First Rider

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Confederation College - Outside the TEC Hub/McIntyre Building

The First Rider Program is for young, first time school bus riders. This fun learning experience helps children prepare for riding the school bus to and from school as well as while on field trips.

Participation will help alleviate concerns and answer questions you may have regarding the safety of your child while riding on or walking around a school bus. The children even get to ride a school bus!

How to Become a First Rider!

Watch the Buzzy Bee Safety Video for First Time School Bus Riders along with additional important school bus safety information with your child starting Saturday, August 22nd at

Register online at or call 345-7387 from Monday, August 24th to Friday, August 28th to book a time for your child to experience their first school bus ride on Saturday, August 29th outside the Confederation College McIntyre Building.

Ride a school bus day runs from 10:00 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. with two school buses, limited to 20 children per bus, departing every 30 minutes. Times must be booked in advance. School Buses will be cleaned and sanitized between tours. Only children will be permitted to ride the school bus.

Iron Range Bus Lines

Check Back Here to Book Online or Call To Register During the Week of August 24-28

Take advantage of this opportunity that will allow your child to ride the school bus with confidence and learn the importance of school bus safety. Register for your spot at First Rider here or by contacting our First Rider partner, Iron Range Bus Lines during the week of August 24th - 28th.

(807) 345-7387

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