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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

Cancelled: Bike to School Day

When: Cancelled as part of COVID-19 response.

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

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.

Encouragement Activities

Golden Sneaker Contest

When: Feb. 24 - March 6, 2020

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!

Encouragement Activities

International Walk & Roll to School Day

When: October 7, 2020

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

Encouragement Activities

Music Notes

When: All year long

What: Music Notes provides virtual assemblies that teach walking and biking safety through hip-hop songs and videos.

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

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

Youth Task Force

When: Feb. 19, 2020

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