Family Bike Rodeo!

cyclist pilons

The Family Bike Rodeo (Level 2: Cycling Basics course) is a "playground" based event that introduces cyclists to key bike handling skills they will need to ride safely. This course does not prepare participants to ride on the road.

This course is designed for children aged 7+ and their parents. It is important that participants go on from the Rodeo to participate in a Level 3 course (kids, family or adults).

Level 2 Course Description:

The CAN-BIKE Rodeo (Level 2: Cycling Basics) is a non-road event focusing on handling skills and having fun. It teaches the participants how to do a simple bike and helmet check, ride in a straight line and use hand signals as well as a few other skills. Conducted in a location away from traffic and obstacles, this course is an introduction to safe bike handling skills. The target audience is ages 7-13 and parents are encouraged to participate as well (parents must stay on site if not participating).

Summary:

  • Helmet and clothing check
  • Bike fit and check
  • Straight line riding
  • Shoulder checking
  • Signalling
  • Braking and stopping
  • Bike security

Other activities may include: 

  • Mounting and dismounting
  • Start and coast
  • Start and pedal
  • Obstacles and games

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In order to attend this course, participants must be a minimum of 7 years old and have the following cycling abilities: 

  • Start independently
  • Balance and pedal for at least 20m
  • Stop using the brakes on the bike (coaster or hand brakes are acceptable)
  • Turn left and right
  • Ride with one hand (keeping right hand on) for 3 seconds

 

Please note all participants are required to bring their own bike that fits and is in good working order and a current, properly fitted helmet. No training wheels permitted.
(If you or your child needs to learn how to ride, see Level 1/Learn to Ride)

More information: 
Location: Murdoch Park (next to the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Hall; 917 Centre Ave NE). 
Date: Saturday May 25, 2019
Time: choose one of the following sessions: 
A: 9:00-10:30am  B: 11:00am-12:30pm  C: 1:00-2:30pm  D: 3:00-4:30pm
Cost: $20 per participant (residents of Bridgeland & Riverside will be refunded upon completion of course thanks to the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association) Low income? Contact the Bridgeland-Riverside CA hall for help registering.


Session A:

Level 2: A 9:00-10:30am

Level 2: Cycling Basics aka Family Bike Rodeo

Session A: 9:00-10:30am 

Choose Group Registration if registering more than one person. You will be prompted for each person's information but need only make one payment. 

Event Properties

Event Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Event End Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Capacity 20
Registered 1
Available places 19
Cut off date Thursday, 23 May 2019
Individual Price $20.00
Location Bridgeland-Riverside Community Centre

Venue Information - Bridgeland-Riverside Community Centre

Murdoch Park; next to the community centre

Location Map



Session B: 

Level 2: B 11:00am-12:30pm

Level 2: Cycling Basics aka Family Bike Rodeo

Session B: 11:00am-12:30pm 

Choose Group Registration if registering more than one person. You will be prompted for each person's information but need only make one payment. 

Event Properties

Event Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Event End Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Capacity 20
Registered 3
Available places 17
Cut off date Thursday, 23 May 2019
Individual Price $20.00
Location Bridgeland-Riverside Community Centre

Venue Information - Bridgeland-Riverside Community Centre

Murdoch Park; next to the community centre

Location Map



Session C: 

Level 2: C 1:00-2:30pm

Level 2: Cycling Basics aka Family Bike Rodeo

Session C: 1:00-2:30pm

Choose Group Registration if registering more than one person. You will be prompted for each person's information but need only make one payment. 

Event Properties

Event Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Event End Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Capacity 20
Registered 2
Available places 18
Cut off date Thursday, 23 May 2019
Individual Price $20.00
Location Bridgeland-Riverside Community Centre

Venue Information - Bridgeland-Riverside Community Centre

Murdoch Park; next to the community centre

Location Map



Session D:

Level 2: D 3:00-4:30pm

Level 2: Cycling Basics aka Family Bike Rodeo

Session D: 3:00-4:30pm

Choose Group Registration if registering more than one person. You will be prompted for each person's information but need only make one payment. 

Event Properties

Event Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Event End Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Capacity 20
Registered 0
Available places 20
Cut off date Thursday, 23 May 2019
Individual Price $20.00
Location Bridgeland-Riverside Community Centre

Venue Information - Bridgeland-Riverside Community Centre

Murdoch Park; next to the community centre

Location Map