The Bike Rodeo is held every May for second grade children on the Hubbard Woods school playground. It is designed to build students’ independence, confidence, physical strength and competence on their bicycles.
The “Rodeo” involves navigating obstacles, making tight turns, signaling, and general bike safety.
The Winnetka Police Department will available to register bikes and a bike mechanic from Green Bay Cycles is available to provide safety inspections.
Prior to the Rodeo, the WPD will give a presentation on the rules of the road and stress the importance of road and bike safety.
A packet of information is sent home with each student before the bike rodeo. This includes information on biking rules and safety regulations. It is to be reviewed and completed with parents prior to the bike rodeo.