cycle in the city

Looking for a great way to see the city and stay fit?  Starting Sunday, May 19, the Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play in Onondaga County program, the City of Syracuse, and numerous other partners will be offering a series of “Cycle in the City” bicycle rides.  The rides will provide an opportunity for residents to visit different areas of the city and see some of the sites the city has to offer through guided bicycle rides.

Cycle in the City will take place each month from May to October.  Additional dates for the Sunday rides are June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, and October 6.  All rides will depart at 9:00 AM from the Syracuse Parks and Recreation offices back parking lot, located at 412 Spencer Street.   All bike rides are 10 miles.  A different area of the city will be highlighted each month.  Riders must be 12 years of age or older and helmets are required for every rider.   Rides are free and pre-registration is not required.

Riding a bicycle is good for your health and is also good for the environment.  Those who ride bicycles regularly for either transportation or recreation may have reduced rates of disease and increased cardiovascular fitness.   Biking is also an activity that is environmentally friendly, utilizes no fuel, and creates no air or noise pollution.

Come join us for a morning of fun and fitness!  For more information, please contact the Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play in Onondaga County program at 435-3280.