This Week's Nonprofit Spotlight is Velocity Coop

What is the Velocity Coop?velocity_bike_logo

Velocity Bicycle Cooperative, located in Mount Vernon, encourages Alexandrians through bicycle workshops, community bike rides, and youth programs, to bike more and have fun!

Velocity Coop's Mission

Velocity Coop hopes to build a lively and prosperous bicycle community in Alexandria.

Program Highlights

  • Youth programs
  • Community outreach programs
  • Training classes in bicycle maintenance
  • Open Shop hours for do-it-yourself bike maintenance repair, supported by experienced volunteers
  • Same day bicycle maintenance services (scheduled; during weekdays only)
  • Used bicycle recycling
  • Community bike rides and social events


At Vélocity Bicycle Cooperative, you can

  • Fix your bicycle
  • Help others
  • Donate materials
  • Hang out and meet new people
  • Get tips on where and how to cycle safely in Alexandria


How You Can Get Involved

  • Volunteer or Donate: Since all employees are volunteers, it is essential that Velocity Coop receive your donations in order to continue its operations. Real people work for Velocity Coop and play a significant part in its endeavors. Volunteers are always needed.


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