After-School Bike Program
After-School Bike Program
After-School Bike Program
Program

Youth Ride Club

Overview

This free program for young people ages 10 to 19 teaches the mechanics of riding a bike, the rules of the road, best practices for riding in a group and on the city streets, and–of course–the joy and freedom of biking. Beginner and experienced riders are welcome. Individuals do not need to be a part of an existing after-school or summer camp program to participate in Youth Ride Club. 

Important Details

Duration: 2 hours

Instructors: 2

Equipment: Bikes and helmets provided

Age Restrictions: 10-19 year olds

Individuals do not need to be a part of an existing after-school program to participate in Youth Ride Club.

 

2017 LOCATIONS & SCHEDULE

EAST RIVER PARK July 15 – August 19
  • Saturdays, 10 AM – 12 PM  

(all genders of cyclists welcome)

SIGN UP FOR EAST RIVER PARK

VAN CORTLANDT PARK July 15 – August 19

10 AM – 12 PM

  • Saturdays (young women/trans/femme cyclists)
  • Sundays (young men/trans/masc cyclists)

SIGN UP FOR VAN CORTLANDT PARK

LINDEN PARK July 10 – August 19
  • Mondays 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM (all genders of cyclists welcome)
  • Thursdays 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (all genders of cyclists welcome)

SIGN UP FOR LINDEN PARK

 NEW! SUMMER YOUTH RIDE CLUB AT FLUSHING YMCA

 

Friday, July 7 – August 25, 4:00 PM – 6: 00 PM

Saturdays, July 8 – August 26, 10:00 AM – 12: 00 PM

Saturdays, July 8 – August 26, 12:30 PM – 2: 30 PM

All Summer Ride Club participants will be eligible for a free fully supported bike tour with an overnight stay at an upstate camp ground.

Syllabus

How to ride a bike

Basic bike-handling skills

Rules of the road

How to ride safely in a group and on city streets

Practice rides in NYC parks and on greenways

Looking for a waiver? Click below to download.

Linden Park     Crotona Park    Jackie Robinson Park