Street Smarts Bicycle Safety Program Offered Oct. 21

Friday, October 4, 2013

The Street Smarts Bicycle Safety Program will be offered Monday, Oct. 21, at the Tennessee Riverpark Amnicola Marsh Meeting Room, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for kids ages eight-15. Cost is $30 per rider. Early arrival and late pickup is available for an additional fee.

Participants must be able to ride unassisted and must wear a helmet. Learn basics biking rules, safety and etiquette as you enjoy a day riding at the Tennessee Riverpark.                    

The program is limited to 10 participants. Register online at www.bikereg.com/street-smarts-1-day-minicamp. 

The program is presented by Cohutta Adventures and Hamilton County Parks and Recreation. Call 842-6748 for more information.


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