Become more comfortable and confident on multi-use pathways, cycle tracks and the road, learning assertive cycling skills, traffic analysis, general bicycle maintenance, route planning and more. The City's cycling programs are conducted by certified Instructors. Our programs are oriented toward recreational and utilitarian cycling.
Programs are offered from April through to October across the city.
Got a Bike Club? Sign your group up for a lesson.
See you on the road the pathways and the cycle tracks!
- City Wide Programs : 613-247-4883 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cycling education courses for children
Bike RODEO – ages 6 to 10 – 2 hours (by community request)
Essential bicycle handling and traffic skills for young cyclists in a fun festival type atmosphere. Topics include helmet fitting, bicycle maintenance, handling, signalling, gears, braking, avoiding road hazards and more. Participants must know how to ride.
Learn to Ride Private Lessons – ages 6 and up
For children and youth who cannot ride a bike. Participants will learn to balance, start, stop and turn. Two 1-hour sessions are offered on a one to one basis. Participants must have a bicycle and helmet. Instructors will meet you at your local school parking lot.
Cycling education courses for adults
Adult Learn to Ride Private Lesson – Two x 1 hour
For adults who cannot ride a bike. Learn to balance, start, stop and turn. One session, on a one-to-one basis. You must have a bicycle and helmet.