Children’s holiday Bikeability

Islington Council offers free Bikeability cycle training for children aged 5-12 years old in the school holidays at Rosemary Gardens (N1) and Tollington Place (N4).  Our next courses are running for two weeks in the Easter holidays: 8-11 April and 15-18 April 2019.  These courses can be booked using the links below.

There are three courses available to suit your child’s age and ability.

Beginners – learning to ride (age 5 and up)

A short course (2 x 1 hour sessions) for complete beginners who have never cycled before, or have only ridden a bike with stabilisers (training wheels).

Beginners Venue

Dates

Times

Book

Tollington Place N4

8 and 9 April

10.00 – 11.00

Booking link

Tollington Place N4

8 and 9 April

11.00 – 12.00

Booking link

Rosemary Gardens N1

10 and 11 April

10.00 – 11.00

Fully booked

Rosemary Gardens N1

10 and 11 April

11.00 – 12.00

Fully booked

Tollington Place N4

10 and 11 April

13.00 – 14.00

Booking link

Tollington Place N4

10 and 11 April

14.00 – 15.00

Booking link

Tollington Place N4

15 and 16 April

10.00 – 11.00

Booking link

Tollington Place N4

15 and 16 April

11.00 – 12.00

Booking link

Rosemary Gardens N1

15 and 16 April

13.00 – 14.00

Booking link

Rosemary Gardens N1

15 and 16 April

14.00 – 15.00

Booking link

Rosemary Gardens N1

17 and 18 April

10.00 – 11.00

Booking link

Rosemary Gardens N1

17 and 18 April

11.00 – 12.00

Booking link

Level 1 Bikeability – off-road control skills (5-9 years)

A two-day course (2 x 2 hour sessions) for children who can already ride (without stabilisers). This course helps develop all the skills that you need to cycle on the road, but the training takes place off road.

Level 1 Venue

Dates

Times

Book

Rosemary Gardens N1

8 and 9 April

10.00 – 12.00

Fully booked

Tollington Place N4

8 and 9 April

13.00 – 15.00

Booking link

Tollington Place N4

10 and 11 April

10.00 – 12.00

Booking link

Rosemary Gardens N1

15 and 16 April

10.00 – 12.00

Booking link

Tollington Place N4

17 and 18 April

10.00 – 12.00

Booking link

Rosemary Gardens N1

17 and 18 April

13.00 – 15.00

Booking link

Level 2 Bikeability – an introduction to road cycling (9-12 years)

A four-day course (4 x 2 hour sessions) for children who can cycle well, but have little or no experience of road cycling. This course begins off road and once basic skills have been covered, the training will move on to local roads, where the children will work on road positioning, basic manoeuvres and communication with other road users.

Level 2 Venue

Dates

Times

Book

Rosemary Gardens N1

8 to 11 April

13.00 – 15.00

Booking link

Tollington Place N4

15 to 18 April

13.00 – 15.00

Booking link

Nearly every Islington school offers free Level 2 courses for its year 5 or 6 pupils – please speak to your child’s teachers or contact us to find out about your school’s next course.

If there are no courses listed above, or if all courses are fully booked, please contact us to be added to our waiting list. We will alert you when new course dates are announced.