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
Location
Date
Bookable
Dates & Times Course Location Price Booking
Tue 20th August 2019 Tue 20th August 2019

9:00AM

Child Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Tue 20th August 2019 Tue 20th August 2019

11:00AM

Child Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Tue 20th August 2019 Tue 20th August 2019

1:30PM

Child Group Cycle Training

Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road) Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Wed 21st August 2019 Wed 21st August 2019

9:00AM

Child Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Wed 21st August 2019 Wed 21st August 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
Wed 21st August 2019 Wed 21st August 2019

11:00AM

Child Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Wed 21st August 2019 Wed 21st August 2019

1:30PM

Child Group Cycle Training

Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road) Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Thu 22nd August 2019 Thu 22nd August 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
Thu 22nd August 2019 Thu 22nd August 2019

9:00AM

Child Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Thu 22nd August 2019 Thu 22nd August 2019

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Off-Road Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Off-Road Group Cycle Training Off-Road Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Thu 22nd August 2019 Thu 22nd August 2019

11:00AM

Child Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Thu 22nd August 2019 Thu 22nd August 2019

1:30PM

Child Group Cycle Training

Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road) Level 1 Bikeability (Off-road) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Fri 23rd August 2019 Fri 23rd August 2019

9:00AM

Child Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Fri 23rd August 2019 Fri 23rd August 2019

11:00AM

Child Group Cycle Training

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+)

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Complete Beginner Cycle Training (age 4+) Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Fully Booked
Sat 24th August 2019 Sat 24th August 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
Sat 31st August 2019 Sat 31st August 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
Sat 7th September 2019 Sat 7th September 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 7th September 2019 Sat 7th September 2019

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Walthamstow Wetlands Visitor Centre Walthamstow Wetlands Visitor Centre Free Not Required
Sat 7th September 2019 Sat 7th September 2019

1:00PM - 6:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Gosport Road Gosport Road Free Not Required
Thu 12th September 2019 Thu 12th September 2019

10:00AM

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
Fri 13th September 2019 Fri 13th September 2019

3:00PM - 7:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Buxton School Buxton School Free Not Required
Sat 14th September 2019 Sat 14th September 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 14th September 2019 Sat 14th September 2019

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Cargo Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Cargo Cycle Training Cargo Cycle Training St James' Park E17 St James' Park E17 Free Places Available Details
Sat 14th September 2019 Sat 14th September 2019

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Waltham Forest Islamic Association Waltham Forest Islamic Association Free Not Required
Sat 14th September 2019 Sat 14th September 2019

1:00PM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Cargo Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Cargo Cycle Training Cargo Cycle Training St James' Park E17 St James' Park E17 Free Places Available Details
Sat 21st September 2019 Sat 21st September 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
Sun 22nd September 2019 Sun 22nd September 2019

11:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Francis Road, Leyton Francis Road, Leyton Free Not Required
Sun 22nd September 2019 Sun 22nd September 2019

11:00AM - 4:00PM

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session

Dr Bike Session Dr Bike Session Hoe Street and Selbourne Road Gyratory Hoe Street and Selbourne Road Gyratory Free Not Required
Thu 26th September 2019 Thu 26th September 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
Thu 26th September 2019 Thu 26th September 2019

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Off-Road Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Off-Road Group Cycle Training Off-Road Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 28th September 2019 Sat 28th September 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 5th October 2019 Sat 5th October 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
Thu 10th October 2019 Thu 10th October 2019

10:00AM

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 12th October 2019 Sat 12th October 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 16th October 2019 Wed 16th October 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 19th October 2019 Sat 19th October 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 24th October 2019 Thu 24th October 2019

10:00AM

Adult Group Cycle Training

Off-Road Group Cycle Training

Restriction: Live, work or study in Waltham Forest

Off-Road Group Cycle Training Off-Road Group Cycle Training Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park Free Places Available Details
Sat 26th October 2019 Sat 26th October 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 2nd November 2019 Sat 2nd November 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 9th November 2019 Sat 9th November 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 14th November 2019 Thu 14th November 2019

10:00AM

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 16th November 2019 Sat 16th November 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