Black Women Bike DC Presents: Family Learn to Ride and Basic Skills Clinic

Saturday, September 3, 2022, 10:00 AM

Largo/Kettering Rec Center, Largo, MD


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Are you interested in exploring the great outdoors on two wheels? Join Black Women Bike DC as we help everyone in the family learn how to ride a bike! 

This event includes an Adult Learn to Ride class, a Youth Learn to Ride class, and an Adult Basic Skills Clinic. All ages and all abilities are welcome to participate. Bikes and helmets will be provided, or you can bring your own.

Click here to view WABA’s Code of Conduct for event participants.

The Adult Learn to Ride class is for you if:

You are age 13 or older

You have never been on a bicycle before

You have not ridden a bicycle in many years

You have previously tried to learn how to ride a bicycle, but were unsuccessful

The Youth Learn to Ride Class is for you if:

You are age 5-12

You are ready to graduate from training wheels

You have been using a balance bike and are ready to graduate to a pedal bike

You have never been on a bicycle before

You have previously tried to learn but were unsuccessful

The Basic Skills Clinic is for you if:

You recently learned how to ride a bicycle

You know how to ride but have not been on a bike in some time and need a refresher

You know how to ride, but need help with skills like braking gradually, shifting, turning, and gaining momentum

Health and Safety Protocols

Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, all participants are expected to adhere to WABA’s health and safety guidelines for in-person events.

  • Participants should not attend in-person events if they feel sick or show symptoms of illness. WABA will refund registration fees to individuals who cannot attend because they are sick on the day of an event. If you are sick and unable to attend an in-person event, contact WABA for a refund.
  • Outside activities are mask optional. WABA does not require participants to be vaccinated in order to attend class although we strongly encourage all participants to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • WABA will not tolerate any disrespect towards WABA staff or participants who choose to wear a mask for their own safety and peace of mind.

Class Details

Class Duration: 3 hours

Equipment: Adult and Youth Bicycles and Helmets provided at no additional cost – bring your own bike and helmet if you’d like!

Cost: $10 per Adult / $5 per child under 13

Registration Policy: Advance registration is required for this event. Registration closes at 1:00 pm the Thursday before class.

This class is brought to you in partnership with Black Women Bike DC!


Due to park closures, this event will no longer be taking place at Greenbelt Park. Instead, it will take place at the Largo/Kettering Rec Center.

Largo/Kettering Rec Center Parking Lot

431 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Parking: There is parking at this location.

Public Transportation: There are limited public transportation options to this class location. The closest bus stop is Keverton Dr & Watkins Park Dr (Stop ID: 3000991) serving routes C26 and C29.

For more information on routes, schedules and ticket prices, visit the WMATA and Prince George’s Transit websites.


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