Scott Family Amazeum Hosts Balance Bicycle Track for Young Riders
Learn to ride at the Amazeum through November 21
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (October 14, 2016) — Northwest Arkansas is one of the best biking areas in the country. That means we want to get our youngest kiddos pedaling away. And why not do that at your favorite children’s museum?
Thanks to a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, the Scott Family Amazeum will host a balance bicycle track for children ages 2 years to 6 years to practice their bike riding skills. The track will open on Mon., Oct. 17, and remain open through Mon., Nov. 21.
“This is a great opportunity for our young friends to advance their balance skills on a bicycle while in a safe and fun environment,” said Erik Smith, director of exhibits and public programs at the Amazeum. “We want to celebrate our area’s biking enthusiasm by encouraging our young guests to get started early.”
The balance track is available in the Amazeum’s Outdoor Playscape. Guests should check the schedule board in the lobby for the most up-to-date schedule. Bike-riding guests must be accompanied by an adult 18 years and older. The Amazeum will provide balance bikes and some scooters, along with helmets. No personal bikes may be used on the track.
Use of the balance track is included in membership or paid daily admission and advanced reservations are not required.
The Walton Family Foundation provided funding for the equipment and portable track, which was designed by Progressive Ramp Design of Joplin, Mo.
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About the Scott Family Amazeum
The Scott Family Amazeum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children and families in Northwest Arkansas. Located at the intersection of J Street and Museum Way in Bentonville, the Amazeum experiences include a climbable tree canopy, indoor cave, the 3M Tinkering Hub, and nearly one acre of outdoor space. For more information about the museum, visit amazeum.org.