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Posted on September 1, 2021 at 12:15 pm by Lisa Atwood
As students are now back to in person learning, the Safe Routes to School program encourages each school to raise awareness of reducing car traffic and improve walking and biking safety near the schools. Walk and Roll to School Days are great opportunities to gather as a community, encourage physical activity, and promote safety in your neighborhoods and near schools.
This year, International Walk to School Day is October 6, 2021. Although students are back on campus, this fall may still look different. The Safe Routes to School program encourages participation throughout the month of October in a way that feels more appropriate and comfortable for each school and family, whether it is by taking a walk to school or at home.
Here are some ideas to celebrate Walk to School Day at school or from home:
Want to plan a school-based event and need some help? Contact Safe Routes to School Coordinator Andre-Anne Cadieux.