Family Bike Workshops

I Like to Bike, with the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition
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Have you been wanting to checkout more bike trails and work on your biking skills? Well here’s the perfect opportunity join staff and the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition for a family friendly bike ride. Participants will learn about bike safety, where they can bike and participate in a ride, of course! Registration is required for this free event. Parking is $7 or free for Regional Parks members. For more information, contact Alexis Puerto-Holmes at Alexis.PuertoHolmes@sonoma-county.org.

 

Learn to Ride a Bike (ages 5-11)

Is your child struggling to learn how to ride a bike? Through step-by-step engaging instruction, our patient instructors will help them learn to balance and get rolling. Children should arrive with their own bicycle with training wheels removed, and a helmet. They should be able to sit on the seat with their feet flat on the ground.
Classes are held in collaboration with Windsor, Santa Rosa, and Petaluma Parks & Recreation Departments on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30.  Students can take as many sessions as they need! Click on the city name below to register for classes at that location.
Windsor Petaluma Santa Rosa
08/10 08/18 08/25
09/08 09/15 09/22
10/06 10/13 10/20
11/13 11/10 11/17

Bookmark our online calendar to keep up with new events & classes!

Virtual (Online) Workshops

Intro to Family Bicycling (Level 1):  Learn all about cycling options for families, as well as tips, tricks and tools for biking with your children safely and conveniently. Topics covered include riding safely with kids at a variety of developmental stages, building confidence re: riding with kids, rules of the road, and more.

Street Skills for Parents (Level 2):  Builds upon content shared in our Level 1 Intro class, then delves more deeply into road riding. Topics covered include proper road positioning, best practices for navigating intersections, hazard awareness and defensive riding, principles of traffic law, and more.

Route Planning & Great Sonoma County Family Rides:  Learn awesome and practical tips for planning your bicycle route to anywhere. Topics include how to incorporate bicycling into your daily routine, best and safest places to ride with kids, useful mapping tips, what to consider when planning your route, and more.

Basic Bicycle Maintenance:  Learn the basics of keeping your bike in good working order; a well-maintained bike is key to safe and confident riding!  Topics include tires, brakes, chain, essential tools, and more – plus live Q&A with a local bicycle mechanic.

Workshops are free, but pre-registration is required! 

For more information, email saferoutes@bikesonoma.org or call 707-545-0153

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