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Cycle Skills Training - Hillingdon Council

Every second Saturday of the month, April to October 2024, Hillingdon Council will be offering a free range of Cycle Skills training for residents' families. From children learning to balance and those learning to ride for the first time, to adults (16+) wanting to enhance their cycle skills or gain confidence on the road.

All sessions are free of charge and there is no need to book, however, due to limited space we must operate on a first come first served basis.

Session dates:

  • Saturday 13 April
  • Saturday 11 May
  • Saturday 8 June
  • Saturday 13 July
  • Saturday 10 August
  • Saturday 14 September
  • Saturday 12 October

Please note:

  • As the sessions take place outdoors, they are weather dependant, please check this  web page for any updates before attending.
  • You can attend individually or as a family.
  • Bringing your own helmets, bikes and balance bikes, is advised, but we will also have a limited amount available to use, free of charge.
  • All applicants aged 4 to 17-years-old will need to be accompanied by an adult on their training sessions.


Training sessions for children

All applicants will need to be accompanied by an adult on their training sessions.

Learn to Balance. This is a session from 10am to11am,

For children aged 4 to 6-years-old to learn to balance using balance bikes, specially built bikes without pedals, to encourage independent balancing without the need for stabilisers. The first step to riding a bike.

Learn to Ride. This session is from 11am to midday.

For children aged 6 to 10-years-old, to learn to ride using pedal bikes, in preparation for their 'bikeability' on road course, offered to all year 6 pupils throughout the borough.



For more information, email Darryl Boot at