Active Transportation Events

Bike Month 2022

 We’re encouraging you to add cycling to your daily routine in celebration of Bike Month this June!

 Check out some of the great activities being offered to help get you excited about cycling.

Bike Month Community Scavenger Hunt June 1 to 30

Can you bike your way to all of the signs? We challenge you to locate and snap a picture of yourself and your bike in front of each contest sign for your chance to win some sweet prizes! Share your photos with us on Let’s Talk Brantford and gain an entry for every photographed location you submit. Happy cycling!

Community Scavenger Hunt Sign Locations

Brantford Slow Roll - Community Bike Rides Every Tuesday Night

In partnership with Heron Head Bikes, this is a free community event to showcase the various cycling facilities throughout the City. It is a leisurely ride for all age groups and tours a different neighbourhood each week.

A full listing of dates and meeting places is available courtesy of Heron Head Bikes.

Bike to School Week June 13 to 17

Bike to school each day of Bike to School Week and receive a new prize every day!

Prizes include water bottles, bike bells, drawstring bags, juice boxes, frisbees, and more!

City of Brantford staff will be on-site 30 minutes prior to bell time to hand out free giveaways to any student who rides their bike to school.

Don’t have a bike? That’s okay! Hop on your scooter, skateboard, or rollerblades!

What to bring:

  • Ensure you are wearing a helmet when riding to school
  • A bike lock (please use the bike racks provided)

Participating schools:

  • Christ the King Catholic School at 8:00 am.
  • Holy Cross Catholic School at 8:25 a.m.
  • St. Peter Catholic School 7:50 a.m.
  • St. Patrick Catholic School at 8:00 a.m.
  • Grandview Public School at 8:10 a.m.
  • Resurrection Catholic School at 8:00 a.m.
  • St. Basil Catholic School at 8:15 a.m.
  • St. Gabriel Catholic School at 8:25 a.m.
  • King George Public School at 8:20 a.m.
Bike Booth Pop-ups June 24 and 25

Join City staff at select locations for some free bike swag and a FREE on-site bike tune-up thanks to Heron Head Bikes!

Booth locations:

  • Brantford Farmers’ Market, June 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Brant’s Crossing, June 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

With an increase in cycling activity this month, please remember that bicycles are quiet vehicles making it very important to warn other cyclists, pedestrians and motorists of your riding intentions. Please remember to use your bell, horn, or hand signals to indicate that you are passing, or approaching. Additional cycling tips are available at brantford.ca/CyclingTips.