A program to help newcomer youth explore Markham by bike this summer. Youth aged 13-25 are loaned a refurbished bicycle and lock and are given a helmet and repair kit to keep. Throughout the summer, they ride independently around the city and participate in twice weekly virtual discussions sessions about cycling.
Topics covered include:
- Where to ride in Markham
- Cycling Safety
- Bike Maintenance Basics
- Transportation Equity
- Biking for the Planet
This program runs in July and August.
At the end of the program, youth who have participated have the chance to keep their bike. This program is being offered in partnership with the CICS Youth Centre. This program has concluded.