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Cycling Accreditation Pathways

Please note: pre-registration is required for each program. These programs are not drop-in. 

General Inquiries: please contact Rudy Ongaro (rudypongaro@gmail.com or 780 953 5269)

Learn to Ride: This is a mandatory 4 session, introductory program allowing riders with little or no track riding experience to learn to ride the velodrome,  safely and with confidence. This is a competencies based program which will provide fundamental skills for any further advancement. This class is a requirement for enrolment into any other structured training sessions.

Pre-Requisite: None

To register please contact: Stefan Ritter (stefanshredsfernie@gmail.com)

Learn to Ride “Women Only": This is an introductory program allowing female riders with little or no track riding experience the opportunity to learn to ride the velodrome safely and with confidence. This is a competencies based program  aimed at developing skills and confidence in a women only environment. We will schedule this event based on enrolment.

Pre-Requisite: None

To register please contact: Gail Wozny (gailwozny@gmail.com)

Open Training:  These sessions are opportunities for all riders, of all ability levels to ride the velodrome for personal training and enjoyment. All new riders  must first complete “Learn to Ride” prior to taking part in any other riding sessions.

Pre-Requisite: Learn to Ride

To register please contact: Velodrome main office (edmdrome@telus.net or 780 490 5979)

Structured Training: This is coached program designed to give the rider the opportunity to advance their skills and confidence on the velodrome through guided practice.

Pre-Requisite: Learn to Ride

To register please contact: Alex Ongaro (ongaro@telus.net) or Rudy Ongaro  (rudypongaro@gmail.com)

Learn to Race: This is a mandatory step for riders wishing to race in Track League. This is a competencies based program which will provide fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to become "Race Ready".

Pre-Requisite: Learn to Ride

To register please contact: Alex Ongaro (ongaro@telus.net) or Rudy Ongaro  (rudypongaro@gmail.com)

Track LeagueThursday night is race night!... a variety of races for all categories will be featured weekly. Race schedules will be posted prior to each event. Open to all riders ages 15+  who have met the pre-requisite instruction.

Pre Requisite: Learn to Race

To register please contact: Jeff Bakal (jbakal@gmail.com)

Elite Training: This is an advanced program allowing riders the opportunity to hone their racing skills with the intent of becoming an elite racing cyclist. 

Pre-Requisite: Structured Training

To register please contact: Jeff Bakal (jbakal@gmail.com)