FOSRT Meeting
The next meeting of the Friends of the Southwick Rail Trail is April 4th at 6:30pm. We meet at the Park and Recreation office located by the South entrance of Town Hall. Please join us.
Unofficial Opening of the trails day
Unofficial Opening of the Trails day/ Saturday, April 7th.(Kick off the spring season by going to your local trail for a walk, run, ride! Make a pledge to participate in Opening Day for a chance to win trail gear at rtcOpeningDay). *All are Welcome to join Friends of the Southwick Rail Trail Cleanup April 7th, 9a.m. to 12 noon meeting at Miller Road parking area. Bring your gloves and rakes! We will provide the refreshments and a hot cup of coffee or tea!
Bay State Bike Week
Bay State Bike Week/ May 12th through May 20th. Share the LOVE of biking by hopping on your bike and stopping by to say hello to your Friends on the Southwick Rail Trail as we complete the State Trail Count and offer some tips on safe biking for kids and bike maintenance. Log on to NuRide - the Commonwealth ridematching and reward program to log your bike trip for a chance to win a daily raffle prize!
*We will also be looking for volunteers who would like to help keep our Trail Kiosks beautiful with some Spring planting and mulching! 9 a.m. to 12 noon meeting at the Miller Road kiosk.
National Trails Day
National Trails Day/ Saturday, June 2nd. Friends of the Southwick Rail Trail invites you to come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. Join in some fitness fun with the RYH group at 8:30 a.m. starting at the Miller Road Kiosk and finish at The Hood with a hot cup of coffee or tea to get your day started! We will be offering a Decorate your Bike Fun Family Ride at 10 a.m. for the younger kids and their families from Miller Road kiosk to the CT state line and back. All our kid participants will get a goodie bag to thank them for their participation!
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