Bike New York Summer School
Bike New York Summer School
Bike New York Summer School
Bike New York Summer School

Summer Program


This free program for summer camps offers campers a chance to learn 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 student 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

Period: July-August

Locations: St. Mary’s Park (The Bronx), Van Cortlandt Park (The Bronx), Crotona Park (The Bronx), Forest Park (Queens), Pier 76 (Manhattan), Riverside Park (Manhattan), Inwood Hill Park (Manhattan), El Barrio/East Harlem East River Playground (Manhattan), Pink Playground (Brooklyn), McCarren Park (Brooklyn), Fort Wadsworth (Staten Island), and Roosevelt Island.

Instructors: 2 trained instructors

Equipment: Bikes, helmets, and safety vests provided

Age Restrictions: Kids must be 10 years or older

Class Size: 10 – 15 kids (plus 1 – 2 counselors, whose attendance is required)


This program is only available to established summer camp programs. Individuals unaffiliated with a summer camp 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


Whether or not your campers know how to ride, our Summer 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.


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.