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City offers cycling courses this summer

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Jul 21, 2014 - 10:43 AM |
Courses are tailored for children ages 5 and up who want to give up their training wheels, a course for teenagers 14 years and older, a course specifically tailored to women, and one for cyclists for commuting and recreational use.

Courses are tailored for children ages 5 and up who want to give up their training wheels, a course for teenagers 14 years and older, a course specifically tailored to women, and one for cyclists for commuting and recreational use.

The City of Greater Sudbury is now offering cycling courses that will begin this summer. Courses are tailored for children ages 5 and up who want to give up their training wheels, a course for teenagers 14 years and older, a course specifically tailored to women, and one for cyclists for commuting and recreational use.

Course descriptions are as follows;

Kids Learn to Ride: This is a course for children (5 years and older) who are ready to start riding a two-wheeled bike.

Date: Wednesday, July 23
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Rosemarie
Cost: $20

Date: Thursday, July 24
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Algonquin
Cost: $20

Date: Monday, July 30
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Delki Dozzi
Cost: $20

Streetwise Cycling: This is a course for cyclists who are 14 years and older and who already ride on residential streets or bike paths.

Dates: August 12, 13, 14
Times: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Delki Dozzi Hall
Cost: $40

Cycling Freedom for Women: This is a course taught by women for women who are 14 years and older and who already ride on residential streets or bike paths.

Dates: September 16, 17, 18
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Delki Dozzi Hall
Cost: $40

Defensive Cycling for Commuters and Recreational Cyclists: This is an advanced course in defensive cycling for commuters and recreational cyclists who already ride in traffic and on multi-lane expressways. Participants must be 14 years or older.

Dates: August 23, 24, and September 13 and 14
Time: Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Delki Dozzi Field House
Cost: $80

All course participants must have a helmet and a bike in good working condition.

For a full course description and for barcodes please visit www.greatersudbury.ca/cyclingcourses. To register for the cycling courses please dial 3-1-1 or visit www.greatersudbury.ca/register.

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