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

Saturday, September 9, 2023, 10:00 AM

RFK Stadium Lot 1, Washington DC


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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!


RFK Skate Park Parking Lot (Adjacent to the Skatepark at RFK Campus)

1900E East Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Enter the parking lot from the entrance on East Capitol Street. Drive through the parking lot towards the section to the left of the skate park (highlighted in yellow). 

Parking: There is parking at this location

Public Transportation: The class location is 0.4 miles from the Stadium-Armory Metro Station


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Class sold out? Click here to add yourself to the waitlist!