A nationwide program that enables students to get physically active on their journey to school

The problem

Over the past 40 years the number of children who are physically active everyday has significantly dropped. In the 1970s, eight out of ten students rode or walked to school but today that number has dropped to just two out of ten.

The solution

Students who ride or walk to school contribute to their minimum physical activity level of 60 minutes per day. They are also more focused and ready to learn compared to those who are driven.

How does Ride2School help?

National Ride2School day

Ride2School is a nationwide program delivered by Bicycle Network, designed to support schools to encourage, empower and enable more students to get physically active on their journey to school.

To do this we work with schools, students, parents and local government to cultivate active and healthy school communities.

 

VICTORIAN SCHOOLS

Grant applications now open

We’re now taking applications for Ride2School grants. Schools can apply for up to $5,000 which can go towards bike parking, Ride2School Active Paths, a fleet of bikes for the school, financial contributions to a new bike shed and much more!

Learn more

Tools and Initiatives

National Ride2School Day is Friday 23 March, 2018

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Contact the Ride2School Team

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Our partners

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Get your school more healthy and active

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