2019 Ride and Hike for the Rouge
ROUGE VALLEY FOUNDATION
For full Ride for the Rouge event information, visit www.rvcc.ca/Ride_for_the_Rouge.html
The Ride (and Hike) for the Rouge is an annual 4.5km hike and 25km or 50km ride fundraising event put on by the Rouge Valley Foundation and Rouge Valley Conservation Centre. This event provides supporters of the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre and the Rouge watershed the opportunity to meet other members of the community, to enjoy the Rouge hiking trails and surrounding area and to raise funds to support the programs and services offered at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, including raising awareness and understanding of the local environment, environmental programs for school and community groups, day camps and weekend programs for children and youth, special events for the community and ecological monitoring and research.
The Ride and Hike start and finish at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre located at 1749 Meadowvale Road, near the Toronto Zoo. Entertainment, food and prizes will be provided to participants and pledge collectors. All participants can also bid on silent auction items during lunch.
Families that collect pledges can receive up to 50% off of one week of summer day camp for one child. Here’s the breakdown:
- Raise $350 in pledges, receive 50% off one week of Summer Day Camp for one child
- Raise $250 in pledges, receive 30% off one week of Summer Day Camp for one child
- Raise $150 in pledges, receives 10% off one week of Summer Day Camp for one child
Attendees are encouraged to create teams with their co-workers, friends and family members. All fundraising efforts are greatly appreciated.
How to register:
1. Click on “Join as an individual” or “Create a Team” at the top of the page. You will then be re-directed to purchase a ticket for the event.
2. Once you have purchased your ticket, you will be emailed an activation code to activate your registration and to create your fundraising page in order to collect pledges online.
If you have co-workers, friends or family members who want to donate to your fundraising page but do not want to donate online, you can download a pledge form from our website (http://www.rvcc.ca/Ride_for_the_Rouge.html) and collect cash or cheque pledges. All pledges will be added to your fundraising page total when they are brought to the Ride for the Rouge registration desk on the day of the event.
Share your fundraising page on your social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) and to get your friends and family to support your efforts.
All participants must check-in upon arrival at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre before the Ride and Hike begin.
Date: Saturday May 11, 2019
Time: Registration opens at 9 a.m.; Ride and Hike start at 10 a.m.
Location: Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, 1749 Meadowvale Road, Toronto, ON M1B 5W8