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Bicycle Sundays on the Bronx River Parkway, one of Westchester’s longest-running and popular recreational programs, starts on Sunday, May 2. The program is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The series runs on the following dates:

  • May 9, 16 and 23
  • June 6, 13, 20 and 27
  • July 11, 18 and 25
  • Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
  • Sept. 12, 19 and 26
  • Oct. 3, 17, 24 and 31

Bicycle Sundays, a Westchester County Parks program, is sponsored by Con Edison, NewYork-Presbyterian, the Westchester Parks Foundation and Danny’s Cycles, with support from WHUD.

During Bicycle Sundays, the parkway is open exclusively for bicyclists, in-line skaters, scooters, walkers and joggers from Exit 22 at the Westchester County Center to Exit 4 at Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. The round-trip distance is 13 miles. The road is closed to automobiles in that stretch of parkway. Admission is free. Masks are recommended for all Participants. Parking at the County Center lot in White Plains costs $8.

Rules and Regulations:

  • It is required that participants wear a mask or a face covering in situations like this where social distancing may not always be able to be maintained.
  • ONLY Bicyclists, in-line skaters, scooters, walkers and joggers are allowed; no unauthorized motor vehicles are allowed.
  • Walkers, joggers and slower wheeled traffic must use the right lane; faster wheeled traffic must use the left lane.
  • New York State law requires helmets for children under age 14, including those riding in bike trailers; helmets are strongly recommended for all wheeled participants.
  • New York State law prohibits children under age 1 from riding on bicycles or in a separate seat.
  • All headsets are prohibited. This includes but is not limited to music devices and hands-free cell phones.
  • No skateboarding allowed.
  • No dogs allowed.
  • Bicyclists must obey the posted parkway speed limit of 40 m.p.h.
  • Children riding in strollers must be strapped in at all times.
  • Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All participants must be off the parkway by 1:50 p.m.

In the event of rain, program will be canceled. Get more information on either Westchester Parks Foundation Facebook or Westchester Parks Foundation.