School Holiday Bike Program - September

Tue 24 September 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Kew Traffic School

374 Cotham Road
Kew VIC 3101

Cost
$10.25
09/24/2019 2:00pm 09/25/2019 5:00pm School Holiday Bike Program - September The School Holiday Bike Program is a 2-day program teaching bicycle confidence, skills and awareness for young people aged 12 to 16 years. Commissioned by the City of Boroondara and run by Bikes at Work, the program prepares young people for on-road riding and independent travel. The sessions are taught by experienced AustCycle-qualified instructors from Bike it Better. All instructors have Working with Children Checks and First Aid qualifications. The program will be taught through instruction, demonstration, practice, games and challenges. Day 1 Day 1 is held in a traffic-free area and covers: basic bike skills including preparation for riding riding safely safety checks emergency stopping using gears scanning signalling riding on different surfaces road rules and signs basic maintenance and a puncture repair session. Day 2 Day 2 includes a component of instructed, on-road training on low-traffic, quiet roads, a detailed safety check and a basic bike maintenance session if time permits. Eligibility Participants need to: have basic bike riding skills be able to ride on two wheels independently bring their bike and helmet in roadworthy condition. The program is also running on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 October 2019. For more details, see School Holiday Bike Program - October. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

The School Holiday Bike Program is a 2-day program teaching bicycle confidence, skills and awareness for young people aged 12 to 16 years. Commissioned by the City of Boroondara and run by Bikes at Work, the program prepares young people for on-road riding and independent travel.

The sessions are taught by experienced AustCycle-qualified instructors from Bike it Better. All instructors have Working with Children Checks and First Aid qualifications. The program will be taught through instruction, demonstration, practice, games and challenges.

Day 1

Day 1 is held in a traffic-free area and covers:

  • basic bike skills including preparation for riding
  • riding safely
  • safety checks
  • emergency stopping
  • using gears
  • scanning
  • signalling
  • riding on different surfaces
  • road rules and signs
  • basic maintenance and a puncture repair session.

Day 2

Day 2 includes a component of instructed, on-road training on low-traffic, quiet roads, a detailed safety check and a basic bike maintenance session if time permits.

Eligibility

Participants need to:

  • have basic bike riding skills
  • be able to ride on two wheels independently
  • bring their bike and helmet in roadworthy condition.

The program is also running on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 October 2019. For more details, see School Holiday Bike Program - October.

Category
School holidays
Sports and outdoor