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Brampton Cycling Courses 2017

17 Mar 2017, Posted by Dayle Laing in Brampton Cycling, Brampton Kids on Bikes, Cycling Safety, Region of Peel Cycling

Become a confident cyclist with Brampton Cycling Courses.

City of Brampton Recreation will be offering a series of cycling courses starting in May, for as low as $2! Courses ranging from kids of 6 years to adult, and from one session to summer camp experiences. Prepare for a safe and fun cycling season and Bike to School Week 2017 with these budget-friendly courses.

Register at econnect.brampton.ca by entering the bar code below!

Bike Basics:

Get ready for fun on your bike by joining this interactive workshop. Participants will learn about proper bike fit, safety equipment, street signs, signaling, stopping and how to ride. Whether you’re just learning to ride a bike or want to sharpen your skills, Bike Basics will get you riding with more confidence. At the end of the program there will be a family-friendly bike ride.

Required Equipment: Bicycle in good working order with a bell, CSA-approved bike helmet, comfortable clothing including running shoes.

Age: 6 to 10 Years Class Length: 2 Hours

 

Location Dates Day Time No. of sessions Cost Code
Chinguacousy Park May 6 Sat 9:30 am 1 $2 832393
Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre May 13 Sat 1:30 pm 1 $2 832394
Gore Meadows Community Centre May 27 Sat 1:30 pm 1 $2 832396

 

Age: 10 to 13 Years Class Length: 2 Hours

 

Location Dates Day Time No. of sessions Cost Code
Chinguacousy Park May 6 Sat 1:30 pm 1 $2 832397
Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre May 13 Sat 9:30 am 1 $2 832398
Gore Meadows Community Centre May 25 Thu 6:00 pm 1 $2 832400

Adult Bicycling:

In this 3 session program, bike riders will learn signaling, shoulder checks, straight line riding, braking, stopping, turning and weaving. By the end of this program riders will be confident cycling on Brampton’s roads. All instructors are CAN-BIKE certified.

Prerequisite: Participants must be able to ride a bike.

Required Equipment: Bicycle in good working order with a bell, CSA-approved bike helmet, comfortable clothing including running shoes.

Age: 18+   Class Length: 1 Hour
No. of Sessions: 3   Cost: $20.70
     
Location Day Dates Time Code
South Fletcher’s Sportsplex Thu May 4 – 18 6:30 pm 832490

Enter course code to register online

Summer Camps

Camp: Bike Adventure

Novice bike riders are encouraged to come out and explore the City of Brampton on their bicycle through our beautiful trails and pathways! Youth will have the opportunity to learn bicycle mechanics, bicycle safety, riding dynamics and proper bicycle etiquette on and off road.

Required equipment: Bike in good working order with a working bell, CSA-certified bike helmet.

Age: 10 to 13 Years Session Length: 7 Hours
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: $150.15

 

Location Dates Code
Century Gardens Recreation Centre July 3 – 7 823304
Century Gardens Recreation Centre July 10 – 14 823305
Chinguacousy Park Community Centre July 17 – 21 825134
Century Gardens Recreation Centre July 24 – 28 823306
Century Gardens Recreation Centre Aug 8 – 11* 823308
Chinguacousy Park Community Centre Aug 14 – 18 825135
Century Gardens Recreation Centre Aug 21 – 25 823311

* Camps are cancelled on August 7, 2017 due to the Civic Holiday. Price of $120.12 will reflect a shortened camp week.

Enter course code to register online

Camp: BMX

Participants will learn how to use a variety of park features while working on improving on-bike balance and confidence.

Required equipment: BMX bike, knee pads, elbow pads and CSA-certified BMX helmet.

Age: 6 to 13 Years Session Length: 7 Hours
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: $124.05

 

Location Dates Code
Chinguacousy Park Community Centre July 3 – 7 825094
Gore Meadows Recreation Centre July 10 – 14 816347
Chinguacousy Park Community Centre July 17 – 21 825095
Chinguacousy Park Community Centre July 31 – Aug 4 825096
Gore Meadows Recreation Centre July 31 – Aug 4 816348
Chinguacousy Park Community Centre Aug 14 – 18 825097
Gore Meadows Recreation Centre Aug 21 – 25 817718
Chinguacousy Park Community Centre Aug 28 – Sept 1 825098

Enter course code to register online

Camp: Triathlon

This camp will introduce young athletes to the challenge of triathlons in a safe and fun environment. Campers will train to improve their swimming, biking, and running. They will also learn effective transitions, bike maintenance, and nutrition habits. On the last day, campers will compete in a mini-triathlon to challenge themselves and show off their hard work.

Prerequisites: Splash 3 swimming ability or higher.

Required equipment: Bike in good working order with a working bell, CSA-certified bike helmet, comfortable clothing, including running shoes and bathing/swimming attire.

Age: 8 to 15 Years Session Length: 7 Hours
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: $150.15

 

Location Dates Code
Professor’s Lake Recreation Centre July 10 – 14 824625
Professor’s Lake Recreation Centre July 31 – Aug 4 824709

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