Activities and Resources

Program offerings can be customized to fit your school’s needs and schedule and we offer different tiers of achievement to recognize each school’s success. All program offerings are free, although some of the popular events have limited availability. Check out all the events coming your way!

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International Walk & Roll to School Day

When: Oct 4, 2017

What: Every October over a hundred schools celebrate walking & biking to school, starting the school year off on the right foot

Elementary School
Middle School
High School

Monthly Walk & Roll to School Days

When: All year long

What: We offer schools themes and activities to hold monthly walk & roll to school days, keeping up enthusiasm for walking & biking all year long

Elementary School
Middle School

Family Cycling Clinics

When: To be announced

What: We offer weekend clinics where families learn together how to bicycle safely on city streets. These clinics are open to the public.

Elementary School

School Site Assessment

When: All year long

What: A school walk audit is a school/community event used to identify and evaluate the safety issues around a school.

Elementary School
Middle School
High School

“Go Green” Classroom Curriculum

When: All year long

What: “Go Green” Classroom Curriculum

Middle School

Cocoa for Carpools

When: Winter

What: Cocoa for Carpools

High School

Bike to School Day

When: May 11, 2017

What: Each second Thursday in May (schools can choose other dates), we celebrate Bike to School Day with schools and families across the country. This can include bike trains, energizer stations, and more!

Elementary School
Middle School
High School

Golden Sneaker Contest

When: Feb 27, 2017

What: Every March we challenge students to see which classroom can make the most green trips to school over two weeks. The classroom with the most trips wins the coveted Golden Sneaker!

Elementary School
Middle School

BikeMobile Program

When: All year long

What: The BikeMobile is like combining a bookmobile and a bicycle repair shop. The BikeMobile makes visits all around the county to repair bicycles for students and reinforce safe bicycling

Elementary School
Middle School
High School

Bike Blender Check Out

When: All year long

What: The Bike Blender uses bike pedal power to create smoothies, and can be a great tool to teach students about health and wellness.

Elementary School
Middle School
High School

Walking School Bus & Bike Train

When: All year long

What: A Walking School Bus is a group of families living in the same neighborhood who form a walking group to take children in their area to and/or from school.

Elementary School

Educator’s Guide

When: All year long

What: The new 2nd edition of the Safe Routes to Schools K-5 Educator Guide has been revised to include new activities and correlations to Common Core standards.

Elementary School

Bike Rodeo

When: All year long

What: A team of youth cycling instructors conducts this 1-3 hour fun-filled skills drills course.

Elementary School

Pedestrian Rodeo

When: All year long

What: A team of instructors conducts this engaging and fun-filled traffic simulation course.

Elementary School

Rock the Block Assembly

When: All year long

What: The Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools program is currently working with a stage troupe to create a Safe Routes-themed assembly show for elementary school students.

Elementary School

Drive Your Bike

When: All year long

What: The Drive Your Bike program provides intensive education and training courses for bicycling to middle school students.

Middle School
High School

Youth Task Force

When: All year long

What: The high school program brings together student representatives from each high school once a month to organize events, learn from each other, and engage with guest speakers

High School