O+ Festival Mural-To-Mural Bike Ride

The O+ Festival Bike Rides are back! Join us on a tour of past and present murals from the O+ Festival. In addition, the ride will highlight sections of the Kingston Greenline, a planned trail system in Kingston, that is set to begin construction soon!!!

WHO: O+ Festival
WHAT:O+ Festival Mural-To-Mural Bike Ride
WHEN: Saturday, October 8, 9AM – 1:30PM
WHERE:
WHY: Bikes, Murals, Kingston Greenline…

Easy, 5-6 mile rile. All welcome… Bikes, trikes, striders, anything that rolls! Upon our return, an art show featuring works by artists in recovery will be on display in the lobby of the YMCA and a free BBQ will take place in the back of the Y parking lot. Ride is FREE with your O+ wristband. Check out the route here.

Ride Like You Mean It: Adult Bicycle Education Program

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WHO: YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County
WHAT: Ride Like You Mean It
Adult Bicycle Education Program
WHEN: Thursdays, Sept 15, 22, 29, 5PM – 8PM
WHERE: YMCA of Kingston:
507 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
WHY: It’s NEVER to late to learn!

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Bike and helmet required; participants may bring their own or use the Y’s. For more info, call instructor Tom Polk at 845-338-3810, x102 or email tpolk@ymcaulster.org

Bike It! Kids Cycling Program

bike-itBike It! is open to kids aged 10-15 and consists of eight sessions held on Saturdays, Saturdays, Sept 10  – Nov 5, from 9am to 12pm. Each session includes instruction and a bike ride. All participants receive a T-shirt, water bottle, patch kit and bike multi-tool. Bikes and helmets are provided, or bring your own. Registration: $35 YMCA Members, $50 Non-members. Scholarships are available.

WHO: YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County
WHAT: Bike It! Kids Cycling Program
WHEN: Saturdays, 9/10 – 11/05, 9AM – 12PM
WHERE: YMCA of Kingston:
507 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
WHY: Kids are Bikers too!

For more information, call Tom Polk at 845-338-3810, extn 102 or email tpolk@ymcaulster.org

3rd Annual YMCA Bike Fest

bikefest.vertGet rolling with bike education and games for kids, a community bike ride for all ages through Midtown and Uptown Kingston and a free bicycle repair station. Donate an old bike to the YMCA’s Lend a Wheel program so someone else can ride – and enter to win some cool bike stuff!

WHO: YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County
WHAT: 3rd Annual YMCA Bike Fest
WHEN: Sunday, 5/15/16, 11am – 2pm
WHERE: YMCA of Kingston:
507 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
WHY: We want all of Kingston out on their bikes for the fest.

Presented by ShopRite and Co-sponsored by Bike Friendly Kingston, Kingston Greenline Committee, Live Well Kingston and the Kingston Complete Streets Advisory Council.  This event will be held at the YMCA, 507 Broadway, Kingston, and is free and open to the public. Event organized by Tom Polk. For more info email tpolk@ymcaulster.org or call 845-338-3810, x102.

Bike it! – Youth Bicycle Education Program

BIKEIT.vertBike It! is open to kids aged 10-15 and consists of eight sessions held on Saturdays, May 7 – June 25, from 9am to 12pm. Each session includes instruction and a bike ride. All participants receive a T-shirt, water bottle, patch kit and bike multi-tool. Bikes and helmets are provided, or bring your own. Registration: $35 YMCA Members, $50 Non-members. Scholarships are available – no one is turned away!!!

WHO: YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County
WHAT: Bike It! – Youth Bicycle Education Program
WHEN: Saturdays, 5/7 – 6/25, 9am – 12pm
No ride Memorial Day weekend or June 18.
WHERE: YMCA of Kingston:
507 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
WHY: Kids are Bikers too!

Ride Leader: Tom Polk, Bicycle Educator for the YMCA for the past 6 years, is a life-long cyclist. He is a League Certified Instructor (LCI) with the League of American Bicyclists and a certified Ride Leader through the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA). Register at the YMCA Membership Office, 507 Broadway, Kingston, 845-338-3810.

Ride Like You Mean It: Adult Bicycle Education Program

IMG_4241Ulster County’s first education program geared to the needs of adults! Designed for those who have been riding for years as well as those who are just thinking about getting on (or back on) a bike this spring. $50.00 Registration – Scholarships available!!

WHO: YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County
WHAT: Ride Like You Mean It
Adult Bicycle Education Program
WHEN: Weds, May 4, 11, 18, 5:30pm-8:30pm
WHERE: YMCA of Kingston:
507 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
WHY: It’s NEVER to late to learn!

Class will feature interactive classroom discussion and on-bike instruction and practice. Bike and helmet required; participants may bring their own or use the Y’s. Enrollment limited to 12 students. For more info, call instructor Tom Polk at 845-338-3810, x102 or email tpolk@ymcaulster.org