Summer Cycling School

JS_LT_045Get involved in this year's FREE Summer Cycling School. 

From led rides to four day training courses, the summer school is designed to help children gain confidence when cycling as well as providing a great day out for families.

Choose from:

Community Outdoor Group Training - four days

The Community Outdoor Group (COG) is run in partnership with London Met Police and British Cycling, and is a weekly cycling group for children looking to get into cycling as a sport.
We're working with COG to provide weekly training sessions designed to give children a taste of the club group sessions, so they know what to expect if they choose to join.

About the training: this fun, sporty training will teach skills such as braking, balancing and speed control ideal for track racing.
Age group: 9 to 14
Location: Higham Hill Park
Dates: Every Wednesday from 24 July to 1 September
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm daily
Sign up: Please email Higham Hill Hub to register your interest - info@highamhillhub.org.uk

Bikeability, national standards training - one to four days

The Bikeability courses are designed to equip children with basic cycling and on road cycling skills. The courses will take place throughout August in Chingford, Leyton, Walthamstow and Leytonstone.

There are two levels available:

Level One

- Playground based, off road group training
- Half day training
- ages 6 to 9

Level Two

- On-road training
- Four day training - must be available for all four days
- Ages 9+
- Must have completed Level 1 Bikeability to take part in Level 2.

Dates and locations:
Davies Lane Primary School, Leytonstone - 31 July to 4 August
Higham Hill Park, Walthamstow - 7 to 11 August
Leyton Jubilee Park, Leyton - 14 to 18 August
Yardley Primary School, Chingford - 21 - 25 August

Sign up: Visit www.cycleconfident.com/sponsors/waltham-forest

 

Complete beginner training

The complete beginner training is a fun two hour training sessions to teach children aged between 4 - 9 and who are new to cycling basic off road skills.

Age group: 6+

Dates and locations:
Davies Lane Primary School, Leytonstone - 31 July to 4 August
Higham Hill Park, Walthamstow - 7 to 11 August
Leyton Jubilee Park, Leyton - 14 to 18 August
Yardley Primary School, Chingford - 21 - 25 August

Sign up: Visit www.cycleconfident.com/sponsors/waltham-forest

 

Bike maintenance 

We've arranged a FREE maintenance session with our training partner Cycle Confident. This course covers the mechanical basics to help you keep your bike safe.

The course will cover:
- Brakes
- Gears
- Puncture Repair
- “M Check”

Location: Low Hall Depot, Leyton (South Access Road entrance)
Dates: Sunday 20 August
Time: 10am to 3pm

Sign up: Visit www.cycleconfident.com/sponsors/waltham-forest

 

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