Bike Helmet Program
Did You Know?
- Bike accidents send more kids to the hospital emergency room than any other sport.
- 98 children ages 19 and under died from biking-related injuries in 2013.
- Bicyclist deaths occur most often between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
- The majority of fatally injured bicyclists were not wearing helmets.
*Data from CPSC, Safe Kids, NHTSA and IIHS
Kids Helmets Available
Wearing a properly-fitted helmet dramatically decreases your risk of a head injury while riding a bicycle. The Marysville Fire District has custom-fitted bicycle and multi-sport/skate helmets available for a $10 donation, through a partnership with Safe Kids Snohomish County. Helmets are available between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. at any of our fire stations. Firefighters may be unavailable due to emergency calls.
A helmet will only protect your child if it’s actually worn and properly fitted every time they ride.
Here’s how to properly adjust a helmet: