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Bikeability is the national standard for cycle training to develop better and safer cycling habits, this is also known as the 21st century Cycling Proficiency programme. Malvern Hills District Council is now Bikeability accredited and will be delivering the sessions to both adults and children ensuring they gain practical cycle skills and have a better understanding of how to cycle on today’s roads as well as giving them more confidence. 

Course Information

At the end of each course, all participants will receive a badge and certificate. For full details on Bikeability, visit here- https://bikeability.org.uk/what/  

Level 1 

Aimed at children aged 7 years+. Riders will learn to control and master their bikes in a space away from traffic. If a child can competently ride their bike, younger ages will be considered. Each course will be held at Sport Dyson Perrins and costs just £10. Max number of places is 8. 

Future Course Dates:

  • 24 July, 10-11.30am

 

Bikeability Level 1 Bike Club

This club is designed for children who would like to gain practical cycle skills over a course of four weeks consisting of Level 1 Bikeability and British Cycling cycle coaching. The club will be held at Sport Dyson Perrins and will cost just £25 for all four sessions. 

Starting 30 July, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm and will take place at the same time each week until the last session on 20 August. Max number of places is 8.

 

Level 2 (An introduction to)

Aimed at children over the age of 10 and adults, riders will be given cycling experience on local roads, learning how to deal with traffic helping you to feel more confident, as well as understand how road positioning can help keep you safe on today's roads.Each course costs just £15 and will be starting in Malvern. Max number of places is 6. 

 

Future Course Dates:

  • 4 July, 6.30 - 8pm (women only)
  • 14 August, 10-11.30am (children and parents)
  • 5 September, 6.30 - 8pm (adults only)

 

Bikeability Learn to Ride (ADULTS ONLY)

Is it ever too late to learn to ride a bike? Definitely not.  It doesn’t matter if you’re 25 or 75, Rachel Vann, our accredited Bikeability learn to ride instructor will help you on your journey to gaining confidence on a bike and turning those pedals in no time at all.  Our courses take place in a traffic free environment and groups will be kept small so that you can get the support that you need.  All of our courses last just 1 hour, costs just £15 per person and will be starting from Victoria Park, Malvern.

 

Future Course Dates:

  • 4 July, 5-6pm
  • 5 September, 5-6pm

How to Book (Booking Essential)

All parents/guardians must check availability first, then make payment and complete and return the booking form to secure your child’s booking. 

To check availability please email us via: getactive@malvernhills.gov.uk

There are 8 places available on the Level 1 and Bike Club courses with a minimum of 4 children for the course to run. There are six places available on the Level 2 course with a minimum of three participants for the course to run.  

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Should a course need to be cancelled for any reason, then parents/guardians/participants will be offered a full refund or opportunity to transfer onto a future course. 

FAQ’s

What do I need to bring?
You must provide your own bike and helmet and appropriate clothing.

How many sessions are needed?
Most participants will only need one session but are welcome to complete the course again (unless the child is taking part in Bike Club).

What level of skill is required before the course?
All children and adults need to be able to ride a bike in a straight line without stabilisers.