Bike the Creek rider briefing

Bike the Creek 8th Annual

It’s a successful wrap on Bike the Creek 2022, the 8th annual free regional signature ride through Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. A record 1,350 cyclists registered. Save the date for JUNE 10, 2023!

1,350 Bike the Creek cyclists
After two pandemic years, we welcomed 1,350 eager cyclists to Bike the Creek on June 18, 2022.

Our thanks to partners Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), City of Brampton, Town of Caledon, City of Mississauga and BikeBrampton. Thanks to sponsors including title sponsor Region of Peel. Thanks to the volunteers who signed the routes, staffed booths and pavilions.

Bike the Creek start
Cyclists depart in a staggered start on the windy morning.
Bike the Creek family
Fun family event with route choices ranging from 5km to 65km
Bike the Creek accessible
Accessible for all ages, all abilities.
Bike the Creek police support
Cyclists supported by Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention, and Caledon OPP.
Bike the Creek dignitary rides
BikeBrampton dignitary ride leaders Lisa & Steve. Brampton Regional Councillor Rowena Santos, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority CEO John MacKenzie, Decathlon sponsor Darren.
BTC 2022 dignitary ride
BikeBrampton Lisa & Councillor Rowena Santos stop at TRCA pavilion along the route.
Bike the Creek dignitary ride, Franceschini bridge
BikeBrampton Lisa leads Councillor Rowena Santos on the Franceschini active transportation bridge crossing Hwy #410.
Bike the Creek Caledon team
Caledon riders at Southfields Pavilion: TRCA Chair & Regional Councillor Jennifer Innis, Mayor Allan Thompson, Director, Customer Service and Communications Catherine McLean, volunteer Wayne, Councillor Christina Early, Caledon staff, Caledon OPP
Bike the Creek connection Caledon
Caledon ride on Etobicoke Creek Trail connection from Southfields into Valleywood – TRCA Chair & Councillor Jennifer Innis; Director, Customer Service and Communications Catherine McLean; Mayor Allan Thompson.
Bike the Creek valet
Bike the Creek Bike Valet parking on Caledon’s foldable bike racks.
Bike the Creek lunch
Efficient, delicious free BBQ lunch sponsored by Region of Peel.
Bike the Creek bleachers
Hungry Bike the Creek cyclists enjoy the free lunch.

Sierra Peel managed the Eco Waste Sorting Pavilion with 6 volunteers and bins from Region of Peel. Uncontaminated recycling diverted from landfill consisted of 30kg (66lbs) of recyclables and 50kg (110lbs) of organic waste. Cyclists responded well to the sorting and help from the volunteers.

Bike the Creek gathering
Bike the Creek riders gathered to eat lunch and listen to our Civic leaders.
Mayor Brown, Bike the Creek
Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown welcomed cyclists to Bike the Creek.
Councillor Fonseca, Bike the Creek
Regional Councillor Chris Fonseca brought greetings from Mississauga.
TRCA Chair Jennifer Innis, Bike the Creek
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Chair and Caledon Regional Councillor Jennifer Innis brought greetings.
Bike the Creek dignitary speeches
Bike the Creek Dignitaries: Mississauga Councillor Chris Fonseca, MP Brampton South Sonia Sidhu, Ontario Deputy Premier MPP Sylvia Jones, Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown, TRCA Chair and Caledon Councillor Jennifer Innis, Brampton Councillor Michael Paleschi.
Bike the Creek BikeBrampton booth
BikeBrampton staff, volunteers and Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee hosted the Brampton Bike Hub booth, providing education, lights, bells and mini BikeWrx tune-ups. No tents this year due to high winds!
Bike the Creek Caledon
Deputy Premier MPP Sylvia Jones, volunteer Wayne, TRCA Chair & Councillor Jennifer Innis, Director, Customer Service and Communications Catherine McLean, Caledon staff & volunteers.
Bike the Creek Caledon booth
Town of Caledon Tourism provided information, those ever-popular trail maps, lights and bells.
Bike the Creek prize winner
Bike the Creek Master of Ceremonies, Gage Board from Brampton, congratulated cyclist prize winner
Bike the Creek prize winner George
Master of Ceremonies, Gage awarded Bike the Creek prize to winner George.
Bike the Creek Decathlon
Bike the Creek cyclists lined up for sponsor Decathlon’s game.

Thanks to BikeBrampton volunteer Steve, Caledon volunteer Wayne, and Sabrina from Town of Caledon, for supplying these photographs.


Region of Peel, Decathlon, Stuckless Consulting, Caledon Hills Cycling, Butter & Cup, Downey’s Farm, Brookvalley, Cedar City, Conservatory Group, Fieldgate, Guglietti Brothers, Laurier Homes, Mattamy Homes, Paradise Developments, Yorkwood.

Bike the Creek Event Partners:

BTC 2023 Partner Logos