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  • Drop-in to our free Bicycle Obstacle Course this August at the Magna Centre

    Created: Friday, July 31, 2020

    ​Following the sucess of the July program, the Town will continue to offer a drop-in bicycle obstacle course every Tuesday and Friday at the Magna Centre.  This free program is "geared" to beginner/intermediate bicyclists ages 6-10 years with previous riding ability that will provide both skill development whizzing through a variety of course obstacles while challenging riders in a safe and fun environment. Practice skills including balance, control, heads-up riding and safety while peddling, turning and navigating your way through a variety of fun obstacles!

    Upon completion of the course (approx. 5-10 mins), cyclers will have increased confidence and knowledge of cycling, all while under the supervision of staff who'll assure safety and fun!


    What Parents/Participants need to know:

    • "Wheeling Through The Summer" Bicycle Obstacle Course is a FREE Drop-in program.
    • Recommended for children 6-10 years with previous bicycling experience and demonstrated comfort level riding their bike.   
    • Obstacle course is designed for beginner/intermediate participants and course completion is optional.
    • It is recommended that parents/guardians stay on site for children who require assistance on their bikes.
    • This is not a Learn to Ride program.
    • Course should take participants between 5-10 mins to complete. Take as many turns as you like.
    • Washrooms NOT available.
    • In the event of Thunder/Lightning the program will be cancelled.
    • Please check social media (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) for program cancellation notices.


    Participants should bring:

    • Personal Water bottle - please label with participants name
    • Sunscreen - not to be shared with other participants
    • Personal bicycle in good working condition
    • Helmet is mandatory (Bike, skate/snowboard/ski and hockey helmets permitted)
    • Appropriate clothing for weather
    • Appropriate footwear. Sandals/flip flops, etc. are not permitted on the course

    Price: Free

    Age: 6 to 10 years

    Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Date/Location:

    Every Tuesday and Friday at the Magna Centre (800 Mulock Drive) south parking lot until August 28 

    Safety Measures: COVID-19 social distancing and hygiene measures will be in effect. 
    Following all Provincial and Public Health COVID-19 Guidelines, Standard First Aid/CPR certified Town of Newmarket Staff will be on site at all times during program.