Designed to teach children, through hands-on experience, how to be safe pedestrians and bicyclists. This is a fun opportunity to improve cycling skills and reinforce safety behavior. This is not the place to teach a young person how to ride a bicycle. These clinics can be elaborate or as basic as you and your volunteers choose to make it.
Length: 2 hours
Students and parents have the opportunity to register for a free bike workshop. During the event, a mobile bike shop will hold a 30-minute “Do It Yourself” clinic to teach students and parents some basic bike repairs. Students will also have the opportunity to get their bikes inspected and fixed so they can ride them safely to and from school. Safe Routes to School will also provide a free helmet and helmet fitting session for every student who registers. So bring your bike! Learn how to pump your tires, fix a flat, and adjust your seat. Also, be prepared to learn some great ways to stay safe while you ride. Middle School parents and guardians are encouraged to attend.
SRTS is constantly campaigning to make sure every driver in Clark County is practicing safe driving skills in school zones. A banner is presented to active school sites in order to educate parents about the No U Turn or passing in an active school zone law. The banner is brightly colored and eye-catching. Our goal is to reach at least 25% of drivers at each school.
A “Thank You” campaign is an effective way to encourage safe driving around school zones. Volunteers, staff, and parents hand out “Thank You” cards, in English and Spanish, with important Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) concerning school zones.
The CCSD Safe Routes to School Achievement Level Program recognizes individual school efforts to improve and promote safe walking and bicycling. The Achievement Level Program is also a roadmap and an assessment tool. Schools can plot out steps to move their school forward from the beginning level to the platinum level. School can also assess what they have achieved annually.
The blender is an excellent and encouraging stationary biking experience that promotes physical activity and social interaction. When the bike blender is present at schools, students and adults gather around to have an opportunity to pedal and create delicious smoothies! Ask us how you can reserve our bike blender!