Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Cycling

Learn to Bike Safely While Having Fun!

Do you want to learn to cycle safely? Our learn-to-bike programs & clinics are perfect for those starting to ride a bicycle or those with limited cycling experience. We offer courses for all ages! For the ease and comfort of our riders, our classes take place in parking lots, grassy areas or indoor arenas, where available. Organized group rides take place on residential streets, arterial roads or along designated bicycle paths.

Course Requirements Students must meet the minimum level for each course and must have the following:

  • A bicycle in good working order, including a bell
  • Properly fitting approved bicycle helmet (CSA, Snell, ASTM, CPSC, or ANSI)
  • A bicycle lock
Programs Map
CAN BIKE - Adult
Boost your skills, safety and cycling pleasure. Successful course completion results in certification through Cycling Canada, and potential for employment as a Bike Instructor or Trainer. CAN-BIKE curriculum covers: bike handling skills, safe biking principles, traffic dynamics, Highway Traffic Act.
CAN BIKE - Child
Learn the rules of the road and bike handling skills during classroom sessions and guided practice rides on residential streets. Certificates for completion awarded by Cycling Canada.
CAN BIKE - Youth
Boost your skills, safety and cycling pleasure. Successful course completion results in certification through Cycling Canada, and potential for employment as a Bike Instructor or Trainer. CAN-BIKE curriculum covers: bike handling skills, safe biking principles, traffic dynamics, Highway Traffic Act.
Learn to Bike - Adult
Brand new riders and beginners will be placed in age-appropriate groups to learn how to balance, pedal, steer and stop. Students remain on site for all lessons and do not ride on the street. Learn to Bike courses offer 6 hours of lessons over multiple visits. Biking Basics are 2-hour clinics to improve your current skills.
Learn to Bike - Child
Brand new riders and beginners will learn how to balance, pedal, steer and stop. Students remain on site for all lessons and do not ride on the street. Learn to Bike courses offer 6 hours of lessons over multiple visits. Biking Basics are 2-hour clinics to improve current skills. Child with Caregiver courses are offered at some sites, to teach Caregivers how to support the child who is learning to ride. Caregivers will not be using a bike.
Learn to Bike - Youth
Brand new riders and beginners will be placed in age-appropriate groups to learn how to balance, pedal, steer and stop. Students remain on site for all lessons and do not ride on the street. Learn to Bike courses offer 6 hours of lessons over multiple visits. Biking Basics are 2-hour clinics to improve your current skills.