2017 Bike to Work & School Week is May 29 - June 4!
Summerland Bike To Everywhere Week. See you in 2017!
Thank You 2016 Summerland Cyclists, Sponsors, and Volunteers
What a great week of cycling in the sun, sharing cycling stories while eating healthy snacks at our daily Celebration Stations, enjoying the diverse bikes that showed up, and witnessing the variety of happy cyclists in Summerland. Thank you to all the riders who registered and came by the Celebration Stations, the sponsors who provided food, refreshments, and encouragement, and to the volunteers who gave of their time and many talents. The numbers of registered riders increased this year again, to almost double from 2015 - impressive! Mark your calendars for next year Summerland and until then, get on your bikes and enjoy riding around this lovely town.
Congratulations to our Summerland Draw Prize Winners for 2016
Okanagan Trestles Tour Lisa Eaton
Front LED Light Laura Blystone
Summerland Health Club Pass Wayne Cybak
SummerGate Wine Elizabeth Allen, Michael Yunker, Jake McAstocker, Kyle Ellis
Challenge Bike Jerseys Jacquie Pagliocchini, Randy Jones
SDCU Gift Basket Fiona Girard
Freedom T-shirt Jenny Ayers
Freedom Bike Tune-Up Jane Theilmann
Bike Maintenance Kit Renee Ritchey
Bike Mirror & Bell Ian McIntosh
Challenge yourself and others to ride as much as possible to all your destinations during the event week. It's easy to register, the prizes are great, and best of all, you'll feel revitalized getting on your bike, guaranteed. You can ride solo or form a team of coworkers, friends or neighbours and log your commute trips on this user-friendly website https://www. biketowork.ca/registration or click on the orange Register button at the top of this page. By registering and logging in one commute, you are eligible for the Provincial grand prize and Summerland's prizes.
Fall in love with two-wheeled transportation and help generate momentum for safe bike-friendly streets in Summerland. Your participation will also contribute to Summerland's growing reputation as a distinctive cultural, agricultural and active community. The more people on their bikes, the more support created for bike-friendly trails, active transportation networks, and cycling/walking signage. It's that simple. You'll love your town a little bit more when you walk and cycle around it. Please share your cycling photos and videos on the Summerland Bike to Work Week Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/btwwsummerland.
2016 Grand Prize Trip: Cycling Adventure for 2 in Vietnam Sponsored by Exodus Travels!
Click here to learn more about the trip!
Visit a Celebration Station
Monday, May 30 - Friday, June 3, 7 - 9 a.m.
Location: Summerland Library Parking Lot
Serving refreshments, snacks, and encouragement to all cyclists. Registration available too. Every day will be hosted by a local business or organization. Make sure to visit during your morning ride.
Thank you to our generous Celebration Station food sponsors!
Summerland Credit Union - Monday
True Grain Bakery - Tuesday
District of Summerland - Wednesday Special Hosts: Summerland Healthy Communities Initiative, Summerland Recreation Department and Ride Don't Hide BC
Hawt Dawgz Gourmet Dogs and Burgers - Thursday
Summerland IGA - Friday
NEW in 2016: Community Celebration Ride
On Wednesday, June 1st, join cyclists of all levels,and council members, on the inaugural Community Celebration Ride around Giant’s Head Mountain, a beloved Summerland landmark. This leisurely community bike ride is a self-guided 10 km loop that will take cyclists past picturesque orchards and vineyards. The group ride is free and begins at 7:15 a.m. at the Celebration Station located at the Summerland Library Parking Lot. Cyclists finish back at the Celebration Station for well-earned refreshments and snacks sponsored by the District of Summerland. Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the Celebration Station before the ride.
BIKE TO EVERYWHERE WEEK REGISTRATION INFORMATION
First Time Registering:
To register for Bike to Work & School Week 2016, click on Register and complete the registration.
Registered Last Year:
If you registered for Bike to Work Week last year, click on Login. Logging in to your account will automatically register you for the 2016 Bike to Work & School Week.
Note: if you forgot your password, click on Request New Password and enter your email address.
New Bike to School Event Resources
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