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Herne Hill Velodrome - Iconic cycling track in South East London catering for riders of all ages and abilities Managed by VCL on behalf of British cycling

SCHOOL HOLIDAY CLUBS



Our school holiday clubs run every day of the Easter and Summer Holidays and at all 3 Half-Terms. Every Thursday we also run Advanced Holiday Coaching, a separate group for older, experienced riders.

Holiday Clubs 2014


Start Date

End Date

Booking Opens

Spring Half-Term

17th Feb

21st Feb

Closed

Easter Holidays

7th Apr

17th Apr

Closed

Summer Half-Term

26th May

30th May

Closed

Summer Holidays

28th July

29th August

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Autumn Half-Term

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Christmas Holidays (selected days only) tbc tbc

Instead of having the kids hanging around the house, why not bring them to our holiday club?

The sessions run from 10am to 3pm, and are suitable for children aged 8-16 of all abilities, from complete beginners to track riding and mountain biking, to experienced racers!

Riders will be able to choose between mountain-biking and track cycling. You have to choose when you book.

It costs £16 per child per day. Bike and helmet hire included.  There is a discounted rate of £11 for riders with their own suitable bikes - eg a fixed wheel, brakeless track bike for track cycling, and a good working condition mountain bike for mountainbiking.

What to Bring?

  • Lunch: Enough food to fuel a whole days riding and plenty to drink
  • Suitable Clothing: Cycling specific clothing is not essential, make sure you bring a waterproof and warm clothes, particularly for october/february half terms
  • Helmet: If you have your own please bring it with you, if not we have ones you can borrow.
  • Gloves: Gloves or cycling mitts are strongly recommended for under 18s

Contact us for inquiries.

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Book days in Summer week 1 - (28th July - 1st August)
Book days in Summer week 2 - (4th - 8th August)
Book days in Summer week 3 - (11th - 15th August)
Book days in Summer week 4 - (18th - 22nd August)
Book days in Summer week 5 - (25th - 29th August)

British Cycling Membership

To use our booking system you will have to create a free British Cycling account. During the booking process the system will ask you if you want to join British Cycling to become a member. This is optional, but did you know members of a Go-Ride club get their first years British Cycling membership free? Why not join one of our resident clubs first.

2-8 year old sessions

Every Friday during the school holidays, 4-5.30pm we run balance bike sessions for 2-5 year olds. Bike and helmets are avaliable to borrow first come first served. Session costs £3 and parents/guardians must be present. Supported by Strider Bikes.

Every Tuesday during the school holidays, 4-5pm we run non-stabiliser, pedal bike sessions for 4-8 year olds. Bike and helmets are avaliable to borrow first come first served. Session costs £3 and parents/guardians must be present. Supported by Frog Bikes.

No need to book for these sessions, but remember use of our bikes is first come first served.


13-18 year old sessions
Every Tuesday during school holidays, 11-4pm, we run a specific session for older riders, giving them separate track time from the younger riders. 

Please book using the links above.

Advanced Holiday Coaching

Our successful Thursday Advanced holiday sessions are back offering a fantastic day of training for more experienced 13-18 year olds (U14, U16 and Juniors). Riders should be competent track racers, with competitive experience, for example at Wednesday night Track League.

The whole day programme will include skills sessions based on RSR exercises, supported by Go Ride and Talent Development coaches. There will be hard, full effort training , race situation and skills sessions with dedicated track time aside from the younger riders. After the days training, riders are welcomed to make a full day of it, and come to the evening Derny Training session, which runs 6.30-dark. Coaches will be onsite all day, though riders will be allowed to leave the site during breaks.

These sessions will run on Thursdays during the Easter, Summer Half-Term and Summer Holidays. The timetable will be different to the normal holiday club, to fit around the rest of the group and to allow for dedicated track time and more focussed coaching. Sessions cost £10 (same price as the usual holiday club). We do not ask riders to book in advance for this session, just turn up on the day.  The coaches will be stricter this year about whether riders are eligible for the session - you must have raced on the track before and be either Junior, Youth A or Youth B.  If you are unsure drop us an email to check. 

Please book using the links above. If not booking online, you must bring a completed British Cycling consent form.

Example Timetable

  • 11am-12pm – warmup and bunch exercises
  • 12-1pm – hard session (eg Madison or derny
  • Lunch
  • 2-3pm – warmup and bunch exercises
  • 3-4pm - hard session(eg sprints and pursuits)


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