Friday, June 15
7 – 9am


 Pit Stops

Come join us to support the final day of Active Commute Week! On Friday June 15 from 7-9am, there will be Pit Stops throughout the Grand Rapids Metro Area welcoming bicyclists with refreshments and giveaways. Feel free to visit multiple Pit Stops on your way in to work!


2018 Pit Stops to be confirmed soon!

2017 Stops: 

01. John Ball Park, hosted by Daniel Lee of Balance Fitness, Kate Meyer of Kent County Parks Foundation and Cori Vandenberg of Great Lakes Coca Cola

02. Trinity United Methodist Church / East Hills (Lake Dr and Fitzhugh), hosted by Heather Kaweck Schamper of Trinity United Methodist Church, James Bond of mLive, Global Infusion, and WMEAC. They’ll be serving up Gluten Free Bars, iced tea from Global Infusion, and assorted other treats.

03. The Rapid Central Station, hosted by Michael Bolthuis of the Rapid and Katie Sturrus of Founders Brewing Co.

04. Canal Park, hosted by Nathan Mehmed of Williams and Works

05. Catalyst Partners/Rockford Construction (Seward and Fulton), hosted by Andrea Terrien of Catalyst Partners

06. Calvin College (3195 Knight Way SE, in front of the fieldhouse), hosted by Roy Zuidema of Calvin College

07. Monument Park, stop by for a refreshing water refill/bottle and goodies like granola bars and fruit provided by co-host Jessica Bigelow of Advantage Benefits Group. We’ll have cool sunglasses to keep your eyes guarded and other goodies from co-host Kelly Cummins of Moosejaw Mountaineering. You can also learn more about improving road relationships with Driving Change swag from co-host Amanda Moore of Mobile GR and Parking Services.

08. Fulton St Farmers Market, hosted by Joe Lesausky of Fulton St Farmers Market and Joe Kozakiewicz of St Thomas Church

09. Local First (Fuller and Crescent, enter off Crescent), hosted by Local First Staff and Spoke Folks. Snacks provided by Brewery Vivant.

10. Grand Rapids Development Center (1120 Monroe), hosted by Layla Aslani and Anel Guel of the City of Grand Rapids

11. Wilcox Park, hosted by Evan Wilson of the Rapid Wheelmen

12. M6 Trail (Byron Center Rd), hosted by Michelle Rademacher and Bill Hill of Metro Health

13. Grand Rapids Bicycle Company (Fulton), hosted by Jill Martindale and Molly Connolly of Grand Rapids Bicycle Company. Shop will be open if you need supplies.

14. White Pine Outfitters (2221 Plainfield), hosted by Landon Bartley of White Pine Outfitters. They’ll have complimentary hot coffee from Cheshire Kitchen, bottled water, fresh fruit from Kingma’s Market, a drawing for some awesome stuff from Switchback Gear Exchange, coupons to local businesses (ahem – Creston Brewery), and more!

15. Mitten Brewing Co, hosted by Mitten Brewing Co.

More stops to be updated regularly. Check back for additions!