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Brampton Community Rides

 

Brampton Community Rides 2017

Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee is happy to announce the 2017 Calendar of Community Rides, sponsored by City of Brampton.

Free Brampton Community Rides are a series of casual cycling tours held in each Brampton Ward from May to September. Led by citizen member volunteers of Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee (BCAC), these group rides provide opportunities for residents and visitors to explore Brampton on their bicycles, followed by a free refreshment.

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Register at City of Brampton

Sign up to make sure there is a refreshment waiting for you at the end of your ride!

Community Rides Calendar for 5 km and 15 km (approximate) routes:

Ride 1Downtown, Sun May 28th 9:45am, Rose Theatre, Garden Square 12 Main St N

Ride 2Loafers Lake, Tues June 6th 6:15pm, Loafers Lake Recreation Centre, 30 Loafers Lake Lane, Conestoga Dr & Sandalwood Pkwy

Ride 3Peel Village, Sun June 11th 9:45am, Tim Hortons, Shoppers World 497 Main St S (5km route features County Court Blvd. bike lane)

Ride 4Flower City, Tues June 20th 6:15pm, Senior Centre Flower City Community Campus, 8850 McLaughlin Rd S & Queen St W

Ride 5James Potter, Sun June 25th 9:45am, Dairy Queen, 9715 James Potter Rd & Williams Pkwy

Ride 6Mount Pleasant, Tues July 4th 6:15pm, Baskin Robbins, 20 Brisdale Dr & Bovaird Dr W (Fortino’s plaza)

Ride 7Chinguacousy Park, Sun July 9th 9:45am, Fire Education Centre, Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park, 225 Central Park Dr & Queen St E

Ride 8Claireville, Tues July 18th 6:15pm, Dairy Queen, 1965 Cottrelle Blvd & McVean Dr

Ride 9Fernforest, Sun July 23rd 9:45am, Marble Slab, Trinity Common, 160 Great Lakes Dr & Bovaird Dr E (featuring west side of Springdale)

Ride 10 Springdale, Tues Aug 1st 6:15pm,  Dairy Queen, 10510 Torbram Rd & Sandalwood Pkwy W

Ride 11The Creek South, Sun Aug 13th 9:45am, Rose Theatre, Garden Square 12 Main St N (featuring Etobicoke Creek Recreational Trail to Heart Lake, return)

Ride 12Station North, Sun Aug 20th 9:45am, Downtown GO Train Station Church St W at bike rack (featuring route to Mount Pleasant GO, return)

Ride 13The Creek North, Sun Sept 10th 9:45am, Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre, 292 Conestoga Dr (featuring Etobicoke Creek Recreational Trail to Caledon, return)

Ride 14Station South, Sun Sept 24th 9:45am, Downtown GO Train Station Church St W at bike rack (featuring route to Bramalea GO, return)

Count on approximately 45 minutes for the 5km ride and 1 1/2 hours for the 15km ride, plus refreshment time.

A friendly reminder that riders agree to ride at their own risk and are requested to sign the waiver before participating. Helmet use with fastened chin strap is strongly encouraged, and is mandatory for those under 18. Parents have a duty to ensure helmet use for children under 16. Riders are photographed for promotional purposes.

Riders are encouraged to register to ensure there is a refreshment waiting for you at the end of the ride. Rides 1-10 have both 5km and 15km routes. Rides 11-14 have only 15km routes with a snack break part way along, instead of at the end. Routes are carefully planned and may be subject to change should situations arise. Do pay attention to the Ride Leader and Sweeper, obey the rules of road and have fun!

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