The City of Leduc is hosting a bike festival for children six – 11-years-old to provide hands-on learning opportunities on proper safety equipment and riding practices.
WHAT: 2012 Bike Festival
WHEN: May 12, 2012 (Two sessions: 10 a.m. and noon)
WHERE: Leduc Recreation Centre – Sobeys Arena (4330 Black Gold Drive, Leduc)
"This one-day event is about teaching kids about bike safety, promote good riding skills and proper instruction on the rules of the road," says CPO Sgt. Malaine Wark, supervisor of Enforcement Services (Community Peace Officer) with the City of Leduc. "Enforcement Services is providing a fun environment for youth to learn the importance of proper safety and acceptable riding practices."
Children registered will require:
A proper bike helmet
A bicycle in good condition (no training wheels)
Closed-toe running shoes
Proper riding and weather appropriate clothing
Event registration is required as the city is offering two sessions. Registration can be done in-person at the Leduc Recreation Centre or by calling 780-980-7120.