Waltham Forest


Waltham Forest Council is working to make the borough a more cycle-friendly place. Cycling is a great way to travel around the Borough and the network of cycle routes is growing each year. The Council is offering support to those who want to travel by bike. Our services are available to those who live, work or study in Waltham Forest and we encourage anyone who is eligible to take advantage of them.

All our cycle training follows the national standards which include Level 1 (practising skills in an off-road environment to develop control), Level 2 (on minor, quiet roads) and Level 3 (complex road situations).

We currently offer the following services:

  • FREE 1 to 1 Cycle Skills sessions. Whether you're a first time rider or a regular cyclist looking to improve your skills, your instructor will tailor the session to suit your individual abilities and goals. Choose from: Basic Cycle Skills Book now or read more... Urban Cycle Skills Book now or read more... Advanced Cycle Skills Book now or read more...
  • FREE Family Cycle Skills. Gain confidence and learn skills to cycle as a family. Your instructor will tailor the session to your requirements. Book now or read more...
  • FREE Schools Cycle Training. For schools who wish to book a course or for more information, select from one of the following levels: Level 1, Level 1 & 2 or Level 3
  • FREE Group Cycle Training during the school holidays. See the courses currently available under Upcoming Events or for more information see Adult Group Cycle Training and Children's Group Cycle Training.
  • FREE Dr Bike Sessions where an experienced mechanic will check your bike is in good order. They’ll make minor adjustments there and then and advise you on any more complex fixes you may need. Please see the What's On page of the Waltham Forest website for dates and locations, or if you’d like to arrange a session for your organisation please contact us.

We also offer Safe Urban Driving courses for professional drivers. Please see the table below for courses currently available.

For more information about cycling in Waltham Forest visit the Council website.

Upcoming Events


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Course
Date
Location
Bookable
Dates & Times Course Location Price Booking
Wed 22nd November 2017 Wed 22nd November 2017

9:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Free Fully Booked Not Required
Fri 24th November 2017 Fri 24th November 2017

9:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Walthamstow Town Hall Walthamstow Town Hall Free Fully Booked Not Required
Fri 24th November 2017 Fri 24th November 2017

9:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Waltham Forest Borough Council Waltham Forest Borough Council Free Fully Booked Not Required
Sat 25th November 2017 Sat 25th November 2017

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 25th November 2017 Sat 25th November 2017

12:30PM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Basic cycle skills group training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sun 26th November 2017 Sun 26th November 2017

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Urban Cycle Skills Group Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Mon 27th November 2017 Mon 27th November 2017

9:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

St James St Station St James St Station Free Fully Booked Not Required
Sat 2nd December 2017 Sat 2nd December 2017

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 2nd December 2017 Sat 2nd December 2017

10:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Free Fully Booked Not Required
Sat 2nd December 2017 Sat 2nd December 2017

12:30PM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Basic cycle skills group training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sun 3rd December 2017 Sun 3rd December 2017

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Urban Cycle Skills Group Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 9th December 2017 Sat 9th December 2017

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 9th December 2017 Sat 9th December 2017

12:30PM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Basic cycle skills group training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sun 10th December 2017 Sun 10th December 2017

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Urban Cycle Skills Group Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 16th December 2017 Sat 16th December 2017

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 16th December 2017 Sat 16th December 2017

12:30PM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Basic cycle skills group training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sun 17th December 2017 Sun 17th December 2017

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Urban Cycle Skills Group Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 30th December 2017 Sat 30th December 2017

10:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Free Fully Booked Not Required
Sat 6th January 2018 Sat 6th January 2018

10:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Free Fully Booked Not Required
Fri 19th January 2018 Fri 19th January 2018

9:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Leyton Sixth Form College Leyton Sixth Form College Free Fully Booked Not Required
Wed 14th February 2018 Wed 14th February 2018

10:00AM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Free Fully Booked Not Required