boy with dadThe same as Intermediate for adults, but for kids.


Young cyclists aged 9 to 15 learn to ride for transportation or recreation on residential streets. 

Course outline:


  • Traffic dynamics - rules of the road, entering the street, driveways, straight riding, position from the curb, riding beside parked cars, intersections, signs and signal lights, right and left turns, streetcar/railway tracks, walk at crossovers, sidewalk riding, bike trails, fun quiz.
  • Picking your route - choosing a safe route and planning.
  • Possible videos - Bicycle Safety Camp or A Kids' Eye View


  • Safety equipment - helmets, reasons to wear helmets, helmet fit, additional equipment.
  • Bicycle - how bikes work, equipment (visible/audible/clothing), bike fit, ABCD Bike Check, bike security, bike parts, flat tire repair.

On Road:

  • Group riding - cycling technique, group riding etiquette.
  • Handling skills - getting on and off the bike, straight line riding, shoulder check, signalling, quick stop, rock dodge, slalom, gearing, turning.
  • Riding on residential streets - position from curb, parked cars, intersections, stop signs, right of way, pedestrians, right turns, left turns, T-intersection, pedestrian style turns, traffic lights*, crossing tracks*, crosswalks, right turn only lane*, bridges and underpasses.**As appropriate to students' skill level and availability of teaching locations in local neighbourhoods.

Course structure: 

  • Course length: 8-18 hours with online or classroom learning (daycamps 35 hrs)
  • Maximum 6 participants per Instructor.
  • All participants must be able to ride a bike without training wheels.
  • Minimum age: 9 years (no exceptions).
  • Participants must supply their own properly fitting bike in good working condition and current, certified bike helmet. 


Note this course may have an online learning component which must be completed by each participant prior to the first day (except camps).

This is a multi-day course; all sessions must be attended in full. Course runs rain or shine; be prepared for the weather! 

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Day camps: $275 per participant
No online learning, 5 days of education, biking, and fun! 
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2020 courses are done: please email for more information on 2021 courses.