FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Recreation invites parents who are struggling to teach their children how to ride a two-wheeled bicycle to sign up for its upcoming Training Wheel Toss on Sunday, May 7 (rain date: May 21) from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The event will be held in the Union County Vocational School Parking Lot (near the Police Academy Building), at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. Trained volunteers will be on hand to teach young cyclists how to ride on two wheels and leave their training wheels behind forever.

Each cyclist must be at least four years old, wear a helmet, have a bicycle that is in good working condition, be able to rest his or her feet flat on the ground while sitting on his or her bicycle seat, and must be accompanied by an adult throughout the session. Failure to meet any of these conditions will disqualify the cyclist from participating in this event. Parents or guardians are encouraged to remove training wheels prior to the event, if possible, and will be required to sign a liability waiver at the event.

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Registration is free to Fanwood and Scotch Plains residents. Space is limited; participants must pre-register and choose the hour they'll arrive. Anyone who does not register in advance will not be allowed to participate. To register, visit fanwoodrecreation.org.

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