The month of May is Pedestrian and Bike Safety Month. Get ready for several fun events encouraging residents and children to walk and bike in Shorewood safely.
First Ride and Bike Rodeo
On Saturday, May 4 there will be two bike events on the same afternoon! Join for a fun day of bicycle education! The event is free for Shorewood Residents, but please register ahead of time so they know how many people to expect.
First Ride: Ages 3 & up. Children will learn bike safety with the proven ‘balancing first’ method. Last check-in time is at 1:00 pm.
Bike Rodeo: Grades 2 – 6. This clinic will educate parents and children on bike safety, traffic rules, and more! Last check-in time is at 3:00 pm.
Brought to you by the Shorewood Recreation and Community Services Department, North Shore Health Department, North Shore Fire/Rescue, Shorewood Police Department, and Pinnacle Bike Service. The Shorewood Senior Resource Center will be installing bike bells courtesy of the Shorewood Men's Club. There will also be helmet fittings.
Walk n' Roll - Atwater and Lake Bluff Elementary Schools
Students are encouraged to bike and walk to school safely on Wednesday, May 8. Those that participate in the morning will receive a giveaway and enter a raffle as a way to congratulate them for riding a bike or walking to school safely.
Stay tuned for details on other events - like the fun run and the infamous scavenger hunt!