To participate in any of the Big Birmingham Bikes activities you will need a Birmingham City Council Leisure Card.
These are available by visiting any of the Birmingham City Council Wellbeing Centres. A list of centres can be found at:

Learn to Ride is a high quality cycle training course offered FREE of charge to all residents aged over 18 years, who hold a Birmingham City Council Leisure Card and live in Birmingham.
Learn to Ride follows the National Standards cycle training course guidelines and delivers training for cyclists of all skill levels from complete beginners to cyclists wishing to ride on road amongst traffic.

There are two Learn to Ride courses available.

Level 1

The Level 1 sessions are for people to improve their riding control skills and can include teaching people to pedal. These two, two hour sessions, are delivered on traffic free training sites.

Level 2

Level 2 courses are aimed at cyclists who can demonstrate they can ride to a proficient Level 1 standard. A cyclist must be able to competently ride and control their bike before they are admitted on to a level 2 course. These are on road courses. There will be two sessions of two hours each.

Firs & Bromford Wellbeing Hub
Level 1 Wednesday 9.30-11.00am
Level 2 Wednesday 11.30-1pm

Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre
Level 1 Monday 10.00-11.30am
Level 2 Monday 12.00-1.30pm

Shard End Wellbeing Centre:
Level 1 Tuesday 11.30-1pm
Level 2 Tuesday 1.30-3pm


Billesley Indoor Tennis Centre:
Level 1 & 2
Thursday 10am- 11 30

Calthorpe Pavilion
Learn to Pedal, Level 1 and Level 2
Friday 10am – 11.30


Handsworth Wellbeing Centre:
Level 1
Tuesday 11.30am-12.30pm
Level 2
Tuesday 10.00am to 11.00am

Level 1
Wednesday 10.00am-11.00am LADIES ONLY
Level 2
Wednesday 11.30am to 12.30pm LADIES ONLY