Dartmouth: October 29, 2023 @9:30am
Last ride of 2023
Ride starts at Crichton Park Elementary School: 49 Lyngby Ave, Dartmouth
What to expect on the ride
- We will meet at 9:30am and the ride will start at 10:00am
- Kids and their grown-ups will ride their bikes (or scooters) together, on multi-use pathways and city streets.
- Rides are planned, led and marshalled by community volunteers
- Snacks and drinks are provided at the end of the ride
- Meeting places and routes will be specified for each ride, including a map and turn-by-turn directions.
- We’ll have activities to help you meet and connect with new friends and familiar faces, and we’ll have prizes for the kids as well!
- If we need to cancel due to weather conditions, we will post a notice on this website by 7:30am on the day of the ride.
- Please help protect our community from COVID-19. Our rides and activities take place entirely outdoors, but we do ride as a group and share outdoor public space with many others. Masks are welcomed, but please stay home if you feel unwell.
- If you have any questions at all, please contact KidicalMassHfx@gmail.com
Ride Specific Info
- Our ride starts and ends at Crichton Park Elementary School. We’ll meet at the picnic tables in front of the school.
- Our ride will be a spooky slow roll to see the neighbourhood Halloween decorations.
- We welcome you to wear costumes (that you can ride your bike in) or decorate your bike for the ride.
- There are bus stops on Crichton Ave, Woodland Ave and Micmac Blvd.
- There is on-street parking on several nearby streets, and a small parking lot on the school grounds.
- There are two large playground structures, one on each side of the school. One playground has a rubber surface, and the other has a pea-gravel surface. There are several large sports fields behind the school. There are several picnic tables and benches at the front of the school and some benches nearby the playgrounds as well.
- There are no public washroom facilities at the school playground.
- We’ll provide snacks, prizes, and activities at the end of the ride.
- Halifax Cycles will join us at the end of the ride with some Tern Bicycles for demo & test-rides!
- We’ll be giving away a copy of the book ‘City Streets are for People’, donated by Groundwood Books. The book’s illustrator Emma Fitzgerald will be joining us to say hello, and to sell and sign additional copies of the book.
- Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in Nova Scotia again. We encourage you to take good care of yourself and our community.
- Masks are welcome at this event.
- Please stay home if you are feeling unwell.
- Test to protect! Please consider taking a rapid antigen test prior to the ride. Tests are available from your local library, MLA office, and Public Health Mobile Units. See more details here.
- We’ll be handing out free Rapid Antigen Tests (from NS Public Health) and free N95 masks from PopNS and Donate A Mask.