Bookings are open for Family Cycle Training.
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Based on Government’s latest advice and guidance around COVID19,
please note the following requirements when booking onto a Cycle Training session.
If you have, or have had, a fever or cough, have been close to someone with these symptoms, or if any of your cohabitants are ill or self-isolating, unfortunately you will not be able to have training.
Free cycle training sessions across Tower Hamlets
The Free* Family Cycle Training course is a 3-day course of 2-hour daily sessions.
Monday 25th October, 10am to 12pm
Tuesday 26th October, 10am to 12pm
Thursday 28th October, 10am to 12pm
This is a bespoke course for families of maximum 6 riders per family.
1 family per instructor.
The course is not suitable for complete beginners. All riders must be able to cycle independently. Complete beginners will not be accepted on the Family Cycle Training course and should book on our 1:1 cycle training sessions to learn how to ride first.
The course is focused on your family’s needs and expectations. At the beginning of the course, you will discuss with your instructor what you are looking to achieve during the course.
- In the park
- Your instructor will teach a light version of the bikeability silabus: control skills & how to snake together in the park, preparing you to cycle safely on quiet roads on day 2 as a group.
Day 2 & Day 3: You have a few options, depending on your level:
- Cycle rides to discover new parks and quiet roads
- Light cycle training to progress the whole family to a level 2, giving you the skills needed to cycle on-road safely at the end of the course.
- Practicing routes from home to school and back
Health and Safety:
We ask riders to confirm that they and people they live with have been symptom free for 14 days. Additionally when confirming the booking please let us know if you are in a vulnerable group.
Based on local Government’s latest advice and guidance of COVID-19 we ask all riders to be proactive in ensuring social distance of 2 meters and to have their own Personal Protective Equipment (including gloves and masks). It is important to take steps to ensure riders & instructors safety. If you do not have PPE, we can provide some at our Cycling Hub in Victoria Park. When confirming the booking with your instructor please let them know if you are in need of this.
*The course is free, we ask for a £10 refundable deposit.
Our instructors will meet you in the park and begin by assessing your cycling level. The sessions will be tailored to suit your cycling capabilities and needs.
Bikeworks charges a fully refundable £10.00 deposit for the full 3 day course, which will be returned in full on completion of the full course. We have a 48 hour cancellation policy, after this time we will be unable to refund your deposit.
You must live, work or study in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and anyone 16 years or under must be accompanied by an adult.
We offer cycle training from our hub; located East side of Victoria Park – Entering from Parnell Road, approximate postcode E3 2LA. PPE will be available at this location.
If you are unable to provide your own bike, we will be able to supply one for free with a helmet at Victoria Park Cycling Hub. All Cycles and Helmets will be sterilised before and after every session. Please note Victoria Park is closed from 20:00 (times vary in winter).