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 Type
Course Description
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Date
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Dates & Times Course Location Price Booking
Thu 25th April 2019 Thu 25th April 2019

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Walthamstow Town Hall Walthamstow Town Hall Free Not Required
Sat 27th April 2019 Sat 27th April 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Mon 29th April 2019 Mon 29th April 2019

2:30PM - 4:30PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Davies Lane Primary School Davies Lane Primary School Free Not Required
Sat 4th May 2019 Sat 4th May 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Sun 5th May 2019 Sun 5th May 2019

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Walthamstow Town Square Gardens Free Not Required
Sun 5th May 2019 Sun 5th May 2019

5:00PM - 9:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Chingford Plains Chingford Plains Free Not Required
Sat 11th May 2019 Sat 11th May 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 18th May 2019 Sat 18th May 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 18th May 2019 Sat 18th May 2019

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike at Cheney Row Park

Dr Bike at Cheney Row Park Dr Bike at Cheney Row Park Cheney Row BMX track Cheney Row BMX track Free Not Required
Thu 23rd May 2019 Thu 23rd May 2019

8:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Walthamstow Town Hall Walthamstow Town Hall Free Not Required
Sat 25th May 2019 Sat 25th May 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 1st June 2019 Sat 1st June 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 8th June 2019 Sat 8th June 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 15th June 2019 Sat 15th June 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Wed 19th June 2019 Wed 19th June 2019

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Not Required
Sat 22nd June 2019 Sat 22nd June 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Thu 27th June 2019 Thu 27th June 2019

8:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Walthamstow Town Hall Walthamstow Town Hall Free Not Required
Sat 29th June 2019 Sat 29th June 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 6th July 2019 Sat 6th July 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training Women's Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 6th July 2019 Sat 6th July 2019

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Whipps Cross Junction Whipps Cross Junction Free Not Required
Sat 13th July 2019 Sat 13th July 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 20th July 2019 Sat 20th July 2019

9:30AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training Complete Beginner Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details