In collaboration with Worcester State University Advancement, and the Binienda Center for Civic Engagement the Wellness Center now offers a bike rental program. Whether it is a casual ride into the City of Worcester, or a quick trip to CVS or the grocery store- we have you covered!
In order to utilize the bikes on AND off campus a membership will need to be purchased either in person or through the Wellness Center Portal. Membership fees are collected to ensure that the bikes are continually maintained and in great working order.
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Replacement cost if lost, stolen, not returned, or damaged beyond repair is $200.00.
Bikes can be checked out for as little as an hour, or up to 3 days. During its checkout, the rider will be required to wear the helmet provided AND make sure the bike is appropriately locked in a proper location when not in use. Member will be responsible for returning the bike in the same condition that it was check out in. Normal wear and tear is expected.
Checking Out/In a Bike
All bikes are checked out and in beginning from the Wellness Center during normal hours of operation. During check out (after you have a valid membership) you will be issued a kit. The kit will include your helmet, and a lock combination associated with your assigned bike. The bike(s) are located outside of the Student Center, under the awning. Upon returning the bike, based on your check out period, you will be asked to report any issues with the bike so that any necessary repairs can be made.
Safe Signalling on a Bike
In the event that the bike is lost, stolen, not returned or damaged beyond repair the member with the bike checked out will be charged a $200.00 fee for the bike.