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5/14/2020 at 4:27:58 PM GMT
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Community Bike Park Planning 101

Community Bike Park Planning 101 - Pumptracks, Bike Parks, and Bicycle Playgrounds

Offered by American Ramp Company


WHEN: May 20th, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM (PT)

WHERE: Webinar on GoToMeeting


CEU Eligible!  More details below.


This online interactive session aims to get Parks and Recreation professionals started on the right track and serve as a guide as they navigate this unique, exciting, and highly impactful area of the Parks and Recreation world. With ample opportunity for Q & A, attendees gain direct access to insight and solutions for your projects.  Join us for this amazing ride!


Learning objectives:

1. What is Sustainable Bike Recreation: Learn what it means to create sustainable and permanent infrastructure for Bikes, explore current trends, and review case studies and model community projects.

2. Where the planning process begins: Learn the 5 Steps to get your Bike Recreation Project started off on the right track covering topics like Community Engagement, Conceptual Design, and Sustainable Build Methods.

3. Creating Destinations: Learn successful strategies for destination creation, branding and marketing, and how to get the word out about the amazing bike park destinations offered in your parks system.  



John Hunter is the President of Progressive Bike Ramps and Vice President of American Ramp Company.  

He has over 10 years of experience in the development of parks and recreation infrastructure with a primary focus on action sports development.  

Over the last decade, John has been a part of hundreds of skate and bike park projects in communities throughout the world.  Recently he has been focused on working with communities to build Bicycle Playgrounds for kids and beginner cyclists.  

Tim Babcock is the Bike Park Development Manager at Progressive Bike Ramps, an industry leading company dedicated to Sustainable Bike Recreation Development.  

He also currently serves as the Vice President for the Professional Trail Builders Association.  

Specializing in both design and construction, Tim has interfaced with hundreds of municipal agencies at all levels and their communities to successfully complete Bike Recreation projects throughout the country.



Continuing Education

This workshop qualifies for .1 CEU for CPRP or CPRE.  Learn more about self-reporting.

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