On the Move to School activities


The On the Move to School activities are designed to inform and engage students and their parents with respect to the importance of active transportation to and from school. The On the Move in the Community team offers a wide range of high-impact communication tools and ideas for fun, enlightening school activities.

Campaigns
Interested in getting your community “On the Move”? Take a closer look at these campaigns!
La rue pour tous! takes place every May and is designed to promote road safety in the vicinity of schools, minimize motor vehicle traffic and promote active transportation. Increased community awareness means safer and more pleasant streets for everyone!


Have a look at the 2015 campaign.



School Travel Calculator

Interactive tool to assess and discuss the impacts of our daily
transportation choices.

> Use the School Travel Calculator


Kids ’N Motion magazine



Activities

ACTIVITIES FOR THE CLASSROOM

Draw me your neighbourhood
  • Create illustrations on the theme of active transportation.
  • For all cycles
Speed check Énigmes de Génivélo
  • Learn how to safely ride a bicycle while having fun and solving a puzzle.
  • Contact the police department of your neighbourhood for this activity.
  • For cycle 2 and cycle 3
How far can your steps take you?
  • Encourage students to commute actively by setting a destination and tallying steps.
  • Contact us to receive 30 pedometers.
  • For all cycles
Urban explorers (1st cycle)
  • Explore the neighbourhood around the school.
  • Contact us to get the teacher and participant guides.
  • For cycle 1
Urban explorers (2nd cycle)
  • Explore the neighbourhood around the school.
  • Contact us to get the teacher and participant guides.
  • For cycle 2
Urban explorers(3rd cycle)
  • Explore the neighbourhood around the school.
  • Contact us to get the teacher and participant guides.
  • For cycle 3
The postcard
  • Invite a friend to use an active method of transportation.
  • For all cycles

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Special school-wide activity
  • Organize a special activity to foster engagement and awareness within the school community.
  • For all grades.
Bike Bazaar
  • Organize a community event where families can buy, sell or swap bicycles for their children.
  • Contact us to get organisational support!
  • For all grades

GO a step further

New bike racks
  • Ensure your students and staff can park their bicycles securely.
  • For the entire community
Implementation of the School Travel Plan
  • Ensure the recommendations of the School Travel Plan are implemented in your community.
  • Contact us if you need support in organizing your representations.
  • For all concerned community members.
Transportation solutions for employees
  • Encourage the use of biking or walking on the way to work.
  • Contact us : Velo Québec offers support with its program Operation Bike-to-Work
  • For your staff