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Group Bike Riding Program – Summer Session 2017

The program is for residents who want to bicycle for exercise as a group. It is intended for the 50 plus community, but anyone 18 and older is welcome to participate.

Rides begin Monday, May 1, at Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave. Riders may register at the center anytime during operational hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Rides will be Mondays starting at 9:15 a.m. Each riding day will have a set distance and designation. Rides range from 12 - 20 miles and may be cancelled due to weather.

All routes will be local, utilizing City bike paths and roads. Participants will be required to provide their own bikes, helmets, patch kits, water, snacks, and other items needed for each excursion. Bikes with multiple gears (road and hybrid) are required for all routes and rides as the group travels at the speed of 12-18 m.p.h. Cost per outing is $2 per participant and $1 for seniors 60. and older.

For more information, call Recreation Programs at 575/541-2455.