YOUTH COACHING

The AlbaRosa Youth Section is a British Cycling, Clubmark accredited, Go Rideclub. We are a nominated Child Friendly Leeds club.

 

Based at the exciting closed-circuit Brownlee Centre facility at Boddington Fields, Adel. The circuit features a 1 mile lap, flexible circuit use changing rooms and a viewing platform.

We offer two sessions:

  • Monday - general club session for all riders, run as a cluster session with Valley Striders, Ilkley CC and Harrogate Nova. For members of the participating clubs only, see below for details.

  • Thursday (invite only) - race session, suitable for older, experienced racers (14+).
     

Timing is 6:45 for 7pm start until 8:00 pm. 

YOUTH CALENDAR

MONDAY:
General club session

Coached in 3 groups: beginners (7pm - 8pm), intermediate (7pm - 8pm) and advanced (7pm - 8.30pm) - riders will be assessed upon arrival and allocated appropriately.


This is a multi-club effort with specialist British Cycling accredited coaches from albaRosa, Ilkley, Harrogate Nova and Valley Striders.


These sessions are open to all riders on any bike and will help to develop confidence​ and fitness, in an enjoyable environment.


We have the following ethos:

  • Friendly and welcoming

  • Multi club team effort

  • Equitable and positive

You must book this session in advance. Having joined ARCC, you can find out how to do this via our youth racing Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/groups/AlbaRosaYouthSection/ 

THURSDAY:
Race training session (invite only)

This session is a fast training session open to youth and Junior riders, designed to give them the skills to race at regional, national and international level.

 

The sessions run from 7pm to 9pm with weekly sessions costing £5 per week and is open to riders from all clubs. 
Riders will require well-maintained and safe equipment, as well as  an annual club membership (see the British Cycling website for the membership options).

If you are interested in getting involved or for more details or info please contact hello@albarosacc.com.

How to get there

Vehicle access to the circuit is from Otley road just after Lawnswood cemetery (turn left) if driving from the North or just before the end of the dual carriageway (turn right) if driving up from the Ring Road roundabout.

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