Free Brampton Community Rides are a series of casual cycling tours held from May to September. Led by citizen member volunteers of Brampton Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC), these group rides provide opportunities for residents and visitors to explore Brampton on their bicycles, followed by a free refreshment. Brampton Active Transportation Advisory Committee is happy to announce the […]
Free Brampton Community Rides are a series of casual cycling tours held from May to September. Led by citizen member volunteers of Brampton Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC), these group rides provide opportunities for residents and visitors to explore Brampton on their bicycles, followed by a free refreshment.
Brampton Active Transportation Advisory Committee is happy to announce the Calendar of Community Rides, sponsored by City of Brampton. Register for Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee’s FREE community ride, your choice of 5 km or 15 km route, depending on your comfort level. All cyclists are welcome, including Brampton residents and visitors. Ride a bike! Discover your city! You are encouraged to pre-register online and agree to terms of the liability waiver to make our start go smoothly and quickly. Riders participating in the ride do so at their own risk and are requested to agree to terms of the liability waiver before participating. Proper helmet use is strongly encouraged and is mandatory for those under 18. Parents have a duty to ensure helmet use for children under 16. Riders might be photographed for promotional purposes. We can accommodate you if you make a last-minute decision to join us
Ride #1 Sun May 28th 9:45am – Different Spokes Bike Month Ride – Different Spokes (8 Nelson St. W. at Main)
Ride #2 Tues Jun 6th 6:15pm – Library Appreciation Ride – Front of Bramalea Civic Centre, (150 Central Park Dr.)
Ride #3 Sun Jun 11th 9:45am – Heart Lake Nature Ride – Loafer’s Lake Recreation Centre, (30 Loafers Lake Lane)
Ride #4 Tues Jun 20th 6:15pm – Mississauga Connector Ride – Kiwanis Memorial Park, (400 Main St. S. ends Shoppers World, 499 Main St. S.)
Ride #5 Sun Jun 25th 9:45am – Downtown Heritage Ride – Rose Theatre Garden Square, (12 Main St. N., ends Market Square parking garage under Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane)
Ride #6 Tues Jul 4th 6:15pm – Algoma Ride – Rose Theatre Garden Square, (12 Main St. N.)
Ride #7 Sun Jul 9th 9:45am – Mt. Pleasant Transit Ride – Mount Pleasant Village Square (corner of Commuter Dr. & Salvation Rd.)
Ride #8 Tues Jul 18th 6:15pm – Sheridan Ride – Susan Fennel Sportsplex, (500 Ray Lawson Blvd.)
Ride #9 Sun Jul 23rd 9:45am – Public Art Ride – PAMA (Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives), (9 Wellington St. E., ends Market Square parking garage under Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane)
Ride #10 Tues Aug 1st 6:15pm – Chinguacousy Park Ride – Fire Safety Centre (building with red roof) at (225 Central Park Dr., NE corner of Central Park & Queen St E.)
Ride #11 Sun Aug 13th 9:45am – Lakes & Bridges Ride – Norton Place Park Community Centre (red gazebo, parking 170 Clark Blvd.)
Ride #12 Sun Aug 27th 9:45am – Claireville Critter Ride – TRCA Claireville Conservation Area parking lot, south end of McVean Dr & Queen St E (not the 8180 Hwy 50 entrance)
Ride #13 Sun Sep 10th 9:45am – Tour the Trees Ride – Terry Miller Recreation Centre (1295 Williams Pkwy.)
Ride #14 Sun Sep 24th 9:45am – Scones & Valleys Southfields Ride – Kingfisher Park, (SE corner of Kennedy Rd. and Mayfield Rd.( (park on Kenpark Ave. or Kingfisher Court)
You are encouraged to cycle to the start, if possible. Use the event location google link to plan your route from home. Select the bike symbol to allow google to help you choose your route.
There will be a safety briefing before our ride starts. Please review ahead for important safety information. Pay attention to the ride leader, marshall and sweep.
Count on the 5km route taking 45 minutes and the 15km ride taking 1½ hours. Route lengths and times are approximate. Select the shorter route if this is your first time or you are unsure about your abilities.
No one is left behind. If you must leave the route, please notify the Ride Sweep, who tries to keep count of our riders!
City of Brampton’s complimentary refreshment is provided to registered participants at the end or mid-point of the ride (depending on ride). Volunteers will be available by request to escort participants from snack location back to meetup location, if desired.
Routes are carefully planned to showcase different features around Brampton. Pre-registered riders will be contacted via text or email with 2 hours notice, should the ride be cancelled (eg. due to thunder or lightning).
Have fun! Additional questions, contact email@example.com