2015 Active Transportation Week

Active Transportation Week in the Town of Cobourg is well under way, but there is still time to take part. Dust off your bicycles, get your walking shoes on, take Cobourg Transit and participate in any one of the activities listed below.

Thursday
Wheeling & Cycling to School
Time: 8 a.m. departure
Location: From Donegan Park via Lakeshore Road & Waterfront Trail
Certified Can-Bike instructors will lead and supervise students who participated in the recent Safe Cycling clinic.

All parents and teachers are also welcome to ride. Helmets required.

Consent Form

Friday
Inaugural Mayor’s Ride
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Burnham Street & South of King Street Meet Up
Everyone is invited to attend
Route to be determined by Mayor

Saturday
Cobourg Police, Safe Communities Northumberland and Cycle Transitions will be hosting a Bicycle Rodeo in the Cycle Transitions parking lot at 739 D’Arcy Street (directions) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cycle Transitions will be offering bike checks for mechanical safety, minor repairs as needed, a skills course, and helmet fitting.

There will also be hot dogs, drinks, apples and ice cream free for participants. A number of prizes will be given away at the end of the event. Everyone is invited to attend.

For more information contact the Cobourg Police Service at 905-372-6821 x2228, or Cycle Transitions at 905-377-1278.

We hope to see you at one or more of these events!

About Sustainable Cobourg

Sustainable Cobourg is a citizens group in Cobourg, Ontario who advocate for more sustainable ways of living by organizing local environmental projects, educating and increasing the public's understanding of the environment and its importance.
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