The purpose of this ride is to engage new youth riders (age 8-15) in the sport of mountain biking and to offer coaching when and where required. We typically split into 2 or 3 sub-groups to allow for kids of similar age and ability levels to ride together which reduces the time we have to be stopped on the trails and keeps kids riding for most of the 90 minutes. The main goal is to be safe and have fun while getting an introduction to the great trail system we have in our backyards. We will never leave a rider behind! Parents are welcomed to join your kids on the ride, or drop them off and come back for
them after 90 minutes.

Anyone participating in this ride must be a member of our club.  The cost of a Waterloo Cycling Club adult membership is $70 and the cost of a child membership is $10.  Please click here to complete our membership application.  If you are not sure whether this ride is appropriate for your child you can have them participate once at no cost under the OCA try a club program.  Please show up a bit early to fill in the paperwork.  There is no additional cost to participate in this ride.  All riders need to have a mountain bike in good working order, a helmet, and something to drink that they can carry with them on their ride.

Weather permitting the rides happen weekly starting promptly at 6:30pm. Our meeting location is the upper portion of the parking lot at the Glasgow St entrance to the Hydrocut trails. Please check the website or follow the WCC trails twitter account for updated trail conditions. This ride will be cancelled if the trails are too wet and or if there is active thunder or lightning at the start of the ride.

Volunteers – If any parents of kids actively participating in this program would like to volunteer as ride leaders or helpers please email Elliott at the address below.

Ride Schedule: rides start June 8, 2016 and run for 8 weeks. The final official ride of this season will be July 27th .

Where to Meet

Meet at the main parking lot of the WCC trails at 6:30 starting June 8th through July 27th 2016!

Map to Glasgow/Main Entrance

Please watch the website forum and Twitter (@WCCTrails) for current program information.

Please direct all inquiries regarding this program to Joe Meissner: joe.meiss@gmail.com