Safe Communities Humboldt and Area is getting ready to host it's eighth annual Bike Rodeo and Safety Day on May 24. 

Students from grades 1 - 5 from St. Augustine school, as well as homeschooled and Pre-K students will gather in the north Uniplex parking lot or the Humboldt Curling rink depending on the weather. 

Safe Communities is asking drivers to be careful on the streets on May 24 as groups of students will be walking or riding bikes from their school to the Uniplex while being escorted by RCMP during the hours of 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

Home-schooled students and pre-k students are also welcome to visit the event from 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

The event will include a bicycle safety check, helmet fitting, and bicycle obstacle courses. Safe Communities Humboldt and Area says that a limited number of bike helmets have been donated by Canadian Tire and numerous other prizes have been donated by participating partners. 

Safe Communities Humboldt and Area says that this program is only made possible through the support of Saskatchewan Lotteries, SaskWater, SGI, and Nutrien.

Extra bikes will also be available through Universal Sports and Canadian Tire. 

Safe Communities Humboldt and Area says that several safety features are included this year:

  • Humboldt Aquatic Centre-Water & Boat Safety
  • Acquired Brain Injury Program, SHA-Helmet Safety & Brain Walk activities
  • CN Rail- Rail Safety
  • Humboldt Fire Department-Fire Safety Trailer
  • Humboldt & District Ambulance Service & Humboldt RCMP will be in attendance