little-girl-on-bike-portrait-with-momWe at Safer Cycling Calgary value your safety when you're riding your bike. It's for this reason that we offer a number of different courses, depending on your age, level of ability, and cycling goals.



Level 1: Fundamentals of Cycling aka Learn to Ride

Fundamentals of Cycling is a course for those who cannot ride a bike. You will learn to balance, start, stop and turn. Child ages 4+ or Adult 14+ available.

View Course Information


Level 1B: Fundamentals of Pathway Cycling 

Fundamentals of Pathway Cycling is a course for those who already can ride a bike, but do not have the skill or confidence to ride on the pathways. 

View Course Information


Level 2: Cycling Basics

Cycling Basics is a short course for anyone (age 7+) to improve their bike handling skills. Participants must be able to ride without training wheels, start and stop on their own. Praents are encouraged to attend with their children!

View Course Information


Level 3: Core Cycling Skills 

Core Cycling Skills will introduce all participants to the basics of riding their bike for transportation. Topics include route planning, basic maintenance, basic handling skills and riding on residential streets. NOTE: this is not a "learn to ride" course, and all cyclists must be able to ride without significant wobbling.

Courses available for kids (age 9-15), families (adults with kids 9+), or adults (age 16+).


Level 4: Advanced Cycling Skills 

Advanced Cycling Skills is for cyclists aged 16 and up who may already ride on the road. This is an advanced course to improve your confidence and skill in increasingly challenging traffic situations. NOTE: Level 3, or proof of equivalent skill and knowledge, is a prerequisite to this course. 

View Course Information