2018-06-10 Trails Fest is almost here!!!

2018-06-10 Trails Fest is almost here!!!

Wow, time flies when your organizing a celebration!  Our 2nd Trails Fest is one week away.  It is happening on Sunday June 10th, 11am-5pm, at Kinsmen Park. (Check out the Facebook Event too!)

The Trails Festival is a celebration of all things bikes and trails!!  Our aim is to inspire people to get outside, have fun in the outdoors and enjoy trails in the Sault.  This is an outdoor party for those who like to get outdoors.

Activities will include:

  • Guided Rides
  • Sprockids Bike Obstacle Course
  • Bicycle demos (come and try out a new bike)
  • Bike check station
  • Bike wash station
  • Disk Golf demos
  • Kids Crafts
  • Food, coffee and local beer
  • Information and activity booths from local organizations
  • Pilates for cyclists
  • Roller Ski demos
  • Music by Adam

The club and partners are busy dreaming up additional activities, so consider this a partial list of all that will be on offer!

Building on last years success, this year will be bigger and better.  We have a lot of community partners that will be participating and helping us celebrate the outdoors.  Partners include:

  • Algoma Bicycle Company
  • Duke of Windsor Sports
  • Velorution Bike & Ski
  • City of Sault Ste Marie
  • Algoma Public Health
  • Outspoken Brewing
  • Cafe Natura
  • Voyageur Trail Association/Saulteaux Club
  • Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club
  • Hub Trail Festival
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Fit Bodies Fit Minds
  • Catalyst Fitness
  • Food Bank Farm
  • Country Way Health Food Store
  • IMBA Canada

Take a Kid Mountain Biking

We are excited to announce that this years Trails Fest is an official Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day event.  These events are held across the country and around the world to promote active living for kids.  In Canada, IMBA Canada organizes the program along with sponsors (MEC, Clif Bar, Sprockids, Parks Canada).  IMBA Canada and their sponsors will be providing some swag for the kids.

2018-Take a kid mtb poster

WANTED: Rhubarb

One of our participants is the Food Bank Farm (foodbankfarm.ca).  Food grown by the the Food Bank Farm is distributed by the Sault Ste. Marie Soup Kitchen Community Centre.  The Farm is seeking donations of rhubarb to support an educational program that teaches people to prepare and preserve fresh local food.  If you’ve got rhubarb, please consider harvesting some and bringing it to Trails Fest to support the awesome work of the Farm.