The Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua, in partnership with Bristol Mountain, will hold its first-ever Bike Rodeo on Sunday, August 28 from 1 to 4 pm at Bristol Mountain, 5662 Route 64 in Canandaigua.
The free event is designed for children who are entering pre-kindergarten through sixth grade and will feature equipment safety checks, basic bicycle safety skills, music and bike decorating. All event participants will be entered to win a bike. A parade will take place at the end of the event where children will compete for the coveted prize of best bike decorations. Food and drink will be available for purchase. There is no charge to participate in the Bike Rodeo.
There will be no formal bike riding training – participants are expected to be able to maneuver their bikes on their own.
“It’s exciting to be able to bring a Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua event that celebrates outdoor fun and safety to the community,” said Bristol Mountain Marketing & Group Sales Manager and event Co-chair Meg Fuller. “Kiwanis supports the children of our community – we can’t wait to see the kids improving their skills and having fun with friends!”
Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua meets weekly in-person and virtually, and all are welcome. The Kiwanis motto — “Serving the Children of the World” — is carried out by helping the community in a variety of ways, including supporting the Inclusion in Motion Playground, Annual Easter Egg Hunt, movie nights, Senior Bingo, Salvation Army Christmas Party, Halloween events and Bike Rodeo. The group also sponsors youth groups at the elementary, middle and high schools; highway clean-ups; raises money to help children and children’s support groups and provides scholarships to local students.
For more information or if you have bike expertise and would like to help out, visit CanandaiguaKiwanis.org or contact event organizers Kim Sandic (585-455-2622) and Meg Fuller (585-455-4186).