Safe Cycling Event
Augusta Township and the OPP invite you to join the Safe Cycling Event at the Maitland Fire station on Wednesday August 25th from 10.00-12:30 pm. This event is all about cycling and safety. Every day people are involved in cycling accidents and many of those accidents could be prevented. Grab your bike and come and see how to stay safe on the road!
Ontario Provincial Police – Safe Cycling Training:
How do I safely drive a bicycle & what are the basic rules of the road I need to know?
- Officers will show the participants the right cycling technics and give them feedback when they ride the safe cycling training course themselves.
- Officers will discuss and hand out brochures with bike safety related information.
- Officers will also be bringing a police cruiser for younger participants to explore.
- OPP officers will guide a bicycle tour through the village of Maitland with their cruiser and bikes.
‘On the Trails’ & ‘Ron’s Classic Cycle Repair’ Bike Safety Checks:
- Two certified bicycle repair men are waiting to check your bike! Safety aspects such as tire pressure, seat height, etc. will be checked and they will give you their professional advice.
MERC (Maitland Education and Recreation Centre) Committee – Bike Decoration:
- Decorate your bike and prepare it to look beautiful for the guided tour through the Maitland community.
Your Independent Grocer in Prescott:
- Has donated healthy snacks and water for participants.
This event has been made possible with the help of our Community Partners