Bike rodeo teaches rules of road to children

WHAT: Summer Bike Rodeo, hosted by the UT Health Science Center Police Department

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13

WHERE: Lot 11 (located near the intersection of Babcock Road and Louis Pasteur Drive) on the UT Health Science Center’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus.

WHO: Dozens of children ages 7 to12 of Health Science Center faculty, staff and students

NOTES: At the Summer Bike Rodeo, children will learn:

• bicycle skills (obstacle course)
• to ride safely (group ride)
• rules and laws of bicycling (class instruction)

Prizes, certificates and ribbons will be awarded. Food and drink will be provided to all participants by Student Life.


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