Bikes. Friends. Adventure: The Bike Más Project to Empower Kids to be Active For Life at 22 Schools in the Grand Traverse Region this Fall

The Bike Más Project teaches confidence, independence, and bike safety skills to 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th graders through empowerment, education, and adventure. Mucho adventure!

Bike Más Project kids will:

  • Learn how to bike safe and bike smart
  • Develop bike repair and maintenance skills
  • Become a bike handling ninja.
  • Build confidence. Get fit. And have FUN!

Fall 2019 schedule:

Each session meets immediately after school and is 90 minutes long. The program begins/ends at school except for a few schools which will meet at the Clubhouse or Wheelhouse. Transportation from the school to the Clubhouse/Wheelhouse is not provided.

We meet once a week for 4 weeks and sessions start the week of September 16, 2019.


  • Children’s House (Meets at the Wheelhouse at 4:30pm)
  • Eastern (group 1)
  • East Middle (meets at the Wheelhouse at 4pm)
  • Elk Rapids-Cherryland Middle School
  • Northern Michigan Partnership (meets at the Wheelhouse at 2pm)
  • Northport (3rd-5th graders)
  • Westwoods
  • Woodland
  • Central Grade (group 2)


  • Central Grade (group 1)
  • Long Lake
  • Old Mission Peninsula (meets at Clubhouse at 4pm)
  • West Middle


  • Willow Hill (group 1)
  • Traverse Heights
  • TCAPS Montessori @ Glenn Loomis
  • Cherry Knoll
  • Northport – 6th-8th graders
  • Grand Traverse Academy (meets at the Wheelhouse at 4:30pm)
  • Elk Rapids – Lakeland


  • Blair
  • Pathfinder (meets at Clubhouse at 4:30pm)
  • Silver Lake
  • Eastern (group 2)


  • Courtade
  • Immaculate Conception
  • Trinity Lutheran
  • Willow Hill (group 2)

Helpful Information:

  • Bring a water bottle, helmet, bike and snack to all sessions.
  • Sessions are limited to five (5) participants. If 5 participants do not register, the session will be canceled and a refund provided.
  • Participants will meet the instructor in the school library immediately after dismissal.
  • If the host school is closed, no after school activities will be held per school policy. There is no guarantee of a make-up date in the case of inclement weather. Missed sessions will only be made up if schedules allow.
  • Bikes are available for participants to borrow from Norte’s Bike Library if needed.

Every Bike Mas Project participant will also receive:

  • a sweet Norte shirt – if you already have a shirt, you can score $10 off something in our very orange online store
  • a free family membership to our Clubhouse

    Program requirements:

  • A positive attitude
  • Can comfortably ride 5-8 miles (4th-5th grade) or 8-10 miles (6th-7th grade)
  • Cost:

  • $35
  • Registration:

    Program scholarships:

    Huge thanks to our sponsors for supporting happy, healthy, strong kids: