes may be added, including special hikes at non-standard times. The facilitator will notify participants with the location and directions each week.

Scheduled spring hikes PDF or Word revised March 23, 2024.

Contact Greg Master or Marie-France Ganansia for additional information.

Wednesday Walkers

walkers Join us as we explore local parks. Enjoy fresh air, a bit of leisure exercise, nice scenery and good company. Walks last about one hour. Most parks have rest rooms. The MCC Consolidated Risk Form must be on file with NFLL to participate in this activity. The facilitator will notify participants with the park and directions each week.

Contact Mary Adamick for additional information.

Thursday Bicycle Rides

The Thursday bicycle rides are a maximum of 15 miles along the multiuse canal paths in the east valley. A majority of the paths are paved and/or compacted gravel. Any bicycle will do. One must be able to transport their bicycle to the starting location. The facilitator will notify participants of the ride.

Contact Allan Zisner for additional information.

Friday Trailblazers Hikes

The Trailblazers offer a challenge in hikes of 5-7 miles with an elevation change of 300-1,000 feet. The trails are more difficult and challenging for this group and can be steep and rocky at times. Hikers should come prepared with proper hiking shoes, walking sticks/poles, water, hat and snacks and be in good reasonably good health.

Trailblazers hikes start on the 2nd Friday after the Open House and go through the end of the school semester. Additional hikes may be added, including special hikes at non-standard times. The facilitator will notify participants with the location and directions each week.

Scheduled spring hikes. Hikes are subject to change.

Contact Greg Master for additional information.

exclusion hike dates: New Member Coffee and the General Meeting.

New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning
Mesa Community College, Red Mountain Campus
Community Connections
Desert Willow Building, Room 136B
7110 E McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ 85207

Call New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning at the Community Connections office at 480-461-7497 or email newfrontiers@mesacc.edu your questions.

Be sure to leave a message!


Summer hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8 am to 4:30 pm, Cosed Friday

Beginning July 1st, Thursday done virtually, appointments accepted.