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Bike to School Day

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Nashville's 5th Bike to School Day was May 8th, 2019.

The next International Bike to School Day will be May 2020.

Formerly Walk and Roll to School Day, we simplified the name but continue to encourage students to roll to school under their own power however they can.

Check out a good bike route to your children's school, check that all of your families bikes work, (before the day!) and challenge everyone to ride to school that day! 

No safe route to school from your house? Drive somewhere that does have a safe route, and bike from there.

Do you have new ideas for how your school can celebrate the day? Email Robert Johnson and we will see if we can help.

School staff wishing to sign up - please come back to this page in March or April 2020 for a sign-up here.

2019 Participating Schools
  • Cole Elementary
  • Dupont Tyler Middle
  • Fall-Hamilton Enhanced Option Elementary
  • Haywood Elementary
  • Jere Baxter Middle
  • Lockeland Design Center Elementary
  • McGavock Elementary
  • Waverly Belmont Elementary

Contact the Principle or P.E. teacher to get your school involved. At Walk Bike Nashville, Robert Johnson will help!

For some ideas on what events to hold in May, see Bike to School day activity ideas from the Safe Routes to Schools National Partnership.

If your school does not have a bike rack or has one that is in need of maintenance, you can follow these steps to request one.