7564 Barnet Highway
Burnaby, British Columbia
On the first Friday of every month young aboriginal youth are invited to join the program held at the Burnaby Velodrome. This is a great opportunity for the kids to ride indoors and get introduced to track cycling. It’s exciting, confidence building, in a safe controlled environment.
Ages are 10 – 24
The program is free, including equipment for the first four sessions and subsidies are available if required for later sessions depending on need.
Contact can be made via their website, or, if it’s on the schedule at http://www.burnabyvelodrome.ca/ then just show up.
This three day series was held in Kelowna BC in August in 2016. It is open to ages 11 to 18 and is welcoming to both new and experienced youth riders who are keen to improve their skills.
Training is conducted in ability based groups.
Check out the website for 2017 information as it becomes available.
The Bikefit Sunflowers mountain bike cycling club is a group of women from around Niagara region in Ontario. They do a variety of rides one of which is the Sunflower Seeds girls youth ride.
The Seeds ride is a mentored ride where girls from aged 11-14 can work on their riding skills and fitness. This is a great opportunity to learn in a friendly atmosphere and work up to riding with the ladies!
Locations are generally around Brock University or Shorthills Provincial Park.
Contact them via their site and get riding.
This program in Vancouver is a high quality youth cycling team that is coached and mentored by some top talent. They offer coaching, racing, training and development for youth aged 10 to 18 and aim to have some of their riders become truly fast.
That said, they do encourage new young riders to come out and try the program prior to joining and not to be intimidated by the fast kids.
This is a paid program, to cover the various costs involved with coaching, traveling and certain equipment that are needed to run a highly active cycling team.
They offer a very informative website with a detailed FAQ, coach listing and a very comprehensive vision for what they are trying to accomplish.
The Forest City Velodrome is conveniently located just metres off Highway 401 at the Wellington Street South exit in London, Ontario, Canada. From either Toronto or Windsor, the velodrome is about a 2 hour drive along the 401. It’s less than an hour from Kitchener-Waterloo.
From the 401, take Wellington Road south to the stop lights at Roxborough Road. Turn left on Roxborough. The velodrome is just 250 metres along Roxborough on the right.
The objective of the Forest City Velodrome Association is to provide a venue where cyclists of all skill levels and cycling backgrounds can enjoy the thrill of velodrome cycling. Our programs to introduce new riders to the skills to allow them to safely enjoy the speed and thrills of the track or racing showcased on Saturday nights, the Forest City Velodrome Association has a program for you.
The Cycling Academy promotes safe cycling for all ages. Nationally trained coaches deliver programming for our Level 1 (Beginner) children, to Level 5 our National / International level athletes. The Academy has specialists to help your child on the road, on the trails, and on the track.
We provide road safety programs for Mountain Bikers, Tri-Athletes and Trail riders.
This program focuses on the basics of the bike & riding, gear changing, safety check, general health and fitness:
- Level 1 – 1 month FREE introduction to safe cycling…. Get kids on bikes! (ages 9 – 15+)
- Level 2 – Weekly / Quarterly programming, Builds a foundation of fitness and skills. Indoor cycling in the winter, helps build fitness and pedalling skills for all ages. Cost of this program is $25.00/month.
Kids of Mud is a mountain biking program for youth under 16 years old in Manitoba. They have an excellent website that explains all the details and lists the clubs that provide programming.
Most clubs have rides Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. The requirements are simply to have a working mountain bike and cycling helmet. Registration can be done in two steps. First contact the local club and register with them. And then, register with the Manitoba Cycling Association.
This is a great program for a young rider to develop their skills and fitness in a fun, friendly, and structured atmosphere.
Join the Cycling Revolution.
The Mattamy velodrome in Milton has several types of programming, from Try-the-Track to intensive training sessions. The track is a lot of fun for kids from 10-16 years old. Certified coaches and bike and helmet rentals make it very easy to get started.
Milton is a relatively short drive from Toronto and Hamilton and you will always find plenty of kids out at the track.
The facility and website are run by the town of Milton. In order to participate one need only register on the site and purchase an appropriate program and show up a bit early to get fit on a bike. They have plenty of youth sized bikes at a very affordable rental price.
The velodrome offers programming year ’round including Christmas and March Break camps.
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This program is open to all athletes 13-18 years of age who are interested in competition in Road or Mountain Biking.
The website has a bit more detailed information posted on the current year program.
The MCA Development Program is aimed at introducing young athletes to competition and structured training in several cycling disciplines. This program builds upon the fundamental skills of general sport movement and basic cycling learnt in our grassroots program (Kids of Mud) and from other sports. Athletes are introduced to the different aspects of training (physical, motor, technical, mental, nutrition, etc), and how to compete in multiple cycling disciplines. This program works towards facilitating athletic growth and development in multiple cycling disciplines, preparing athletes for competition in age-appropriate Manitoba races. This program is the link from our Kids of Mud fundamental programs to the Performance Program.
Mississauga, ON L4W 5P2
With almost 20 years of teaching riders how to race, Midweek Learn-to-Race p/b MEC returns to Tahoe Blvd and Buckhorn Cres. People of all ages, abilities and genders are welcome! Coaches and experienced instructors will be on hand to conduct learn to race clinics, encouraging fun, confidence and skills training. Clinics cover (but are not limited to): cornering, sprinting, pack handling skills, echelons, race tactics, bumping wheels, energy conservation, and more. Riders (including youth) are split into smaller groups of similar ability to keep the sessions fun and safe. Our circuit to closed to all traffic except LTR attendees.
Even if you’re not road racing, but just want to improve your bike handling skills for triathlons, Grand Fondos, or charity rides, LTR is for you.
Youth must become OCA members to participate for insurance reasons.
The address/location here is where the learn to race program is typically held.
4731 Tahoe Boulevard
Mississauga, ON L4W 5P2