Mountain bike Sessions
scorpions community mtb Club (age 8-16)
Saturdays 11:00 - 12:30
Scorpions Community MTB club is specifically aimed at 8-16yr olds who want to improve their MTB skills. Riders will spend time riding the MTBskills zone, learing bike handling skills on the flat and out riding on the MTB trails. The session is 1.5hrs in duration and runs throughout the year. Riders will be coached by experienced MTB coaches and MTB leaders,
Urban rider HOLIDAY SESSIONS (3 day camp)
Urban Rider sessions focus on skill development for beginner riders and having lots of fun. Age 8-14
3 hours of bike riding fun! You get to ride both BMX and mountain bikes (MTB) during these sessions. You’ll play games, learn new riding skills and get the best of both worlds by riding both the BMX track (indoor) and the MTB skills zone (outdoors) and being coached from our great BMX & MTB coaches.
You will definitely work up a thirst, so remember to bring a drink.
Sessions run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the school holidays. See the Indoor BMX timetable for details.
How do I book on a session?
You will need to register each rider taking part in the session, this can be done through on line registration here. Once registered online, you can book sessions online, in person or over the phone.
NB: All sessions need to be booked in advance.
What is included in the sessions?
You will be provided with a mountain bike, helmet and a MTB Coach and/or leader for each session. If you wish to use your own equipment you can do, it will be subject to an inspection from the coach or leader before heading out. So please ensure you have two brakes and they work, and your bike is in good working order. If your equipment is not up to being used the coach will not allow you to use it for the session.
What do I need?
Ideally bring a drink, waterproof and other clothing suitable for riding outdoors. If you have gloves and glasses these are good to have.
All sessions need to be booked in adavnce by calling reception on 0161 223 2244 (option3 ). When you arrive for your session please report to The National Cycling Centre reception.
Enjoy the trails and tell us what you think; email MTB@eastlandstrust.org