January's Balance Bike Clinic

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For those interested, here's some data on January's Balance Bike Clinic at Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside:

  • 65 (adults + their children) total individuals are attending.
  • 26 kids are registered.
  • 6 are new attendees.
  • 26 are returning attendees.
  • 13 families bought bikes (we had our Holiday Sale in December).
  • 6 are returning riders on pedal bikes.
  • 12 families are renting bikes.
  • 2 families needed to rent helmets.
  • 12 families bought helmets.
  • the youngest child attending was 9-months-old.
  • the oldest child attending was 9-years-old.
  • 17 kids were siblings.
  • the youngest parent attending was 25-years-old.
  • the oldest parent attending was 49-years-old.
  • 1 parent was pregnant.
  • one uncle attended.
  • two grandparents were in attendance with the oldest at 75-years-old.
  • 20+ rides were given/taken on our Xtracycle Cargo Node (family cargo bike).
  • registrants are from Seaside, Monterey, Salinas, Marina, Santa Cruz, Castroville, and Prunedale.
  • attendees self-identified as Native American, Latino, Latin@, Lakota, Jewish, Hispanic, Asian, Middle Eastern, Mexican, Black, Filipino, mixed-race, and/or white.
  • the primary language(s) spoken by most attendees was Spanish, Arabic, and English.
  • and 17 registrants needed to use our "Scholarship: Pay What You Can" option.

A special thank you to our Community Sponsors who continue to invest in FoCMC and support our efforts to center the needs of families of color and develop equitable access to resources through advocacy, education, and community building: Bernard Green, LCI; Bonnie Rose Fernandez, LMFT; Ord Terrace Elementary School in Seaside; Rooster Wheels Bike Shop in Marina; Stampede Bikes; WOOMBIKES USA; and Xtracycle.