May 27 - June 30

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All schools which register for Bike to School Week 2019 AND complete the school reporting survey by Friday June 14, 2019, will receive a Certificate of Participation by mail before the end of the school year. More prizes and incentives are available to schools according to municipality or school board. Check out the list below!

Schools outside the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area

All schools which register for Bike to School Week AND report on events by June 14, 2019 will be entered in a random draw for one $200 gift card from MEC, Grand Prize Partner of Bike Month! This gift card can be used for online purchases or at any MEC location.

Hamilton

All schools which register for Bike to School Week AND report on events by June 14, 2019 will be entered in a random draw for two exciting prizes:

  • One $200 gift card from MEC, Grand Prize Partner of Bike Month! This gift card can be used for online purchases or at any MEC location.
  • One free school trip for up to 56 students to the Mattamy National Cycling Centre (Milton Velodrome) for a Try the Track session provided by National Cycling Institute Milton. This activity is open to students in grade 6 and up.

Halton Region

All schools which register for Bike to School Week AND report on events by June 14, 2019 will be entered in a random draw for two exciting prizes:

  • One $200 gift card from MEC, Grand Prize Partner of Bike Month! This gift card can be used for online purchases or at any MEC location.
  • Two free school trips for up to 56 students to the Mattamy National Cycling Centre (Milton Velodrome) for a Try the Track session provided by National Cycling Institute Milton. This activity is open to students in grade 6 and up. One trip will be raffled off to Milton schools, the other to schools in Halton Region overall.

Region of Peel

All schools which register for Bike to School Week by May 3, 2019, will receive a Walk and Roll Peel prize pack - check back again for details!

All schools which register AND report on events by June 14, 2019 will be entered in a random draw for two exciting prizes:

  • One $200 gift card from MEC, Grand Prize Partner of Bike Month! This gift card can be used for online purchases or at any MEC location
  • Three free school trips for up to 56 students to the Mattamy National Cycling Centre (Milton Velodrome) for a Try the Track session provided by National Cycling Institute Milton. This activity is open to students in grade 6 and up. There will be three draws: one each in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.

York Region

All schools that register by May 10, 2019 will receive a York Region prize pack delivered to the schools, which includes 1 bike repair kit, 20 valve lights, 10 reflective bands, 10 bicycle bells, 20 front lights and stickers! Schools that register after May 10 will be notified where to pick up their prize pack.

All schools which register AND report on events by June 14, 2019 will be entered in a random draw for one $200 gift card from MEC, Grand Prize Partner of Bike Month! This gift card can be used for online purchases or at any MEC location.

Schools will also be eligible to win York Region awards to three schools, including a plaque and a prize for the school. Awards will recognize:

  • Best School Spirit
  • Highest Student Participation
  • Highest Parent and Staff Participation

New this year -Calling all teachers who have received training in the York Region Making Tracks program! You are invited to enter a draw to win a Making Tracks Active Transportation Activity Kit for your school. To enter, just post a photo of yourself participating in a Bike to School Week activity on Twitter or Instagram, tag @YorkRegionGovt and use #YRMakingTracks #biketoschool #BikeYorkRegion

In 2018, 63 York Region schools registered for Bike to School Week. In 2019, the target is 100 schools! Register your school and join the celebration! And be sure to tag #biketoschool and #BikeYorkRegion in your tweets!

City of Toronto

All schools which register for Bike to School Week by May 3, 2019 will receive three or more bicycle helmets (while supplies last)! Thank you to the City of Toronto which has provided these helmets to help advance the Vision Zero Road Safety Plan. Please tag #VisionZeroTO in your tweets!

All schools which register AND report on events by June 14, 2019 will be entered in a random draw for a one $200 gift card from MEC, Grand Prize Partner of Bike Month! This gift card can be used for online purchases or at any MEC location.

Durham Region

All schools which register for Bike to School Week AND report on events by June 14, 2019 will be entered in a random draw for one $200 gift card from MEC, Grand Prize Partner of Bike Month! This gift card can be used for online purchases or at any MEC location.

 Register your school!

Visit biketoschoolweek.ca to register your school and join the celebration!


Schools registered to date

Rogers public school , NewmarketFairwood Public School, KeswickBayview MS, TorontoDundas Junior Public School, TorontoWillowdale Middle School, TorontoHumbercrest Public School, TorontoCliffside Public School, TorontoRawlinson Community School, TorontoSt. Peter School, OrangevilleWest Rouge Junior Public School, ScarboroughGeneral Crerar, TorontoQueen Street Public School, BramptonLansdowne-Costain Public School, BrantfordGood shepherd elem, BramptonSt. Cornelius, CaledonSt. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School, BramptonFrankland PS, Toronto

Coming May 1, take the Bike Month pledge!

Pledge to ride to school or work on Bike to Work Day, Monday May 27 and/or throughout June for a chance to win one of three trips for two courtesy of VIA Rail (to Quebec City, Montreal or Ottawa) or a weekend getaway courtesy of Welcome Cyclists. Contest closes June 18.

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