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Bike Month: Pedalheads Bike Camps

Pedalheads is running a series of Bike Camps during Bike Month for any little ones just starting out on two wheels.  Here is a list of camps (each links to their BikeMonth2013.ca listing), with a description following:

 

 

Ready, Set, Ride! 
From training wheels to trails, Pedalheads has safe, fun and challenging bike camps for children ages 2–12. During the last 18 years we have taught over 120,000 children to ride, using our own Pedalheads teaching method, combined with small classes and exceptional instructors. Our comprehensive program opens up a world of opportunities for a lifetime of cycling.
Programs

Please visit our website for complete details and weekly rates

Toddler Camps (Ages 2 and 3) 
This camp is for children who want to learn to ride but are not old enough for the Newbees level. These riders come with their trikes, ride-on toys, run bikes or bikes with training wheels and learn how to start, stop, steer and pedal as well as helmet and traffic safety.

*Half Day Camps (8-Level Program, Ages 4 – 12) 
Pedalheads Half Day Camp features two and a half hours of safety and bike proficiency instruction. From beginners in Level 1 to advanced riders in Level 8, we teach children the skills they need to succeed on the trails and on the streets.All Day Camps (Age 4 +)

*After School Program Also Available

All Day Camps (8-Level Program, Ages 4 – 12) 
Pedalheads All Day Camp starts with a two and a half hour level appropriate Half Day Bike Camp and expands into a full day of bike-themed games and activities, plus an additional hour of extra riding practice.

Privates (any age) 
Private lessons are great for beginners or those looking to refine a particular skill. They will accelerate learning and accomplish goals in a focused way during 1:1 time with an instructor.





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