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Youth

Our 'Bike Generation' project inspires young people in Bristol to get active, broaden their horizons and learn new skills through fun cycling activities and bike maintenance sessions. We're now offering more activities in school holidays to help young people further develop their skills and have even more fun. 

 

Term Time Activities

We offer free, drop-in, cycling and bike maintenance sessions for young people aged 8 -14, every week at:

On alternating weeks, we’ll be doing one of the following:

Bike Mechanics - learn how to do basic bike maintenance and keep your bike running smoothly.

Cycling Skills - learn to cruise on a balance bike, get help to master pedalling or practice your skills with cycling games in the playground.

 

Activity Dates for the Summer Term 2022 – April to July

Life Cycle at Felix Road - Every Tuesday 3.30 to 5.30

Learn to Ride - 26th April, 10th & 24th May, 7th & 21st June, 5th & 19th July

Learn to Fix a Puncture - 3rd & 17th May, 14th & 28th June, 12th July

Life Cycle at the Ranch - Every Wednesday 3.30 to 5.30

Learn to Ride - 4th & 18th May, 8th & 22nd June, 6th & 20th July

Learn to Fix a Puncture - 27th April, 11th & 25th May, 15th & 29th June, 13th July

Life Cycle at the Vench - Every Thursday 3.30 to 5.30

Learn to Ride - 5th & 19th May, 16th & 30th June, 14th July

Learn to Fix a Puncture - 28th April, 12th & 26th May, 9th & 23rd June, 7th & 21st July

 

During School Holidays

We’re offering FREE Bikeability Holiday Courses. We have sessions to suit all age groups and abilities.

Click here to book a school holidays cycling course for your child.

Our team are qualified and accredited to deliver these courses to young people. More information from the Bikeability Trust.

 

Feedback

""Since coming to Life Cycle I have a bike I can ride myself. I know how to fix my brakes and I even showed my dad how to do it and he was surprised. My confidence has increased and this makes me feel happy” – Jamila

 

Get involved

If you are a young person, we'd love to see you at our weekly sessions - all are welcome. For more information email chrissie@lifecycleuk.org.uk

We are also looking for volunteers with experience in bike mechanics and/or youth work to support our sessions.

If you have questions that weren't answered on this page, please email chrissie@lifecycleuk.org.uk.

We are also looking for volunteers with experience in bike mechanics and/or youth work to support our sessions. Details here.

 

Our Funders

These services are offered FREE to young people from the neighbourhoods we work in, thanks to the Bikeability Trust Widening Participation Fund.

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