Learn to bike class is June 3

It’s once again time for the WWBPA’s annual Learn to Bike class for kids.

This popular event is scheduled for Saturday, June 3.

Children should be at least 5 years old. Please bring a working bicycle that fits your child, a helmet (or buy one from the WWBPA for $12), and this completed waiver form. Then leave the teaching to us.

Our technique is simple: remove training wheels AND pedals, practice balance on two wheels, then reattach pedals, explain starting AND stopping … and we hope your child will soon be bicycling confidently on two wheels. If your child doesn’t master pedaling on June 3, you will know the non-back-breaking way to continue helping your child learn.

Parents will receive a booklet with more bicycling tips.

The class will be held in the upper Vaughn Drive parking lot (next to the Farmers Market). We recommend that you arrive between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., although you can arrive as late as 11:30 a.m. We will end the class at 12:30 p.m.

While this class is free, we encourage parents to become members of the WWBPA, either in person on June 3rd or in advance online. Your membership is an investment in making West Windsor a more walkable and bikeable community.

Priority for this class will be given to WWBPA members and to those who pre-register. Email us at [email protected] before June 3 to pre-register or if you have any questions.

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2 Responses to “Learn to bike class is June 3”

  1. silvia says:

    At the moment we are not planning on holding an adult learn to bike class. I’ll let you know if that changes. In the meantime, I can offer a few suggestions:
    1. Bike New York hosts regular free classes for adults. And they provide bikes during lessons. More here: https://www.bike.nyc/education/classes/.
    2. Bike Walk Montclair offers adult classes for $35, and you must bring/rent a bike. More here: https://www.bikewalkmontclair.org/learn-to-ride-class.
    3. Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia also hosts classes, and you must bring/rent a bike. More here: https://bicyclecoalition.org/resources/classes-rides/.
    4. Or you can hire a private instructor. I’d suggest reaching out to someone who is certified from the League of American Bicyclists. Scroll down for instructors in New Jersey. No promises that all teach learn to bike skills vs other bike skills. Link is: https://bikeleague.org/map/?community=08550

  2. Nina says:

    Is there any learn to bike class planned for adults also?

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