Cycling activities

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The Road Safety team run a number of exciting cycling activities. The activities offer people of all ages the opportunity to take part in a range of cycling activities and rides.

If you have any questions about our cycling activities please contact the Road Safety team by emailing roadsafety@telford.gov.uk.

Complete the online form to book Bikeability Family 

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Learn to Ride Bikeability - group session

Venue: Telford Bike Hub, Telford Town Park, next to the Visitor Centre
Age: recommended age 4 - 12 years
Price: £5 per child per 1 hour session (Price includes bike hire if required)

To book a Learn to Ride group session please email roadsafety@telford.gov.uk stating which dates and times you are wishing to book. One of the team will get back to you to confirm your booking and provide a link to make the payment.

Description:
It's time to say goodbye to stabilisers. The Learn to Ride sessions are here to help! During the session children will learn skills and techniques to help them improve balance and co-ordination. Parents must stay for the session and it's a great opportunity to get some extra tips and guidance to support your child in learning to ride. 

Children can be booked onto more than one session per day. On average children can require 3 sessions to master the art of riding.

Dates and times:

  • Thursday 15 July 2021:
    • 4pm - 5pm (fully booked)
  • Monday 19 July 2021:
    • 4pm - 5pm (fully booked)

Summer holidays:

  • Thursday 22 July 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am (fully booked)
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Friday 23 July 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am (fully booked)
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Monday 26 July 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am (fully booked)
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Tuesday 27 July 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am (fully booked)
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Wednesday 28 July 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am (fully booked)
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Friday 30 July 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am (fully booked)
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Tuesday 3 August 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am (fully booked)
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Thursday 5 August 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Friday 6 August 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am
    • 11am - 12pm (fully booked)
  • Wednesday 18 August 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am
    • 11am - 12pm
  • Friday 20 August 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am
    • 11am - 12pm
  • Tuesday 24 August 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am
    • 11am - 12pm
  • Thursday 26 August 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am
    • 11am - 12pm
  • Friday 27 August 2021:
    • 9.30am - 10.30am
    • 11am - 12pm.

Bikeability Level 1 group session 

Venue: Telford Bike Hub, Telford Town Park, next to the Visitor Centre
Dates and times:

  • Thursday 29 July 2021: 9.30am - 11.30am
  • Thursday 19 August 2021: 9.30am - 11.30am.

We can also run bespoke courses for organised groups, please contact us to discuss.

Age: 7+
Price: £5 per child

To book onto one of the above Bikeability Level 1 sessions please email roadsafety@telford.gov.uk stating which dates and times you are wishing to book. One of the team will get back to you to confirm your booking and provide a link to make the payment.

Description:
Bikeability is today's cycle training programme. It's like cycling proficiency, but better! Through a series of fun games and challenges riders learn to control and master their bikes. Bikeability Level 1 is a highly practical session and open to children over 7 years old who can ride without stabilisers.

Parents/Guardians are not required to stay for this session.


Town Park Group Ride

Venue: Telford Bike Hub, Telford Town Park, next to the Visitor Centre
Dates and times: Wednesday 25 August 2021: 10.30am - 1.30pm
Age: children must be aged 7 or over and be able to ride approximately 4 miles without stabilisers.
Price: £5 per child

Description:
The ride sets off from the Town Park Visitor Centre and trails along the many paths around the park. All trails are off road on cycle friendly paths. Riders get to safely explore the park and discover many fascinating facts about the park's history and its surroundings. Parents/Guardians are not required to stay but are welcome to join us if you wish.

As this ride takes place over lunchtime children must bring along a packed lunch in a rucksack.

To book onto the Town Park Group Ride please email roadsafety@telford.gov.uk. One of the team will get back to you to confirm your booking and provide a link to make the payment.


Bikeability Family

Venue: Telford Bike Hub, Telford Town Park, next to the Visitor Centre
Dates and times: arranged between family and instructor. This training is formed of two 1.5 hour sessions.
Age: children must be aged 8 or over. A minimum of 1 adult and 1 child per family.
Price: £10 per family 

Description:
These sessions are to ensure children and their family are confident and competent at Bikeability Level 2. Many children complete Bikeability Level 2 in year 6 but if they have missed out at school this could be the perfect opportunity for the child and an adult to get up to speed with the nationally recognised Bikeability which covers how to cycle safely on our roads.


1 to 1 Cycle Training

Venue: to be determined by the rider
Dates and times: arranged between rider and instructor. Sessions are 1 hour.
Age: 12+
Price: £10 per session

To enquire about a 1 to 1 Cycle Training session please email roadsafety@telford.gov.uk. One of the team will get back to you to discuss your requirements and arrange a suitable date.

Description:
These sessions are for those who can already ride but would like some coaching to improve skills and confidence. The instructor will discuss your aims and ambitions and develop a training programme specific to you. It may be that you want some coaching to develop your road riding or cycling on a specific route.


Learn to Ride Bikeability - 1 to 1 session

Venue: Telford Bike Hub, Telford Town Park, next to the Visitor Centre
Dates and times: arranged between rider and instructor. Sessions are 1 hour
Age: 12+
Price: £10 per session, includes bike hire

To enquire about a Learn to Ride 1 to 1 session please email roadsafety@telford.gov.uk. One of the team will get back to you to discuss your requirements and arrange a suitable date.

Description:
These are sessions designed to get you back into riding if you've been away for a while or to get you riding if you have never learnt, suitable for children and adults. If you are an adult who has never learnt, our team of empathetic and experienced instructors are here to help. If you have a child who would benefit from a 1:1 session or a session with a sibling please get in touch to arrange.

Our instructors are nationally qualified, DBS checked and first aid trained. We only use instructors who understand the various needs of individuals.

Last updated: 23/07/2021 17:08

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