*Latest addition to the day – The Crystal Beach Tennis Club will have a SMASH Cage from the National Capital Tennis Association! This cage measures the speed and accuracy of your shot…come on out for some friendly competition and/or guess your speed.
The day starts at 10:30am with a bike parade! Come on your bike for a leisurely group ride through our neighbourhood streets. Departure from Corkstown Park at 10:45am. Horns, bells and cheering spectators are welcome along the route –click here to see a detailed map.
The City of Ottawa Bike Rodeo for kids 4-10 years old is scheduled from 1:00-3:00pm. Come ride through the mini Main Street and learn essential bicycle handling and traffic skills for young cyclists in a fun festival type atmosphere. Topics include helmet fitting, bicycle maintenance, handling, signaling, gears, braking, avoiding road hazards and more. Participants must know how to ride.
Buy and Sell – Come to buy a new-to-you bike, scooter, trike and more! If you have items with wheels to sell (e.g. bikes, roller blades, scooters, wheelbarrows, strollers, etc), you can drop them off at Corkstown Park between 9:00-10:30am at Corkstown Park. CBLCA will sell your items and you get 80% of the sale price.
Biking for Beers – This is a group ride departing from Corkstown Park at 2:30pm to the new Kichesippi Brewery in Bells Corners (2265 Robertson Road). The route is approx. 6km and will follow the Watts Creek bike path onto the Trans Canada Trail through the forest. Please note this route is dirt trail with some elevation. Non-bikers are also welcome to join after 3:00pm at the brewery.
This event is rain or shine. All events are free except buy-sell, beers at brewery, and bike tune-ups. Looking forward to seeing you at Wheel Day 2019!