Finding ways for kids to use active travel around the community, like walking or wheeling, could help. Think about being active when you go to the store, library or a friend’s house, instead of using a car. Riding a bike to do chores is a great way to add physical activity to your family’s day.
Like many health habits, leading by doing is a good way to teach safe cycling skills. Here are some bike tips to think about with your child:
For more information on safe cycling visit www.ottawa.ca/cycling or contact Ottawa Public Health at 613-580-6744.