For Immediate Release: October 3, 2017
Contact: Kim Smith
Bicycle/Pedestrian Education Coordinator
Phone: 321-690-6890
Email address:
Brevard Schools to Participate in Walk to School Day: October 4, 2017
BREVARD COUNTY, FLA. – On Wednesday, October 4 th , school children throughout Brevard County will join thousands across the world in celebrating International Walk to School Day. Brevard Public Schools and the Space Coast TPO have partnered together to participate in the International Walk to School Day for 18 years.

This year, students from over 39 different Brevard schools will be participating in this annual event alongside their peers, parents, teachers and other school community members. Walk to School Day events work to create safer routes for walking and bicycling and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, traffic congestion, concern for the environment and building connections between families, schools and the broader community.

Below is a complete list of schools registered to participate in the event. 
  • Apollo Elementary
  • Atlantis Elementary
  • Cambridge Elementary Magnet
  • Cape View Elementary
  • Central Middle School
  • Challenger 7 Elementary
  • Columbia Elementary
  • Coquina Elementary
  • Croton Elementary
  • Discovery Elementary
  • Emma Jewel Charter Academy
  • Endeavour Elementary
  • Enterprise Elementary
  • Fairglen Elementary
  • Golfview Elementary School
  • Hans Christian Andersen Elementary
  • Imperial Estates Elementary
  • Indialantic Elementary School
  • Jupiter Elementary
  • Longleaf Elementary
  • Manatee Elementary
  • MILA Elementary
  • Odyssey Charter School Elementary
  • Odyssey Charter School Jr./Sr.
  • Odyssey Preparatory Academy
  • Quest Elementary School
  • Ralph Williams Elementary
  • Riviera Elementary School
  • Roy Allen Elementary
  • Sea Park Elementary School
  • Sherwood Elementary School
  • South Area Head Start
  • Spessard Holland Elementary
  • Suntree Elementary
  • Surfside Elementary
  • Theodore Roosevelt Elementary
  • Tropical Elementary
  • Viera Charter School
  • Westside Elementary
In the United States, International Walk to School Day is expected to include more than 5,000 events across all 50 states. Walkers from the U.S. will join children and adults in 40 countries around the world. Brevard’s Walk to School Day events are conducted as part of the Safe Routes to School program – sustained, community efforts to improve the health and well-being of children by making walking and bicycling to school safer, easier and more enjoyable.

Interested in covering a Walk to School Day event? Please contact Abby Rex, public involvement officer, at  to schedule media coverage.
Media Resources:
Media Talking Points – Walk to School Day

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