Active & Safe Routes to School



Saturday, October 17th (Rain date Saturday, October 24th)
Scooter Leader Training Session
Hubbards Recreation Centre

This session is designed to teach youth and adults how to lead the Making Tracks Scootering program for children and youth in their communities.  During this session you will learn about safety, knowing equipment, scooter control and pushing, riding, turning, how to pick a safe route and lots of other fun skills.  Beginners are welcome and even experienced scooterers will learn some tips and tricks. By the end of the session participants will be able to demonstrate to others what they have learned and hopefully lead a session of their own.

Required: Ability to ride a scooter; a scooter and properly fitted multi-sport or cycling helmet (these may be made available if asked for in advance); suitable clothes for the weather
Fee: No fee; however, pre-registration is required
Registration: Space is limited to 15; to pre-register or for more information contact Samantha Wilson at 902-857-1133 or

This free program is made possible with the generous support of the Hubbards Area Recreation Association.


Date: October 23rd
Introduction to Making Tracks Scootering Leader Training Program
Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm
Location: Citadel High School, outside

Scootering popularity is quickly on the rise because it is fun, easily learned and affordable.  This outdoors session is a hands-on introduction to the Making Tracks Scooter Leader Training Program for children and youth.  During this session Expert Trainer Adam Berry will teach the components of the program including the fundamental movement skills covered and school curriculum links.  Topics may include safety, knowing equipment, scooter control, pushing, riding, turning and lots of other fun skills.  Beginners are welcome and even experienced scooterers will learn some tips and tricks. If time permits participants can practice their skills at the nearby Commons and/or Skate Park.  All equipment is provided.  Please come dressed for the outdoors.

To participate in this session you must be pre-registered with the Physical and Health Literacy Conference.  To find out more and to register visit


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Fax: (902) 405-3716
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