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Join us at the 9th annual First Riders

Thu, 10 Jul, 2014

News: Join us at the 9th annual First Riders

Join us on Wednesday, August 27 at Northlands Park for First Riders! This free educational program gives students and their parents a chance to become familiar with the bus riding experience before the first day of school. Complete a series of fun and educational activities that help the whole family build confidence with how to ride the bus safely


First Riders is for Kindergarten and Grade 1 students, as well as Grade 7 students transitioning from yellow bus to the Edmonton Transit System.


Northlands Park at 112 Avenue and Wayne Gretzky Drive. View a map of the event location.


When you register, you can choose to attend an afternoon or evening session. Families attending evening sessions may experience longer wait times.

Afternoon: 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Evening: 6 p.m., 6:30, p.m. 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.


Register by August 23 to secure a spot for your child.


First Riders is hosted by Edmonton Public Schools, Conseil scolaire Centre-Nord and Edmonton Catholic Schools, together with our five school bus contractors and the Edmonton Transit System (ETS).

Please be advised that media will be invited to this event.