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Learn to Ride - Kids with Bike New York, FiDi Families and the Old Seaport...
Sun, May 21, 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Learn to Ride - Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time. With our safe, easy, effective method and experienced instructors, kids will learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bicycle. Most students get the hang of it in one session, but even if they don’t, parents will leave equipped with an easy, low-stress technique that will have their kids riding independently in no time.
Class duration: 2 hours (adults must accompany rider for duration of event).
Class location: Peck Slip Park on the corner of Front Street and Peck Slip, (Traffic-free environment)
Class size: 30-50
Class Age: 5 - 13 years of age
Equipment: Bicycle* and helmet are required for workshop participation.
Waiver Requirement: Waiver is required and will be available upon check in at event. Adult signature only.
Availability of loaner bikes: N/A. Kids must bring their own bike and helmet.
Registration policy: Advance registration is preferred; walk-up students are accepted if space allows.
Weather Advisory: If weather is unsafe for an outdoor bike event, the Learn to Ride workshop will be canceled and an email will be sent to all registered attendees.
*Parents must ensure that the bicycle fits their child and is in good working order (i.e., wheels spin freely, brakes function). The child must be able to rest his or her feet flat on the ground while sitting on the bicycle seat. Training wheels should be removed in advance and tires should be inflated until they are hard.