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Learn To Cycle Programme

Learn To Cycle for Children & Teenagers with additional needs.

Cork Sports Partnership's Learn To Cycle programme aims to assist participants to learn to cycle independently in a fun & safe enviroment.

Registrations are currently being taken for the next Learn To Cycle Programme which will begin on Monday 28th September in Gaelscoil Bheanntrai, Bantry. This programme is being delivered in conjunction with CoAction West Cork. 

Programme Details: 

  • 6 Week Programme (Each session will be 45 minutes in duration).
  • Delivered by Cycling Ireland Qualified Instructor with experience of working with children and teens with a disability. 
  • 6 years of age & over.
  • 5-6 participants per group maximum. HSE Guidelines and Social distancing requirements in place. 
  • Parents/guardians must be present during each session and take an active role. 
  • Bikes are provided for the programme or particpiants are welcome to bring their own bikes. 
  • If the below dates or locations do not suit, please complete the expression of interest form HERE 

Current programmes taking place:

  • Cork Down Syndrome Centre Course Begins Monday 5th July 
    • Venue: Cork Down Syndrome Centre, Togher
    • 6 Week programme (Monday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th July, 2nd and 9th August)
    • Fully Booked!


  • Midelton Course Begins Friday 2nd July  
    • Venue: Midleton Educate Together, N.S 
    • 6 Week Programme (Friday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th July) 
    • Contact: Wild Atlantic Sports Ruth Herman info@wildatlanticsports.com

  • Dunmanway course begins Thursday 22nd July 
    • Venue: St. Mary Senior School Dunmanway 
    • 6 Week Programme( Thursday 22nd, 29th July, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August) 
    • Contact: Laura Power CoAction: laurapower@coaction.ie
  • Session 1: 4:00pm-4:45pm 
  • Session 2: 5:00pm-5:45pm 
  • Registration Fee €40 (€10 reduction has now been provided per particpant from the Department of Transport)
  • Download Registration Form here
  • Registration forms must be completed and returned to Kate on kfeeney@corksports.ie


Health & Safety in line with Covid 19:

  • Registration: Each participant is required to complete a health check which is included in the registration process. These questions are required for health screening so that each participant is safe to participate and for the purpose of Covid 19 contact tracing. 
  • Programme Layout: Each participant will be assigned their own designated zone. Each zone will be colour coded and coned in line with HSE guidelines of 2 metres physical distancing. 
  • Equipment: Bikes will be sanitized and disinfected prior to the programme commencement and between sessions. All participants will be asked to bring hand sanitizer and it will also be provided to use before and at the end of the session.


Upcoming Programmes Include: 

  •  Expression of interest now open for 2021 Learn To Cycle Programmes- CLICK HERE
  • For more information on the above, please contact Sports Inclusion Disability Officer, Kate Feeney kfeeney@corksports.ie


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