Bike Schuylkill and Bike Pottstown are two versions of the same completely free bike share program. They are available in three Schuylkill River Heritage Area communities: Phoenixville, Hamburg and Pottstown. In Pottstown, the program is known as Bike Pottstown, while in Hamburg and Phoenixville it is known as Bike Schuylkill.
Bike Pottstown/Bike Schuylkill now has it's own website! Click here for more details about the program, links to locations, suggested routes and more!
Through Bike Schuylkill, anyone aged 16 and over can borrow a bike by providing a driver's license or valid state ID to a program administrator. The bikes can be used for a short period of time or an entire day, but they must be returned by the time the loaning office or shop closes.
Bikes are available at the following locations:
Tri-County Bicycles, 256 High St., Pottstown, 484-941-6000. Hours: M-F 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm. Bikes also available at Schuylkill River Heritage Area offices located near the Schuylkill River Trail at 140 College Dr., Pottstown, M-F 8:30-3:00.
• Bike Schuylkill-Hamburg: Hamburg Community Park, located between Franklin and Island Street, Peach Alley and Park Road, Hamburg, PA 610-562-1550. Bikes are available at the community pool during pool hours: 12 noon to 8 p.m., from the Saturday before Memorial Day until Labor Day.
• Bike Schuylkill-Phoenixville: Phoenix Cycles, 165 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, 610-933-2210. Hours: T-F 11am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm.
The Schuylkill River Heritage Area has formed Bike Schuylkill in partnership with the Pottstown Health and Wellness Foundation in Pottstown, the Our Town Foundation in Hamburg and the Main Street Community Development Corp. in Phoenixville.