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iCanBike

iCanBikeImg Learning to ride a two-wheeled bicycle is a major milestone in anyone’s life. When learning is a challenge, the accomplishment and its impact can be even greater. iCan Shine Bike Camp (iCanBike) uses adapted bicycles, a specialized instructional program and trained staff to enable individuals with disabilities to learn to ride a two-wheeled bicycle.

The iCanBike Camp will take place July 8 - 12, 2019, at the Buffalo Niagara Court Center (BNCC), 425 Meyer Road, West Seneca, NY 14224. A mandatory meeting for parents/caregivers only will be held on Sunday, July 7, from 3 – 4 p.m. at BNCC.

Requirements for participation:

  • Minimum of 8 years of age
  • Able to sidestep to both sides
  • Have a disability
  • Able to attend camp all 5 days
  • Able to walk without assistive device
  • Maximum weight 220 lbs.
  • Willing and able to wear a properly-fitted bike helmet
  • Minimum inseam of 20” (measure from floor while rider is wearing sneakers)
  • Information regarding the rider's health and disability must be disclosed to ensure that camp staff and volunteers can properly serve the rider's needs.

Registration for 2019 is full. To join the waitlist for 2020 or for additional questions, email wnylearntoride@yahoo.com or call 716.817.7204.

Western New York 1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231 | Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

Rochester 1860 Buffalo Road | Rochester, NY 14624 | Phone 585.441.9300 | Fax 585.441.9398

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