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 to the Moon Week

When: May 9 to May 13, 2022.

What: Bike, walk, roll and learn about active transportation during our virtual trip to the moon!

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Golden Sneaker Contest

When: February 27th – March 10th, 2023

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!

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International Walk & Roll to School Day

When: October 12, 2022

What: This worldwide celebration encourages students, families and the school community to walk, bicycle, take transit, or use other non-motorized transportation to get to school!

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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

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Reboot Your Commute

When: January 18 - March 17, 2023

What: A countywide event that aims to encourage high school students across Alameda County to walk, bicycle, carpool, or take transit to school!

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Travel Training

When: All year long

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

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Walk & Roll Concerts

When: All year long

What: 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!

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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.

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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.

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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