Youth Mechanics + Volunteer Program

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Walk N Roll's bike maintenance shop in downtown Olympia

Bike MVP is a program of Intercity Transit’s Walk N Roll Youth Education Program aimed at engaging youth in learning a new skill, while giving back to their community with service hours that could count toward graduation and other school requirements. We are recruiting 10 students to participate in our next Bike MVP with classes beginning November 12, 2019. Classes are open to youth ages 13 through 18.

Learn Bike Mechanics

Participants will attend eight classes for a total of 20 hours, which will cover how to completely overhaul and maintain a bicycle. Each week focuses on one bike part or component. Classes are split between a lesson and hands-on practice. Classes are November 12 through December 12 (with a gap for Thanksgiving break) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The class is full, but you can sign up for our waiting list.

Earn Community Service Hours

After completing the full MVP Program, graduates will sign up to volunteer during open shop times on Wednesdays from 1 to 5 p.m. or Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., where they will work on bikes for our Earn-A-Bike Program. Each MVP graduate must commit to volunteering 20 hours in our bike shop.

Our bike shop is volunteer staffed, and dedicated to building bicycle for a free after-school class, Earn-A-Bike. We have given out over 300 bikes through classes at seven local middle schools since our program began.

Contact Us:

To learn more, please call 360-701-8379 or email