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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 and helmets are provided for participants.

The eligibility requirements for schools are:

  • Student groups of no more than 25
  • School staff supervision
  • Available parking lot or playground area at least the size of 2 basketball courts (bigger is better!)