Half Term Bikeability

Sport North Tyneside are providing Level 1 and Level 2 Bikeability Training free of charge this half term for young people aged 8-14 years. Both courses are instructive and give young people the skills, confidence and knowledge to cycle safely in modern road conditions.

Level 1 – Off Road

Learn to control and master your bike in a space away from traffic. Learn skills including how to get on and off your bike without help, use gears and how to share space with pedestrians and other cyclists. To take part, children must be able to ride without stabilisers, bring a bike in a safe condition (with two working brakes), a cycle helmet and wear appropriate clothing for the weather. Training will take place as follows:

Where: The Cedarwood Trust Avon Avenue North Shields. NE29 7QT
When: Wednesday 31 October 2018
Time: 9:30am – 12noon
Cost: FREE

Book your place on the Cedarwood programme via eventbrite Here

Level 2

Prior to children attending, they are required be able to confidently demonstrate level 1 learning outcomes (please visit www.bikeability.org.uk for further information on this).

On arrival at ALL sessions, children will be asked to complete a short informal competence test to ensure that they are ready to progress onto level 2. All parents will be asked to stay for this which will last approximately 15 minutes. If a child is unable to demonstrate competence at level 1, they will not be permitted to remain at the session to progress on to level 2 on that day.

Where: Hadrian Leisure Centre St Peters Road Wallsend. NE28 7LQ
When: Monday 29 October 2018
Time: 9:15am –  3:00pm
Cost: FREE

Where: The Rising Sun Country Park Whitley Rd Benton. NE12 9SS
When: Tuesday 30th October
Time: 9:15am –  3:00pm
Cost: FREE

 To take part, you will need the following:

• A Cycle Helmet
• A packed lunch and plenty of water
• Appropriate clothing for the weather and sun cream (when required)
• A bike in a safe and roadworthy condition with two working brakes

To Book a place on the Hadrian Leisure Centre or Rising Sun Country Park programmes; contact: 0191 643 2025 today!