2020 Bike to School Week | 2020 Bike to Work Week

Creston & Central Kootenay

Start a Team & Become a Team Leader

Register and start a team today!

What is a Team Leader?

A Team Leader is someone in the workplace that motivates co-workers to participate in Bike to Work Week. As the Team Leader, you can add people to your team in the registration system, or people can register and join your team.

Team Leaders can hang Bike to Work Week posters in their workplace (e.g. in the lunch room, elevators, etc.) to help raise awareness about Bike to Work Week.

Team Leaders can monitor teammates participation through their Bike to Work Week Dashboard and encourage teammates to log their kilometres, or alternatively Team Leaders can log teammates' kilometres for teammates.

Team Leaders can also organize friendly competitions within their team: who can cycle the most kilometres during BTWW, who can cycle the most trips during BTWW, who can cycle to work the most days during BTWW?

As a Team Leader, you help make a positive difference in people's lives. As you watch your teammates make healthier lifestyle choices and choose to cycle instead of drive, you will feel proud of your leadership.

How to be a Team Leader:

  1. Register now (click the orange Registration button up top)
  2. After you enter your personal information, choose to register as a Team Leader
  3. Create a Team

How to Motivate Teammates:

  1. Login to your BTWW Dashboard
  2. Click "Communication" and email possible teammates to see if they want to join your team
  3. Contact the Coordinator in your community and get posters to hang in your workplace
  4. Talk to your employer about creating safe bike storage at your workplace
  5. Talk to your employer about organizing prizes for workplace competitions
  6. Hold an information session at lunch to RALLY your team (or try to sign people up to join your team)
  7. Hold a route planning session to teach first time commuter cyclists how to safely plan their routes
  8. Encourage teammates to familiarize themselves with safe cycling skills
  9. Encourage teammates to log their kilometres cycled in their BTWW Dashboard to see how many calories they burned and how many kilograms of greenhouse gases they have saved
  10. Celebrate your teams successes with a party or special breakfast or lunch

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