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Get your Bike Ready to Celebrate Bike Month

Entertainment and activities | May 29, 2023

This June, the City is celebrating Bike Month with free virtual and in-person activities all month long. There’s no better time to hop on your bike, learn new skills and connect with other cyclists in Mississauga. Whether you travel everywhere on two wheels or you’re new to the sport, cycling is a great way to get outdoor exercise and boost your mood.

Try these free Bike Month activities taking place throughout June.

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Learn how to cycle safely and inclusively in your community

On Wednesdays throughout June, take part in a webinar to learn something new about cycling while joining other cycling enthusiasts across the Greater Toronto Area.

  • Pride Month x Cycling: Wednesday, June 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    • Join Queer Bike Club Toronto and TheyCycle to learn about how they aim to create a safer space in cycling for the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community. Register now.
  • Know your Rights as a Cyclist: Wednesday, June 14 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    • Learn about the rules of the road and how to protect yourself as a cyclist from the Biking Lawyer LLP, specializing in cycling personal injury law. Tune in and learn about your rights as a cyclist. Register now.
  • Cycling Safety 101: Wednesday, June 28 at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    • Hosted by the Mississauga Library, this webinar will teach you everything you need to know about bike and riding safety in Mississauga. This includes equipment and basic bike fit, safe riding techniques, rules and responsibilities, interactions with others and how to choose your route. Register now.

Come out to Fix-it Friday to get your bike checked out

Every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., you can get your bike checked by a mechanic. Checks can include the basic ABC (air, breaks/bell and chain/crank arm) bicycle check and other basic repair needs like flat tire fixes.

While you’re getting your bike checked, pick up a free activity pass. Activity passes can be used at a drop-in class or a recreational facility at one of the City’s community centres this June only. Drop-in classes and schedules can be found on Active Mississauga. Activity passes are only available at Fix-it Friday events. Supply is limited. Only one activity pass per person.

Make sure to look for the blue Mississauga pop-up tent on the following trails during Bike Month:

  • Friday, June 9: Mississauga Valley Community Centre (In front of the community centre) [MAP]
  • Friday, June 16: Malton Community Centre [MAP]
  • Friday, June 23: Jack Darling Park [MAP]
  • Friday, June 30: Streetsville Memorial Park [MAP]

Join a guided Community Ride

Community Rides are guided group rides taking place in various neighbourhoods from now until October. 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 be taking place in June:

  • Saturday, June 3: Starting at Mount Charles Park at 10 a.m.
    • This is the first Community Ride of the season. On this 20-kilometre ride, you will have the opportunity to explore the airport area and part of a scenic trail. Register now.
  • Saturday, June 24: Starting at Malton Community Centre at 10 a.m.
    • Join an eight or 16-kilometre ride starting from the Malton Community Centre. You’ll have the chance to cycle along the Mimico Creek and Greenway Trail. Register now.

Explore Peel Region at Bike the Creek

Bike the Creek will be taking place on Saturday, June 10 starting at the Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre in Brampton. The free event encourages bike riders of all ages and skill levels to discover the joys of cycling. You can choose from various routes, from six kilometres to 67 kilometres long. All rides highlight 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), City of Brampton, Town of Caledon and City of Mississauga. Register now.

Bike to the farmers market

The City is offering free bike valet service at the Lakeview Farmers Market on Sundays. Your bike will be secure while you shop local.

Plan your bike route

Whether you prefer wooded trails, waterfront views or riding your bike as your main form of transportation, there’s a trail for everyone, regardless of your skill level.

Use Mississauga’s cycling map to locate trails and discover ideas on where to cycle.

  • Cycle to school or work. Consider riding your bike to school or work, or ride it partway.
  • Visit Etobicoke Creek Trail to escape the city and surround yourself with nature. Enjoy a short ride to Centennial Park or challenge yourself to bike to Brampton or Caledon.
  • Take in waterfront views on the Lakefront Promenade Waterfront Trail. Bike along the lakefront and enjoy the breeze.
  • Bike along the Culham Trail for something with rougher terrain. This trail is perfect for hybrid and mountain bikes.
  • Explore Erin Woods Trail. Enjoy the shade and chirping birds on this short one-kilometre trail through the woods.

Cycling etiquette and road rules

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


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