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Jeff Seymour Family Center Bike Park

Location
El Monte
Project Category
Mobility
Status
Ongoing

The Jeff Seymour Family Center Bike Park was made possible by a grant from REI Arcadia, facilitated by Amigos de los Rios, a local non-profit organization focused on community-based urban greening and natural infrastructure. ActiveSGV staff and volunteers supported the park's development and design, as well as its ongoing maintenance, in partnership with the El Monte City School District and City of El Monte. The facility includes a variety of features to improve rider skills and fitness, including pump tracks, lumber elevated trails, dirt rollers, a teeter, and more. Most elements are geared towards beginner and intermediate riders.

There is no charge to use the facility, however park maintenance and care is supported by community volunteers. Please join us most Saturday mornings in caring for the park -- email us to confirm details. 

While you're at the park, we also invite you to explore the broader campus, which was transformed in 2017 thanks to a CalFire Urban Forestry grant that funded the planting of over 150 CA native trees, bioswales to capture stormwater, and informational signage.   

Key Details:

  • Opening Hours: Monday-Friday: 3pm-Dusk ; Saturdays: 10am-5pm
  • Address: Jeff Seymour Family Center, 10900 Mulhall St., El Monte, CA 91731

SGV Bike Education Center: The SGV Bike Center is currently closed due to the ongoing pandemic. We hope to re-open our free community bicycle repair space as soon as possible.  

Questions and Answers:

  • Is there a cost to using the park? No, but we greatly appreciate your support in helping keep the facility tidy by cleaning up after yourself. Volunteers are also welcome and needed to help maintain the site most Saturday mornings! 
  • Why aren't you open on Sundays?  We currently do not have staff capacity/resources to have someone on site on Sundays. 
  • Can I have a picnic at the park? Yes, but please clean up after yourselves!
  • How can I support the Bike Park? There are several ways you can support the SGV's first Bike Park. Tax-exempt donations to ActiveSGV help cover the cost of SGV Bike Ed Center staff supporting the park. Volunteers help maintain the park most Saturdays. In-kind donations of working bikes, parts, and tools are also welcome, but please check with us first to ensure we can use them.
  • Can I host a special event at the park? Special events such as formal clinics (with paying participants) may require a permit. Please contact us and we will direct you to the right person. 
  • I still have a question, who can I contact? Please contact SGV Bike Education Director Jose Jimenez

Park Rules:

FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY, THE FOLLOWING RULES WILL BE ENFORCED

1. PLEASE DO NOT LITTER
2. To report any suspicious or illegal activity, contact the El Monte Police Department at (626) 580-2100
3. Use and/or possession of alcohol, drugs, firearms, or fireworks are prohibited
4. No overnight parking
5. Use of any tobacco-related products is prohibited
6. Pump Track Rules must be adhered to; Ride at your own risk and within your abilities.
7. All dogs must be kept on a leash, and owners must pick up pet waste
8. Portable BBQs and/or open fires are prohibited
9. Obscene language, fighting, gambling, and loitering are prohibited
10. Camping, golfing, kite flying, skateboarding, or operation of bouncers, motorized bikes, remote control cars, or scooters are prohibited

Please note: The information provided is subject to change.

**PUBLIC RECREATION ACCESS RULES**  FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY, THE FOLLOWING RULES WILL BE ENFORCED  **Public Recreation Access Hours:**  Days and hours are subject to change  - Monday – Friday: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM (or Dusk) - Saturdays: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM  **Location:** Jeff Seymour Family Center 10900 Mulhall Street, El Monte, CA  **Facilities:** - Pump Track - Outdoor Recreation Area  **Important Guidelines:**  1. PLEASE DO NOT LITTER 2. To report any suspicious or illegal activity, contact the El Monte Police Department at (626) 580-2100 3. Use and/or possession of alcohol, drugs, firearms, or fireworks are prohibited 4. No overnight parking 5. Use of any tobacco-related products is prohibited 6. Pump Track Rules must be adhered to; Ride at your own risk and within your abilities. 7. All dogs must be kept on a leash, and owners must pick up pet waste 8. Portable BBQs and/or open fires are prohibited 9. Obscene language, fighting, gambling, and loitering are prohibited 10. Camping, golfing, kite flying, skateboarding, or operation of bouncers, motorized bikes, remote control cars, or scooters are prohibited  Please note: The information provided is subject to change.

Upcoming Easy Access Events

E-asy Access Pop-up Flyer.

E-asy Access Pop-Up: Peck Water Conservation Park - 2 HOURS FREE BIKE RIDES

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Jun 1, 2024
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9:00 am
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12:00 pm
Peck Water Conservation Park 5401 Peck Rd, Arcadia, CA 91006
Explore the Emerald Necklace! Get an e-bike from our E-asy Access Pop-Up from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Peck Water Conservation Park for up to two hours of fun, free riding.
E-asy Access Pop-up Flyer.

E-asy Access Pop-Up: Peck Water Conservation Park - 2 HOURS FREE BIKE RIDES

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Jun 2, 2024
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9:00 am
 – 
12:00 pm
Peck Water Conservation Park 5401 Peck Rd, Arcadia, CA 91006
Explore the Emerald Necklace! Get an e-bike from our E-asy Access Pop-Up from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Peck Water Conservation Park for up to two hours of fun, free riding.
Flyer for E-asy Access ride.

E-asy Access Ride: Tour with Amigos de los Rios

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Jun 8, 2024
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8:00 am
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Jeff Seymour Family Center 10900 Mulhall Street El Monte, CA 91731
Join us for a community bike ride around the Emerald Necklace with Easy Access with special guests from Amigos de los Rios!