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Cycling for children and young people

​Our aim is for Leeds to be a child friendly city. There's lots going on and projects around the city to encourage our children and young people to pursue healthy lifestyles by taking up cycling and sport.

​Use the links below to find out what's happening near you.

Click to expandCycle training (Bikeability)

Bikeability is goverment funded cycle training which is offered free of charge to all schools in Leeds by our training provider Cycle Leeds. The training is to a national standard.

There are 3 levels of Bikeability, each designed to improve cycling skill​s whatever your experience. The levels cover the basics of balance and control through to planning and making an independent journey on busy roads.

Please see the link below for more information.​​

Cycle Leeds

Click to expandLet's Ride - Leeds

Let's ride more in 2017

Free bike rides to join, and great routes to explore from British Cycling and HSBC UK

Let's Ride

Click to expandCycling experiences for children and young people with disabilities

Available at Herd Farm and Lineham Farm.

Cycling experiences for children and young people with disabilities aged 10 years and above. These aim to harness an element of independence and encourage participants to have fun cycling.

Further information

Both centres offer a range of adapted bikes. These range from trikes to quads, all purpose and built to offer cycling experiences for children and young people with disabilities.

Herd Farm has a purpose built onsite cycle compound that allows riders to manoeuvre around a network of tracks. This area also provides easier management by staff & carers.

Lineham Farm Education Centre provides a similar adapted cycling experience, but without a dedicated track.

All bikes, staffing, safety equipment and instruction is provided.

Cost

For those within Leeds City Council boundaries: £159 per group for a two hour session. 

Outside Leeds City Council boundaries: £220 per group for a two hour session. 

Groups can be up to 12 children/young people

Contact details

Herd Farm: 0113 393 0012 or email herdfarm@leeds.gov.uk

Lineham Farm: 0113 230 0959 or email penny.lowe@leeds.gov.uk ​​​​​​


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