About

Earn-A-Bike is our popular flagship program. Over the course of 8 weeks, youth refurbish a donated bicycle, learning the basics of bike repair and maintenance, safe urban riding, health, and nutrition. Through class participation and program completion, each student earns their bike as well as credit towards additional bikes, accessories, and replacement parts, redeemable during our Drop-In program - one of many free programs available to Earn-A-Bike graduates.

Cost

Earn-A-Bike is free to all participants.  All costs are covered by Neighborhood Bike Works and partner organizations.

Program Schedule:

We are offering two Earn-A-Bike classes this winter.

Earn-A-Bike (Ages 8-18): January 5 - February 23. Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00 - 6:00 PM.

Earn-A-Bike (Ages 8-18): February 28 - April 20. Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 - 6:00 PM. 

 

How to Sign Up:

1) Fill out an application!

Parents: If you would like to sign up your child(ren), please download the form linked below, fill it out with your child(ren), and return it to our office at 3943 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104. You can also scan and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or fill one out at our office Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

Youth: You must get your Parent/Guardian to fill out the form with you.

Our classes fill up quickly so please return the NBW Youth Application Waiver as soon as possible.

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2) Enrollment Confirmation

An NBW instructor will call the parent/guardian to discuss and resolve any potential schedule conflicts or transportation issues before confirming enrollment. Class size (usually 12-15) is capped at the instructor's discretion, and maintained by drawing from the wait-list.

3) Attendance Requirements

To graduate, each participant is expected to attend at least 75% of classes. The first four classes are especially critical to participants’ success!

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Upcoming

Youth Job Boards & Resources 

We've created a resource for youth to find jobs, internships, and other personal development opportunities. Click the link above!

May 2017 Adult Bike Repair Class @ NBW

Our monthly Adult Repair Class covers basic bike repair and maintenance. The class meets four Mondays in a row and registration is open!