Learn to Ride Class: Ages 12 and under

(Afternoon Class)

DATE: June 18th, 2022

LOCATION: Faithway Baptist Church, 610 E Lake Dr, Greensboro, NC 27401

TIMES: 11:30am - 1:30pm

COST: $35 per first time participant

(There is limited scholarship money available if the cost is not feasible for your household. Please reach out to BIG's Project Coordinator Nicole Lindahl if this is the case: Nicole.Lindahl@bikegso.org)


15 participants, ages 12 and under, will be taught how to ride a bicycle by League Certified Instructors. Participants will learn the basics of balancing, starting, stopping, and steering using the "balance first" method. Pedals will be removed until instructors are confident that the participant is ready for them to be put back on the bike.

In the case that a participant does not have their pedals put back on their bike within the time frame of the class, they may participate in as many classes as they need without additional charge, until instructors are confident that the participant is ready for their pedals and can ride their bike with their pedals on.

For these initial classes, there is a limit of 15 participants per class. There is also a $35 participation fee; however, we are willing to work with individuals with financial constraints to make this accessible. Please contact ---> Nicole.Lindahl@bikegso.org if this is the case.

What to Bring

  • A Bicycle. We recommend having the bicycle inspected by a local bike shop prior to the class to ensure that it is in a condition "ready to ride" and that it is the proper size for the class participant.
  • A Bicycle Helmet. Helmets are required for all participants.
  • Comfortable Clothes. All participants must wear closed-toed shoes.
  • At Least One Parent or Guardian. At least one parent or guardian must be present throughout the duration of the class.

Rain Date

In the case of rain, the event shall be postponed until the next available date and location. If weather does force us to reschedule, registrants will be contacted prior to the class by the email provided when registering.

Waiver and Release of Liability

This Waiver and Release is a prerequisite for participation in the Learn to Ride classes. There are risks and dangers inherent in participating in this program, as with any physical activity, and participants must assume all risks and release and hold harmless Bicycling in Greensboro, Inc., their officers, agents, and employees. Please bring a filled out, signed copy of the Waiver and Release on the day of the class or arrive 15 minutes early to fill one out before the class begins.

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