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Valley Velo Cycling Club Present: HopOn Community Program

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2024

Man guiding childs handlebars as they learn to ride. Words "HopOn"

Team Valley Velo is excited to announce it will partner with Ontario Cycling and deliver the Hop On Program in the Hamilton area for cycling youths.

HopOn is a game-based program for youth to develop on-bike skills. This program was adopted by Cycling Canada from Cycling BC and is considered the “national standard” when teaching basic cycling skills to youth. The curriculum has 5 levels of adaptability to meet the needs of the participants’ skill level. Skills that are developed through this curriculum of game-based activities include but are not limited to helmet & bike check, braking, ready position, turning/cornering, front-wheel lifts, tilts & dismounts, one-hand riding & partner riding.

Team Valley Velo is a Hamilton based road and track racing team that develops cyclists in a positive environment using knowledgeable coaches and leads experienced in decades-long cycling rides and races. Team Valley Velo’s mission and vision to create supportive spaces and race opportunities for the long-term development of cyclists that strongly connectw with the aims of the Hop On program.

The program will run June 8,11, 17 and 25 in two-hour length after school sessions from 6:00-8:00pm. HopOn Instructor and Certified NCCP Facilitator, Julia Farell will deliver the skills and fun games-based curriculum for 7-9 year old youths.

This program requires an Ontario Cycling Community Membership.

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Date:
June 25
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Team Valley Velo

Venue

Dundas Valley Conservation Area
650 Governors Rd
Dundas, ON L9H 5E3 Canada
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