Cycle Training for Children

Learning to ride in the community

 

Our Summer holiday childrens' Beginners Learn to Ride lessons are now open for booking. Sessions are available in Leeds, Wakefield and Pontefract. We are fortunate in being able to to provide these sessions for free, but please only book in for one session.

If a session becomes fully booked, please keep checking back for cancellations, using the same links. Otherwise please subscribe to our newsletter and be the first to know about future sessions.

LEEDS 

Carr Manor Community School(Secondary Phase)

Various dates

Times: 9:30am, 10:45am, 12:30pm & 13:45pm

SHEFFIELD

Forge Valley School

Various dates

Times: 9:30am, 10:45am, 12:30pm & 13:45pm 

WAKEFIELD 

Thornes Park (Athletics track)

Various dates

Times: 9:30am, 10:45am, 12:30pm & 13:45pm

 

PONTEFRACT

Aspire@ The Park

Various dates

Times: 9:30am, 10:45am, 12:30pm & 13:45pm

Sessions are now free and bikes will be provided. 

Summer Holiday 
Learn to Ride sessions

Description

Our Beginners Learn to Ride sessions are fun, relaxed lessons for children who'd like to learn how to ride their bike without stabilisers. This session is for those who can't ride at all or who are still very wobbly when trying to ride without support.

Open to ages 5 and older, group sizes will be kept small, so everyone gets the maximum benefit from the session. (Please be aware though, there will be up to a maximum of 3 children per instructor, these aren't one to one lessons).

You can bring along your child's pedal bike (without stabilisers), but helmets, balance bikes and lots of spare bikes will be available for all to use.

It's up to you whether you stay at the session or not. From past experience however, we find that children tend to make much better progress when parents don't stay.

Cost: Free

Session length: 1 hour

A few days before the event, you will receive an information email with all the details you'll need for the day. Please feel free to contact us in the meantime with any questions - mary.kelland@cyclenorth.co.uk

All Cycle North sessions are led by our fully qualified and experienced National Standards cycling instructors.

"Please can you pass on our thanks to the guys who took the ride a bike training at Carr Manor over half term? They were patient, encouraging and so positive, that my daughter was riding by the end of the session".

"Just wanted to say a massive thank you for my son's learn to ride session yesterday. He came back from his lesson full of confidence and we have spent all weekend cycling in the park. He absolutely loves it!".

"I was blown away by how quickly my daughter got riding! She's always struggled with her balancing, so the balance bikes really helped. The look of pride on her face at the end was lovely. Huge thanks to your fantastic instructor team!"

Locations

LEEDS

Carr Manor Community School (Secondary Phase)

Carr Manor Road

Leeds

LS17 5DJ

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SHEFFIELD

Forge Valley School

Wood Lane

Sheffield

S6 5HG

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WAKEFIELD

The Outdoor Athletics Track

Thornes Park

Horbury Road

Wakefield

WF2 8TY

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PONTEFRACT

Aspire @ The Park

Park Rd

Pontefract

WF8 4RA

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Bikeability for Families

Free cycle training is available to family groups of between 2 and 6 people, adults and children. This session can start from your home, or somewhere else if you prefer, you can pick the date and time.

The level of the training, and the skills taught, will be bespoke to your family. If the parents need help keeping up with the kids riding in the park, or if you are planning a big trip and you need the whole family to be confident in traffic, this project could be for you.