Bike Month Halton Municipalities

Oakville trail

Love your bike

The Municipalities of Oakville, Burlington, Halton Hills, encourage everyone to join in on a month-long journey that celebrates the joy, freedom, and the eco-friendly spirit of biking! 

Throughout the month of June, we invite you to hop on your trusty two-wheeler for leisure rides, or mixing your mode to use the bus and bike to your destination.) 

It’s time to CHAIN your worries away and unlock a month of WHEELIE great adventures! Join in celebrating Bike Month with a series of events and safety webinars

 

Bike Month Events within Halton Municipalities

Cycle to Work Day

Date: Thursday, June 6th, 2024

Time: 7:00am - 10:30am

Location: Oakville Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, ON

Employees encouraged to cycle to work, Town of Oakville included. Coffee and pastries to be provided for free at Town Hall to replenish your energy!

River Oaks School Outreach

Date: Thursday, June 6th, 2024

Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: River Oak’s Public School, 2173 Munn’s Ave, Oakville, ON

In the evening, bike on over to River Oaks Public School for a family friendly tradeshow.

Oakville Downtown BIA Market / Decorate Your Bike

Date: Sunday, June 9th, 2024

Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Oakville Town Square – Between Lakeshore and Church, Oakville, ON

Bring your bike and enjoy a community market on George Street. Vendors include produce, handcrafted goods, plants and more! In addition, you can win a prize if you decorate your bike and bring it to the Town of Oakville stall!

Bike Repair

Date: Saturday, June 15th, 2024

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Oakville Library – Central Branch, 120 Navy Street, Oakville, ON

Learn how to fix up your bike at the Central Library. A professional technician will be onsite to help get your bike in tip-top shape!

Horseman and Bicyclist Display

Date: Saturday, June 15th, 2024 (Exhibit on display all month long)

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate, 8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON

Cycling has long been a popular pastime in Oakville, with the Queen’s Hotel advertising itself as the headquarters for “horsemen and bicyclists” back in 1897. Visit the Oakville: Headquarters for Horsemen and Bicyclists display at the Oakville Museum all month long, to view bicycles from the 1800s and be inspired to jump on your own bike. On June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. town staff will be onsite to share cycling safety tips and information, giveaways and more.

Safe Cycling 101 Workshop: CycleTO Webinar

Date: Monday, June 17th

Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm

Location: Online

Learn everything you need to know about cycling with confidence! Topics will include: equipment and bike fit, safe riding techniques, rules and responsibilities, interactions with others, choosing your route and more. 

Register for Safe Cycling 101: registration link here

Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop: CycleTO Webinar

Date: Wednesday, June 26th

Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm

Location: Online

Let us show you the basics of how to maintain your bike. Topics include: safety checks, assessing air pressure and flat tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right fit!

Register for Basic Bike Maintenance: registration link here

Smart Commute Virtual Bike Route Contest

Looking for a new cycling route to explore? Try the Crosstown Out and Back Cycling Route on Strava or the Southern Oakville Loop Cycling Route on Strava. Sign up to smartcommute.ca and log your cycling trip for a chance to win a $100 gift card!


For more information on any of these events, please visit the Oakville.ca Bike Month page.

 

Resources:

Halton Hills Oakville Burlington
Trails Map Trails Information Cycling Map
Cycling Information Cycling Infrastructure Cycling Information

 

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