Free bicycle safety camp set for July 9

Published 8:23 am Thursday, June 13, 2019

RUSSELL — Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, in conjunction with Tri-State Pediatrics, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Ashland Cycling Enthusiasts, will host the 21st annual OLBH Bicycle Safety Camp Tuesday, July 9 at Bellefonte Pavilion, 2000 Ashland Drive, Russell, beginning with registration and minor bike repair at 5:30 p.m. and the camp starting promptly at 6 p.m.

The free camp is for children ages 5-12. Participants will learn balance, handling, bike operation, safety and how to look for and dodge accident-causing situations. The Ashland Cycling Enthusiasts will provide minor bike repairs and safety education sessions. The Ashland Police Department will operate the safety course. Door prizes will be awarded and refreshments provided. Prizes include new bikes. Each participant is asked to bring a bike and any safety equipment.

The camp’s rain date will be Tuesday, July 16. To register for the OLBH Bicycle Safety Camp, call the OLBH CareLine at 606-833-CARE (2273) or email

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