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Youth Week: Eco-cycling Tour along the Cooks River

April 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join a guided cycling tour along the Cooks River, while learning the safest and smoothest way to get around.

For Youth Week, we’re encouraging young people in the Inner West to jump on their bikes and enjoy cycling in the local area.

Join a guided cycling tour along the Cooks River, while learning the safest and smoothest way to get around. Led by Pedal Set Go, bike education experts, the tour will enable you to update your knowledge of road rules, bike safety equipment and how to plan your route.

The tour will stop at various points of environmental interest along the Cooks River.

Who: This workshop is provided free for youth (13 to 24 years of age) who can confidently ride a bike and who are residents of the Inner West local government area.

Date: Thursday 8 April, 10am to 1pm.

Where: We will meet at the bottom of Alfred St Marrickville (just past no. 15) and ride to Tempe Wetlands, off South St Tempe. You’ll need to make your own way home from here.

Accessibility: If you have any access or support requirements in order to participate fully please let us know. There will be some bumpy parts along the route.

Priority will be given to Inner West residents. Search by address at the Office of Local Government website to find your local government area.

If you are not from the Inner West local government area please email education@greenlivingcentre.org.au to be put on a waitlist.

Bookings: Bookings are essential and numbers are strictly limited.

Please bring: roadworthy bike, correctly fitting Australian/NZ Standard helmet, covered shoes, comfortable clothes, water bottle, snack and wear sunscreen.

COVID-19 Safety:

  • A COVID-19 Safety Plan is in place for this event. All participants must provide contact details and observe good hygiene. Hand sanitiser will be available. Everyone must maintain a 1.5m distance from other attendees during the cycle and at stop-off points.
  • Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell on the day of the workshop and are experiencing any of these symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, loss of taste or loss of smell. For information on COVID-19 symptoms visit NSW Health.
  • We will be monitoring the progress of the disease and will abide by any directives from NSW Health. If you have any safety concerns, please get in touch.

This workshop is presented by the Green Living Centre, an initiative of Inner West Council. If you have any questions email: education@greenlivingcentre.org.au or phone 0466 428 063.

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Alfred Street
Alfred Street
Marrickville, NSW 2204 Australia


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