Santa Cruz Public Libraries'
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Bike Smart! Youth Bicycle Safety Program/Ecology Action|
|Address:||877 Cedar Street, Suite 240|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 9-5|
|Description:||Bike Smart! conducts bicycle safety education programs for Santa Cruz County youth. We offer classroom presentations, hands-on bicycle safety obstacle courses ("rodeos"), and community rides (on-street training), as well as bicycle safety education booths. Our programs are carried out at schools, community centers and events.
ELIGIBILITY: Schools, non-profits and community organizations serving youth 4th-12th grade.
FEES: Services free of charge for non-profit organizations. Donations
-Reduce the injury rates of youth bicyclists
-Increase safe and legal bicycling practices among youth
-Increase use and proper fit of helmets
-Educate youth to Share the Road as bicyclists and future motorists
-advocate and empower youth to become lifelong bicycle riders for transportation
-Promote exercise and healthy lifestyles through bicycling
-Inform participants of local bicycling resources, such as bike routes, organizations and events
-Generate interest in safe, recreational bicycling
|Equipment:||Loaner bikes and helmets are provided for participants, as needed.
|Volunteer Info:||Volunteers welcome--see www.bikesmart.org for more information or contact Elise Ehrheart, email@example.com|
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Not Applicable|
|Public Transportation:||Not Applicable|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Fees:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Parent Agency:||Ecology Action of Santa Cruz|
|Child Agencies:||Santa Cruz County Cycling Club|
|Bicycle Safety Education|
|This record last modified July 16, 2013|