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Bike Smart! Youth Bicycle Safety Program

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General Agency Information
Name: Bike Smart! Youth Bicycle Safety Program
Altername Name(s): Ecology Action
Address: 877 Cedar Street, Suite 240
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
Driving Directions
Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-515-1338
Fax: 831-425-1404
Email: education@ecoact.org
Website: http://www.bikesmart.org
Hours
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9-5
Details
Description: Ecology Action’s bike safety education program, Bike Smart, includes elementary and secondary bicycle street skills classroom presentations, interactive bicycle skills obstacle courses (a.k.a. rodeos), community rides (on-road training) and bicycle safety education booths at events. We tailor our activities to meet the needs of each organization to most effectively deliver quality bicycling instruction.

FEES: Services free of charge for non-profit organizations.
Mission: Program Goals:
-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
Volunteer Info: Volunteers welcome, contact for more information.
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
Funding Source: Contributions
Federal Government
Grants
State Government
Officials/Contact Persons
Contact Persons: Kira Ticus
831-515-1338
education@ecoact.org
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Bicycle Safety Education
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on April 30, 2019