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iCan Bike

The goal of iCan Bike is to teach children with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheeled bicycle and become lifelong independent riders. Children will use adapted bicycles and receive 75 minutes of specialized instruction each day.

Your child should:
  • be able to walk independently without assistive devices;
  • be able to side step to both sides;
  • wear a properly fitted bike helmet;
  • not exceed the weight maximum of 220 pounds;
  • have a minimum inseam (inside leg length) of 20 inches
  • be able to follow basic instructions in a group setting;
  • be motivated to learn to ride a bike;
  • be able to attend all 5 days.
Please note: Parents must attend an orientation on July 3 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Clarkson Community Centre, 2475 Truscott Dr., Mississauga. For the program itself, participants are assigned a 75-minute session which they must attend each day. (Upon acceptance to the program, clients will indicate their top three session preferences.)
Age: 8 – 18
July 24 – 28 (5 sessions, Monday to Friday)
Locations and times:
Mississauga: Carmen Corbasson Community Center, 1399 Cawthra Road
Session 1: 8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Session 2: 10:05  – 11:20 a.m.
Session 3: 11:40 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Session 4: 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Session 5: 3:35 – 4:50 p.m.

Program fee: $150
Last Modified: 2/22/2017 2:05:26 PM
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