Where: Exhibit Hall E behind 3700 booths
When: All weekend!
Who: Kids accompanied by adults. Hosted by Early Childhood Mobility Coalition
What: The Kids Arena at the Philly Bike Expo takes a significant step up in 2022 with fun and educational activities under the management of the Early Childhood Mobility Coalition
Activities for children*, running all day Saturday and Sunday, include:
- Painting a variety of surfaces: faces, canvas, rocks
- Fun with balloons
- Foundation-level balance bike games, and higher skills including wheelie demos and instruction for kids ready to give it a go
- Introductions to bicycle parts and basic bike maintenance
*Parental presence is required.
Instructors from the League of American Bicyclists will be present to lead skills sessions, while Safe Routes to School representatives will present information and education for parents about childhood and parental readiness for cycling, as well as the suitability of the local community, schools and infrastructure.
Scheduled Programs include:
- Tinkering for Tots,
- Learn how to wheelie with DBLOCKS,
- Basic Bike Maintenance for Kids 8 – 80,
- Q&A with 13 year old bike repair tech wizard, Dom Pecora
The Early Childhood Mobility Coalition team looks forward to meeting you and your children at the Philly Bike Expo!