Sweet Riders Mountain Bike Courses Summer 2024

We are so thrilled to have Karey & her crew from Sweet Riders back again all the way from Blairmore, Alberta to put these courses on for us! @ Willmore Bike Skills Park

Kids Courses: Thursday, July 11- Saturday July 13 (3 days)

*We will recommend ages but please put your child in the course that is most appropriate to their skill level.

Tiny Tots (ages 4-5): 9-9:45 am

If they are still on training wheels then an adult needs to be present to assist during the lesson. The lessons are for 45 mins and will mostly focus on balance. We prefer to have them comfortable on two wheels. We will practice on the beginner side of the Willmore Bike Park. Please bring lots of water and some snacks for fuel. Helmets are required and gloves fully recommended. Bikes must be in good condition, tires pumped, brakes working and chain shifting and lubricated. Cost is $50 (3 days).

http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofedson/Activity_Search/15512

Jr. Jumpers (ages 6-8): 10-11 am

They should be comfortable on two wheels and keen to work on all skills and trails with an emphasis on jumping. The lessons are for 1-hour meeting at Willmore Bike Park. Please bring lots of water and some snacks for fuel. Helmets are required and gloves fully recommended. Bikes must be in good condition, tires pumped, brakes fully functional, chain shifting and lubricated. Cost is $60 (3 days).

http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofedson/Activity_Search/15513

Sweet Shredders (ages 9-10): 12-2 pm

We will work on all skills and progressions, trail riding, bike skills park and more. Come play with bikes! The lessons are for 2 hours meeting at Willmore Bike Park. Please bring lots of water and some snacks for fuel. Helmets are required and gloves fully recommended. Bikes should be fully operational, tires pumped, brakes working, and chain shifting and lubricated. Cost is $100 (3 days).

http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofedson/Activity_Search/15514

Youth Rippers (ages 11+): 2-4 pm

We will work on all skills and progressions, trail riding, bike skills park and more. The lessons are for 2 hours meeting at Willmore Bike Park. Please bring lots of water and some snacks for fuel. Helmets are required and gloves fully recommended. Bikes should be fully functional, tires pumped, working brakes and a chain that shifts and is lubricated. Cost is $100 (3 days).

http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofedson/Activity_Search/15515

 

Adult Course (Ages 16+): Sunday July 14

9 am to 3 pm with a 1 hr lunch break

This day camp will focus on learning the basic skills needed for a proper foundation.
 
We will focus on skills such as neutral position, ready position, bike body separation, straight-line riding, climbing, descending, braking, shifting, basic front wheel lifts, basic rear wheel lifts, rolling lunges up to the wood and more, if time permits. In the afternoon we will go for an instructional ride on the trails decided by the coach of the session. Cost is $150 for the day
 
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NOTE: All Sessions are weather dependent if heavy rain or other unforeseen weather conditions, the course will be cancelled and rescheduled or refunded if necessary.

Please attend with a Mountain Bike, no BMX bikes.

A waiver form must be filled out prior to the course. Waiver available June 2024.