Cycling UK Group Leader Award Training Course
Wednesday 20 December
10.00am – 2.30pm
Hogsthorpe Village Hall
As part of Wheels for Life, Active Lincolnshire are pleased to offer an opportunity to take part in the upcoming Cycling UK Group Leader Award. We are seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to become Ride Leaders in Lincolnshire.
Wheels for Life aims to help the environment by reducing waste, whilst also promoting and increasing the ability of people to undertake active travel.
By becoming a certified group ride leader, you will contribute directly to this cause by committing to leading free rides, thereby encouraging more individuals to embrace the benefits of cycling and active travel. You have the opportunity to participate in this training free of charge, with two locations to choose from.
Course Details (Timings will be confirmed upon registering your interest (see below)
- Saturday 9th December 2023 at OneNK North Hykeham (FULL)
- Wednesday 20th December 2023 at Hogsthorpe Village Hall (PE24 5PT).
About the Course
Cycling UK’s Group Leader Award is aimed at cyclists who have experience riding with groups and would like to share their enthusiasm of a healthy activity with others. The course follows a 2-part process involving self-guided e-learning and a practical training and assessment session. You will receive an e-copy of the course manual prior to the practical date which will be used during your course. During the course, you will explore the tasks needed to organise, lead and review a ride. Highlights include;
- Course aims and objectives
- Operating procedures.
Practical Training and Assessment:
- Checking bikes and other equipment
- Adjustment, repairs and bike fitting
- How to assess riders ability
- Positioning during rides.
This initiative is not just about becoming a qualified ride leader but is also an integral part of our broader mission to encourage an active lifestyle and strengthen community bonds through cycling. By participating, you will play a pivotal role in promoting health and well-being while fostering a greater sense of community engagement.