Bike Safety ‘Roundup’ Saturday With Bike Checkups, Fun, Free Helmets

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A Bike Safety “Roundup” for kids and families on Saturday, Aug. 18 will feature bike checks, bike helmet checks, and certificates of completion for participants. There will be plenty of free giveaways, opportunities to touch a truck and refreshments will be served.

Bike Safety Roundup Stamford EMS CPiers Bicycle

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The Bike Safety Roundup is from 9 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18 at Chelsea Piers with plenty of fun giveaways, including bike helmets to the first 100 children.

Bring your kids with their bikes and helmets to enjoy the fun at this FREE event! For those that don’t have a helmet, the first 100 kids will receive a free one, courtesy of Stamford EMS.

— an announcement from Stamford EMS

The event, presented by Stamford EMS and Safety4Kids (S4K), takes place from 9 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18 at Chelsea Piers, 1 Blachley Road in Stamford (go to Rt. 1, turn left at McDonald’s onto Blachley Road and drive down the road).

Kids will meet SeeMore the Safety Seal, mascot of S4K’s award-winning children’s safety, health and wellness series, “Seemore’s Playhouse.” This event is part of a year-long “Safety Step-Up” initiative presented by Stamford EMS and Safety4Kids (S4K) to raise the community’s safety awareness.

The Safety Step-Up initiative includes a series of safety events, community partnerships, and plenty of safety tips throughout the year to keep ourselves, our neighbors and our families safe. The next Safety Step-Up event will take place in September.

The event takes place through the generosity of several partners: Chelsea Piers Connecticut, Pacific Cycling & Triathlon, Stamford’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Stamford’s Street Smart Initiative, Stamford Police and Trader Joe’s.

Stamford Emergency Medical Services Inc., organized in 1992 is Connecticut’s only CAAS accredited EMS agency, responding to over 14,000 calls annually as a private, nonprofit organization.

To learn more, or to make a donation, visit stamfordems.org or call (203) 968-1118.

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