Hafren CC has a thriving junior section. Coaching sessions are held for all young cyclists aged 5+ who are able to balance and pedal a bike unaided.
The aim of the club is to deliver enjoyable, inclusive and progressive cycle skills training, together with structured coaching activities for children of all ages and abilities in a safe, traffic-free environment.
Where: The coaching sessions are held at Castalum in Welshpool – Buttington Cross Enterprise Park, SY21 8SL
When: Saturday mornings. Please note times – 10am for younger group and 11am for older riders. (If you are unsure which group you should be in please contact Paul Bufton)
What to bring: Young riders must have a bike in good working order and must wear a helmet at all times
The coaching is provided by the clubs Level 2 British Cycling coaches and is based upon the British Cycling “Go Ride” programme.
Go-Ride is British Cycling’s development programme for young people. The programme provides a fun and safe way to introduce young riders to the world of cycle sport and provides a platform to improve bike handling skills.
In 2015 Hafren CC fulfilled the necessary criteria to achieve British Cycling’s Go-Ride Clubmark status and joins a select group of clubs that hold this prestigious accreditation. Clubmark is a universally acknowledged cross sport scheme for community sports clubs which recognises high standards in welfare, equity, coaching and club management.
In addition to Saturday morning coaching Hafren Junior members regularly participate in local, regional and national competitions.
For more information please contact Paul Bufton on 07717428295.