Fun

Things to do soon:

Sat
22
Jun

2024 Bike to the BBQ Battle

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Ride - Partner Event

Franklin Park

Franklin Park

Join us for a fun ride through the city, culminating in a lively festival– the Giant BBQ Battle– near the National Mall. Not only will you enjoy a social and scenic bike ride and a festival full of great food and music, but your participation will also support Bike Camp – a free, weeklong summer camp for students.

 

Ride - Partner Event

Sat
22
Jun

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Class

Quincy St. Parking Deck, Arlington

Quincy St. Parking Deck, Arlington

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

 

Class

Sat
22
Jun

Youth Learn to Ride

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Class

Colin Powell Academy, Fort Washington

Colin Powell Academy, Fort Washington

Learn to ride a bike!

 

Class

Sun
23
Jun

Basic Skills Clinic and Scooter Training

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Class

Wheaton Ice Arena, Wheaton

Wheaton Ice Arena, Wheaton

Basic Skills Clinics are the next step for those who recently took a Learn to Ride class or who have not been on a bike in some time.

 

Class

Sun
23
Jun

WABA x goDCgo Youth Learn to Ride

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Class

Pennsylvania Ave Baptist Church, Washington DC

Pennsylvania Ave Baptist Church, Washington DC

Learn to ride a bike!

 

Class

Mon
24
Jun

Simple Adjustments Shop Seminar – Conte’s Bike Shop

Monday, June 24, 2024

Class - Partner Event

All Conte's Bike Shop locations

All Conte's Bike Shop locations

Join the Conte’s Crew each month for a series of events aimed at answering all of your bike-related questions. Whether you want to learn how to fix a flat, clean your bike, or just get a better feel for general maintenance, we’ve got you covered!

 

Class - Partner Event

All Events

Applications Open 6/3

Become a WABA Instructor!

Applications Open 6/3

August 9th-11th, 2024

August 9th-11th, 2024,

Why Teach with WABA? What is an LCI? League Cycling Instructors (LCIs) are certified by the League of American Bicyclists to teach bike safety classes to children and adults. Instructors help people to feel more secure when getting on a bike, whether it is their first time, or they are looking to incorporate riding into their daily […]

 

Class

Sat
22
Jun

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Class

Quincy St. Parking Deck, Arlington

Quincy St. Parking Deck, Arlington

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

 

Class

Sat
22
Jun

Youth Learn to Ride

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Class

Colin Powell Academy, Fort Washington

Colin Powell Academy, Fort Washington

Learn to ride a bike!

 

Class

Sat
22
Jun

2024 Bike to the BBQ Battle

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Ride - Partner Event

Franklin Park

Franklin Park

Join us for a fun ride through the city, culminating in a lively festival– the Giant BBQ Battle– near the National Mall. Not only will you enjoy a social and scenic bike ride and a festival full of great food and music, but your participation will also support Bike Camp – a free, weeklong summer camp for students.

 

Ride - Partner Event

Sun
23
Jun

Basic Skills Clinic and Scooter Training

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Class

Wheaton Ice Arena, Wheaton

Wheaton Ice Arena, Wheaton

Basic Skills Clinics are the next step for those who recently took a Learn to Ride class or who have not been on a bike in some time.

 

Class

Sun
23
Jun

WABA x goDCgo Youth Learn to Ride

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Class

Pennsylvania Ave Baptist Church, Washington DC

Pennsylvania Ave Baptist Church, Washington DC

Learn to ride a bike!

 

Class

Mon
24
Jun

Simple Adjustments Shop Seminar – Conte’s Bike Shop

Monday, June 24, 2024

Class - Partner Event

All Conte's Bike Shop locations

All Conte's Bike Shop locations

Join the Conte’s Crew each month for a series of events aimed at answering all of your bike-related questions. Whether you want to learn how to fix a flat, clean your bike, or just get a better feel for general maintenance, we’ve got you covered!

 

Class - Partner Event

Tue
25
Jun

Webinar: Making Street Art in DC

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Class

Zoom

Zoom

Come learn about the ways the DC government, local organizations, artists, and residents work together to create vibrant art throughout DC’s neighborhood streets!

 

Class

Tue
25
Jun

Check out concepts for Gateway Park!

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Meetup

1000 Wilson Blvd (Floor 20)

1000 Wilson Blvd (Floor 20)

Staff will present and solicit feedback on 3 concepts for Gateway Park on 6/25, based on a first round of community engagement.

 

Meetup

Wed
26
Jun

Popsicle Social!

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Meetup

Anacostia Park

Anacostia Park

Join the DC Trail Rangers for another summer of Popsicle Socials on Anacostia River Trail!

 

Meetup

Fri
28
Jun

We ♥️ Trails: W&OD Trail Meetup

Friday, June 28, 2024

Meetup

W&OD Trail & Great Falls St, Falls Church, VA

W&OD Trail & Great Falls St, Falls Church, VA

WABA and friends will be out on the W&OD on 6/28 in Falls Church for conversation, giveaways, and to hear from YOU!

 

Meetup

Sat
29
Jun

Youth Learn to Ride

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Class

Jones Point Park, Alexandria

Jones Point Park, Alexandria

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

 

Class

Sat
29
Jun

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Class

16701 Melford Blvd, Bowie

16701 Melford Blvd, Bowie

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

 

Class

Sun
30
Jun

Family Learn to Ride

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Class

Carter Barron, Washington D.C.

Carter Barron, Washington D.C.

The whole family can learn to ride a bike in about two hours!

 

Class

Sun
30
Jun

Alexandria Black History Ride

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Ride

Waterfront Park (1 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA)

Waterfront Park (1 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA)

Learn about & celebrate the history of Alexandria’s Black residents on this 11-mile tour, hosted by Alexandria BPAC.

 

Ride

Sun
30
Jun

E-bike Confident City Cycling

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Class

Jones Point Park, Alexandria

Jones Point Park, Alexandria

More joy, less stress! Confident City Cycling teaches you the skills you need to ride safely and confidently on streets, bike lanes, and in traffic.

 

Class

Sun
07
Jul

Bicycling Advocates Meetup – Prince George’s County

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Meetup

Proteus Bikes

Proteus Bikes

Come chat, meet other cyclists and advocates, and share your thoughts about community needs and WABA’s advocacy agenda for summer-fall 2024 and beyond.

 

Meetup

Sat
13
Jul

The Great Bicycle Tour of the Historic C&O Canal

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Ride - Partner Event

Boonsboro, MD

Boonsboro, MD

REGISTER NOW for the best 4 days of the summer! Join San Mar on a fully supported ride along the C&O Canal July 13-16, 2024. No hills, no headwinds and no cars. Plenty of food, lots of support, ride at your own pace, well organized. All for the benefit of local kids and families!

 

Ride - Partner Event

Sat
13
Jul

Ward 5 Family Bike Ride!

Saturday, July 13, 2024

- Partner Event

Reservoir Park Playground

Reservoir Park Playground

Join WABA and Ward 5 Family Biking for an “Under the Sea” themed ride on Saturday, June 8!

 

- Partner Event

Wed
17
Jul

Popsicle Social!

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Meetup

Anacostia Park

Anacostia Park

Join the DC Trail Rangers for another summer of Popsicle Socials on Anacostia River Trail!

 

Meetup

Thu
18
Jul

Trail Ranger Coffee Hour

Thursday, July 18, 2024

Meetup

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

Join the Trail Rangers for a cup of coffee on the Met Branch Trail!

 

Meetup

Sat
20
Jul

Hill Family Biking: Yards Park Splash Pad Ride

Saturday, July 20, 2024

Ride

Join a family-friendly ride down to Yards Park Splash Pad to cool off with ice cream and fun in the splash pad.

 

Ride

DC Explorers Bike Camp!

July 22 - 26

2826 Q St SE, Washington, DC 20020

July 22 - 26, 2826 Q St SE, Washington, DC 20020

DC Explorers Bike Camp is a free, weeklong summer bike camp for students in grades 3-8.

 

Class - Promoted Event

Sat
27
Jul

Tales & Trails: The Bonus Army and Birth of the GI Bill

Saturday, July 27, 2024

Ride

Marion Barry Avenue SouthEast & Anacostia Drive

Marion Barry Avenue SouthEast & Anacostia Drive

Did you know that in 1932 over 20,000 Black and white World War I veterans camped in Anacostia Park for two months for just compensation for their combat pay?

 

Ride

Mon
29
Jul

Bike Fit Shop Seminar – Conte’s Bike Shop

Monday, July 29, 2024

Class - Partner Event

All Conte's Bike Shop locations

All Conte's Bike Shop locations

Join the Conte’s Crew each month for a series of events aimed at answering all of your bike-related questions. Whether you want to learn how to fix a flat, clean your bike, or just get a better feel for general maintenance, we’ve got you covered!

 

Class - Partner Event

Earn-A-Bike Camp!

July 29 - Aug 2

2826 Q St SE, Washington, DC 20020

July 29 - Aug 2, 2826 Q St SE, Washington, DC 20020

Earn-a-Bike Camp is a free, weeklong summer bike camp open to students in grades 6 through 12

 

Class - Promoted Event

Tysons Walk-Bike-Roll Campaign

Through 7/31

Tysons, VA

Through 7/31, Tysons, VA

Walk or bike in Tysons to earn prizes! Track your journey along one or all 4 routes, through 7/31.

 

Ride

Thu
15
Aug

Trail Ranger Coffee Hour

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Meetup

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

Join the Trail Rangers for a cup of coffee on the Met Branch Trail!

 

Meetup

Wed
21
Aug

Popsicle Social!

Wednesday, August 21, 2024

Meetup

Anacostia Park

Anacostia Park

Join the DC Trail Rangers for another summer of Popsicle Socials on Anacostia River Trail!

 

Meetup

Wed
18
Sep

Popsicle Social!

Wednesday, September 18, 2024

Meetup

Anacostia Park

Anacostia Park

Join the DC Trail Rangers for another summer of Popsicle Socials on Anacostia River Trail!

 

Meetup

Thu
19
Sep

Trail Ranger Coffee Hour

Thursday, September 19, 2024

Meetup

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

Join the Trail Rangers for a cup of coffee on the Met Branch Trail!

 

Meetup

Save the date.
Sat
21
Sep

The 50 States Ride

Save the date.

Saturday, September 21, 2024

Ride - WABA Signature Event

DC

DC

Ride all the state named avenues (plus California St, Ohio Drive, and Columbia Road) in the District.

 

Ride - WABA Signature Event

Sun
22
Sep

Tales & Trails: The Parks of Capitol Hill

Sunday, September 22, 2024

Ride

Marion Barry Avenue SouthEast & Anacostia Drive

Marion Barry Avenue SouthEast & Anacostia Drive

Did you know that the history of Washington, DC can be told through its parks?

 

Ride

Thu
17
Oct

Trail Ranger Coffee Hour

Thursday, October 17, 2024

Meetup

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

Join the Trail Rangers for a cup of coffee on the Met Branch Trail!

 

Meetup

Sat
26
Oct

BellRinger

Saturday, October 26, 2024

Ride - Paid Listing

Georgetown University

Georgetown University

A top-notch, fully supported Ride from Georgetown University into scenic Maryland. Gear up for live music, great food, a scenic ride through Maryland, and your biggest fans cheering you on as you Ride to end cancer. Pick between 25, 50, and 100 mile routes and commit to raise funds for cancer research.

 

Ride - Paid Listing

Save the date!
Sat
02
Nov

The Cider Ride

Save the date!

Saturday, November 2, 2024

Ride - WABA Signature Event

DC & Prince George's County Trails

DC & Prince George's County Trails

Autumn leaves, hot cider, and smooth pavement. Does life get much better?

 

Ride - WABA Signature Event

Thu
21
Nov

Trail Ranger Coffee Hour

Thursday, November 21, 2024

Meetup

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

Join the Trail Rangers for a cup of coffee on the Met Branch Trail!

 

Meetup

Thu
19
Dec

Trail Ranger Coffee Hour

Thursday, December 19, 2024

Meetup

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

4th & S St NE on the Met Branch Trail

Join the Trail Rangers for a cup of coffee on the Met Branch Trail!

 

Meetup

SAVE THE DATE
Wed
26
Feb

WABA’s 2025 Annual Member Meeting

SAVE THE DATE

Wednesday, February 26, 2025

Meetup - WABA Signature Event

Join WABA at the 2025 Annual Member Meeting.

 

Meetup - WABA Signature Event