We are forming a kids club to run during term time – running every Saturday morning over a course of 6 weeks. The first session will commence on Saturday 25th February. The classes will be split into age groups to suit. 6-8year olds will start at 10am followed by 9-11year olds starting at 12.30pm. All sessions last one and a half hours. We ask parents to arrive promptly on time as we want to make the most of the session.
COST:- For the six sessions £30.00 (ie £5.00 per session)
We except Cash, Cheque or you may pay direct by bacs – bank detail can be emailed to you on request!
Please book and pay in advance, this will confirm your childs place. If you are interested please contact us via phone / email so we can organise payment, confirm your childs place and email you the relevant emergency contact details form.
The MTB club will cover aspects of biking including: General road safety & cycle awareness, Rules of the trails and road,General bike maintenance ie changing a tyre, how to look after your bike enabling you maximum performance. Techniques & skills ie safe breaking, downhill riding, keeping speed and control – using gears efficiently, the benefits of spinning and how to do it the correct way. Controlling your bike to aid you over rough terrain.
Some weeks we would like to take the children out on different mineral trails these include Bissoe, Great Flat Lode and unity woods. We would therefore require parent to meet us on location and relevant consent forms to be completed and returned. There will be plenty of warning before these session go ahead.
CANCELLATION OF SESSIONS DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS: If the weather is extreme the session will be cancelled. We will however re-schedual to the Sunday or the next available fair weather day. Again we will email/call parent if this happens and the session needs re-schedualling.
KIT LIST: Children must wear warm clothes, preferably layered. A waterproof jacket incase it rains. Sensible footwear, gloves, a drink/ snack bar or fruit and a rucksack to put it all in. Dont’ forget CYCLE HELMET AND BIKE!! and be prepared that children may get WET & MUDDY.
For an additional £7.00 you may hire a bike from us. Please make sure your childs bike is in working order before they arrive for the session. We also offer bike servicing and repair if any childs bikes need fixing!!
Our trail leader is fully qualified, has a full first aid and safety for the outdoors certificate and is CRB checked.
Look forward to hearing from all those that are interested. Any questions or queries please feel free to call.