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Bicycle Rodeo

Birtle Elementary School (Birtle, Manitoba)
School Division:  Park West School Division
Student Population (approximate):  104
Grade Level:  K-6

Contact:  Sandra Loeppky, Administrator
Phone Number: (204) 842-2808
Email:   sloeppky@pwsd.ca

Health Topics:

  • Safety and injury prevention

Individuals Involved:

  • Students
  • Staff
  • MPI & RCMP

Target Group:

  • Students

Details:

  • Manitoba Public Insurance and the RCMP gave presentations to students.  All bicycles were checked and students were taught how to properly fit helmets.  Students were advised of all signals and safety rules then went through a bicycle training course (on road application).  There was also an EMS presentation, demonstration and video, question and answer period, as well as draws for bicycle helmets.

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