Kids on roadA bike is a child's first vehicle: learning how to ride safely on the road will allow children to ride to school, friend's homes, the library, parks, pathways etc. 

Objective:

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

Course outline:

Theory:

  • Bike fit, bike check, tools, flat tire repair, maintenance, safety equipment.
  • Laws, rules of the road, traffic dynamics.
  • Route planning, group riding, nutrition. 

On bike:

  • Handling skills including hand signals.
  • Residential road riding.

Course structure: 

  • Maximum 6 participants per Instructor.
  • Minimum age: 9 years (no exceptions).
  • All participants must be able to ride a bike without training wheels.
  • Participants must supply their own properly fitting bike in good working condition and current, certified bike helmet. (A bike with gears is recommended but not required.)

Course runs rain, snow or shine: be prepared for the weather!

Cost and length:

  • Course length: 8-18 hours with online or classroom learning.
  • Cost: $150 per participant.

Note this course may have an online learning component which must be completed by each participant prior to the first day. This is a multi-day course; all sessions must be attended in full. We cannot accommodate participants for the remainder of the course if any part of a session is missed.

Day camps: 
No online learning, 5 days of education, biking, and fun! 
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2021 Course dates:

1. Fridays May 7, May 14, May 28, June 4: 2-5pm each week (Note: no class on Fri May 21 due to the holiday weekend).
2. Saturdays May 29, June 5, June 12, June 19: 9am-12pm each week.

For more information, please email us!

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