Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools offers skills drills safety education classes at schools in Alameda County–absolutely free of charge!
A team of youth cycling instructors conducts this 1-3 hour fun-filled skills drills course. Students learn how to fit a helmet, perform a pre-ride safety check, proper starting and stopping technique, riding in a straight line, hand signaling and the advanced skill of Shoulder Checking. Skills drills are for 4th and 5th grade students. Bikes are provided for participants.
- The eligibility requirements for schools are:
- A minimum 30 students and maximum of 80 (we work in groups of 15-20 students for 45 minutes per/group)
- School staff supervision
- Available parking lot or playground area at least 100 by 30 feet