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Brampton Cycling

 

Etobicoke Creek Trail Link Official Opening Oct 11, 2016. Partners Brampton, Caledon, Toronto and Region Conservation, Region of Peel & Ontario Municipal Cycling Infrastructure Program celebrate completion of trail link joining Brampton and Caledon. Join us 10:30-11:30am on trail at Mayfield Road underpass. Last year Town of Caledon and City of Brampton worked with TRCA to submit applications to Ontario Municipal Cycling Infrastructure Program (OMCIP) for funds to help support construction of a new trail link on Etobicoke Creek trail. This extension is…

October is International Walk to School Month. Here in Brampton it is also BIKE to School Month! Peel schools register their events to receive Certificate of Participation from Canada Walks, which has organized iWalk/iWheel this October as part of International Walk to School Month. Calling all school students, parents and teachers. Are you ready for a month of walking and biking to school? Enjoy the fresh air, have your children arrive at school ready to learn. Research supports improved academic…

BikeBrampton Sept Meeting Agenda

14 Sep 2016, Posted by Dayle Laing in Brampton Cycling

Come join the BikeBrampton meeting on September 19th at Century Gardens Recreation Centre, 340 Vodden St E Rm #2 (at Rutherford) 6:30pm. Meeting Agenda Meet new friends, learn about the new Secondary Schools Handbook, the McHardy Earn-a-Bike Program, and Pedalwise success. What has been happening on the Brampton Kids on Bikes Project file? Did you know Bike the Creek 2017 has been set for June 24th? Save the date! What is happening on the Kennedy Valley Trail extension and work over the…

Bramalea CycleFest on Jun 4th was geared towards engaging the community in conversations about health, wellness and environmental responsibility. Organized by All Peoples Church, this 2nd annual event raised $4,800 for William Osler Foundation Pediatric Wing, with half the money matched by CN. Church volunteers joined BikeBrampton volunteers to take apart 75 donated bicycles to create 42 for bikeless children from a local school.

Parachute is a not-for-profit agency advocating to reduce predictable and preventable injuries resulting from motor vehicle collisions, sports and recreation activities and seniors’ falls.  This past May 27th, Century Gardens Recreation Centre hosted, “Buckle, Buckle, Buckle”, an Awareness Safe Kids Launch Event with Parachute. BikeBrampton was invited to provide programs and information on cycling safety. Alina and Lorie, two of BCAC/BikeBrampton’s CanBike Instructors laid out a bicycle rodeo route in one of Century Gardens Arenas. The course focused on improving cycling skills such…

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