Kids on Wheels Instructors of 2019
Kyra is a college student and is instructing at Kids on Wheels in the summer. She is an avid biker and really enjoys passing on the passion for cycling to the kids. She is one of three recipients of the Canada Summer Jobs positions that were provided to Kids on Wheels this year.
Samindi is a cycling enthusiast and teacher who enjoys sharing her passion for the outdoors and the importance of physical activity. She eagerly joined the team this summer and has been enjoying helping the young cyclists improve their skills throughout each day of the week-long camps. She is one of three recipients of the Canada Summer Jobs positions that were provided to Kids on Wheels this year.
Caro originally hails from England and has been riding bikes ever since she can remember! This is her fourth summer working for Kids on Wheels and each year loves how excited the children get about riding bikes. She enjoys being able to see the improvement all the children make over the week long program and hopes that the children leave wanting to ride their bikes more than ever.
This is Mel's first year with Kids on Wheels and she is loving it! She always has fun teaching the kids how to be safe while on their bikes. In the fall, she'll be heading back to school to take the Outdoor Recreation Management program at Capilano University.
Emma is one of the Instructors of Kids on Wheels. She is a huge cycling nerd, from volunteering at community bike shops to bike touring trips. She loves being outdoors so you can usually find her planning her next big weekend trip! She is one of three recipients of the Canada Summer Jobs positions that were provided to Kids on Wheels this year.
Maya Goldstein, Founder and Manager
Maya is passionate about cycling, education, and especially the combination of the two. She graduated from UBC with an MA from the Faculty of Education and her knowledge, experience, and interests are in early childhood education. This led her to found Kids on Wheels, a non-profit cycling education program for the early years which runs through The BC Cycling Coalition. In the program young children are introduced to cycling through balance bikes, books and games. Maya also loves cycle touring and has explored many countries around the world by bike, most recently Greece with her partner and two young boys.