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Cooks River Family Fun Ride

Cooks River Family Fun Ride


For immediate release

2 January 2018


Pump your tyres, lock in your cleats, the Cooks River Family Fun Ride is bringing the best of Strathfield cycling to you!

This all ages event is a fantastic way to explore our local area and cycle ways in a relaxed and safe way. Starting at Dean Reserve, ride along the Cooks River cycleway to Freshwater Park and back again, where refreshments await.

Have a go at the sustainability challenges along the way for your chance to win a NEW BICYCLE* courtesy of Tune Cycles! The recently launched mobile mechanics will also be onsite providing free bike tuning services to address your squeaky issues, as well as running a cycle clinic to help build up your skills!

There’s plenty more to do at the finish line as well! Bicycle NSW will be onsite with tips for safe cycling and info on more great cycling events. H2O partner Sydney Water will be providing free water stations, so help reduce plastic waste and BYO refillable bottle. Plus refreshments, music, an upgraded playground, and more.

This FREE family event is suitable for riders of all experience levels and sure to be a hit these summer school holidays!

The Details

Event: Family cycle along Cooks River cycleway to Freshwater Park and back to Dean Reserve. Short 4km distance suitable for riders of all experience levels. Education challenges at Freshwater Park mid-way point.

Time and date: 8:30AM – 12:30PM, Sunday 21st January 2018

Location: Dean Reserve – 146 Dean St, Strathfield South NSW 2136

Age: 5 years+ (children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult)

Cost: FREE

Registrations are essential.

Please register online at

St Johns Ambulance will be onsite for First Aid and bike racks are available. Bring your own chain if you wish to lock your bike. Council takes no responsibility for bikes left unattended.

*Prize bicycle suitable for children up to 150cm tall.


For media enquiries, please contact:

Naomi Searle

Strathfield Council

9748 9992 or 0437 669 207