Fairfax County police have announced that traffic safety officers will conduct bicycle rodeo programs throughout the summer.
The programs are scheduled at a variety of locations that the department considers convenient to residents of all areas of the county.
A total of 111 rodeos are planned for June, July and August, police said. Morning sessions begin at 9 and afternoon sessions at 1.
Police said interested youngsters may simply show up for the rodeo of their choice. However, groups of 50 or more are asked to call in advance so that adequate manpower can be made available.
Anyone who has questions about the program should call the traffic safety section at 644-0421, police said. The schedule of rodeos for the rest of this week follows:This morning: Bailey's Elementary, 6111 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church; Cardinal Forest Elementary, 8600 Forrester Blvd., Springfield; Terraset Elementary, 11411 Ridge Heights Rd., Reston; Twain Elementary, 4700 Franconia Rd., Alexandria; and Woodley Hills Elementary, Old Mount Vernon Rd., Alexandria.
This afternoon: Beech Tree Elementary, Beach Tree Lane, Falls Church; Crestwood Elementary, 6014 Hanover Ave. Springfield; Forest Edge Elementary, 1501 Beacontree Lane, Reston; Forestville Elementary, 1085 Utterback Store Rd., Great Falls; and Riverside Elementary, 8410 Old Mount Vernon Rd., Alexandria.
Thursday morning: Annandale Terrace Elementary, 7604 Herald St., Annandale; Dogwood Elementary, 12300 Glade Dr., Reston; Forestdale Elementary, 6530 Elder Ave., Springfield; Stratford Landing Elementary, 8484 Riverside Rd., Alexandria; and Walnut Hill Center, 7423 Camp Alget Ave., Falls Church.
Thursday afternoon: Franconia Elementary, 6043 Franconia Rd., Alexandria; Franklin Sherman Elementary, 6630 Brauner St., McLean; Waynewood Elementary, 1205 Waynewood Boulevard, Alexandria; and Westgate Elementary, 7500 Magarity Rd., Falls Church.
Friday morning: Rose Hill Elementary, 6301 Rose Hill Dr., Alexandria; and Sunrise Valley Elementary, 10824 Cross School Rd., Reston.
Friday afternoon: Freedom Hill Elementary, 1945 Lord Fairfax Rd., Vienna.