Youth Bike Club

Youth Bike Club

Youth Bike Club

Fleurs de Selle is a youth based cycling club designed to engage and challenge your child’s cycling skills and aptitudes in an urban environment.

Participants are between the ages of 7 & 12 and have previous riding experience.

Each session begins at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. at Ma Bicyclette bike shop.

Session #1  :  May 17 4:30pm – 6:00 pm

Overhaul of our bicycles – oil the chain, inflate tires, make sure all is in proper working order before heading out. Overview of the bicycle path and it’s rules.  7 km ride

Session #2  May 24,  4:30 – 6:00 pm

Group ride out to Park aux Havres.  Review of safety rules.  Practice signalling turns.  Practice looking over our shoulder.  10 km ride.

Session #3  May 31, 4:30 – 6:00 pm   Review bicycle maintenance.  Review safety rules.  Practice crossing at intersections.  10 – 15 km ride.  Treasure hunt using map.

Session #4  June 7, 4:30 – 6:00 pm   Review bicycle maintenance.  Review safety rules.   Alley riding – watching for cars, crossing safely.  10 – 15 km ride.

Session #5 June 14  4:30 – 6:00 pm   Review bicycle maintenance.  Review safety rules.  Courrier challenge.  Sprints.  10 – 15 km ride.

Session #6 June 20, 4:30 – 6:00 pm  Review bicycle maintenance.  Review safety rules.  Mapping a ride to a particular destination – using as many bike paths as possible. 10 – 15 km ride.

Session #7  June 27, 4:30 – 6:00 pm   Review bicycle maintenance.  How to change a flat tire.  10 – 15 km ride.

Cost per participant:  $35 for all 7 sessions.  The price goes towards covering the cost of snacks prepared during each session and guest teachers.

Participants should bring:

their own bicycle, helmet, water bottle and be dressed appropriately (comfy clothes).

First come, first served basis.  Only 6 available spots remaining.  Courses are in english and french.

Pick up and drop off at Ma Bicyclette.  Pick up time may run up to 15 minutes late – depending on variable factors.  Please do not panic if the riders are not back at 6:00 pm sharp.

Registration form required along with $35 to secure your spot in the Cycling Club.

 

 

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