St. Mary’s students experience the joy of cycling
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St. Mary’s students experience the joy of cycling

Marcel* was one of the last of his classmates to try the trike. Functionally blind, Marcel, an easy-going, but somber,  student, was happy just sitting on the side of the gym watching his ESII classmates at St. Mary’s High School learn to cycle.  Youth en Route was at St. Mary’s for a week in October to…

What to look forward to in Back-to-School 2023
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What to look forward to in Back-to-School 2023

Youth en Route is really excited about our fourth September of back to school. We are looking for new schools and projects to take on for the school year. It’s going to be a stellar year.  We’ve learned so much about how to break down the barriers youth face before they can choose active travel…

Adaptive Bike Project gets special kids rolling

Adaptive Bike Project gets special kids rolling

In July, Youth en Route applied for a “Return to Play grant from KidsSport Alberta that was funded through the Alberta government. Our goal was to provide bikes to special needs classes in High Schools across the city and give these students an opportunity to learn to ride. We’re now delivering our report to the…

Youth en Route delivers adaptive trikes to special classes in CBE High Schools
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Youth en Route delivers adaptive trikes to special classes in CBE High Schools

Everyone can ride a bike. Youth en Route empowers students to gain the confidence and skills they need to use a bike as transportation, no matter their abilities. We’ve been working to deliver adaptive tricycles to six Calgary Board of Education High Schools. To date, we’ve delivered nine new trikes, three loaned ones, and two…