Helmets can be purchased at the Boston Medical Center Gift Shop in the Menino Lobby for $5.00. The gift shop hours are Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 5 pm.
We encourage everyone to measure head circumference prior to purchasing their helmets to ensure the proper fit. For information on how to measure, click here.
Did you know?
- The most effective way to reduce head injury and death from bicycle crashes is to provide helmets and insist that children wear them every time they ride a bike, in-line skate, skateboard, or scooter.
- Wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 85 percent.
- Massachusetts law requires any person under 17 years old to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle, a skateboard, a scooter, or in-line skating.