Cycling activities

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The Road Safety Education 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.

Please ensure you have read the terms and conditions on the important information tab before completing a booking.

Complete the online form to book Bikeability Family 

October dates now bookable through our online booking system!

Visit the Telford Bike Hub website to view and book sessions online

Please note: your booking is not secured until you have paid for your session/s online. Once you have placed a booking via the online system you will be emailed a link to make the payment. Please check your 'junk' mail if you have not received this. Alternatively please pay for cycling activities online.


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)

Visit the Telford Bike Hub website to view and book a Learn to Ride group session online

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.


Bikeability Level 1 group session 

Venue: Telford Bike Hub, Telford Town Park, next to the Visitor Centre
Age: 7+
Price: £5 per child

Visit the Telford Bike Hub website to book a Bikeability Level 1 group session online

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

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: to be confirmed.
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.


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: 21/10/2021 16:25

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