Many faces of the bicycle
Start date: Sep 1, 2015,
End date: Jul 31, 2017
“Many faces of the bicycle” (MFOTB) is second major EVS initiative of Multisport Experience Sport Club (CSEM) from Arad in west Romania. Project is scheduled as second out of three EVS projects which promote 3 major sport activities of CSEM: running, cycling and swimming. Successfully implemented “The habit of running” EVS project from 2014 promotes running, MFOTB will promote cycling in 2015, and in 2016, CSEM plans to implement project promoting swimming. MFOTB will involve EVS volunteers in 2 stages, spending 9 months of each stage, in Romania, leading the active and healthy lifestyle of amateur bikers as well as promoting cycling as a sport activity, hobby and the lifestyle. EVS volunteers will promote also bicycle as a tool in three areas: sport, practical and positive influence on human health. The promotion with usage of at least 5 non-formal/informal methods, will add educational element to sport activities of the project
MFOTB activities are balanced between indoors and outdoors plus will feature management and update of virtual community of bikers gathered around CSEM. The final goal of the project will be informing 1000 people from local neighbourhood of Arad about benefits of cycling, involving 150 persons in cycling activity, 50 in running activities and 25 in swimming. EVS volunteers will develop 10 partnerships with local institutions to deal with challenges and problems of bikers in Arad area as a part of solidarity with local community, which will be also emphasized in organization of 18 workshops for public connected with MFOTB tasks/objectives and activities in two, 9 month long stages of the project– all by using non-formal and informal methods of work in European dimension of healthy lifestyle and wellbeing.
In learning dimension MFOTB will further develop online solutions for EVS learning, used already by CSEM: Virtual Classroom and Electronic Resource Center.
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