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Lease Approved for Our New Home at Arlington Mill!

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On September 19, the Arlington County Board unanimously voted to approve the lease for Phoenix Bikes to rent a new space at Arlington Mill Community Center. Full press release from Arlington County is available below. We are grateful to our community supporters, Arlington County Board, and Arlington County Department of Parks & Recreation for believing… Read more »

Selected Again as “One of the Best”

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After a careful vetting process, the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected Phoenix Bikes to be part of the Class of 2017-18. A renewal of this honor having been selected as part of the 2012-2013 class, Phoenix Bikes has undergone an extensive review process and met the Catalogue’s high standards once again. Potential donors can be confident… Read more »

We’re Getting a New Home!

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As you may know, since 2011, Phoenix Bikes has been raising money to build a new  facility and just this spring, we were awarded a Letter of Intent from Arlington County to build out the first floor retail space of the Arlington Mill Community Center. And on September 20, the County Board voted unanimously to… Read more »

Phoenix Bikes to Celebrate 10th Anniversary!

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On Thursday, April 20th, Phoenix Bikes will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in style as this year’s Makers’ Ball will double as a “10th Birthday Bash”! Be part of the 10th anniversary of Phoenix Bikes through a celebration of creativity on Thursday, April 20 in Crystal City! The evening will include creativity in the form… Read more »

Phoenix Bikes to Host the 2017 National Youth Bike Summit

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We are thrilled to announce that Youth Bike Summit 2017 will take place October 6-8, 2017 in Arlington, VA / Washington, DC and will be hosted by Phoenix Bikes! The Youth Bike Summit is a three-day conference geared toward youth, bikes, education, advocacy, and leadership. People from different disciplines, backgrounds, and ages gather together to learn, share,… Read more »

Kick Off Fall with the 6th Annual Arlington Fun Ride!

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The 6th Annual Arlington Fun Ride is Saturday, October 1!  This scenic, family-friendly bike ride is will give the anticipated 250+ participants a chance to experience the paved trails that make up the “Arlington Loop” while enjoying support from rest stops in Crystal City, Columbia Pike, Ballston and Rosslyn.  To ensure the ride is accessible and… Read more »

Make Every Mile Count on August 6!

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Since 2011, Phoenix Bikes has been raising money for a new facility. That’s right! We’ll eventually be moving out of the 630 square foot re-purposed concession stand and into a proper space where we will be able to combine space for teaching and working on bikes with storage and work areas to make a community bicycle space… Read more »

Phoenix Bikes Named “Best Nonprofit”

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On May 24, Phoenix Bikes was honored to receive the 2016 Best Nonprofit Business Award from the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. “Phoenix Bikes has proven that it meets the tough criteria for winning this coveted award,” said Kate Bates, Arlington Chamber President & CEO. “The Chamber is pleased to present this award to them, and… Read more »

Inaugural Phoenix Bikes Makers’ Ball is April 21st!

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Phoenix Bikes is hosting a new and exciting event this spring and we want you to be part of it! The inaugural Phoenix Bikes Makers’ Ball will be held the evening of Thursday, April 21st, 2016 in Crystal City. Join us to “Celebrate Creativity, Bicycles and Beyond”, and enjoy music, food, drinks, a unique art… Read more »

A New Face & New Position on the Phoenix Bikes Staff Team!

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It is with great pleasure that we welcome to the staff team on November 10th, Raymond Duran, to fill our newly created position of Program Assistant at Phoenix Bikes! This important position will fill multiple roles including administrative, operational, and volunteer management, and will be vital to increasing our capacity to support our ever-growing youth programs!… Read more »