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Brampton Kids on Bikes

 

Hey kids and parents, registration is now open for Bike to School Week 2019. Encourage your school to sign up. Every year more schools in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon participate in Bike to School week than anywhere else in Ontario. Last year, different schools hosted bike rodeos, bike swaps, decorate your bike days, bike assemblies, group rides and many more activities. Check out some of last year’s Twitter posts. Riding a bike is fun, healthy and helps save the environment….

Peel Bike to School Week 2018 best yet with 165 schools! BikeBrampton visited four schools in Brampton, bringing a cycling message of safety and healthy activity. Students were reminded to check over their shoulders before changing lanes and turning, practicing safe REAR VIEW CYCLING. BikeBrampton was awarded a grant by Ontario Ministry of Transportation‘s Road Safety Challenge to produce and display a Rear View Cycling poster. Walk+Roll Peel Active Transportation team did a great job of encouraging participation with prizes…

Safe Cycling for Kids Free Clinic A free bike rodeo, organized by a local community member, is being offered Sun August 27th. It’s a great opportunity for kids to polish their schools and get ready to bike to school this year! Please share with any kids/parents you think might be interested. Registration, more details at: http://cyclingclinic.northwestlexusevents.ca/ Safe Cycling For Kids  The start of a new school year brings increased traffic and we want to make sure everyone arrives safely. In…

Do the Bright Thing! For a cyclist, staying safe means reducing the chance of collisions. Cyclists are particularly vulnerable. Even relatively minor altercations with larger heavier vehicles can result in serious injury or death. Yet, statistically, a person is no more likely to be hurt or killed on a bicycle as long as that person engages in safe cycling behaviour. That means taking precautions that will help avoid collisions. One way to avoid collisions is to ensure that other road…

Baskets and Bunnies Bike Booth. How is that for alliteration for BikeBrampton’s display at Chinguacousy Park? The cold and rain on Easter Weekend could not deter enthusiasm for our bike safety display on Apr 15th. City of Brampton Recreation invited BikeBrampton to encourage safe cycling to the kids there for an Easter egg hunt and face-painting. The Easter bunny was there too! As the weather warmed up, the adult cyclists stopped by on their cycle through Chinguacousy Park. Here was…

Bike donations doubled this year at Massey Bike Drop Repairs! Massey Street Public School families rallied to Massey Bike Drop Repairs night April 13th. BikeBrampton volunteers made minor repairs for Massey School Bike Swap Apr 25th. Massey has a goal to provide free bikes to as many kids as possible. Bikes are saved from backyards, garages and landfill. Proud kids outgrew their bikes and hope to trade in for a larger size when they return on Apr 25th 6-8pm. Bike Swap 2017 Flyer This boy learned to ride…

Become a confident cyclist with Brampton Cycling Courses. City of Brampton Recreation will be offering a series of cycling courses starting in May, for as low as $2! Courses ranging from kids of 6 years to adult, and from one session to summer camp experiences. Prepare for a safe and fun cycling season and Bike to School Week 2017 with these budget-friendly courses. Register at econnect.brampton.ca by entering the bar code below! Bike Basics: Get ready for fun on your bike by joining this interactive…

Massey School Bike Swap

10 Mar 2017, Posted by Dayle Laing in Brampton Cycling, Brampton Kids on Bikes

Massey Street Public School holding Community Bike Swap. Bike Drop Donation Thurs Apr 13th 5-6pm. Bike Swap Tues Apr 25th 6-8pm Donate your reasonably working condition used bike now, until Apr 13th. Massey will register your name and give you access to First Group for a free replacement bike. Volunteers will make minor tune-ups on the 13th. Recycle your bike for a free replacement! Bike Swap 2017 Flyer If you don’t have a bike to donate, you have access to the…

It’s time to register for Bike to School Week 2017! Bike to School Week (B2SW) 2017 is a celebration of cycling and active transportation from May 29 to June 2, 2017. Schools in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon participated last year through bike rodeos, school assemblies, group rides, and more!     Education staff: Register at biketoschoolweek.ca by Friday April 28th to ensure that your school receives all the free promotional items! Parents: Encourage your schools to register — send them this…

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