Bike Walk Wichita is a local non-profit organization that promotes safe active transportation in Wichita and South Central Kansas.
They host several events throughout the year that are open to the public, so feel free to join in the fun, or see the bike routes/bike paths on their website to find places to ride.
Free (or inexpensive) Bike/Walk Wichita events
They host several events or activities throughout the year that are open to anyone who would like to participate. Here are some of the upcoming Bike/Walk Wichita events on the schedule:
Saturday, June 18 – Fairmount Walk at 10 a.m. on the Redbud Trail. Meet at the parking lot of Fairmount Coffee. Checkout the Facebook event page here.
Tuesday, June 21 – Sculpture Glow / Shockers Under the Stars / “Encanto” Screening from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Ulrich Museum of Art. Sculpture Glow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., FREE Bicycle Repair from 8 p.m .to 9 p.m., and “Encanto” screening to begin at 9 p.m.
Sunday, June 26 – Fairmount Walk at 2 p.m. to walk on the Redbud Trail in the afternoon. Meet at Fairmount Park at the corner of 15th & Gentry, checkout the Facebook Event to confirm before you head out.
2022 Walking Book Club will meet monthly for a walk and talk at the Great Plains Nature Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. January – May and October – December. June – September, the club meets from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. The books for each month are already listed for the whole year on their Facebook Event.
Bike Walk Wichita also offers a variety of bicycling classes throughout the year, for everyone from beginner to advanced riders. Here is just a sample of the classes they make available:
- Introduction to Bicycling in Wichita
- Ready to Roll – Basic Bike Maintenance
- Confident City Cycling
- Long Distance Cycling ICT
- Group Cycling
- Learn to Ride
- Yoga for Cyclists
- League-certified Cycling Instructor
The classes and workshops are all very affordably priced. To see a description and schedule of classes and other activities Bike Walk Wichita has planned, visit their website at BikeWalkWichita.org
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