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Township of Grey Highlands : HopOn Community Program

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2024

Man guiding childs handlebars as they learn to ride. Words "HopOn"

The Township of Grey Highland partners with Ontario Cycling to deliver a community program during July 2024. This program is for youth between the ages of 7-9.

HopOn is a game-based activity program for youth to develop on-bike skills. This program was adopted by Cycling Canada from Cycling BC and is considered the “national standard” when teaching fundamental cycling skills.

Led by trained instructors, the program provides youth to participate in an inclusive & positive sports environment. With over 130 games & activities, the HopOn curriculum has 5 levels of adaptability to meet the needs of the participants’ development stage.

Skills that are practiced through this curriculum of game-based activities include but are not limited to helmet & bike check, braking, gearing, ready position, straight-line riding, turning/cornering, front-wheel lifts, tilts & dismounts, one-hand riding & partner riding. The sessions will take place at the Markdale Rotary Park.. The instructor will be Dawn Gillen.

Participants must bring the following items:

  • Bicycle in working condition (ideally without training wheels)
  • CSA approved bike helmet
  • Water bottle




July 29
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Markdale Rotary Club Park
Grey Rd 12
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0 Canada
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