Department of Parks and Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation - iCan Bike Camp

 

iCan Bike is a camp designed to teach children with disabilities how to ride a two-wheeled bicycle. With their adapted bicycles, specialized instructional program, and trained staff  and volunteers, we're able to get most participants up and riding on a two-wheel bicycle in 5 days. Riders attend a 75 minute session for 5 consecutive days where they practice riding while accompanied and encouraged by volunteer spotters. Over the course of the week, we adjust the bikes as the rider's skill and confidence improves. Typically, by Wednesday or Thursday, riders will 'launch' on two wheels and many end up riding their own bikes by the last day!

Want to see how it looks?

Take 6 minutes to see this Arlington County video of LTTW in 2011; it will give you a sense of the camp works. And how well it works!

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We would like to thank our 2013 sponsors for supporting iCan Bike!

Holiday InnRed TopKiwanis
Whole Foods ArlingtonDomino's Pizza
Heidelberg Pastry ShoppeChick-fil-A
"We are still riding high after our great success last week from LTTW!"
- Susan (mother of a rider)
iCan Bike Camp
July 28-August 1, 2014
Kenmore Middle School
200 S. Carlin Springs Road
Arlington, VA 22204

Can 5 days change the life of a participant with a disabilities? Absolutely! Since summer 2009 we have helped 85 individuals go from THIS...

iCan Bike Camp

to...THIS in just 5 days of camp! This summer we're hoping for many more!

iCan Bike Camp

QUESTIONS? CAMP INFO

Questions? Feel free to contact Marianne Joy, iCan Bike Camp Director, 703-228-4774.

CONTACT US

Therapeutic Recreation Services
Langston-Brown Community Center
2121 North Culpeper Street
Arlington, Virginia 22207
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Last Modified: March 11, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611