Your Are Invited: Eastmark Bike Safety and BMX Fun Jan 23
Banner Children’s and Valley Metro Offer Bike Safety Tips at Let’s Ride! Eastmark This Saturday 1/23
Before you hit the road this season, come out to Eastmark to get fitted for helmets and learn the rules of the road with Banner Children’s and Valley Metro.
Later in the afternoon, there will be a BMX Impact Show for kids of all ages to enjoy in the Eastmark Great Park!
|When||Saturday, January 23, 2016; 11a.m.–2p.m.|
|Where||The Eastmark Great Park; Eastmark Visitor and Community Center, 10100 E Ray Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212|
|Who||Open to the public, free event for kids and all cyclists|
|What||Free family event featuring bicycle safety training for kids and helmet fittings. Bring your skateboards, bikes, and scooters to participate. Inflatables for play and BMX Impact show, too.|
|Food||Popular local food trucks will have a variety of foods for sale: Focoso Pizza, Frank Food Truck, Press Italian Street Food and Mr Softee Ice Cream|
|Schedule||11a.m.-2 p.m. – Bike Safety Event for families with Banner Children’s – including helmet fittings. Music and inflatables for play, too.
12:30-2 p.m. – Bike Safety Rodeo – Bring your bike to participate
1-2 p.m. – BMX Impact Show
The numbers are staggering. Every day, nearly 1,000 Arizona kids end up in emergency rooms with injuries resulting from bikes, scooters, rollerblades, and skateboards. Many of these injuries are preventable and nearly all of them would be less serious, if kids wore the proper safety gear. The tips below are from Cardon Children’s, a Banner Hospital.
Get the right gear:
Right side of the street, single file:
For more information on Injury Prevention at Cardon Children’s, go to BannerHealth.com, keyword: Injury Prevention to see a complete list of classes or call 602.230.CARE (2273)
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