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FIRST STOP FOR BUS SAFETY

Wed, 7 Jun, 2017

News item: First Riders 2017

Is your child a first-time bus rider? Join us on Thursday, August 31 at Northlands Park for First Riders! This free program gives students and their parents a chance to become familiar with the bus riding experience before the first day of school. Climb on board to help your child learn to ride the bus safely and with confidence.

WHO’S IT FOR?

First Riders is for:

  • Pre-Kindergarten children
  • Kindergarten and Grade 1 students
  • Grade 7 students transitioning to the Edmonton Transit System

Wondering whether your child is eligible for yellow bus service? Learn more about eligibility and applying for yellow bus service.

LOCATION

Northlands Park at 112 Avenue and Wayne Gretzky Drive. View a map of the event location.

DATE AND TIMES

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Afternoon: 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Evening: 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

Families attending evening sessions may have longer wait times.

PRE-REGISTER

Pre-register by August 16 to secure your spot.

First Riders is hosted by Edmonton Public Schools, Conseil scolaire Centre-Nord and Edmonton Catholic Schools, together with our five school bus contractors and the Edmonton Transit System (ETS).

Media will be invited and may take photos and videos at the event.