York Sport Velodrome

250m of exhilarating cycling for juniors & adults

York Sport Velodrome

VELODROME

Our 2018 programme starts with FREE taster sessions from the 1st May why not book your place now!

Adult Taster, Tuesday 1st and 8th May 18:00-18:45 & 19:00-19:45

Book Adult Taster

Junior 10-13 years Taster, Tuesday 1st and 8th May 17:00-17:45

Book Junior Taster

New For 2018

4 week velodrome courses, regular accreditation sessions and weekly keep fit sessions for Level 3 and above riders our Velofit sessions for Juniors and Adults every Wednesday 17.30 and 18.30 more information and booking details to follow soon…

VELODROME GIFT VOUCHERS 

Buy Now!

Buy a gift of cycling this summer with York Sport Velodrome vouchers. Choose from Bronze, Silver or Gold to give your friend or family member an exhilarating cycling experience not to forget. To purchase your gift voucher please click here.

Bronze: £10. This voucher entitles you to 1 session on our Velodrome programme.

Silver: £16. This voucher entitles you to 2 sessions on our Velodrome programme.

Gold:  £32. This voucher entitles you to 4 sessions on our Velodrome programme.

Includes: Track Bike & Helmet hire and instruction for our British Cycling qualified track coaches.

*Vouchers purchase NOW ARE VALID UNTIL OCTOBER 2018

VELODROME COURSES 

Ride Yorkshire’s Most Exhilarating Cycling Experience! Open between May-October 2018.

Our 250m Olympic-sized outdoor Velodrome has 30 degree banking at each end, providing an exhilarating cycling experience unique to Yorkshire.

JUNIOR AND ADULT VELODROME COURSES

Junior sessions are available to 8-13 years, with aged 14+ years able to attend the adult sessions. Delivered between May – September, the lessons teach you how to confidently ride a track bike & our Velodrome. The 4 week course (allow 6 weeks) are designed to make you a competent track rider.  Your course will be on the same day and time every week.

Course Content

Stage 1 – Teaches you basic control and safety which include stopping and starting, basic pace judgement, movement on the banking & observation skills.

Stage 2 – Building on the foundation skills learnt at stage 1 you will move to riding in small groups of 2 and 4 with more dynamic movements. You will be able to comfortably ride above the blue line.

Stage 3 – We introduce changes in the group formation, riding in vertical lines (stacking) and riding up and down the banking known as lumps and bumps.

VELOFIT SESSIONS

This new Velodrome session is aimed at people who are at Level 3 or above, who enjoy the Velodrome and the excitement it brings, but don’t want to race! These fun sessions will keep or get you fit over the summer months, bikes are included.

VELODROME ACCREDITATION

Once you have finished the course and the coach has signed you off, you are ready for track accreditation. This is our final assessment and takes around 90 minutes sessions will be held 21st July, 18th August and 29th September, will be release booking details 2 weeks before each date.

 

TIMETABLE

Visit our Timetable to book a course or contact a member of our team (cycling@york-sport.com).


Further Information

 

What do I need?

A decent pair of trainers and clothing that won’t get caught in the chain or wheels is all you need to enjoy our velodrome sessions. We provide the specialist bikes needed to ride the Velodrome as standard, along with helmet hire and coaching instruction.

Please note that track sessions are weather dependent. If the riding surface is wet or damp the session will be cancelled. All participants will be notified prior and we will post on the York Sport Cycling Facebook Page.

If you have any questions please see our FAQ page or contact us via email (cycling@york-sport.com).

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