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Get on Your Bike and Ride! It’s Bike Month in Mississauga

Entertainment and activities | May 26, 2022

There’s no better time than Bike Month to hop on your bike, learn new skills and connect with others. From May 30 to June 30, there are plenty of activities happening in Mississauga to help you celebrate, get to know your neighbourhood by bike, and improve your cycling skills. Whether you travel everywhere on two wheels or you’re just discovering the joy of experiencing your neighbourhood by bike, cycling is a great way to get outdoor exercise and boost your mood.

Try these free Bike Month activities taking place all month long.

Community Rides

Community Rides are back this year with in-person, guided group rides. They are the perfect opportunity for those new to cycling to get more comfortable on their bike, experience Mississauga’s cycling infrastructure and meet others in the community. Two Community Rides will take place in June:

Community Rides Route Launch Date and Time Starting Location
Clarkson-Lorne Park Saturday, June 11 Clarkson Community Centre
Malton Saturday, June 25 Malton Community Centre

Those interested in a self-guided experience can use the online maps and wayfinding signage to do the ride at a time of their choosing. To register, visit

Bike the Creek

Bike the Creek returns in-person this year on Saturday, June 18. Participants can choose from routes ranging from five to 65 km, with five and 12 km family ride options for those looking for an activity for the whole family. All rides start at the Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre in Brampton and highlight the trails throughout the Region of Peel, including routes through Mississauga. This event is free and planned in partnership with BikeBrampton, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), the City of Brampton, Town of Caledon and City of Mississauga.

For more information, to access the route maps or to register, visit

Safe Cycling Webinars

Learn something new and join other cycling enthusiasts across the GTHA for a variety of free, safe cycling webinars:

  • Safe Cycling 101: Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
    Bike with confidence! Topics include equipment, bike fit, safe riding techniques, rules and responsibilities and choosing your route.
  • Safe Cycling 101: Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m.
    Hosted by the Mississauga Library, join us for an introduction to everything you need to know to get on your bike and ride safely through Mississauga!
  • Family Biking: Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m.
    Learn tips and tricks for biking with babies and toddlers, including teaching kids how to ride for the first time. The webinar will also guide you through the ideal equipment to use for each age group of children.
  • Road Rules: Navigating the Road: Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m.
    Find out everything you need to know about the rules of the road. Topics include laws and fines for cyclists and drivers, navigating shared spaces with other road users, misconceptions about turns, parking, passing, right of way and more!

Check Out a Mississauga Trail

Whether you prefer wooded trails or waterfront views, there’s a trail for every preference and skill level in Mississauga. Use the Mississauga cycling map to locate trails and discover ideas on where to cycle.

  • Etobicoke Creek Trail: escape the city and surround yourself with nature. Enjoy a short ride to Centennial Park or challenge yourself to bike to Brampton or Caledon.
  • Lakefront Promenade Waterfront Trail: bike along the lakefront and enjoy the breeze!
  • Culham Trail: looking for something with rougher terrain? This trail is perfect for hybrid and mountain bikes.
  • Erin Woods Trail: enjoy the shade and chirping birds on this short one km trail through the woods.
  • Sugar Maple Woods Trail: bike this unpaved trail through the woods and check out nearby parks.

The City will be hosting pop-ups with education materials and giveaways along several Mississauga trails throughout the month. Watch out for these pop-ups and come say hello!

Bike to the Farmers Market

The City’s free bike valet service is back! Check out the Port Credit Farmers Market on Saturday, June 4 and Lakeview Farmers Market on Sunday, June 5. We’ll keep your bike secure while you shop local.

When out for a bike ride, remember to follow the rules of the road, be courteous to other trail users and obey all shared trail etiquette. Cyclists who are under the age of 18 must wear a helmet, however, everyone is encouraged to wear a helmet when riding their bike.

For more Bike Month activities to enjoy, visit

For more information on cycling safety, where to ride your bike and cycling events happening in Mississauga, visit


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