Ready to Ride? Community Bike Safety Training

Who should attend the training?

Adult community members, teachers, community health representatives, health promotion coordinators, and anyone who has an interest in child safety.

What is the goal of the training?

The goal is to teach people how to provide bike safety education to children and implement bike rodeos within their community.

How long is the training?

The training takes approximately three hours. Together, we will plan the time of the training to suit the needs of your community.

What is covered in the training?
15 minutesWelcome and Introductions
15 minutesDiscussion – Why is bike safety so important?
45 minutesTeaching children:

  • Proper helmet fit
  • Bike fit and maintenance
  • Rules of the road
45 minutesBike Rodeo Skills & Activities
45 minutesTools and Resources, Question and Answer
15 minutesClosing

*Snacks, refreshment breaks, and lunch can also be incorporated into the training.

Is there a cost for the training?

The training is free. You/your organization is responsible for booking an appropriately sized venue. Contact Cara for more information about this.

What type of venue is best for the training?

A gymnasium is preferred. A space large enough for bikes to be brought in for demonstrations is necessary. The space also needs to have a projector screen, table for presentation materials, and tables and chairs for participants.

How many people can attend the training?

A maximum of 30 people can attend the training.