3,000 Beach Cities Kids Walk to School
Oct 02, 2019 01:31PM
By Jeanne Fratello
Walking School Bus program rolled into elementary schools in the beach cities in 2011. The program is held in partnership with the Manhattan
Beach Unified School District, Hermosa Beach
City School District, and Redondo Beach Unified School
the program expanded to include “Walking Wednesdays,” an initiative
encouraging parents to walk with their children to school at least once a
Kids in the programs
log thousands of miles, save unnecessary car trips and burn excess
calories. Walking to school also allows students to gain
valuable social connection and interaction with their peers.
Of course, the "engines" of the Walking School Bus are the parent volunteers who safely guide children to school each morning along designated routes.For more information on BCHD’s walk-to-school programming, visit bchd.org/schools.