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Date:
June 12, 2021
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:
City Hall 7900 S. Westnedge Avenue
Address:
Portage, MI 49002
Cost:
$50 per participant/per class
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Smart Cycling: Traffic Skills 101 Course

Saturday, June 12, 2021

The Smart Cycling Program is a great opportunity to learn how to ride your bike safely! This curriculum is certified by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) and taught across the USA by League Certified Instructors with extensive riding and teaching experience. The course incorporates on-line and in-class learning, parking lot maneuvering drills and a group ride. You will learn: » Basic bike fit, inspection, and maintenance » How to ride safely and legally in traffic » How to improve your riding skills » How to avoid crashes » And much more Attendees will need a helmet and working bicycle to participate. This program is for cyclist 18 years and over. Space is limited. To register, visit mypark.portagemi.gov and click on the purple Recreation Activities & Facility Rentals button. Registration deadlines are April 25 for the May 8 course and June 5 for the June 12 course. Scholarships are available. This course is also a pre-requisite to become a Lead Cycling Instructor.