Supervised Bicycle Parkade & Bike-Bucks for Bike-to-Work week in Downtown Salmon Arm
Friday, May 20, 2016News Release May 19, 2016 Supervised Bicycle Parkade & Bike-Bucks for Bike-to-Work week in Downtown Salmon Arm The Shuswap, British Columbia – Shuswap Bike-to-Work Week organizers really want to make it easy for you to bicycle to work next week. And to eliminate the impediment of safely storing bikes they've set up Salmon Arm's first-ever week-long supervised Bicycle Parkade - free of charge.
Brand new Pocket Park gets kids out on bikes and trails
Friday, May 20, 2016News Release May 20, 2016 Brand new Pocket Park gets kids out on bikes and trails The Shuswap, British Columbia - It's official! The brand new CSRD Mt Tuam Community Bike Park is open in Blind Bay. The pocket park, funded and built by CSRD Parks in collaboration with the Shuswap Trail Alliance, is the perfect play spot for novice mountain bikers to practice riding on trails with a short easy green loop and a slightly more challenging but still short blue loop, plus an up trail to get you back to the start to try again.
Small safety improvements equal more people on bicycles
Tuesday, May 10, 2016News Release May 03, 2016 Small safety improvements equal more people on bicycles The Shuswap, British Columbia – With May designated as Shuswap Bike Month, advocates are highlighting the growing body of research pointing the way to creating healthier communities. The health and economic benefits of getting people out of cars and onto their own two feet or a bicycle are now well documented.
Shuswap Bike Month raises awareness for healthy communities
Tuesday, May 3, 2016News Release May 03, 2016 Shuswap Bike Month raises awareness for healthy communities The Shuswap, British Columbia – The evidence is becoming too compelling to ignore: how we design our communities for travel has a direct impact on how healthy we are – and, it seems, how wealthy. As the annual Bike-to-Work-and-School week approaches (May 30th – June 3rd), the local planning group in Salmon Arm is inviting residents throughout the Shuswap to use the entire month of May to highlight the benefits of walking and cycling.
Salmon Arm Bay Foreshore Trail Closed to Dogs during critical nesting season
Friday, April 15, 2016News Release April 18, 2016 Salmon Arm Bay Foreshore Trail Closed to Dogs during critical nesting season The Shuswap, British Columbia – The Salmon Arm Bay is having babies! Visitors to the popular foreshore trail are asked to take extra care this spring – including leaving their dogs at home – to ensure the many birds, amphibians, fish, and mammals that live in the nature reserve have ample space to nest and raise their young.
June is Paddle Month
Wed Jun 1, 2016 - Thu Jun 30, 2016
@ The Shuswap Paddle Centre and other locations
A full month of Blueways and Paddle Trails! Once you’ve got in the habit of daily walking and biking, it’s time to add a little paddling to the mix.
Working Together 6th Annual Traditional Powwow
Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:00 pm - Jun 26, 2016
@ Neskonlith Powwow Grounds (7 km west of Chase, BC)
Grand Entry at 7 pm Friday. Host Drum: Star Child, Vancouver, MC: Gord Cuthbert, Vancouver, Arena Director: Everett White, Arizona. Free Admission & Free Camping. Everyone welcome to attend.
Ride Don’t Hide 2016
Sun Jun 26, 2016 @ 8:00 am
@ Little Mountain Field of Dreams
Thousands of Canadians will get on their bikes and cycle together for mental health at Ride Don’t Hide. The Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual cycling fundraiser brings together Canadians of all ages and from all walks of life to help break the stigma and raise funds to improve mental health in their community.