Dirt School Kids Mountain Bike Club

Join the Young Shredder Mountain Bike Club with our weekly practice sessions designed for ages 6 to 14 years. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to improve your skills, our experienced mountain biking instructors will help you gain confidence and have fun on the trails. Make new friends while learning new techniques and exploring the great outdoors. All levels of experience are welcome. Join us for weekly rides packed with skills, fun, and adventure.

MONDAYS | WESTVILLE ECO TRAILS

3.30-4.30PM – Beginners

TUESDAYS | CUMEC PARK

3-4PM – Beginners

WEDNESDAY | GIBA GORGE

3-4pm – Intermediate 6-9yrs

4.30-5.30pm – Advanced (Technical) 10-14yrs

THURSDAY | SHONGWENI CLUB

3.30 – 5pm – Ages 8-14 years

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Beginner Shredders

Beginner kids mountain bike skills rides are essential for cultivating a love for outdoor activities and building a foundation in cycling. These rides focus on instilling fundamental skills, such as balance, control, and basic maneuvers, in a fun and supportive environment. Tailored to the developmental stage of young riders, these sessions often include activities like navigating simple obstacles, practicing braking techniques, and honing balance on varying terrains. Through engaging games and supervised exploration of beginner-friendly trails, kids not only enhance their biking abilities but also develop confidence and a sense of camaraderie with fellow riders. These introductory experiences lay the groundwork for a lifelong appreciation of mountain biking and outdoor adventure.

Intermediate Shredders

Intermediate mountain bike skills and rides for kids represent the next level of progression in their cycling journey. Building upon the basics, these sessions introduce young riders to more advanced techniques and challenging terrains. Kids learn to navigate steeper descents, tackle obstacles with greater confidence, and refine their cornering and maneuvering abilities. Instructors often incorporate skill-building exercises that focus on body positioning, bike handling, and terrain awareness. Intermediate rides may take place on trails that offer a mix of features, encouraging riders to apply their newfound skills in a dynamic setting. These experiences not only enhance technical proficiency but also foster a sense of adventure and resilience. As kids conquer more demanding trails, they develop a deeper appreciation for the sport and gain the skills needed to explore a wider range of mountain biking opportunities.

Advanced Shredders

Intermediate to advanced mountain bike skills and rides for young riders mark a significant progression in their cycling capabilities. These sessions delve into nuanced techniques, pushing riders to master complex maneuvers and conquer challenging terrains. Advanced trail features, such as rock gardens, drops, and technical descents, become the playground for developing advanced skills in bike control and precision. Instructors focus on refining techniques like manualing, and jumping, enhancing the riders’ ability to navigate diverse and demanding trails. These experiences not only cultivate technical expertise but also instill a deep appreciation for the thrill of mountain biking. Young riders gain the confidence to tackle more formidable trails, fostering a lifelong passion for the sport while building resilience, adaptability, and a strong sense of accomplishment.

Liability Waiver

I am voluntarily participating in physical exercise that can be strenuous and subject to risk of serious injury during PRIVATE OR GROUP MOUNTAIN BIKING AND ASSOCIATED TRAINING (hereafter “the Activities”). I recognise that the Activities pose a risk of injury and in rare instances, death, and I acknowledge that not all risks can be known in advance. I acknowledge that my participation in the Activities is entirely at my own risk. I HEREBY, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, or personal representatives (hereinafter collectively, “Releasor,” “I” or “me”, which terms shall also include Releasor’s parents or guardian if Releasor is under 18 years of age), knowingly and voluntarily enter into this WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY and hereby waive any and all rights, claims or causes of action of any kind arising out of my participation in the Activities. I HEREBY release and forever discharge DIRT SCHOOL, its affiliates, managers, directors, members, agents, attorneys, staff, volunteers, heirs, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns (collectively “Releasees”), from any liability whatsoever for any physical or psychological injury or death that I may suffer as a result of my participation in the Activities. I FURTHER AGREE to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Releasees against any and all claims, suits or actions of any kind whatsoever for liability, damages, compensation or otherwise brought by me or anyone on my behalf, including attorney fees and any related costs. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE that Releasees are not responsible for errors, omissions, acts or failures to act of any party or entity conducting the Activities Releasees. In the event that any damage to equipment, field or facilities occurs as a result of my or my family’s or my agent’s wilful actions, neglect or recklessness, I acknowledge and agree to be held liable for any and all costs associated with any such actions of neglect or recklessness. This is the entire agreement between the parties and no other evidence shall be used or admitted altering or explain the terms of this agreement.

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