Trail Parks and Rec: Saddle up for Bike Rodeo

Upcoming events and activities offered by Trail Parks & Recreation.

Come out to the free Bike Rodeo for ages 6 to 14 on June 20 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre arena. The area will be set up as a mini-skills course where you can gain hands on learning about bicycle safety in a fun and challenging course set-up.  There will also be face painting, balloon art, carnival games and special treats, so don’t miss out on this fun free afternoon. You MUST pre-register by June 16 and registration is required to ensure participation. Bring your own helmet and bike. There will be a draw for a free bike. This event is sponsored by Trail RCMP Crime Prevention, West Kootenay Brain Injury Association, and Canadian Tire.

Camp Cawabunga for ages 6 to 8, and Summer Adventure Camp for ages 9 to 12 hits Gyro Park beginning June 29, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (drop off at 8:30 a.m.) and goes until August 21. Check out our theme weeks and enjoy the action-packed days filled with games, crafts, projects, fieldtrips, swimming, water park, and so much more. Receive a free camp t-shirt when you register for a full week, and enjoy free pizza every Friday. A full week is $118 and $94 for a second child, or $35. 50 per day.

The 6th Annual Kids Triathlon is happening on July 4 at the Trail Aquatic Centre. This fun active event is for ages 4 to 12 where each group will race to the finish line starting with a swim, then a bike ride, and then the run. The age groups are as follows: 4 year olds; 5 and 6 year olds; 7 and 8 year olds; 9 and 10 year olds; and 11 and 12 year olds.

Each age group will be challenged with an age appropriate duration of each category. Each child must have an adult supervisor present during the event to assist in the transition area and on the course. The day will end with a celebration event for all participants and spectators.

The fee to register is $38 and includes entry, race package, t-shirt, swim cap, finish line prize, and the celebration lunch. Deadline to register is June 30 but we encourage early registration please. Late registrations may not receive a t-shirt. Call Trail Parks and Recreation at 368-6484, or the Aquatic Centre at 364-0888.