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Cycle Coaching for all

Cycle Coaching for all

Ollie Ireland - Bedgebury cycle coachMy name is Ollie Ireland and I am the Cycle Development Coach at Bedgebury Forest. I am a British Cycling and CTC qualified coach and a former primary school teacher. I am running a cycling development programme here at Bedgebury. The project aims to increase the inclusive participation of cycling in the community.
In partnership with Quench Cycles I run mountain bike coaching and leading for all ages and abilities, using the Forestry Commission's fantastic cycle trails set in the beautiful Bedgebury Forest and other sites.

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Mountain Biking Provisions for 2012

Real Spin - women's cycle fitness classes

Try our Real Spin classes at 10am on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays Trial session (including bike hire) just £7. Buy 10 sessions for £60, use within 6 months.

Mountain Biking & Coaching for 6-18 year olds

Experience and improve mountain biking skills on forest trails
 
Feb Half Term:
6-11 yr olds:       10am - 12pm:   13th, 14th & 16th Feb.
11-18 yr olds:     2pm - 4pm:       13th & 14th Feb.
 
Coaching on own cycle £8.50 per session. Normal hire charges apply for rental bikes.
 
Easter Holidays:
6-11 yr olds:    10am - 12pm:  2nd, 3rd, 5th, 10th, 11th & 12th April.
11-18yr olds:   2pm-4pm:        2nd, 3rd, 10th & 11th April.
 
Coaching on own cycle £8.50 per session. Normal hire charges apply for rental bikes.
 
Term Time - After School Mountain Bike Sessions: 
Mondays from 16th April. 4.30pm – 6.30pm
16/04, 23/04, 30/04, 14/05, 21/05, 28/05, 11/06, 18/06, 25/06, 02/07, 09/07 & 16/07.
£90.00 per term of 12 sessions on own bikes.
Normal hire charges apply for rental bikes.
 
We are already taking bookings for the Summer Holidays & Half Term - Call for details.
Private groups & birthday parties also organised
 
All courses led by trained MBLA or CTC coaches, with full first aid training , insurance & CRB check. The provision has been vetted and approved by
Kent & East Sussex LEA Outdoor Education dept.
 
Book at Quench Cycles: 01580 879694 Email: Bedgebury@quenchuk.co.uk Normal parking charges apply- 20 min free ‘dropping off time’.
 
For more details please CLICK HERE

Disability Cycling

Due to funding by Frontier Support Services, Kent Disability Sport and Sport England we are able to offer very affordable prices to increase accessibility for all (as little as £8 per group).
As well as conventional cycles and mountain bikes, we also have a range of adapted cycles and the facilities to coach people with a disability of all ages and abilities.
We offer cycling sessions and adapted bikes to special schools & disability groups on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
If you're interested, please contact Ollie Ireland, Bedgebury Cycle Development Coach, on 07769 235523 or oliver.ireland@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
*Watch Ollie coaching a group of adults with learning disabilities from Frontier Services *

Click to find out more than the project: The Bedgebury Cycle Development Project (PDF File| 3 MB)
Here are a few recent testimonials:
"From what I saw I could tell that the children were in good hands. The balance between learning and fun seemed perfect." Andy Tomas (Dad)
"Thanks for leading the Year 7 trip last week. The kids and staff had an excellent time thanks to your leadership skills. You have an excellent manner with the kids - Treading the line between allowing them to have maximum fun and adhering to group responsibilities." Martin Clarke, Dorothy Stringer School.
This scheme has been planned and financed by:

For details, prices and dates please CLICK HERE

Disability Cycling

Due to funding by Frontier Support Services, Kent Disability Sport and Sport England we are able to offer very affordable prices to increase accessibility for all (as little as £8 per group)Having fun on a side by side tricycle on a forest trail in Bedgebury forest..

As well as conventional cycles and mountain bikes, we also have a range of adapted cycles and the facilities to coach people with a disability of all ages and abilities.

We offer weekly skills sessions to special schools & disability groups on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

If you're interested, please contact Ollie Ireland, Bedgebury Cycle Development Coach, on 07769 235523 or oliver.ireland@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

*Watch Ollie coaching a group of adults with learning disabilities from Frontier Services *

Video
The Bedgebury Cycle Development Project (PDF File| 3 MB)
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Here are a few recent testimonials:

"From what I saw I could tell that the children were in good hands. The balance between learning and fun seemed perfect." Andy Tomas (Dad)

"Thanks for leading the Year 7 trip last week. The kids and staff had an excellent time thanks to your leadership skills. You have an excellent manner with the kids - Treading the line between allowing them to have maximum fun and adhering to group responsibilities." Martin Clarke, Dorothy Stringer School.

This scheme has been planned and financed by The Forestry Commission, Sport England, Frontier Support Services, Kent Sport, Bedgebury Forest Cycle Club, British Cycling, Sussex School Sports & Tunbridge Wells Learning Disability Partnership & Quench Cycles.