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First Ride Program

first ride program with bus driving to school

First Ride Program is a school bus safety program, offered by Grande Prairie Public School Division, Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools and First Student, that introduces young children and their parents to the school bus and school bus safety. The program consists of a 30 minutes presentation that is focused on school bus safety, 10 minutes video followed by a short ride on a school bus. The program is offered twice a year.

"First Ride" is a positive learning experience for you and your child. This program gives parents and students a basic understanding of safetyrules, and procedures on the school bus. We hope you will be able to take part in the "First Ride Program".

This is a free program focused on students entering preschoolkindergarten, and grade 1 who will use the bus in the fall; however, any student who is new to busing or would like a refresher can attend. No need to register.

Click on the link do download: First Ride Program brochure 

When is the next event?

The next First Ride Program will be April 24, 2024, from 6 pm to 7 pm in the gym at Roy Bickel Public School 10410 Royal Oaks Dr

For more information contact GPPSD Transportation at: 780-539-7419​