Mark your calendars for a community celebration at the Big Blue Bike Barn! Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 will be a fun-filled afternoon with food, music and activities for everyone. The Bike Barn campus is a hub of bicycle activity, complemented by food gardens, a pump track, and park trails that make for awesome family fun.… read more
The Story of the Big Blue Bike Barn
The Story of the Big Blue Bike Barn: A Vacant Lot Transformed Newport Housing Authority, Bike Newport, and Achieving the Community Dream Bike Newport’s HQ is in downtown Newport, on Broadway, opposite city Hall. It’s a thriving location that attracts people of all ages, cultures, and bike interests. Bike-happy kids love to visit and tinker… read more
New Classes At The Big Blue Bike Barn
Things are heating up at the Big Blue Bike Barn as we start not one, not two, but three new classes to help bike riders of all stripes build their confidence over a series of five sessions. Reserve your spot now!* Roll Models: Mondays, July 22 – August 19 3:30pm – 5pm It’s good to… read more
Mural Magic at the Big Blue Bike Barn
What a difference a few days make! From blue, to blooming with color, Newport’s north end community came together to make the Big Blue Bike Barn shine this weekend. Members of the community gathered at 20 Sunset Blvd, the site of the Bike Barn campus, to join in the community effort of painting one of… read more
Are you a muralist?
We’re looking for Public Artists: The Bike Barn build will take place all through the spring – with container and garden prep, education space construction, trail cutting, and the pump track build! There’ll be lots of community engagement and opportunities to help out – including with public art. We’re looking for muralists to help inform… read more
Big Blue Bike Barn Plans Just Got BIGGER!
(Newport, RI) There’s an exciting project sprouting on the north side of Miantonomi Park, and it just got even more exciting. The campus of Newport’s Big Blue Bike Barn – due to open this Spring – is getting a lot bigger, making room for berms and waves of dirt and grass optimized for even more healthy… read more
Meet Matthias and Newport’s Bike Hub
The kids of Newport have been telling us for a long time that they need a place to be kids. Somewhere they can ride, play and learn. A place they can call theirs. Imagine this: all the buzz and excitement as kids gather for play time and spring/summer camps at the Big Blue Bike Barn.… read more