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Cycling Sunday and Fun Day on the Greenway

Posted on 4/17/2013 by Lynne Mitchell

Cycling Sunday and Fun Day on the Greenway

Bring the entire family to Cycling Sunday Fun Day on Sunday, May 19, 3:30- 6:00 PM. Cyclists, skaters and pedestrians can enjoy a 1-mile loop route that will be closed to automobile travel. For more family fun, an adjacent stretch of greenway will have games, educational booths, and other activities. This FREE event is great for people of all ages!

The Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County elementary school that has the greatest participation in this event will receive $400 in PE equipment. What a great way to have fun and support your local elementary school! Get outside and cycle, walk or skate in an auto-free zone and enjoy the beauty around Old Salem. Note: helmets are required for cyclists and skaters. Registration and parking are at Gateway Family Practice (390 West Salem Avenue). There is no charge for this event.

Greenway exhibitors:

  • AARF
  • Brenner Fit
  • Safe Kids
  • Cancer Services
  • BeHealthy School Kids
  • TRU (tobacco reality unfiltered)
  • WS Greenway
  • Bicycle Co-op

Greenway activities:

  • Face painting
  • Corn hole
  • Hula hoops
  • Jump ropes
  • Parachute games
  • Field games (relay race)
  • Bike decorating
  • Helmit fitting

In the event of inclement weather the day of the event, call 703-3110. This event is sponsored by, the City of Winston-Salem Department of Transportation, the Forsyth County Health Department, the Sustainability Resource Center and the Winston-Salem Urban Area Bicycle & Pedestrian Program.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Forsyth County Department of Public Health is to prevent disease and promote a healthy community through regulation, education and partnerships.

Adopted by the Board of Health 10/2/13.

Accredited Health Department 2009-2013

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