A 3-6 week after-school program for riders 6-16 years old, iRide After-School programs are designed to teach intermediate cycling skills, build confidence and connect local youth with one another through the challenges of cycling.
iRide instructors are trained by the National Coaches Certification Program (NCCP) and undergo a background screening. Cycling BC’s iRide program subscribes to the Coaches Association of Canada’s Responsible Coaches Movement and follows the High Five: Healthy Child Development principles to help our instructors create an engaging and effective learning environment.
The program is designed for students who can already ride and exhibit level 3-5 abilities. Programs are designed and facilitated by local instructors, and often times numerous skill levels are welcome.
Are you wanting to feel comfortable riding your bike to work or school?? Learn to become a Street-Smart daily bicycle commuter. The day will start with some basic bike maintenance. Rules and regulations of the road, common cycling routes, rider visibility and safety, road positioning, traffic lights, proper bike set up, effective bike handling, proper braking, understanding your gears. Gain confidence through real world cycling scenarios and have fun. All participants must have a certified biking helmet, full functioning bike and basic riding skills. Bring lunch, water and weather appropriate clothing.