Adult Cycle Training
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.
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 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.
Locations & Times for JUNE
Shard End Wellbeing Centre
Level 1: Tuesday, 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Level 2: Tuesday, 5.00pm – 6.30pm
Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre
Level 1: Monday, 10.00am – 11.30am
Level 2: Monday, 12.00noon – 1.30pm
Nechells Wellbeing Centre
Level 1 or 2: Tuesday, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Level 1 or 2: Wednesday, 10.00am – 12noon