BikeWalkKC Goes Back to School

The fall semester is upon us, which means BikeWalkKC youth instructors are busy providing BLAST, Earn-a-Bike, and Youth Ambassadors/Bike Club training throughout the Kansas City area.  We are excited to welcome aboard six new Youth Education Instructors to help expand our reach to more schools across the region.  Kids in 15 elementary and high schools across seven […]

A Banner Year for Our Education Programs (So far…)

Spring 2016 has seen BikeWalkKC’s Youth Education team working double time delivering our most popular youth program, BLAST. From 2015 to 2016 our number of schools increased from 7 to 16 and the number of students more than doubled from 579 to over 1200! Our 2016 Summer programming is just as loaded, as we are […]

Youth Ambassadors at East High School: A Catalyzing Force!

By Maggie Priesmeyer, Education Programs Manager The idea of a bike program at East High School in the Kansas City Public School District started small– with an email several months ago from a math teacher interested in bringing bicycle education to a few of his students.  After an initial planning meeting and settling on a […]