Things to do this week:

Tue
04
Oct

Aster College Park will be hosting a Bike Basics 101 event in partnership with College Park Bicycles

Aster College Park Bike Event

College Park, MD

maintenance

Meetup / Partner Event

Tue
04
Oct

Hear about Prince George’s County planning, parks, and recreation FY23 budget forum with M-NCPPC.

Prince George’s County M-NCPPC Planning Board Budget Forum (1 of 2)

Online

advocacy low stress network Maryland

Meetup

Wed
05
Oct

Sign up to testify and demand safe streets action from the DC Council. Click through for details on signing up.

DC Council Hearing on Impoundment Reform Act and Traffic Safety in the District

Online

advocacy DC DC Council low stress network

Meetup

Thu
06
Oct

Join a walking tour highlighting mixed use development and efforts to improve walking and biking around downtown Largo.

Downtown Largo Walking Tour & Smart Growth Social

Largo Hospital (University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center)

advocacy Free Maryland online Prince George's County

Meetup

Sat
08
Oct

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

SOLD OUT

Adult Learn to Ride

Carter Barron, DC

adult education DC Learn to Ride

Class

Sat
08
Oct

Join Lime Connect’s annual fundraiser ride with marked courses, aid stations, food, beer, massages and more! Courses for riders of all experience levels, join this ride to help provide scholarships for high school seniors with disabilities.

Lime Connect Century Ride

Reston

featured Virginia

Ride / Partner Event

Featured Events

WABA members are at the forefront of our fight for a transportation system that works for everyone in the region. Your membership allows us to achieve our mission of empowering people to ride bikes, build connections and transform places.

2022 Membership Drive

Sept 20 - Oct 3

Everywhere!

featured membership drive

Meetup / WABA Signature Event

Tue
04
Oct

Aster College Park will be hosting a Bike Basics 101 event in partnership with College Park Bicycles

Aster College Park Bike Event

College Park, MD

maintenance

Meetup / Partner Event

Sat
08
Oct

Join Lime Connect’s annual fundraiser ride with marked courses, aid stations, food, beer, massages and more! Courses for riders of all experience levels, join this ride to help provide scholarships for high school seniors with disabilities.

Lime Connect Century Ride

Reston

featured Virginia

Ride / Partner Event

Wed
12
Oct

WABA’s turning 50, and we’re celebrating!

WABA’s 50th Anniversary Jubilee

District Winery

featured

Meetup / WABA Signature Event

Fri
21
Oct

A brand new, fully supported ride promising a one-of-a-kind weekend of cycling, food, music, and celebration. Every dollar raised will fund cancer research at Georgetown Lombardi. Register to ride 25, 50, or 100 miles.

Bellringer

featured Long Ride

Ride / Partner Event

Sat
29
Oct

Join the Ward 8 Bike Ride. Bikes and helmets provided!

Ward 8 Bike Ride

Wheeler Road Southeast & Valley Avenue Southeast

Ride / Partner Event

All Upcoming Events:

Tue
04
Oct

Prince George’s County M-NCPPC Planning Board Budget Forum (1 of 2)

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Online

Hear about Prince George’s County planning, parks, and recreation FY23 budget forum with M-NCPPC.

Meetup

Meetup details:
✓ advocacy
✓ low stress network
✓ Maryland

 
Wed
05
Oct

DC Council Hearing on Impoundment Reform Act and Traffic Safety in the District

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Online

Sign up to testify and demand safe streets action from the DC Council. Click through for details on signing up.

Meetup

Meetup details:
✓ advocacy
✓ DC
✓ DC Council
✓ low stress network

 
Thu
06
Oct

Downtown Largo Walking Tour & Smart Growth Social

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Largo Hospital (University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center)

Join a walking tour highlighting mixed use development and efforts to improve walking and biking around downtown Largo.

Meetup

Meetup details:
✓ advocacy
✓ Free
✓ Maryland
✓ online
✓ Prince George's County

 
Sat
08
Oct

W&OD Trail Invasive Plant Removal

Saturday, October 8, 2022

W&OD Trail Entrance (2308 Jackson Parkway Vienna, VA)

Join NOVA Parks and Fairfax County for a day of service removing invasive species from the W&OD Trail.

Meetup

Meetup details:
✓ events
✓ Fairfax County
✓ Free
✓ service
✓ trails
✓ Virginia
✓ w&od trail

 
Sat
08
Oct

Confident City Cycling

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Bethesda Rescue Squad Parking Lot, Bethesda

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

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ bethesda
✓ city cycling
✓ Montgomery County

 
SOLD OUT
Sat
08
Oct

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Carter Barron, DC

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

Class

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ DC
✓ Learn to Ride

 
Sun
09
Oct

Confident City Cycling

Sunday, October 9, 2022

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

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ Alexandria
✓ city cycling

 
Sun
09
Oct

Basic Skills Clinic

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Jones Point Park, Alexandria

This clinic is a chance to practice basic skills in an open parking lot with instructor assistance.

Class

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ Basic Skills Clinic

 
Wed
12
Oct

Friends of the DC Streetcar Candidate Forum

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Online

Neutral candidate forum for the DC at-large council race. Cosponsors include The Hill is Home and WABA

Meetup

Meetup details:
✓ DC
✓ Free
✓ online

 
SOLD OUT
Sat
15
Oct

Youth Learn to Ride Class

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Carter Barron, DC

A fun, intuitive class for children aged 6-12 who have never ridden a bike before or have tried to learn and have not been successful.

Class

Class details:
✓ DC
✓ Learn to Ride
✓ youth education

 
Sat
15
Oct

Alexandria Family
E-bike Demo

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Jones Point Park, Alexandria, VA

Check out the latest in e-bikes with Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee (BPAC), Lime, and local shops.

Meetup

Meetup details:
✓ Alexandria
✓ ebikes
✓ events
✓ family biking
✓ Free
✓ Virginia

 
Sat
15
Oct

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Quincy Street Parking Deck, Arlington

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

Class

Class details:
✓ Arlington
✓ Class
✓ Learn to Ride

 
SOLD OUT
Sun
16
Oct

Adult Learn to Ride + BIRD Scooter Training

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Westfield Montgomery Mall, Bethesda

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

Class

Class details:
✓ Learn to Ride
✓ Montgomery County

 
Tue
18
Oct

Prince George’s Pedestrian & Bicyclist Behavioral Study: Kickoff Meeting

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

TBD

Do connected, safe places to bike & walk encourage biking & walking? Inquiring Prince George’s planners want to know.

Meetup

Meetup details:
✓ advocacy
✓ low stress network
✓ Maryland

 
Thu
20
Oct

Northern Virginia Recreational Trails Summit

Thursday, October 20, 2022

NVRC Offices, Fairfax, VA

Join NVRC and partners for a Trails Summit on Thurs.,10/20, 10a-2p to discuss trails, parks, and regional coordination.

Meetup

Meetup details:
✓ capital trails coalition
✓ events
✓ Free
✓ NVRC
✓ trails
✓ Virginia

 
SOLD OUT
Sat
22
Oct

Youth Learn to Ride Class

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Jones Point Park, Alexandria

A fun, intuitive class for children aged 6-12 who have never ridden a bike before or have tried to learn and have not been successful.

Class

Class details:
✓ Alexandria
✓ Learn to Ride
✓ youth education

 
Sat
22
Oct

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Jones Point Park, Alexandria

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

Class

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ Alexandria
✓ Learn to Ride

 
Sat
22
Oct

WABA X LIME Present: Ebike Trail Riding Basics

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Quincy St. Parking Deck, Arlington

WABA and Lime’s Ebike Trail Riding Basics class teaches you the skills you need to ride safely, confidently and considerately on our region’s many trails and multi-use paths.

Class

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ city cycling
✓ ebikes
✓ LIME
✓ trail riding basics

 
New Date
Sat
22
Oct

Ward 2 Community Bike Ride with Councilmember Pinto

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Various stops in Ward 2

Join Ward 2 Councilmember Pinto for a community bike ride and share your priorities for safer streets.

Ride

Ride details:
✓ advocacy
✓ DC
✓ ward 2

 
Sun
23
Oct

Confident City Cycling

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Anacostia Park, Washington DC

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

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ city cycling
✓ DC

 
Sun
23
Oct

Adult Learn to Ride

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Kenilworth Park, DC

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

Class

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ DC
✓ Learn to Ride

 
RESCHEDULED FROM 10/1
Sat
29
Oct

Basic Skills Clinic + SPIN Scooter Training

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Montgomery College, Rockville

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

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ Basic Skills Clinic
✓ Montgomery County

 
RESCHEDULED FROM 9/11
Sun
30
Oct

Adult Learn to Ride

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Upper County Community Rec Center, Gaithersburg

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

Class

Class details:
✓ Learn to Ride
✓ Montgomery County

 
SOLD OUT
Sat
05
Nov

Adult Learn to Ride + LIME Scooter Training

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Wheaton Ice Arena, Wheaton

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

Class

Class details:
✓ Learn to Ride
✓ Montgomery County

 
Sat
05
Nov

Trail Riding Basics

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Kenilworth Park, DC

WABA’s Trail Riding Basics class teaches you the skills you need to ride safely, confidently and considerately on our region’s many trails and multi-use paths.

Class

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ city cycling
✓ DC

 
Sun
06
Nov

Trail Riding Basics

Sunday, November 6, 2022

Jones Point Park, Alexandria

WABA’s Trail Riding Basics class teaches you the skills you need to ride safely, confidently and considerately on our region’s many trails and multi-use paths.

Class

Class details:
✓ adult education
✓ Alexandria
✓ city cycling

 
SOLD OUT
Sat
12
Nov

Adult Learn to Ride

Saturday, November 12, 2022

GEICO, Chevy Chase

Learn to ride a bike in about three hours!

Class

Class details:
✓ Learn to Ride
✓ Montgomery County