Our Mission

About Southwest Idaho Cycling Association (SWICA)

Mission Statement

“SWICA empowers cyclists through development programs and promotes active participation in  riding and racing. We foster a vibrant, inclusive community and advocate for cycling-friendly policies to enhance safety and accessibility in Southwest Idaho.”

Expanded Mission Statement

Through educational initiatives, training opportunities, and competitive events, we strive to nurture the growth of aspiring cyclists and support the progression of seasoned racers. Our goal is to inspire a lifelong passion for cycling while fostering camaraderie and mutual respect among riders.

In partnership with local organizations, businesses, and advocacy groups, we advocate for cycling-friendly policies and infrastructure improvements that enhance safety and accessibility for cyclists across Southwest Idaho. By championing sustainable practices and community engagement, we aim to strengthen the fabric of our neighborhoods and promote a healthier, more active lifestyle for all.

Join us as we pedal forward together, accelerating the development of racing cyclists and celebrating the joy of cycling in our beautiful region and beyond.

Our Pillars of Commitment to the Community

  1. Community Engagement
    • Foster a strong sense of community among cyclists through organized events, social media engagement, and outreach programs.
  2. Education and Training
    • Offer educational workshops and training sessions to improve cycling skills, safety awareness, and maintenance knowledge.
  3. Inclusivity and Diversity
    • Ensure that SWICA is inclusive and welcoming to cyclists of all backgrounds, abilities, and ages, promoting diversity within the cycling community.
  4. Partnerships and Collaborations
    • Forge partnerships with local businesses, other non-profits, government agencies, and cycling advocacy groups to leverage resources and expand our reach.
  5. Sustainable Practices
    • Promote environmentally sustainable practices within SWICA, such as promoting bike commuting, organizing eco-friendly events, and advocating for cycling infrastructure improvements.
  6. Volunteer Engagement
    • Recruit and retain volunteers to support SWICA’s activities, offering opportunities for members to contribute their time and skills.
  7. Continuous Improvement
    • Regularly evaluate SWICA’s programs and initiatives, soliciting feedback from members and stakeholders to identify areas for improvement and innovation.

Our Slogan

“Community on Two Wheels”