Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Cycling

Primary Schools

The Cork Cycle Right programme provides subsidised cycle training to schools in Cork City and County over an 8 session programme.

The subsidised programme is coordinated by Cork Sports Partnership on behalf of Cork City Council, Cork County Council and the HSE Health Promotion Department. This subsidised programme runs in conjunction with the National Cycle Right Programme coordinated by Cycling Ireland. 

About Cycle Right

Cycle Right, the national standard for cycle safety training is a programme developed by the Department of Tourism, Transport and Sport in association with Cycling Ireland, the RSA and other stakeholders.

Cycle Right

HOW IS CYCLE RIGHT STRUCTURED?

Cycle Right, the National Standard for Cycle Training in Ireland is a modular cycling road safety training course with participants gaining skills and knowledge on a phased basis to prepare for cycling in increasingly complex road scenarios. 

  • An 8 hour programme, ratio of 1 registered trainer to a maximum of 15 participants off-road, and 2 registered trainers to 10 participants on road, trainees undertake trainer-directed bicycle and road skills training mixed with theoretical and Rules of the Road instruction based at classroom and off-road locations. This programme also aims to include on-road training in a local environment appropriate for novice riders.

WHAT DOES CYCLE RIGHT TRAINING AIM TO ACHIEVE?

  • Best-practice in cycle training, derived specifically for our unique environment
  • Quality of delivery and an on-going quality assurance system to ensure consistency
  • Guaranteed ratio of qualified, registered trainers to work with your groups
  • A goal of on-road training as a core part of the programme
  • Individualised feedback on defined outcomes for participants
  • Resources for schools, teachers and parents/guardians to facilitate follow up and support to training
HOW MUCH DOES THE SUBSIDISED PROGRAMME COST?

COST: €10 per participant (normally €20 unsubsidised) – The programme is heavily subsidised by Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the Road Safety Authority, Cork County Council, Cork City Council and the HSE Health Promotion Department. This will cover the entire 8 week programme.

Please note there is currently a waiting list on this programme

FOR MORE INFO:

Contact: James in Cork Sports Partnership by emailing jkirby@corksports.ie.

Cycle Right
Cork Cycle Right
Please fill out the form below to register for the subsidised Cork Cycle Right Programme for Primary Schools.

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