Activities and Resources

Click on an activity to learn more about it and to request the activity for your school. 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 available to get your students active!

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International Walk & Roll to School Day

When: October 10, 2018

What: Every October, nearly 200 hundred Alameda County schools start the school year off on the right foot by celebrating walking & biking to school!

Elementary School
Middle School
High School

Pedestrian Rodeos

When: All year long

What: A team of safety instructors conducts this engaging and fun-filled traffic simulation course to teach students safe pedestrian behaviors.

Elementary School
Middle School

Alameda County BikeMobile

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 Rodeos

When: All year long

What: Rodeos are fun-filled courses that focus on introducing elementary and middle school students to safe bicycle handling skills and riding techniques on the road.

Elementary School
Middle School

Drive Your Bike

When: All year long

What: The Drive Your Bike program is ideal for PE teachers who want to provide intensive bike safety education and training to middle and high school students.

Middle School
High School

Walk & Roll Assemblies

When: All year long

What: The Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools program in partnership with the Bay Area Children's Theater created Safe Routes-themed assembly shows for elementary and middle school students.

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

Bike Blender

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

Ongoing 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

Walking School Buses & Bike Trains

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

Golden Sneaker Contest

When: Feb 25 - Mar 8, 2019

What: Every year, we challenge students to choose active travel to school during a two-week period. The classroom with the most active trips wins the coveted Golden Sneaker trophy!

Elementary School
Middle School
High School

Cocoa for Carpools

When: Winter

What: This warm winter event rewards students who carpool to school with a cup of hot cocoa. The event is usually led and organized by the students themselves.

High 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 to School Day

When: May 10, 2018

What: On the second Thursday in May or any day during Bike Month, we celebrate Bike to School Day with schools and families across the Bay Area.

Elementary School
Middle School
High School

School Safety Assessments

When: All year long

What: A school safety assessment 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 encourages and teaches middle school students to choose healthy transportation modes to travel to school.

Middle 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