Family Cycling Centre – Hengrove

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The Family Cycling Centre is a new purpose built facility for the West of England, giving people of all ages and abilities the opportunity to learn to ride a bike in a safe, off-road, traffic-free cycle track.

Cycle training activities and sessions are running most days and are a great way to get your kids cycling in a fun and friendly atmosphere with Bikeability trained cycle trainers.

Activities include:

  • Bikeability Training – from balance bikes for young children, right up to adult cycle training
  • Family Cycling Activities
  • Bike Sales and Kids Bike Exchange.
  • Bike maintenance sessions
  • To book a session or find out  more contact us
  • Open sessions available weekly – just turn up on the day! (see ‘Open Sessions’ below)

Summer Holiday 2016 Programme – BOOK NOW TO WIN FAMILY DAY TICKET TO AT-BRISTOL *

Simply book before 5pm Wednesday 10 August to ENTER A PRIZE DRAW to take your family on a day trip to one of Bristol’s biggest attraction.*

*At-Bristol Family Day ticket must be used before Wednesday 31 August and will be picked at random. Winners will be notified by email or phone call*

For a full list of courses running over the summer 2016, click here.


How to book

E: road.safety@bristol.gov.uk
T: Emma Downey / Janine McCretton 0117 922 4383


 

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About us

The Family Cycling Centre has a large athletics track and other traffic free paths and training areas for a wide range of cycling activities.

The project is run for people of all ages – children and adults.

  • The sessions are great fun, as well as being mentally and physically stimulating
  • The benefits are huge – increased confidence and fitness; the opportunity to socialise and share an interest with others; a greater sense of well-being
  • The cycling sessions are run by qualified Bikeability instructors.

The right bike is waiting for you

  • Two wheelers – traditional bikes
  • A Platform bike – for wheelchair users
  • A Wheelchair bike – a regular bike with a wheelchair attached
  • Side-by-side tandem bikes for two – for those with visual impairment or not confident with steering and braking
  • A double-hand cycle for two and single-hand cycles – for those who have difficulty using pedals
  • A Quad cycle – a fixed pedal, low speed very stable bike
  • Recumbent tricycles – more stable than regular trikes, with added back support
  • Tricycles – large, medium and small 3-wheelers
  • Tiny trikes – suitable for younger children, one with back support
  • Tagalong trikes – for children to be attached to an adult bike in front
  • Many more! If in doubt, contact us.

Open sessions – All Abilities

When:      Every Tuesday and Thursday

Time:        Two hours, starting at 11:00 hrs

Cost:         Adults £5 per person / Child £4 per person / Child (0-2) FREE / Accompanying Carers FREE. Discounted Membership – coming soon (Ask at Family Cycling Centre for more info)

Where:     Old Whitchurch Athletics Track, Entrance via the car park adjacent to Action Indoor Sports. Bamfield, BRISTOL, BS14 0XA

Contact:   For more information – call 0117 922 4383

Run in partnership with Wheels for All – part of the national Cycling Projects programme.


 

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