Who We Are

MRTA_logo_vertTrails Manitoba / Sentiers Manitoba is the official body overseeing the coordination of the building of the Trans Canada Trail in the province. Trails Manitoba is governed by a volunteer board, currently consisting of eleven people, including three regional representatives. It is a governing and overseeing body providing management and direction for trail development being undertaken by  regional trail associations, with over 100 volunteers. Trails Manitoba has in-office staff consisting of  the Executive Director, Trail Promotion/Fund Development Officer and Office Administrator. Through the Province of Manitoba, Healthy Living and Healthy Populations branch, a Provincial Trails Consultant works closely with Trails Manitoba.


Officers of the Trails Manitoba

Vice-President: Marissa Zurba
Secretary: Gwen Coolidge
Treasurer: Shirley Hurst

Directors of Trails Manitoba

Ian Hughes, Wayne Arseny,  Brent Buss, Verna Hare, Howard Skrypnk, Charles Zant

Provincial Trails Consultant: Ann Marie Hayek

Staff of Trails Manitoba

Executive Director: Steve Demmings
Office Administrator/Bookkeeper: Janette Crawford 
GIS Technician/Trails Relations Coordinator: Alex Yuzwa


Trail Associations

Western Uplands

Crocus Trail

Rossburn Subdivision Trail Association


Assiniboine Delta & Pembina Hills

Neepawa Langford Trail

Carberry North Cypress Trail

Glenboro S. Cypress Trail

Victoria Millenium Trail

Lorne Trail

Miami Thompson Trail

Stanley Trail


Tall Grass Prairie

Altona/Rhineland/Gretna Trail

Crow Wing Trail

Saint Norbert Heritage Trail



Winnipeg Trail


Border to Beaches

Red River North Trail Association

Pinawa Trail

Centennial Trail

North Whiteshell Trail

South Whiteshell Trail