"Ride For Hearing"

Join us this July and raise funds for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in BC by registering for our 
2021 Bike-A-Thon
This year you can do your own ride on a day or days of your own choosing from July 1st through July 11th. 
Ride the Stanley Park Seawall, Central Valley Greenway or your personal favourite.
Help us raise funds for a great cause by registering and inviting your friends, business associates and
family members to donate to the Rotary Hearing Foundation on your behalf.
Click here to Register as a Participant.
You can also click here to make a donation to the Rotary Hearing Foundation 

Please Help Us Bring Back the Sounds of Life!

Scroll Down for Information on the following:

  • On-Line Registration and Pledges
  • Rider Options
  • Prizes
  • General Information
Quick Links:


You can register for the Bike-A-Thon 2021 online at Register On-Line 
After you register you will have a Personal Web Page where you can monitor your progress, email friends for support and solicit new riders.
Just Login here and enter your email address and password you created when you registered.

As a Donor, you can Pledge to a Rider On-Line


As a Rider you have two options:

     1. Register as an Individual Rider 
     2. Register as a Member of a Team.  Please note that the Team Leader must register first and name the Team

Note that this is a fundraiser in support of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in BC. 

To participate, each individual Rider and each Team Member must raise a minimum of $300 in pledges


  • There will be Virtual Prize Draws for all Riders raising $300 by  July 11th.
  • Grand Prize Draws for all Riders raising $500 by July 11th.
  • A Team trophy will be awarded to the Team recording the most pledges
  • A Special Achievement Award will recognize the Rider who raises the most for the Deaf and hard of Hearing

Bike-A-Thon 2010 was a roaring success and we had 10-year-old Janelle Milne bring us up to date on her cochlear implant story.  Some of you will remember the video we saw in 2001 when Janelle first received her implant.  If you would like to see that video again or for the first time, click here to see Janelle on 

An update from Global News on Janelle Milne on YouTube.

Click here to read about BC Children's Hospital's Early Hearing Screening Program and the advances in Cochlear Implant Technology.


In BC, over 50,000 adults and children are deaf and over 400,000 have a severe hearing loss!

The Rotary Club of Vancouver Bike-A-Thon is an annual fundraising event in support of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in British Columbia. This event is celebrating its 37th Anniversary on July 11th, 2021 and, since its inception, has raised over $3.5 million for the Rotary Club of Vancouver Hearing Foundation.

These funds have been used to support Cochlear Implant Research at UBC, to establish the Rotary Hearing Centre at UBC Hospital and the BC Rotary Hearing and Balance Centre at St. Paul’s Hospital.  In addition, grants have been made to BC Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hearing and Speech Centre of BC, The Hearing Foundation of Canada, the BC Family Hearing Resource Centre, the UBC School of Audiology & Speech Sciences and the Vancouver Hearing Centre to name just a few. 

We would like to invite you to be a part of this exciting event!  

There are many ways to support us:

  • Become a corporate sponsor;
  • Make a corporate donation;
  • Raise $300 in pledges or more;
  • Form a “Challenge Team” of riders from your Company and compete for the Team Cup, which is presented to the Team raising the most in donations or pledges;
  • Donate a prize.
Note:  Receipts cannot be issued for corporate sponsorships.



Rotary Club of Vancouver Hearing Foundation, a registered charitable non-profit society. 
Canada Revenue Agency tax # 11911 8438 RR0001

Funds Raised Support: