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Our Services: Encouragement

Use our 2019 – 2020 SR2S planners for Elementary, Middle, or High Schools to plan your encouragement activities for the year!

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.

Encouragement Activities

Bike Month

When: May 2020

What: May is still Bike Month! Tell us where you're riding by using #ridethedistance

Encouragement Activities

Bike to School Day

When: Bike to School Day 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Encouragement Activities

Creation for Transportation

When: February 1-26, 2021

What: Creation for Transportation is an art contest event that encourages high school students to explore the impacts of different transportation choices. Winning participants will receive incentives for their entries!

Encouragement Activities

Golden Sneaker Contest

When: March 2021

What: We're challenging students to choose active travel during the first week of March. The classroom with the most active trips wins the coveted Golden Sneaker trophy!

Encouragement Activities

International Walk & Roll Week

When: October 19-23, 2020

What: We've turned International Walk and Roll to School Day into a week-long event with fun activities and prizes!

Encouragement Activities

Music Notes

When: All year long

What: Music Notes performs age-appropriate concerts that teach walking and biking safety through hip-hop songs and videos. Concerts are currently available in a virtual format with a live Q&A over video conference!

Encouragement Activities

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

Encouragement Activities

Travel Training

When: All year long

What: Our Travel Training program educates students on how to use active and shared transportation.

Encouragement Activities

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.

Encouragement Activities

Wellness Walks

When: New themes each month

What: Need a little encouragement to get out and enjoy a walk? Check out this month's theme.

Encouragement Activities

Youth Task Force

When: Quarterly meetings

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

Encouragement Activities