Oh what fun, it is to ride in the cold and frosty air! Winter Bike Week is back, and we have an awesome line-up of events from Feb. 5th -Feb 11th:
Winter Bike Week – Kick-Off Pancake Breakfast
Date: FEB 5 Time: 7 am – 9 am
LOCATION: 5553 Bloomfield Street
We will be kicking off Winter Bike Week with pancakes at the HCC office! Join us for pancakes (with real maple syrup of course!), hot-chocolate, and fruit to motivate you to get on your bike for the first day of Winter Bike Week.
Winter Bike Maintenance Workshop!
Date: FEB 7th TIME: 6-8 pm
Location: Dal Bike Centre
Drop by the Dal Bike Centre between 6pm and 8pm on Tuesday to learn about winter bike maintenance! Feel free to bring your bikes and your questions! All are welcome!
Public Lecture – A Winterful Waterfront Event
Winter Happiness: Perspectives from Healthcare, Placemaking and Psychology
Date: FEB 8 Time: 6:30pm
Location: 5410 Spring Garden Road
What makes a livable winter city? The lecture will explore the intersection of urban design, winter and mental health. Robin will share insights gained from his experience working as a health care professional in mental health, placemaking initiatives he has helped organize, and his current research in neuroscience where he explores the causal link between urban design and mental health.
The public lecture is free, and open to all.
This event is part of Winterful Waterfront Weekend, brought to you by Waterfront Development, Fusion HFX, and the Halifax Cycling Coalition.
International Winter Bike to Work Day
DATE: FEB 9th TIME: 7 am – 9 am
LOCATION: #1 Macdonald Bridge, Dartmouth Entrance
LOCATION: #2 Dalhousie Student Union Building
On Feb 9th, the world rides with you! International Winter Bike to Work day is an incentive for cyclists to strap on their helmet and ride to work in the snow. From 7-9AM, Rise & Grind stations will be set-up with coffee & snacks to give you an extra boost of energy for your winter commute!
Ride down to the Waterfront this weekend to check out what is going on Feb. 10th & 111th! The Waterfront will be a fun and exciting place to be! Fire, food, hot drinks, snow painting*, music, alfresco movie(s), snowshoeing*, outdoor crokinole*, polar dip, portable sauna, winter yoga, and so much more.
Activities run from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday, February 10 and 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 11. Official kick-off at noon on Saturday by one of Halifax’s most popular up-and-coming Town Criers, Will Brewer. *snow permitting
*Pending* Frost Bike Ride: A Winterful Waterfront Event
DATE: February, 11th TIME: 11 am
LOCATION: Halifax Central Library
A fun, family friendly tour of Halifax by bike. The perfect excuse to spend a morning outside with the family and enjoy the feeling of riding together in the cold and frosty air! We will meet outside the Halifax Central Library and end the ride at the Halifax Waterfront with some hot apple cider and fresh cookies.
ALL WEEK! FREE YOGA @ MOKSHA
Location: 1512 Dresden Row, Halifax
Moksha Yoga is offering free hot yoga for cyclist during Halifax Winter Bike Week! Stretch out your muscles, and enjoy some moments of warmth and tranquility at the beautiful Moksha Studio. The hot yoga sequencing will leave your mind and body refreshed and ready to ride all week long. *You must show your bicycle helmet at check-in to be eligible for this deal*
ALL WEEK! SPIN TO WIN @ HALIFAX CYCLES
Location: 6056 Almon St, Halifax,
Anyone arriving at Halifax Cycles by bicycle can draw a discount card for up to %40 off everything in stock. Roll on by Halifax Cycles and spin to win!