Mapleton Police Dept. plans bike rodeo Aug. 10The
Mapleton Police Department will present the Mapleton Bike Rodeo on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Hobble Creek Elementary School, 1145 E. 1200 North. The event is for children 8 and older unless accompa- nied by an adult.
Mapleton’s Officer Krebs, a bicycle en- thusiast, will have a bicycle safety course set up in the parking lot at Hobble Creek Elementary and will be educating people of all ages on bicycle safety and putting them through the skills course. After the
Nine-year-old Braden Behrend of San- course, Officer Krebs will take partic- taquin was one of three winners of a recent ipants for a ride on the new Mapleton Facebook contest hosted by Zions Bank Parkway Trail. and Real Salt Lake. Brehend received free
In addition to the skills course and trail RSL game tickets for his family and a ride, Mapleton officers will be on hand to $400 shopping spree at the new RSL store register bikes and give out approximately in downtown Salt Lake City. 40 bike helmets. They will also be ready When at the store, Behrend was only to hand out water and their favorite snack given 30 seconds to storm through all the (donuts). racks and shelves and collected as much
For more information, check the Ma- merchandise as he could. “I grabbed a jer- pleton City website, www.mapleton.org, sey, I grabbed two warm-up jackets, I got and the Mapleton PD Facebook page (Ma- a soccer ball and I grabbed a hat ... there pleton Utah Police Department). were a lot of things,” he said.