When: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013
Event will be held rain or shine.
Where: Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Road, Wilmington, DE. (free admission during event)
For more information, contact (302) 651-5437
Schedule of Activities
Car Seat Safety Check
10 a.m. – noon.
Parents can have their child's car seat checked for proper installation. Be sure to bring your car, your child, and the car seat. The check takes about 30 minutes per seat.
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kids are invited to participate in the Bike Rodeo. They'll learn the “rules of the road,” when riding their bike, and the importance of wearing their helmet correctly. Remember to bring your bikes and helmets, or be one of the first to arrive and receive a new helmet for free during the event.
Note: Limited helmet availability; first come, first served
Ronald McDonald “Playing It Safe” Show
10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
This show teaches kids how to respond to emergency situations in a fun and memorable manner. It stresses important safety messages such as fire prevention and athletic safety.
Helmet Safety Demonstration
Every half hour beginning at 10:30 a.m.
See first-hand the benefits of wearing your helmet with a lively demonstration
by nurses from the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at duPont Hospital for Children.
Exhibitors & Info Booths
Safety information and giveaways will be available from a variety of vendors, and door prizes will be awarded throughout the day.
- Safety and Injury Prevention
- Fire Safety
- Emergency Vehicles
- Sports Safety
- Poison Prevention
About Safe Kids Day
Safe Kids Day is presented by the New Castle County Chapter of Safe Kids Delaware. Safe Kids is a partnership of community organizations, including Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, whose mission is to educate the community on childhood injury prevention. This free event teaches safety tips for kids with hands-on activities as well as car seat safety checks.
- Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
- Nemours Health & Prevention Services (NHPS)
- Christiana Care Health System
- Concord Square Saladworks
- Delaware State Parks
- Delaware Department of Transportation
- Delaware Bicycle Council
- State Farm Insurance
- McDonald's of the Greater Philadelphia Region
- Kohl’s Department Store