Essential Cycling Skills for Families

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Overview

Family Essential Cycling Skills is a 2.5 hour practical training module for families to develop their confidence cycling together. It is designed so that parents/guardians and their children can cycle together safely as a group.

The sessions are tailored to meet the needs of the family.  Examples of this may be:

  • A family wishing to cycle to school together
  • A family wishing to cycle for leisure in their local area
  • A family wishing to know how to cycle safely as a group through a town
  • A family wishing to know how to cycle together with children of differing ages 
  • A family unsure of the best road positioning / cycling strategy to cycle safely together

     


Minimum Age

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  There is no minimum age for the children participating.

What skills do I need?

You don’t need any specific skills other than the desire to be more confident on your bicycle.


How long does it take?

Courses last up to 2.5 hours


What will I need?

You should have road worthy bicycles, and any equipment you intend to use for carrying children including seats or tag-alongs

There is no minimum age for the children participating (provided they can cycle or are in a child seat / trailer) but at least one adult should be present

 


What will it cost?

Please contact your nearest provider for details.  Some providers are funded to deliver courses for free, whilst some will have a charge


What's next?

Once you have completed Family Essential Cycling Skills you should have improved confidence to start travelling by bike but the key is to practice what you have learned to grow your confidence.

Course Dates

DateCourse TypeCourse Title & InstructorLocationLocal AuthorityCapacity & Availability£ CostBook
DateThu 11th Nov 2021Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills for FamiliesCourse Title & InstructorECS Family session - Dundee
Iain Hay
LocationDundee Science Centre (outside)
Greenmarket, Dundee
Local AuthorityDundee CityCapacityCapacity 1
Places Left 1
FREE
Book
DateFri 12th Nov 2021Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills for FamiliesCourse Title & InstructorECS Family session - Dundee
Iain Hay
LocationDundee Science Centre (outside)
Greenmarket, Dundee
Local AuthorityDundee CityCapacityCapacity 1
Places Left 1
FREE
Book
DateThu 18th Nov 2021Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills for FamiliesCourse Title & InstructorECS Family session - Dundee
Stephen Borland
LocationDundee Science Centre (outside)
Greenmarket, Dundee
Local AuthorityDundee CityCapacityCapacity 2
Places Left 2
FREE
Book
DateFri 19th Nov 2021Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills for FamiliesCourse Title & InstructorECS Family session - Dundee
Stephen Borland
LocationDundee Science Centre (outside)
Greenmarket, Dundee
Local AuthorityDundee CityCapacityCapacity 2
Places Left 2
FREE
Book