Event calendar

Recycle Your Bicycle: Four Rivers

Event information

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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A collection of bikes being donated to be refurbished. Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

This ongoing program runs from Saturday, April 13, to Sunday, April 28. Hours are 8 a.m. to sunset.

Clean out the garage and make a difference by recycling your bicycle! The Forest Preserve District is collecting for Working Bikes, an organization that refurbishes and distributes bikes globally to individuals with disabilities in developing countries for transportation. No bike is too old or rusty! 

Event requirements

No registration required. 

The bike drop is located just to the left of the kayak launch at the McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove parking lot. The parking lot area is paved and accessible. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.