Cycling Training

If you, your friends or your family require some support, to learn how to ride a bicycle, or to become a more confident cyclist please click on the links below for further information on where to get the relevant training.


Cycle training for children (at school):

Schools interested in running the Cycling Safety & Skills Programme for their pupils can contact:

Karen Butler 

Call: 069 64047  quote 'the safe cycling programme'      


Or Rory McDermott

Call:  061 496319 quote 'the safe cycling programme'     



Cycle Right- RSA Campaign:

The RSA currently runs a Cycleright campaign which provides practical cycle safety and skills training to promote competent and confidental cyclists. It is an inclusive programme aimed at those who may not have cycled independtly before or may have a disability.




Cycle training for children (outside of school):

Sprocket Rocket is Cycling Ireland's fun skills programme where children aged 5 to 12 are taught four FUNdamental cycling skills by qualified Sprocket Rocket Instructors.

Parents interested in finding a place on a cycling training course for their child can contact:

Call:     01 8551522


Website: Sproket Rocket, run by Cycling Ireland 


Cycle training for children and adults:

Based in Ballina/Killaloe, Co. Tipperary, Cycle Training Ireland provides a broad range of cycle training services to all age groups. Cycle Training Ireland, which is still in its infancy, grew out of the belief that all children should be taught the basics of safe cycling and bike maintenance. For further details contact:

Call: 061 388786



Cycle skills for adults:

Bike for Life is a beginner's cycling programme run by Cycling Ireland, in which a cyclist is brought through the various skills and techniques involved in cycling over an 8-10 week period. The focus of the programme is on learning and meeting new people, with the group cycle a prominent feature in the programme. The cost to do a Bike for Life Programme is €30 per person. This includes a logbook, a high viz vest, full Cycling Ireland insurance for the duration of the programme, and coaching.

Call: 01 855 1522 




Cycling Loops for Learner Cyclists:

If you would like to practice your new skills or have a go at cycling for the first time in a safe quiet environment please take a look at the 'Cycling Loops for Learner Cyclists' page by clicking here or search 'Cycling Loops for Learner Cyclists' here on our website.


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