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Bike Barn Will Be CLOSED Saturday, August 9

In honor of Smith River Fest, the Bike Barn will be closed on Saturday, August 9.  Come to the Smith River Sports Complex in Axton and check out a bike from our trailer.  Then you may check out all of the fun activities at Smith River Fest -- paddling on the river, a duck race with $2500 prize, the Helgramite Hustle Mud Run, live music, a beer garden, bratwurst, animals, climbing walls and more.  For additional details go to  The festival begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m., get outside!

Borrow a Bike, Bring it Back

The Bike Barn in now open for the 2014 season and busy as can be!  New bikes of varying sizes, some with training wheels and others without, have been purchased for our young riders.  We have added new seven speed comfort bikes for adult riders as well.  Another addition is a three wheeler for adults!

Take a ride on the Dick & Willie Passage!  Bikes and helmets are available, free of charge, for use on the trail at the Doyle Street trail head.  The Bike Barn offers 7-speed comfort bikes, 21-speed comfort and mountain bikes, children's bikes, one child trailer, two tandems, and one adult three-wheeled bike.  Hours for the 2014 season are:

3 p.m. to 6p.m.  Monday through Friday, extending to 7 p.m. in June and July;
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Saturday; and
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Sunday.

Riders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian while riding an Activate bicycle.  Helmets, provided for you, and closed toe shoes are required.  Bring a photo ID.  The Bike Barn is closed when it is raining, the temperature is below 60 degrees, and when there is a heat advisory.  Up to the minute schedule changes are posted on the Twitter feed.  Check the home page of this website, or the Facebook account.

Please note, the Bike Barn will be closed on August 9.  Come to Smith River Fest, borrow a bike from our trailer, paddle on the river, and participate in the Helgramite Hustle Mud Run!  Enjoy a variety of activities suitable for the whole family, crafts, food, a duck race benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs, live music and a micro-brew beer garden.  There is something for everyone at Smith River Fest held from 9 to 5 at the Smith River Sports Complex.

Program Questions?  Call the Martinsville YMCA at 276-632-6427!




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