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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