Safe Kids Clearfield County Reschedules Bicycle Rodeo in Curwensville for June 24

At a Safe Kids Clearfield County Bicycle Rodeo held last June at the DuBois City Park, local participants line-up for a parade to exhibit their new bike handling skills. (Provided photo)

CURWENSVILLE – Safe Kids Clearfield County, in conjunction with the Curwensville Public Library, has rescheduled its Bicycle Rodeo.

It’s now being held Monday, June 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the parking lot of Curwensville Area Elementary School, located at 650 Beech St., Curwensville.

The event is open to all interested youth with spots available for the first 50 registrants.

This year marks the fourth consecutive year Safe Kids Clearfield County has offered this event locally. Previous bicycle rodeos were offered in Philipsburg (2016), Clearfield (2017) and DuBois (2018).

A bicycle rodeo is a clinic to teach children the skills and precautions to ride a bicycle safely. Participants will take part in various stations including an obstacle course, bike inspection and helmet fitting.

Organizers invite local children to join for an evening of fun and safety for the whole family. Upon conclusion of the rodeo, youth participants will receive a snack, special course completion certificate and be eligible for various prizes, including a new bike.

Participants should bring a bicycle, helmet and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

For more information, contact the Curwensville Public Library at 814-236-0355 or Judy Patterson, nutrition-safety advisor for Cen-Clear, at 814-342-5678, Ext. 2264.

Safe Kids Clearfield County is part of Safe Kids Worldwide (http://www.safekids.org/), a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children, the number one killer of kids in the United States.

The coalition always welcomes new members and traditionally meets the third Tuesday during the months of January, March, May, July, September and November at 12 p.m. at Cen-Clear Child Services, 50 Bigler Rd., Bigler.

Donations to Safe Kids Clearfield County are tax-deductible and can help ensure the word about safe practices can be spread all year long. Connect with the coalition on its Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ClearfieldCountySafeKids/.

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