Spring 2019

Pedal Power Bicycle Event

Thursday, May 23rd, 3:00pm-5:00pm

Looking for a fun and hands on bicycle experience? Look no further than the Pedal Power Bicycle Event! At this event, 5th-8th grade participants will have the opportunity to sharpen bicycle handling skills before enjoying a ride through the community, using nearby bike lanes and trails.

Event includes A FREE dinner and bike lock.

Check in at 3:00pm at the Logan Middle bike racks (on Liberty Street) and return at 4:45pm for dinner.

Register by Friday, May 17th by emailing each participant’s name and age to Rebecca Lakowske at the La Crosse County Health Department. rlakowske@lacrossecounty.org or call 608-785-5665 with questions.


  • Bikes should be in good working condition.
  • Helmets are required. Indicate at registration if a helmet is needed.
  • Families are invited to participate but not required.
  • A signed-waiver is required. Click here for waiver.

FREE-Teaching Safe Bicycling Workshop in La Crosse Wisconsin!

On Thursday, May 2nd there will be a free Teaching Safe Bicycling workshop held at the La Crosse County Admin building from 9am-3pm. This workshop will focus on how to teach children bike safety skills and will be a great opportunity to practice new skills and receive safety materials to take back to your school. Pre-registration is required.

Click here for Teaching Safe Bicycling workshop flyer

To register go to  www.tinyurl.com/teachingsafebicycling.

Thanks to funding from a Safe Routes to School grant, the La Crosse County Health Department is able to offer a limited amount of grant funding to provide substitute teacher pay to allow La Crosse County school staff to attend this workshop. Please contact Virginia Loehr (vloehr@lacrossecounty.org) or Rebecca Lakowske (rlakowske@lacrossecounty.org) as soon as possible if a sub is needed for the day and you will receive confirmation if sub pay is available for you to attend. Schools who receive funds for a sub will be asked to share how they used the information gained in the workshop at their school.