Drop-in bike fair planned for community
On May 19 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. a bike fair is planned at the basketball court (located between the tennis center and driving range) in Stewart Park, Roseburg. The event is open to the public and geared towards kids of all ages.
The goal of the event is to improve bike safety, skills, and knowledge, while generating interest and enthusiasm for cycling.
The event is organized by Douglas Education Service District’s Safe Routes to School, Oregon Safe Routes to Schools, Thrive Umpqua, City of Roseburg Parks and Recreation, Umpqua Velo Club, LUMBR, and Bike Walk Roseburg.
The main activities include:
- Bike maintenance
- Bike skills course
- Bike fleet for riders without a bike
- Helmet fitting station
- Games and prizes
- Safety and educational materials
For more information about Safe Routes to Schools, visit: www.douglasesd.k12.or.us/safe-routes-to-school