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

After School


This free program for existing after-school groups teaches students the mechanics of riding a bike, the rules of the road, best practices for riding in a group and on the streets, and–of course–the joy and freedom of biking.


Note to Group Managers:

Looking to enroll multiple after-school groups in our program? We’re happy to help! Just be sure to request a session for each individual group of students. Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Important Details

Duration: 2 hours (1 slot available per day between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM)

Period: April-June and September-October

Locations: St. Mary’s Park (The Bronx), Van Cortlandt Park (The Bronx), Crotona Park (The Bronx), Forest Park (Queens), East River Park (Manhattan), Inwood Hill Park (Manhattan), El Barrio/East Harlem East River Playground (Manhattan), Linden Park (Brooklyn), McCarren Park (Brooklyn), and Roosevelt Island

Instructors: 2 trained instructors

Equipment: Bikes and helmets provided

Age Restrictions: Kids must be 10 years or older

Class Size: 10-15 kids (included counselors, whose attendance is required)


This program is only available to established after-school programs. Individuals unaffiliated with an after-school program may not request or join a session.


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

Is this program right for your students?

Whether or not your students know how to ride, our After-School Program is a guaranteed hit. Once we get everyone on the saddle and rolling along smoothly, we’ll empower them with the confidence and know-how to safely navigate New York City’s parks, greenways, and bustling streets. They’ll gain a skill they’ll never forget, and a gift that keeps on giving.


Contact rconroy@bike.nyc for questions.

Cancellation Policy

We ask for at least 24 hours notice if your group must cancel for any reason. In the event of inclement weather, we will cancel the session and notify group leaders at least 2 hours before the beginning of class.