Monday, February 20, 2012

Don't forget! Ride your Bike to JetBlue Park's Feb. 25th Grand Opening Event

Pedal to the Park!
For more information about the Grand Opening Event, click here.
See News-Press feature story on 2/21/12.

  The big day is only FIVE days away, so if you haven't planned your route to ride to the event, now is the time!  Hope to see you on Saturday.
The JetBlue Park—Bicycle Access Map ( shows the various ways to access the park by bicycle, along with the types of bicycle facilities on each of these roads.   The preferred entrance to JetBlue Park for bicyclists will be the East Gate on Daniels Parkway, which is noted on the map of the stadium facility, indicating the entrances for cyclists and the bike parking corral.  (Click here:
Maps of eight suggested routes are available at   On the website you’ll find ride maps from the following starting points: 
7. FGCU, and
 Feel free to plan your own unique route to the event. 
Planned rides:    Paradise Bicycles is inviting cyclists to start their ride from their store in Colonial Square Town Center ((9377 Six Mile Cypress Parkway).  You can park for free in the large lot north of the store.  You can either ride on your own from there, or join in an informal unsupported ride from there, starting at 12:30 p.m. There will also organized unsupported rides from Gateway Community Pool starting at 1 p.m., and at Daniels/Apalossa at 12:30 p.m.  Click on the listed bike route map above for details.
Park & Bike Option:  There are several options for biking to JetBlue Park if you live too far away or want just a short ride. For example, you can drive to Paradise Bicycles (9377 Six Mile Cypress Parkway and park by the store and bike from there.  
Bike Parking Corral
BikeWalkLee will offer a bike parking corral – a designated area to safely park your bike for the duration of your visit to the park.  BikeWalkLee volunteers will check your bike in and out and staff the corral from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at no cost.  So, leave your car behind and park your bike in our secure corral while you enjoy the park’s opening day!


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