Active and safe routes to school

We provide resources and supports to schools and families that want to get active!

Walking or biking on the trip to and from school is an important (and fun!) step towards children and youth getting the recommended amount of daily exercise and time outdoors for physical and mental health. 

Getting Started

Ways you can get involved and encourage biking, walking and wheeling in your neighbourhood and at your school

School Streets: A pilot at Isaac Brock

A safer, healthier more enjoyable environment for everyone!

The Ultimate Back to School Guide: 2020 Edition

Going back to school this Fall and need face masks? School supplies? Reusable lunch kits? We’ve got you covered with a whole list of supplies you need to stay Earth-friendly and prepared.

Bike Everywhere Month 2020 – Recap!

How Manitoba families embraced two wheels this May.

Recent Posts

School Streets Pilot

September 8, 2020

Barratt Avenue is transitioning to a pilot “School Street” this September! 

Back to School

September 2020

Check out this guide for a green start to the school year! 

Why active school travel?

Walking, biking and rolling to and from school has positive impacts on children’s mental, emotional, and physical health.   

Our Highlights

How are Canadians doing in Active School Travel?

Active and Safe Routes to School Program Handbook

Our program handbook is full of ideas to get your school more active, with resources for special events, walking school buses, and other programs to get you started. 

Making Children Count

This is a report with key results, a summary of health challenges, and suggested actions to improve school travel rates, based on a study of Manitoba school, from 2015-2017.

Prairie Dog Projects

Skill-building for the entire family. Prairie Dog Projects will help the whole family learn and grow with activities to explore active transportation and more!  

What we did in 2018 – 2019

Through innovative programs and support of local champions, more kids are biking and walking to school. Here are some of our accomplishments from this past year. 

Schools Participating in School Travel Surveys

Schools registered for walking and biking events

Students Participated in Walktober

Learn about walking school buses!

Meet the team

Denae Penner
(204) 925-3777 x 114
denae@greenactioncentre.ca

Thank you to our funders

Thank you to our partners