Celebration Stations and Community Stations

Celebrations Stations are our most popular in-person activations during events. They are high-energy places where the community can visit to receive free basic bike maintenance, cycling information, and resources for a safe and happy ride.

Each station offers snacks, coffee (morning stations only), and a raffle prize giveaway!

Thank you, Vancity for sponsoring all the bike mechanics.

Map currently shows locations for October 3rd to October 7th, 2022.

View Celebration Stations by day:
 
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

 

Date Location Details
Sat, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Surrey/White Rock Local Committee Group Ride

Group Ride with Surrey/White Rock Local Committee 

 

A family-friendly ride in Pitt Meadows the HUB Surrey/White Rock local committee is pairing up with the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows local committee to host the ride. We will meet at Waterfront Commons Park in Osprey Village in Pitt Meadows. From there, the route will take us along the dyke toward the Pitt River Bridge. We'll return to Waterfront Commons Park at the end of the ride.

There are some nice cafes and an ice cream shop in Osprey Village close to the park, or you can pack your picnic lunch along. Please make sure you bring enough water for the ride with you.

Planned route here

  • All participants must wear properly fitting helmets for the ride.
  • Bring your own picnic lunch, snacks, water, etc and please dress for the weather. We'll enjoy picnic lunch along the way.

We will be following all public health guidelines at the time of the ride.

For insurance purposes, we need you to fill out the following waiver before the ride; thanks. Please this the waiver for EACH rider participating in the ride.

 

Mon, Oct 3
6:30 AM - 9:00 AM
10th and Heather

Celebration Station sponsored by City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health

Location: 2547 Heather St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3J2

Mon, Oct 3
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
SFU - Burnaby Campus

Celebration Station sponsored by Simon Fraser University and Lafarge

Location: Simon Fraser University Square

 
Mon, Oct 3
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Vancouver Art Gallery - North Plaza along Hornby St

Celebration Station sponsored by the QuadReal and DVBIA

Location: 750 Hornby St - Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza

Mon, Oct 3
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lionsgate Bridge - NE Side

Celebration Station sponsored by District of West Vancouver

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance Jon from The Bicycle Guy 
  • Free snacks from Three Farmers, coffee and cycling maps
  • Practice how to bring your bike onto the bus with TransLink's bus bike rack!
  • Raffle prize: $100 Gift Certificate from Live for Tomorrow and $50 Gift Card from Liv Cycling

Location: Lions Gate Bridge NE Offramp

Mon, Oct 3
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Nemesis Coffee - Great Northern Way

Celebration Station sponsored by Low Tide Properties

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenace by Paula B and Brodie bicycles Mechanics 
  • Free snacks from Hippie Snacks and cycling maps 
  • Register your bike with Project 529
  • Raffle prize: Commuter Backpack from Two Wheel Gear

Location: Nemesis Coffee - Great Northern Way (555 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC V5T 1E1)

Mon, Oct 3
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Canada Line Bridge @ River Dr

Celebration Station sponsored by City of Richmond 

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Mike from Krusty's Bicycles
  • Free from Gnusante snacks and cycling resources
  • Register your bike with Project 529 and Richmond RCMP
  • Raffle prize: $40 Prize Pack from Ethical Bean

LocationCanada Line Bikeway and River Drive

Mon, Oct 3
11 AM - 2 PM
Langley Local Committee Community Station - Innes Plaza

Community Station sponsored by Langley HUB Cycling Local Committee

  • Will be providing Cycling information 

Location: Innes Plaza, City of Langley, Corner of Fraser Hwy and Glover Rd.

Mon, Oct 3
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Surrey - White Rock Community Station - East end of Pattullo Bridge

Community Station sponsored by Surrey & White Rock HUB Cycling Local Committee

  • Snacks and juice are provided by Bicycle Sports Pacific
  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Brice
  • Raffle prize: TBD

Location: East end of Pattullo Bridge as it meets 111 A Avenue in Surrey 

Tue, Oct 4
6:30 AM - 9:00 AM
BC Women's Hospital at Heather and 29th

Celebration Station sponsored by Fraser Health

Location: BC Women's Hospital - Heather and 29th

Tue, Oct 4
7AM - 9AM
22nd Street Skytrain and BC Parkway

Community Station sponsored by HUB New Westminister

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Cap's Bicycle Shop
  • Free snacks provided by ICBC and cycling resources
  • Raffle prize: TBD

LocationBC Parkway 22nd Street & 7th Avenue, New Westminster (near the 22nd St SkyTrain Station)

Tue, Oct 4
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
SFU - Downtown Vancouver Campus (W Hastings Entrance)

Celebration Station sponsored by SFU 

Location515 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

Tue, Oct 4
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ray’s Cycle Service

Community Station sponsored by Ray’s Cycle Service

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Ray’s Cycle Service
  • Free snacks from Cafe De Gourmet and cycling resources
  • Raffle prize: Muc off cleaning kit ($200)

Location: Ray’s Cycle Service Bike Shop - corner of Elliott street and Haviland street.

Tue, Oct 4
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
UBC AMS Student Nest Plaza

Celebration Station sponsored by the University of British Columbia

LocationUBC AMS Student Nest Plaza

Tue, Oct 4
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Royal Columbian Hospital

Celebration Station sponsored by Fraser Health

Location: Hospital Parking Lot 330 E Columbia St, New Westminster, BC V3L 3W7

Tue, Oct 4
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
777 Dunsmuir St (Dunsmuir St and Howe St)

Celebration Station sponsored by KPMG

Location: 777 Dumsuir St at Dunsmuir St and Howe St

Tue, Oct 4
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Blue Mountain Park (King Albert and Nelson)

Celebration Station sponsored by The City of Coquitlam and ICBC

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Dave I
  • Free snacks from WithinUs and cycling resources
  • Raffle prize: $40 Prize Pack from Ethical Bean

Location: King Albert Ave and Nelson Street

Tue, Oct 4
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Our Community Bikes - Youth Group Ride

Group Ride with Our Community Bikes

The first Tuesday of every month, youth are welcome to join us for group rides. 

We’ll meet up at OCB at 4 PM, tune up our bikes if needed, roll out at 4:30ish, and plan to be back at the shop around 5:30/5:45 pm.

These rides are NO DROP and ALL BIKES WELCOME rides. Meaning no one gets left behind and all biking levels are welcome! Don’t forget your helmet and water.

Difficulty level: Beginner

Ages: 12-19

Tue, Oct 4
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Community Fitpark 5350 Baillie St. and 37th Ave

Community Station sponsored by Oakridge Adventist Church (OAC)

  • Free Coffee and snacks 
  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance: TBD
  • Raffle prize: Two $25 gift certificates

LocationCommunity Fitpark 5350 Baillie St. and 37th Ave

Wed, Oct 5
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Second Narrows Bridge - North East Off Ramp

Celebration Station sponsored by the District of North Vancouver

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by David 

  • Free snacks from Three Farmers, coffee and cycling resources

  • Practice how to bring your bike onto the bus with TransLink's bus bike rack!

  • Raffle prize: $100 Gift Certificate from Live for Tomorrow and $50 Gift Card from Liv Cycling

Location: Iron Workers Bridge - North East Off Ramp

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
 
Wed, Oct 5
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
SFU - Surrey Campus (SFU Sustainable Energy Engineering)

Celebration Station sponsored by SFU, Lafarage and the City of Surrey

Location: SFU Surrey Sustainable Energy Engineering building (across the street from Spring's location)

Wed, Oct 5
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Park Place Plaza

Celebration Station sponsored by QuadReal

LocationPark Place Plaza, 666 Burrard, Vancouver, BC V6C 3P6

Wed, Oct 5
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Granville Square - 200 Granville St

Celebration Station sponsored by Cadillac Fairview Waterfront

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Paula 
  • Free snacks from Hippie Snacks and cycling resources
  • Register your bike with Project 529
  • Raffle Prizes: Apparel from Arc'teryx

Location: 200 Granville Street - Must enter via bridge on W Hastings St and Granville St (otherwise will have to take stairs)

Wed, Oct 5
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Joyce Collingwood Station

Celebration Station sponsored by the City of Vancouver

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Harlen
  • Free Gnusante snacks and TransLink cycling maps 
  • Practice how to bring your bike onto the bus with TransLink's bus bike rack!
  • Vancouver Public Library's Bibliobike: get a library card, check out materials, use the WiFi hotspost, and more
  • Raffle prize: Apparel from Arc'teryx

Location: Bay 2 - Vaness Ave at BC Parkway by the TransLink Bike Parkade

Wed, Oct 5
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lafarge Lake-Douglas Skytrain Station

Celebration Station sponsored by City of Coquitlam

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by David 
  • Free snacks from WithinUs and cycling resources
  • Pick up TransLink and Tri-City bike maps
  • Raffle prize: Apparel from Arc'teryx
  • Let's Go Biking Book Signing: meet local author Colleen MacDonald!

LocationLafarge Lake-Douglas Skytrain Station

Wed, Oct 5
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
WTQ Night - Our Community Bikes

Basic Bike Maintenance and WTQ Night

WTQ Night hosted by Our Community Bikes provides a safe space for Women, Trans, and Queer identifying individuals to access bike services. Drop by to browse for parts, have your bike assessed for service, purchase bikes and accessories, and Do-It-Yourself repairs. Special for June 1 as part of Go By Bike Week, bring your bike by for a free ride tune! Capacity limits and mask requirement in effect. 

Open to the general public who identify as women, trans, or queer.

Address: Our Community Bikes - 2429 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 3E1

Wed, Oct 5
7:30 AM - 10 AM
E 16th and Ontario (Mt Pleasant Park)

Community Station sponsored by Myodetox

  • Free Coffee and snacks.
  • Seat height check! Come by our Myodetox station and learn the quick and easy way to set up your seat at a good height for your bike. A certified physio & bike fitter will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about all things cycling. (Mount pleasant park)
  • Raffle prize: Myodetox Experience card 60 min - any clinic

Location16th and Onatrio

Wed, Oct 5
5:30 - 6 PM
Community Ride by The Bike Kitchen

Community Ride sponsored by The Bike Kitchen

  • This Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, meet outside the BK between 5:30-6pm to pump your tires, meet some fellow bike commuters and find a new friend to ride home together! 
  • There are only so many routes to/from campus, so if you're taking North West Marine, 8th, Pacific Spirit Park or South West Marine Drive/37th, chances are someone else is too! 

Location: Outside the Bike Kitchen (West Entrance of the Life Building at UBC)

Time:  5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
Date:
  • Tuesday October 4, 
  • Wednesday October 5,
  • Thursday October 6
Wed, Oct 5
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bike Kitchen Community Station

Community Station sponsored by The Bike Kitchen

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by The Bike Kitchen
  • Raffle prize: Bike Kitchen tote bag, T-shirt and water bottle!

Location: Outside the Bike Kitchen (West Entrance of the Life Building at UBC)

Thu, Oct 6
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
401 W Georgia

Celebration Station sponsored by Oxford Properties

Location401 Homer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5A1 - W Georgia St and Homer St N corner

Thu, Oct 6
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Central Valley Greenway and Gilmore Ave

Celebration Station sponsored by the City of Burnaby, Lafarge

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Dave Somerford
  • Lafarge - road safety demonstration
  • Free snacks and cycling maps
  • Raffle prize: Commuter Backpackfrom Two Wheel Gear

Location: Central Valley Greenway and Gilmore Ave bottom of Home Depot parking lot

Thu, Oct 6
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MNP Plaza (W Hastings St and Burrard St)

Celebration Station sponsored by Oxford Properties

Location: MNP Plaza - 1021 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2R6

Thu, Oct 6
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bentall Centre (Burrard and Dunsmuir)

Celebration Station sponsored by Hudson Pacific Properties

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Miguel and Harlen from Our Community Bikes
  • Register your bike with Project 529
  • Practice how to bring your bike onto the bus with TransLink's bus bike rack
  • Free refreshements from Gnusante, TransLink maps and athletic towels
  • Raffle prize: Apparel from Arc'teryx

Location: Bentall Centre - 505 Burrard St

Thu, Oct 6
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Templeton Park

Celebration Station sponsored by City of Vancouver

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Paula Booker
  • Free Gnusante snacks and Yorkshire Tea from Terra Foods
  • TransLink cycling maps 
  • Practice how to bring your bike onto the bus with TransLink's bus bike rack!
  • Vancouver Public Library's Bibliobike: get a library card, check out materials, use the WiFi hotspost, and more
  • Mobi by Shaw Go activation
  • Raffle prize: MONSOON OCEANWEAVE HANDLEBAR 9+ from Axiom Cycle Gear

Location: Templeton Park at the corner of Templeton and Adanac

Thu, Oct 6
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Spirit Trail at 1st and Welch

Celebration Station sponsored by City of North Vancouver

Location: Spirit Trail, North Vancouver, BC V7P 1B2

Thu, Oct 6
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bike Kitchen Community Station

Community Station sponsored by The Bike Kitchen

Location: Outside the Bike Kitchen (West Entrance of the Life Building at UBC)

Thu, Oct 6
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
WTQ Night - Kickstand Community Bikes

Basic Bike Maintenance and WTQ Night

This is a positive space for women, queer and/or gender variant folks to access friendly, hands-off advice, new & used parts, bike sales & DIY (Do It Yourself) repairs. These nights are facilitated by bike mechanics who are also women queer and/or gender variant.
 

Address: Kickstand Community Bikes1187 Parker St. Vancouver BC, V6A 2H3

Fri, Oct 7
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Langara College

Community Station sponsored by the Langara College

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Van Cycle
  • Free snacks and cycling resources
  • Raffle prize: Garmin Forerunner

Location49th and Ontario - Ontario Bike Lane just South of 49th

Fri, Oct 7
6:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Richmond Hospital

Celebration Station sponsord by Vancouver Coastal Health

Location: Richmond Hospital 

Fri, Oct 7
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
TD Plaza (by Vancouver City Centre Skytrain)

Celebration Station sponsored by Cadillac Fairview

Location: Td Plaza by the Vancouver City Centre Skytrain Eastbound W Georgia St @, Granville St, Vancouver, BC V7Y 1K8

Fri, Oct 7
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Science World (Creekside S)

Celebration Station

  • 10-minute free basic bike maintenance by Jon from the Bike Guy and Callum
  • Free snacks from Gnusante and Terra Foods and TransLink resources
  • Register your bike with Project 529
  • Come check out Arc'teryx who will be offering information
  • Practice how to bring your bike onto the bus with TransLink's bus bike rack
  • Activations by Mobi by Shaw Go and ICBC
  • Raffle prize: $50 gift certificate to Cycle City Tours or Two Wheel Gear commuter bacpack

LocationScience World (Creekside S)

Sat, Oct 8
9:00 AM
United Velo - Group Ride

Group Ride with United Velo
 

United Velo Cycling Club was founded in 2015 in the Fraser Valley.
We seek to unite cyclists in Delta, Surrey, White Rock, Maple Ridge, Langley, and Abbotsford because we believe riding together is better than riding alone.

The ride will begin at Royal Bank parking lot 17931 - 56 ave (Hwy 10) in Cloverdale on Saturday, October 8. The start time is at 9 AM. Route details to come.

Difficulty level: Group A and B (see FAQ for Group details) 

Sun, Oct 9
9:00 AM
All Around Cycling Club - Group Ride

Group Ride with All Around Cycling Club

All around Cycling club is an (informal) community-based road cycling club for BIPOC Women, LGBTQ2+ Women, All Women, Free Rides and Fun included.

Location: The route will start at the south side of the Burrard street bridge and take us to Jericho and back.

Time: Meet us at 9:00 am

Road bike-specific :)