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About Bike to School Day

Bike to School Day encourage kids who are able to bike to school! Buckle up your helmets and join thousands of children, parents, school officials and community members nationwide for the fifth annual National Bike to School Day on May 10, 2017. Bike to School Day is a national event that gives communities across the country the opportunity to join together in bicycling to school on the same day. The national event is part of the movement for year-round safe routes to school and encourages bicycling to school as a healthy way for kids and families to make their school commute. National Bike to School Day provides an opportunity for schools across the country to join together to celebrate the bicycle. Share you bike to school experience #Ibikederby.

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Bike to School Flyer


Hey Schools, Check This Out!
The Derby Health Collaborative, Derby Recreation Commission, the City of Derby, the Derby Library and Emery Park BMX are planning its annual I Bike Derby event for bike month in May. Our tag line, it’s healthy, it’s fun, it’s trending certainly can influence students.

One important event we hope you will partner on with us is Bike to School Day, scheduled for May 10, 2017. We have asked the Derby Police to be on extra alert that day and we will do a social media campaign educating motorists. With summer months just a few days away, we want to ensure that all students understand bicycle safety and the rules of the road.  We also think it would be super cool if nearly all students could bike to school. Imagine an overflowing bicycle rack!

If you choose to join us, we will make sure your school gets the following:

  1. Opportunity to promote the Free Bicycle Repair Clinics in Derby and in Oaklawn (we fix chains, tires, seats, handlebars free of charge for children)
  2. Coloring Contest for everyone with winners receiving a bicycle helmet.
  3. Bicycle Safety Information for students & parents
  4. Flyer detailing Bike to School Day and other bicycle events in the city
  5. The Bicycle Planning Committee will perform Random Acts of Kindness at your school handing out bicycle helmets, reflective vests, bicycle locks, lights, etc.

We certainly hope you’ll help us promote bicycle safety with your students. Please contact us by April 15 if you’d like to include your school in Bike to School Day. Thank you for your consideration!

Kids and Bicycle Safety - NHTSA

Bike Safety Tips

Bicycle Safety Activity Kit


Coloring Contest, May 1 - 10 
Hey kids, enter the I Bike Derby coloring contest for a chance to win a free bike helmet. Return your page to your school or drop it off at the DRC by May 10, 2017 (Bike to School Day) 

Download Coloring Sheet

Dates: May 1 - 10

Return colored page to your school or drop it off at the DRC by May 10, 2017

Derby Skate Park BMX Demo and Challenge, May 7 Freddys Shape-red.png
Emery Park BMX is coming to the Derby Skate Park. Emery Park provides competitive BMX racing forboys, girls 
and adults from ages 3 to 50+ BMX racing is an individual sport and is designed to build self confidence and self esteem in anyone who participates. Come see and learn more about the sport of BMX. Hot dogs provided for bicyclist.

Dates/Times:  May 7, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Fee:     Free, no registration is required.

Location:  Derby Skate Park

Learn to BMX Free Clinic @ Emery BMX Park, May 13 
Emery Park BMX is inviting youth to come learn how to race BMX. Emery Park provides competitive BMX racing for boys, girls and adults from ages 3 to 50+ BMX racing is an individual sport and is designed to build self confidence and self esteem in anyone who participates. Races are organized according to age group and skill levels, so everyone gets the opportunity to compete on a fair and competitive basis. Even beginner riders have the chance to race safely with other new riders. Call Emery Park for more information at 316-262-9878.

Dates/Times:  May 13, 2 to 4 pmemery park bmx.PNG

Fee:     FREE

Location:  Emery Park BMX, 2339 E MacArthur Rd, Wichita, KS 

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