Monthly Archives: February 2022

Tony Osborne Memorial Youth Cycling Fund

Purpose The OCA recognizes that the landscape of youth cycling has changed in recent years and that the challenges facing clubs and event organizers who are focused on providing youth development continues to grow. The Tony Osborne Fund was developed to focus on providing support to those groups who provide these opportunities for youth (18 years […]

HopOn Call for Interest

The Ontario Cycling Association will be rolling out Cycling Canada’s HopOn program in 2022.  The program is grassroots focused on helping introduce and develop basic cycling skills to youth age 6 -16 in a fun, supportive setting using a progression model (i.e. level 1-5).  The OCA hosted a soft launch/pilot of the program in 2021 […]

Getting more girls on bikes in 2022

What you can do as a parent, coach or club member by Molly Hurford In recent years, more and more girls have been getting on bikes. But there’s so much more that we can be doing to encourage girls to come out to bike practices, join group rides and skills sessions, and simply learn to […]

OCA hosted YTDS and OCUP #3

“Back on Track” was the motto for the last weekend’s Youth Track Development Series #3 (YTDS) and the Ontario Cup Track Series #3 at Mattamy National Cycling Centre. With more than 130 Athletes competing on Saturday and Sunday, the riders had the chance to compete for the first time in 2022. “Especially, after the YTDS […]

OCA introduces new Track Events and Technical Manager

OCA introduces Jackie Chan as new Track Events and Technical Manager The Ontario Cycling Association teamed up with Cycling Canada to hire Jackie Chan as the new Track Events and Technical Manager. The role will include overseeing the Track Nations Cup 2022 scheduled from May 12-15 at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre. Holding a Bachelor’s […]