Basic Skills Clinic + Scooter Training
Saturday, June 3, 2023, 10:00 AM
Wheaton Ice Arena, Wheaton
Basic Skills Clinics are the next step for adult participants (18+) who have recently taken a Learn to Ride class or who know how to ride a bike, but have not been on one in some time. Basic Skills Clinics focus on skills such as turning, shifting, braking gradually, and weaving and will help you develop the fundamental bike handling skills necessary to ride confidently! Our experienced Instructors will observe where you are at and will provide tailored instruction to help you progress to the next level. Participants move at their own pace and are encouraged to continue practicing these skills at home.
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Check out WABA’s Code of Conduct for event participants.
This class is for you if:
You have recently taken a Learn to Ride class and were riding with 2 pedals by the end of class.
You know how to ride a bike, but have not been on one in some time and need a little bit of tailored instruction to get you going again!
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.
- WABA Adult Education classes 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. Those who have not been vaccinated are required to wear a CDC approved facemask for the duration of class. Anyone who has received the COVID-19 vaccine may choose to forgo masks and social distancing. WABA respects anyone’s decision to wear a mask and encourages all people to advocate for themselves. If you would like to wear a mask during class and would like to maintain social distancing we highly encourage you to do so! 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.
- Participants will provide their contact information at event registration. Participants consent to WABA contacting them and/or releasing their contact information to necessary authorities if there is a need for contact tracing following an event to contain an outbreak of COVID-19.
Class Duration: 2 hours
Equipment: Bicycle and helmet provided for those who need. Please select the “registration + bike and helmet rental” option at checkout.
Participants may bring their own bicycle and helmet for a discounted registration fee. Please make sure that bikes are in good working order. WABA does not provide bicycle maintenance for personal bikes.
Cost: $10.00 – Bring Your Own Bike Registration
$50.00 – Rent a Bike Registration
FREE for WABA members – email firstname.lastname@example.org for a coupon code!
Registration Policy: Advanced registration is required for Basic Skills Clinics. Registration closes at 1:00 pm the Thursday before class.
A FREE E-scooter training will take place at this class location from 1:00-3:00pm! Stop by the outreach table to get a chance to test ride a scooter and learn how to use them safely on streets, trails or wherever!
This class is brought to you thanks to the generous support of the Montgomery County Department of Transportation Commuter Services.
11717 Orebaugh Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902
The class will take place in the back left parking lot of the Ice Rink near the tree line. WABA Instructors will be wearing teal polos.
Driving/Parking: Parking is available at this location
Metro: This class location is not close to a metro, but is accessible via the # 9 and # 31 bus routes. Stop ID: 20088
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