Student Life

Bike Program

First-year students have the opportunity to help accelerate Alma College’s commitment to staying fit and staying green.

Alma College’s Adventure Recreation Program is pleased to be offering the Bike Program for first year students of the 2015 – 2016 academic year! The Bike Program is part of our green campus initiative and is a great way for you to be provided a high quality bike at minimal cost to you. Below you can find the details of the program.

Overview of the Adventure Recreation Bike Program

  • The Adventure Recreation Bike Program is available to all students who agree not to bring a vehicle to Alma College’s campus for the academic years of 2015 – 2016 and 2016 – 2017.
  • When enrolling in the Adventure Recreation Bike Program you will receive a Trek Bicycle for $100 which has a retail price of $450.00. At this point the bike is yours to keep! The purchasing of the bike will also include winter storage, a lock, and lights.
  • To enroll, simply fill out the form on the back of this sheet and turn it in to Adventure Recreation table at the Community Fair on the specific Becoming a Scot Day you attend. You also can mail your form to Garrett Thelen at 614 W. Superior St. Alma, MI 48801. However, forms must be received by July 24th.
  • Bikes will be picked up during Orientation Week when all the bike program participants will walk to Terry’s Cycle in Downtown Alma.
  • Adventure Recreation will also store your bike for you at the Alan J. Stone Recreation Center in the Winter and Summer months if you would like to avoid the hassle of transporting your bike home.

Alma’s community will give you plenty of opportunity to take advantage of having a bicycle on campus as the 41-mile paved Heartland Trail runs through Alma College. Additionally, the City of Alma now has a 3.5 mile off-road course. 

Interested? Explore bike options and our partner, Terry’s Cycle.