We would greatly appreciate it if you would consider joining us to help Alexandria youth learn safe riding skills! BPAC and Phoenix Bikes are partnering to conduct three bike rodeos this spring; additional volunteers are needed to ensure that these events are safe, fun and help youth learn safe riding skills. No prior Bike Rodeo experience needed! See dates, times and locations below.

Please contact Eldon Boes (boes509@comcast.net) if you can help, and let him know the dates/times that you would be available.

Thursday, May 18: St. Stephens/St Agnes School (SSSAS) 3rd and 4th grade Girl Scout Troops
  • Time: 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM Bike Rodeo (5:15 PM Set Up; 7:15-7:30 PM - Take Down)
  • Location SSSAS Lower School (400 Fontaine Street)
  • Four to six volunteers needed; Girl Scout "Roll Models" will be particularly appreciated.

Thursday, June 1st: Del Ray's “Health and Wellness” First Thursday Bike Rodeo, sponsored by Mount Vernon Community School PTA (All Alexandria youth ages 5 to 12 invited).
  • Time: 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM Bike Rodeo (5:45 PM Set Up; 7:45 to 8 pm - Take Down)
  • Location 203 E. Custis Ave. Alexandria, VA 22301 (Madison Day School Parking Lot)
  • Six to eight volunteers needed

Friday, June 9th – James K. Polk Elementary School Bike Rodeo, sponsored by the Polk PTA.
  • Time: 6 PM to 7:15 PM Bike Rodeo (5:30 PM Set Up; and 7:15-7:30 pm - Take Down)
  • Location Polk Elementary School “Blue Top” Playground, 5000 Polk Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Six to eight volunteers needed


BPAC will organize the setup and provide instructions for each of about 6 stations; Phoenix Bikes will provide volunteers to conduct Bike safety checks and maintenance.
Please let Eldon (boes509@comcast.net know if you can help with one or more of the three rodeos; he will be ecstatic if you say all 3!!! (Eldon can also be reached at 703-519-3937 home, 703-217-1850 cell.)
Thanks so much!