Activities Along the Route

Activities Along the Route

Activities abound along the CicLAmini—Watts route! You can also check out shops, eateries, local gems, and activities along the route using our interactive digital map!


All Hubs will have:

  • Free water stations and restrooms
  • First Aid stations
  • Bike parking
  • Free pedicabs – provided by AARP, the pedicabs stop at each Hub's Info Booth, so just look for the sign! First come first served.
  • Free bike repair (more info below)
  • Food trucks

103rd Street Hub 

Reference address: 1673 E 103rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90002

Visit the Los Angeles Public Library booth! The infamous book bike will be on site giving away free books! Need a library card? Register for the #BestCardInLA! Join Ms. Ednita and Ms. Alley as they bike their way through CicLAvia Mini Watts reading aloud, Froggy Rides A Bike by Jonathan London. Participants will receive a free copy of the book at the LAPL booth after the StoryWalk. Explore the world, move your body, and read a story at the same time! StoryWalks® are a fun and innovative way to engage young readers and encourage activities that build early literacy skills like talking, reading, singing, writing, and playing.

Friends At Mafundi will showcase the history and culture of Watts with a Self-Guided Historic Watts Tour & Photo Challenge and activity book, visit their booth to participate! Complete the photo challenge to win CicLAvia swag!

Watts Rising is a collaboration of Watts residents, 40+ organizations, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, the Mayor’s Office, and Council District 15 committed to improving the quality of life in Watts. Visit the following Watts Rising Partners during the CicLAmini:

  • Visit the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles booth for a chance to get a Watts T-shirt! They will also be sharing more information about their Watts Rising programs. 
  • In partnership with the Watts Rising Collaborative, the Watts Community Studio is conducting a Watts Community Assessment. Using a survey tool, this assessment allows us to learn more about Watts residents' lifestyles, attitude, and beliefs. Every Watts resident who completes the survey will get a $25 gift card to Food 4 Less. This assessment is voluntary and only for Watts residents over the age of 18.
  • Visit the GRID Alternatives booth to learn about their single-family solar installation and solar training programs. 
  • Children's Institute will be incorporating coloring book activities, distributing hygiene kits, resources and other healthy snacks at their booth!

Interested in learning more about Los Angeles Zoo? Visit their booth where they will be leading activities and will have animal items to share with the community.

Grab some LA Phil goodies when visiting their booth! They will also have information about the upcoming Hollywood Bowl and Ford seasons.

Swing by the Autism Doesn’t Define Me Academy booth for some arts and crafts activities for kids!

The Metro Bike Share staff is excited to share information about the bike share program, grab a bike and pick up limited-edition Bike Month swag! Metro Bikes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the 103rd St Hub only from 9 am - 2 pm. Plan ahead and download the Metro Bike Share app to purchase a pass. Don’t forget to tag @bikemetro on social, and always remember to return your Metro Bike to a station or to a Metro Bike Share team member. To Celebrate Bike Month, get a 30-day pass during May for just $1 with code BIKEMONTH23 in the app and online to keep riding all month. 

Come by and check out LADWP’s Charge Up L.A. booth and learn about the rebate programs and see a new Mustang Mach-E EV. LADWP is committed to creating thousands of public, workplace, and fleet charging stations creating EV communities across Los Angeles.

Get a FREE limited edition CicLAmini Watts Bandana, screen printed on site at the hub! Participants CAN get up close and personal with the on-site screen printing process, and can choose custom screen print colors for their bandana.

The City of LA’s Community Investment for Families department will provide bicycle safety information as well as give out FREE Youth Bicycle helmets, Wheel reflectors and other safety gadgets. Part of the City of LA's Office of Traffic Safety program (OTS)  

The Los Angeles South Chamber of Commerce is a Non Profit organization. Their Mission is to develop and sustain economic growth in South L.A.'s underserved & marginalized communities through small business development, entrepreneurship, advocacy, community engagement, financial literacy, health & wellness education. Visit them to learn more!

Choose to Boost! COVID 19 Booster Vaccines, testing and treatment available - no appointment necessary. Provided by LADPH partners.

Free basic bike repair brought to you by Hollydale Cycling Club

Near the 103rd Street Hub:


Along the route near Ted Watkins Park:

The Shared Harvest Foundation booth will be offering vaccines, testing and treatment of COVID-19. Come by and grab educational material and PPE kits that include COVID-19 home test kits, N-95 masks and hand sanitizers. 

The Garage BoardShop trades skateboarding for education, using an active lifestyle as the backbone to success in education. They aim to teach the inner-city youth to value education through their after-school tutoring program. Stop by their pop up skate park and learn some moves.

Visit the SAMOFund booth for a chance to take home a free milkweed plant! They will be talking about the benefits of local plants to local pollinators, and will be chatting with folks about their free plant giveaways, learning opportunities at the native plant nursery they run.

The Department of Recreation and Parks will be promoting their programs offered at recreation centers in the area. Activities for children jump rope, hula hoops, and other simple games will also be available at their booth!

The Hoopbus will host an interactive experience for attendees. They’ll bring basketball players, balls, some speakers for music, and set up activities on the bus. Fans can challenge team Hoopbus in games, or play games amongst themselves, anybody can get a bucket. 

Street Soccer will be offering on site youth soccer activations that will run on a rolling admission basis (new activations will start every 30 or so minutes and participants can jump in at their leisure). Adults will also be welcome to assist their children, and participate in periodic mini scrimmages.

What does home mean to you? Self Help Graphics invites CicLAvia participants to reflect on the meaning of home with an interactive activity where participants can write their messages or drawings on a ribbon and add it to a frame of a house that represents a communal home. They hope to incite a connection to home, community and nature in this workshop that is a part of a larger series of their work in Willowbrook and surrounding communities addressing environmental contamination and sharing resources on how we can protect ourselves and improve our environment. 

See the Metro Art Bus up close!! People can get on the bus to see the artwork inside, take selfies, and pick up various goodies including a fun paper pop-up Metro Art Bus and note cards featuring the artworks.

Join The Tree Yoga Cooperative for a gentle and relaxing yoga session for ALL AGES and BODIES to participate in this family friendly class. Taking a pause for from your ride or walk, OR just stop by for a FREE yoga session!  The Tree Yoga Cooperative is a Black and Latinx owned wellness studio in South Central Los Angeles providing yoga services and training that are accessible, beginner friendly, trauma informed, and culturally relevant.

Visit the STEM Collective:

  • Swing by the TreePeople booth to learn about the challenges trees face in our urban setting and how you can help make sure the young trees in your neighborhood grow up healthy and strong! 
  • SoLA Robotics will be leading interactive robotics and coding activities!
  • Are you interested in learning more about animation and filmmaking? The Girls IN Focus booth will have flipbooks to learn the basics!
  • Learn about the challenges trees face in our urban setting and how you can help make sure the young trees in your neighborhood grow up healthy and strong at the Wildwoods booth.
  • PS Science What can we learn from fossils? Kids will be able to dig for fossils in a dig pit, learn to differentiate between fossils and rocks, and compare their found fossils to animal skeletons and ID charts in order to learn about what they found.
  • Stop by the Roundhouse Aquarium booth where visitors can ask their marine scientists/ educators about anything involving the ocean! They will have animal specimens to help inspire curiosity, and offer a chance to meet some animals from local tide-pools, including hands-on interactions with sea animals.

Snap Yourself! - Find the mobile photo booth roaming along the route!

Visit Las Fotos Project to have your portrait taken by one of the photographers in their career training program! Images will be available in a public Facebook album in the days after CicLAmini. 


Central Ave Hub

Reference address: 10925 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059

Relax in the AARP play zone while catching up over vintage board games. Fun for all ages!

LADOT will be hosting a celebration for their next project along Central Ave at the Central hub! They will be hosting a bike rodeo on one side of the street and an activation activity on the other side.

The Watts Labor Community Action Committee-Family Source Center will be sharing more information about all their services and resources, swing by their booth to learn more. 

Swing by the Gang Reduction Youth Development (GRYD) table for more information regarding their program and enrollment. They will also be passing out incentives and resources for families such as Baby 2 Baby diapers, clothes, etc.

Interested in learning more about neighborhood councils? Visit the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment booth, they will have outreach flyers and giveaways that promote neighborhood councils.

Register to vote with the Office of the City Clerk. They will provide voter education (new laws, ways of voting, election info, etc.) and an opening for voters to register, re-register, or update their voter registration. They will also have a prize drop game and activity books!

Visit the LA Civil Rights table for more information about their programs and services including discrimination enforcement, the Peace and Healing Center and participatory budget.

Los Angeles City Planning has launched the Housing Element Rezoning Program and Citywide Housing Incentive Program and is seeking public feedback. Stop by to learn more about six core program strategies of the Citywide Housing Incentive Program, including expanding the Adaptive Reuse program citywide, updating the Affordable Housing Incentive Programs, incentivizing housing on Opportunity Corridors, creating Affordable Housing opportunities through the Affordable Housing Overlay, facilitating Missing Middle housing, and enhancing Process Streamlining. 

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) will provide resources and information about safe, sustainable transportation in the region. At their booth SCAG will offer attendees the opportunity to take a survey to inform the development of 2024 Connect SoCal, which outlines strategies to help our communities thrive when it comes to mobility, housing, economy and the environment. Attendees who take a survey can be fitted for a free helmet.

Search for Speed presented by USA Cycling provides an opportunity for youth to test their max power during a 6 second test on a WattBike. Participants that meet the benchmark will win an invitation to additional testing events called "Combines". 

StreetsLA will be presenting helpful information about their Bureau and the work they do on behalf of Angelenos. They will also be sharing details about a "Clean California Median" project in South LA.

Streets For All will provide educational information about the advocacy projects they are leading in the Los Angeles region.

Markham Middle School will be performing after the press event, will also have small games and giveaways and will provide information about our school 

Free basic bike repair brought to you by DAG Riders


Near the Central Ave Hub:

Come to the WLCAC center lot for a screen printing activity, food, and more skating! We will be providing a screen printing activity in the Marketplace (right next to the Mother of Humanity) led by Watts Art Effect instructor Hector Hernandez, where participants will get to take home a limited WLCAC x CicLAvia designed t-shirt or tote bag for free. The skatepark will also be open for use if riders want a change of scenery.