Sonoma County Safe Routes to School Program

Teaching kids hand signals at the Roseland School District Community Bicycle Rodeo - May 2013.
Getting ready to roll at the Miwok Elementary School 4th grade bicycle rodeo.
Aerial view of "Safetyville" course at Miwok Elementary School 4th grade bicycle rodeo.
Miwok Elementary students riding on the "Super Slalom" course where they practice controlling their bicycle, yielding, and using peripheral vision.
Miowk Elementary students getting ready to practice balancing, stopping and starting on the Turtle Race course.
Students at Proctor Terrace Elementary Bicycle Rodeo
Students at Proctor Terrace Elementary Bicycle Rodeo
Student enjoying himself at Proctor Terrace Elementary Bicycle Rodeo
Student giving the "thumbs up" at Proctor Terrace Elementary Bicycle Rodeo

Register for International Walk & Roll to School Day!

International Walk and Roll to School Day is Wednesday, October 2nd 2019
 

If your school enrolled in the Sonoma County Safe Routes to School Program for 2019-20 by our April 30th priority deadline, you are automatically registered to participate in this event and you will receive corresponding posters and materials.  Click HERE to see our list of 2019-20 enrolled schools. 

If you are celebrating on an alternative date or not participating in this October event, click HERE to inform us, so we can provide you with an undated poster or remove you from our list of participating schools. 

Click HERE to enroll in the Sonoma County Safe Routes to School Program and celebrate International Walk & Roll to School Day (no later than Friday 9/6/19)

Click HERE to report your event participation numbers (no later than Friday 10/04/19)

WALK & ROLL TO SCHOOL DAY RESOURCES:
 

  1. Walk and Roll to Days Guidebook:

    The guidebook provides a suggested timeline, tips, and suggestions
    for promoting Walk and Roll Days at your site, including but not limited to International Walk and Roll to School Day. Your event can be as simple as sending home a
    flyer, making announcements, and setting up a welcome table in front of
    the school – or you can take it even further and involve kids in
    promoting the event, other parents, and the community. 

  2. 2019 Customizeable Black & White Flyers: coming soon

    Feel free to modify/customize the 2019 flyer for your specific school needs. Created in MS Word for Windows. If you have trouble viewing/modifying this file, email saferoutes@bikesonoma.org 

  3. IWalk/Roll Day 2019 Color Poster: coming soon

    Each site that registered by Friday, September 6th will receive a
    supply of printed posters in mid-September. However, whether or not your
    site registered, you may distribute the attached electronic version of
    the poster electronically, print more copies yourselves, etc. Note: If you are celebrating your event on a date OTHER than October 2nd, email saferoutes@bikesonoma.org to request a printed version of the poster where you can fill in your own date.

  4. IWalk/Roll Day 2019 poster image only: coming soon
     

Donation Letter Template (.doc)

May be used to request donations from local businesses for healthy snacks, beverages, or even additional raffle prizes.
 

K-8 Schools that register before Friday, September 6th will receive a supply of stickers and 11x17 promotional posters, and, if available, a small supply of incentive prizes. Supplies will be delivered by Friday, September 20th. If you registered and do not receive your supplies by 9/20, please contact saferoutes@bikesonoma.org.  

 

Safe Routes to School Resource Center

The Sonoma County Safe Routes to School program organizes fun K-8 encouragement and educational activities to get more families safely walking, biking, and using alternative transportation to/from school throughout all areas of Sonoma County. Program offerings can be customized to fit your school's needs and schedule. All program offerings are free or low cost, although some of the popular events have limited availability. Explore this website; our Resource Center of encouragement and education programs - and more - for descriptions, downloadable materials, and information on requesting support at your school. 

This resource center website is your one-stop to learn about upcoming countywide events, download or request materials, get step-by-step instruction on organizing activities, or find out how to connect with other champions and associated agencies. This website is meant to provide all the information and materials to allow parents, teachers, school administrators, and other program "champions" to build and sustain Safe Routes to School in their schools and communities. Explore and get started! 

Family Bicycling Workshops!

Families are invited to learn how to ride together in a safe and fun way at our FREE Family Bicycling Workshops.

Fun games and a neighborhood ride! Test ride Yuba cargo bikes!
Kids receive a free blinky light! Join the Bicycle Coalition’s Safe Routes to School program certified
cycling instructors for a fun workshop for parents and kids. Children
must be able to ride a bike and ready to take to the road with their
parents. Parents are allowed to trail their children in trailers or
child seats too. Children and parents must participate in the clinic
together and bring their own bikes and helmets.
Register early, space is limited!

Sign up here!

Workshops are from 10:00am-12:30pm

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