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    • 16 Feb 2024
    • 22 Mar 2024
    • 2516 Pershing Dr, San Diego, CA 92104
    Register
    Our Junior Cruisers are all about having a blast on two wheels. Through engaging activities and games, your child will discover the joy of cycling in a safe, car-free environment.

    Embark on an exciting  6 session cycling journey with our Junior Cruisers at the San Diego Velodrome! Tailored for budding sriders aged 8 to 18, this program is the perfect introduction to the exhilarating world of track cycling. Inspired by a holistic approach to early childhood development, our objective is to create a foundation for your child's growth by introducing them to the world of cycling in a fun and engaging manner.

    What to Expect:
    1. Safety:  We work together to make sure your child is able to safely ride on a track and create life long lessons around group riding.  Every class starts with basic riding safety and strategies to ride safely.

    2. Skill Building: From basic handling of a fixed gear track bike to mastering the art of entering and exiting the track safely, our introductory sessions focus on developing fundamental cycling skills. Velodrome etiquette, riding pace lines, and structured workouts are all part of the exciting curriculum.

    3. Making Connections: Beyond the bike, our classes encourage kids to make new friends who share a passion for cycling. Building camaraderie and a growth mindset is an essential element of the San Diego Velodrome program experience.

    Rider Requirements:
    A parent must be present in person to meet the coach, see the velodrome, and sign two releases before any child can ride the SD velodrome.
    Children under 12 must have a parent present during the entire class.
    Riders must be able to receive and respond appropriately to instructions.

    What to Bring:
    Bicycle helmet
    Tennis or running shoes
    Cycling-appropriate clothing
    Gloves
    Riding glasses(optional)
    Water bottle
    Light snack or energy bar

    Do not worry if you do not own a track bike, through the SDV Bike Rental program one will be provided at no cost during class sessions.

    Fridays
    -Feb 16
    -Feb 23
    -March 1
    -March 8
    -March 15
    -March 22

    Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Schedule:
    4:30 PM - 4:45 PM: Warm-up
    4:50PM - 5:50 PM: Group ride and skill drills/coaching
    5:50 PM - 6:00 PM: Cool down and Q&A
    • 6 Mar 2024
    • 10 Apr 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • 2516 Pershing Dr, San Diego, CA 92104
    • 15
    Register

    Wednesday Night Adult Introduction and Advanced track classes from 7p-9p with coaches Jeff and Bojac. Bikes Provided

    6-week series dates March/April 2024:

    • March 6
    • March 13
    • March 20
    • March 27
    • April 3
    • April 10

    Each session will last about 2 hours (plan to be on the track until 9p).

    There will be a makeup class / Hour of Power on April 17, 2024.

      Questions? Email Coach Jeff at jeff@snaproll.com

      • 7 Apr 2024
      • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
      • 2516 Pershing Dr, San Diego, CA 92104
      • 8
      Register

      Have you wondered what riding the Velodrome is like, but haven’t been able to commit to the six-week course? Come ride the San Diego Velodrome with us!

      In this two hour class you will learn the basics you need to ride a bike safely on the velodrome. We provide the track bike, water, snacks, and two hours of velodrome basics. All you need is a pair of closed toe shoes, a bike helmet, and a good attitude! At the end of this class, you will be Safety Certified, and will be able to join the SDVA and ride the track during open track times.

      Your instructors are Whitney DeSpain and Matt HoffmannTogether, Whitney and Matt have the skills, knowledge and passion help you learn to love the velodrome the way they do.

      Please note, this is not a track racing certification course. Please see here for more info.

      If you have any questions please message us at whitney.despain@gmail.com

      • 12 Apr 2024
      • 17 May 2024
      • 2516 Pershing Dr, San Diego, CA 92104
      Register
      Our Junior Cruisers are all about having a blast on two wheels. Through engaging activities and games, your child will discover the joy of cycling in a safe, car-free environment.

      Embark on an exciting  6 session cycling journey with our Junior Cruisers at the San Diego Velodrome! Tailored for budding sriders aged 8 to 18, this program is the perfect introduction to the exhilarating world of track cycling. Inspired by a holistic approach to early childhood development, our objective is to create a foundation for your child's growth by introducing them to the world of cycling in a fun and engaging manner.

      What to Expect:
      1. Safety:  We work together to make sure your child is able to safely ride on a track and create life long lessons around group riding.  Every class starts with basic riding safety and strategies to ride safely.

      2. Skill Building: From basic handling of a fixed gear track bike to mastering the art of entering and exiting the track safely, our introductory sessions focus on developing fundamental cycling skills. Velodrome etiquette, riding pace lines, and structured workouts are all part of the exciting curriculum.

      3. Making Connections: Beyond the bike, our classes encourage kids to make new friends who share a passion for cycling. Building camaraderie and a growth mindset is an essential element of the San Diego Velodrome program experience.

      Rider Requirements:
      A parent must be present in person to meet the coach, see the velodrome, and sign two releases before any child can ride the SD velodrome.
      Children under 12 must have a parent present during the entire class.
      Riders must be able to receive and respond appropriately to instructions.

      What to Bring:
      Bicycle helmet
      Tennis or running shoes
      Cycling-appropriate clothing
      Gloves
      Riding glasses(optional)
      Water bottle
      Light snack or energy bar

      Do not worry if you do not own a track bike, through the SDV Bike Rental program one will be provided at no cost during class sessions.

      Fridays
      -April 12
      -April 19
      -April 26
      -May 3
      -May 10
      -May 17

      Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
      Schedule:
      4:30 PM - 4:45 PM: Warm-up
      4:50PM - 5:50 PM: Group ride and skill drills/coaching
      5:50 PM - 6:00 PM: Cool down and Q&A
      • 24 Apr 2024
      • 7:00 PM
      • 22 May 2024
      • 8:30 PM
      • 2516 Pershing Dr, San Diego, CA 92104
      • 40
      Register

      Wednesday night periodized, structured training from 7p-8:30pm with coaches Jeff and Bojac. Members only, must have your own track bike. Minimum age 16.

      This will be a five-night series. Each session will focus on a different element of cycling: endurance, tempo, threshold, VO2. Workouts will also include basic track skills and race simulations.

      This is a members only workout. If you are not a member, please use this URL to join: https://www.sdvelodrome.com/join2017


      This series will take place between the Wednesday evening adult classes.

      Questions? Email Coach Jeff at jeff@snaproll.com
      • 29 May 2024
      • 3 Jul 2024
      • 6 sessions
      • 2516 Pershing Dr, San Diego, CA 92104
      • 49
      Register

      Wednesday Night Adult Introduction and Advanced track classes from 7p-9p with coaches Jeff and Bojac. Bikes Provided

      6-week series dates May/June/July 2024:

      • May 29
      • June 5
      • June 12
      • June 19
      • June 29
      • July 3

      Each session will last about 2 hours (plan to be on the track until 9p).

      There will be a makeup class / Hour of Power on July 10, 2024.

        Questions? Email Coach Jeff at jeff@snaproll.com

        • 7 Jun 2024
        • 19 Jul 2024
        • 2516 Pershing Dr, San Diego, CA 92104
        Register
        Our Junior Cruisers are all about having a blast on two wheels. Through engaging activities and games, your child will discover the joy of cycling in a safe, car-free environment.

        Embark on an exciting  6 session cycling journey with our Junior Cruisers at the San Diego Velodrome! Tailored for budding sriders aged 8 to 18, this program is the perfect introduction to the exhilarating world of track cycling. Inspired by a holistic approach to early childhood development, our objective is to create a foundation for your child's growth by introducing them to the world of cycling in a fun and engaging manner.

        What to Expect:
        1. Safety:  We work together to make sure your child is able to safely ride on a track and create life long lessons around group riding.  Every class starts with basic riding safety and strategies to ride safely.

        2. Skill Building: From basic handling of a fixed gear track bike to mastering the art of entering and exiting the track safely, our introductory sessions focus on developing fundamental cycling skills. Velodrome etiquette, riding pace lines, and structured workouts are all part of the exciting curriculum.

        3. Making Connections: Beyond the bike, our classes encourage kids to make new friends who share a passion for cycling. Building camaraderie and a growth mindset is an essential element of the San Diego Velodrome program experience.

        Rider Requirements:
        A parent must be present in person to meet the coach, see the velodrome, and sign two releases before any child can ride the SD velodrome.
        Children under 12 must have a parent present during the entire class.
        Riders must be able to receive and respond appropriately to instructions.

        What to Bring:
        Bicycle helmet
        Tennis or running shoes
        Cycling-appropriate clothing
        Gloves
        Riding glasses(optional)
        Water bottle
        Light snack or energy bar

        Do not worry if you do not own a track bike, through the SDV Bike Rental program one will be provided at no cost during class sessions.

        Fridays
        -June 7
        -June 14
        -June 21
        -June 28
        -July 12
        -July 19

        Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
        Schedule:
        4:30 PM - 4:45 PM: Warm-up
        4:50PM - 5:50 PM: Group ride and skill drills/coaching
        5:50 PM - 6:00 PM: Cool down and Q&A
        • 2 Aug 2024
        • 13 Sep 2024
        • 2516 Pershing Dr, San Diego, CA 92104
        Register
        Our Junior Cruisers are all about having a blast on two wheels. Through engaging activities and games, your child will discover the joy of cycling in a safe, car-free environment.

        Embark on an exciting  6 session cycling journey with our Junior Cruisers at the San Diego Velodrome! Tailored for budding sriders aged 8 to 18, this program is the perfect introduction to the exhilarating world of track cycling. Inspired by a holistic approach to early childhood development, our objective is to create a foundation for your child's growth by introducing them to the world of cycling in a fun and engaging manner.

        What to Expect:
        1. Safety:  We work together to make sure your child is able to safely ride on a track and create life long lessons around group riding.  Every class starts with basic riding safety and strategies to ride safely.

        2. Skill Building: From basic handling of a fixed gear track bike to mastering the art of entering and exiting the track safely, our introductory sessions focus on developing fundamental cycling skills. Velodrome etiquette, riding pace lines, and structured workouts are all part of the exciting curriculum.

        3. Making Connections: Beyond the bike, our classes encourage kids to make new friends who share a passion for cycling. Building camaraderie and a growth mindset is an essential element of the San Diego Velodrome program experience.

        Rider Requirements:
        A parent must be present in person to meet the coach, see the velodrome, and sign two releases before any child can ride the SD velodrome.
        Children under 12 must have a parent present during the entire class.
        Riders must be able to receive and respond appropriately to instructions.

        What to Bring:
        Bicycle helmet
        Tennis or running shoes
        Cycling-appropriate clothing
        Gloves
        Riding glasses(optional)
        Water bottle
        Light snack or energy bar

        Do not worry if you do not own a track bike, through the SDV Bike Rental program one will be provided at no cost during class sessions.

        Fridays
        -Aug 2
        -Aug 9
        -Aug 16
        -Aug 23
        -Aug 30
        -Sept 13

        Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
        Schedule:
        4:30 PM - 4:45 PM: Warm-up
        4:50PM - 5:50 PM: Group ride and skill drills/coaching
        5:50 PM - 6:00 PM: Cool down and Q&A

      The San Diego Velodrome Association (SDVA) is a public benefit, membership-based 501(C)3 nonprofit corporation incorporated under the laws of the State of California for the purposes of engaging in, promoting, encouraging, and otherwise supporting bicycle track racing, both as an athletic sport as well as a recreational activity, including such related activities as, but not limited to, bicycle safety programs, bicycle swap meets, and youth bicycling programs. The SDVA is granted a use permit by the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department for the use of the velodrome facility in Balboa Park. The SDVA is responsible for administering, conducting, coordinating, and/or promoting all bicycling recreational and racing activities, including events sanctioned under the provisions of the United Cycling Federation, the United States Olympic Committee, and/or the International Cycling Union (UCI) for the San Diego Velodrome.

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