The Ride2School Program is designed to make riding, walking, skating and scooting the normal mode of transport for students across Australia.

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Members: 26
Latest Activity: Apr 5, 2013

Ride2School is a behaviour change program that works to make riding and walking normal for kids while improving schools education outcomes.

Ride2School is a program for life.

Why do schools join Ride2School?

a. Improve their schools education outcomes
b. Be part of something bigger
c. Be part of a program that will help students grow and develop into healthy, vibrant, community conscious adolescents that take their positive habits of health and fitness into adulthood.
d. Join the existing 1900 schools already benefiting from the Ride2School programs benefits and features.

Benefits and what schools receive

a. Obvious benefits are:

it’s good for children’s health and fitness in the midst of growing prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes among youth. Promoting active travel assists in reducing traffic congestion around schools, it’s good for the environment and engaging school communities.

b. Beyond these obvious benefits schools also receive:

i. Access to years of knowledge & proven techniques
ii. Expert assistance from the Ride2School team
iii. Tailored solutions to the barriers schools face in encouraging active travel
iv. Tools and resources - including web based materials
v. Comprehensive communications and information updates
vi. Exclusive access to the Hands Up! survey system to monitor students travel patterns, track progress and win some great prizes
vii. Happy and healthy students that arrive at school energized, socialized and ready to learn.

What is your school waiting for? Join Ride2School today!

Contact the Ride2School Team
Ph: 03 8636 8888

Discussion Forum

Active travel from home to school

Started by Ride2School Jan 9, 2013. 0 Replies

We're now nine days into the New Year, we hope everyone is having a fantastic break. Being a new year, what better way to start it off as a healthy one.Active transport is a great way to encourage a…Continue

Tags: Active, travel, school, to, Riding

Why is active travel important at your school?

Started by Ride2School. Last reply by Katrina Smith Jun 16, 2010. 2 Replies

Why is active travel important at your school?

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