You’re invited to attend the Merriam Connected Corridor Plan public open house on Tuesday, April 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Merriam Community Center. The plan is a joint effort among Overland Park, Merriam, the Unified Government of Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County, and Mid-America Regional Council to envision the future of the Merriam Corridor, a 4-mile […]
What waits for you in the woods? Come walk the Rozarks trails with a Halloween twist! Walk with your family or a friend, but don’t go alone… costumes are encouraged, all ages welcome. Volunteers needed! Come “haunt” the trails with us. Email Juanise directly to sign up: Juanise@rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.
Mile 10 Campaign – BikeWalkKC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary! This year, we celebrate our 10th anniversary! BikeWalkKC was officially launched in April 2011 as a nonprofit organization with a mission and purpose to serve the bi-state Kansas City metro area. We were Kansas City’s first professional advocacy and education organization dedicated to bicycling and walking. […]
Join Flying Truss, LLC and partners to explore the Kaw River with a Community Float! Discover new ways to experience Kansas City’s big rivers and learn about upcoming plans of the Rock Island Bridge and the entertainment districts on the banks below. Bring your Kayak, bring your Canoe, bring your Paddleboard, and join in on […]
Youth of all ages are invited to join us for tons of FREE fun on Saturday, May 8. Sign up for one of our sessions and spend an hour practicing your bike handling and safety skills. No need to bring a bike– you can borrow our bikes and take home a FREE new helmet. 3 […]
Last Thursday, the Unified Government of Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County took an important step towards building safer streets for everyone in their community. Following a presentation by the UG Planning Department, the Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt a Complete Streets ordinance! You can check out a copy of the adopted language […]
Youth in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade are invited to join us for tons of FREE fun on Saturday, November 14th. Sign up for one of our sessions and spend an hour practicing your bike handling and safety skills. No need to bring a bike– you can borrow our bikes and take home a FREE […]
State leaders are supporting active transportation in Kansas. What’s next for the Sunflower State?
Together with our partners in the Healthy Communities Wyandotte Policy Committee, BikeWalkKC is advocating for the adoption of a Complete Streets ordinance as a means of improving the built environment and health outcomes in Wyandotte County. In the age of COVID-19, such legislation has taken on increased significance as a means of supporting frontline workers […]
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy The goal of the program is to provide safe, structured and effective strength training for older adults. The evidence-based curriculum used for this program is adapted by the University of Missouri extension faculty from the StrongWomen program designed by Dr. Miriam Nelson and Rebecca Seguin, MS, CSCS from Tufts University. The […]