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Register today for Walk & Roll to School Day!

Step right up! The 26th annual National Walk & Roll to School Day is Oct. 12, and registration is now open!

Whether addressing the need to make routes to school safer for active trips or encouraging children to be more active, these events can be powerful tools to inspire lasting change. Of course, they are also fun!

As Yom Kippur is Oct. 5 this year, the official Walk & Roll to School Day date will be a week later than usual on Oct. 12. As always, communities are welcome to celebrate any day in October that best fits their schedules.

Sign up today to join the fun and spread the impact of this year’s event!

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Get inspired and get started

Looking for 2022 Walk & Roll to School Day event inspiration? Check out our recently updated Getting Stated Guide for nine steps to take your event from an idea to a reality, revisit the 2021 annual report for a look at all the ways communities across the country celebrated last year, and read how previous event organizers used their events to create long-term changes.

 

Re-envisioning School Streets

Cities and schools working together can support safe walking and rolling for students along with other benefits by closing or limiting motor vehicle access on a street adjacent to a school.

In Re-envisioning School Streets: Creating More Space for Children and Families, five case examples demonstrate how schools and cities have made temporary and permanent changes to support active travel.

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PLAN an event


How to Plan

Walk, Bike & Roll to School Day events can be simple or elaborate. A school might start by hosting a big event, and then hold low-key events over time. Another place might start simple and then build efforts in subsequent years. Learn more about planning the event.
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Event Ideas

Walk, Bike & Roll to School Day events come in all sizes. Make the event something that will resonate with what families, the school and broader community care about. Browse ideas to help you plan an event.
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Get Media Attention

Promoting your event in the community can help build awareness of your event theme or cause, such as healthy habits, neighborhood safety or a sense of community. We’ve provided some tools to help you get started.
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Downloadable Materials

Use these downloadable materials to help with promoting your event, decorating the school, or getting the students involved in and excited about the celebration.
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SEE who's signed up


Who's Walking & Rolling 2022

Thousands of schools and communities around the country register their events. See who registered near you.
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Register

Register now for Walk to School Day!
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Who Walked & Rolled

Communities across the country joined together to celebrate Walk & Roll to School Day 2021. See who stepped up, and find out who participated in previous years.
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Who Biked & Rolled

Communities across the country celebrated the tenth annual National Bike & Roll to School Day in 2021. Find out who participated this year and in previous years.
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BEYOND the event


Year-Round Walking, Biking & Rolling

For most schools, a one-day event is not enough. Communities see the promise of healthier students and safer streets. Learn more about transitioning your event into ongoing activities.
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Changes to the Environment

Changes to streets, sidewalks or trails may make walking or rolling an everyday option beyond the event, so children can enjoy an active trip to school year round. This page provides guides to getting the community involved in supporting design changes to improve the route to school.
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Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs engage community members, school staff and administrators, transportation and public health professionals and others to improve the health and well-being of children by enabling and encouraging them to walk and roll to school.
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Why Walk, Bike & Roll

Events are a wonderful way to celebrate the joy and independence of walking, biking & rolling to school and they bring schools and communities together for a common purpose. Most of all, they are fun!
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About the Events

The first National Walk & Roll to School Day was held in 1997 and the first-ever National Bike & Roll to School Day was celebrated in 2012 across the U.S. Join communities as they walk and roll to school for these events each year.
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About Us

The National Center for Safe Routes to School, the coordinating agency for Walk & Roll and Bike & Roll to School Days, is committed to empowering communities to make active commutes to school a safe, appealing, preferred choice for families.
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Contact Us

Do you have a question or comment about Walk & Roll to School Day or Bike & Roll to School Day? Want to share your event stories and photos? We’d love to hear from you!
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