Wheels in motion for rickshaw rides
FREE rides on trishaw ebikes for seniors and people with a disability have launched in Canning.
Cycling Without Age, an international notfor-profit group, will provide the rickshaw-type rides every Friday from 9.30-11.30am at Kent Street Weir.
The trishaws are on loan from other local groups, but the Canning Chapter is hopeful of securing a permanent trishaw to be housed in the area.
Cycling Without Age Canning captain Leanne Robb said the program provides opportunities for social interaction and benefited both passengers and volunteers.
“I love riding my bicycle and volunteering with Cycling Without Age allows me to share the joy of cycling with others unable to pedal themselves,” she said.
“To see the smiles on the faces of our passengers enjoying the outdoors is very rewarding.”
Canning Mayor Patrick Hall said the route would wind its way through Canning River Regional Park.
“This is a great community service to foster connection, social inclusivity and overall wellbeing,” he said.
For more information, visit cyclingwithoutage.org.au.
To book a ride or to become a volunteer, call 0488 447 223 or email ad[email protected]clingwithoutage.org.au.
Cycling Without Age captain Leanne Robb and Mayor Patrick Hall with (front) volunteer pilots Bruce Chugg and Lynette Hartley.