Become a Go-Ride Club

Become a Go-Ride Club

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Updated: 4th March 2024

Clubs with members under 18 years old which are open, friendly and providing coaching sessions for young people in traffic-free spaces can apply to become Go-Ride Clubs. By becoming an Go-Ride Club, you will be demostrating the club offers a safe and structured environment to help children and young people get into cycling and support talented riders to realise their potential.

If you would like to register your club for Go-Ride status, you will need to demonstrate that your club has:

  • British Cycling affiliation
  • A club structure including a constitution, risk assessments for all activities and a code of conduct which covers all mebers of the club. 
  • Regular coaching sessions in a traffic-free environment.
  • A minimum of one Level 1 or Intro to Coaching cycling coach (a Level 2 or Coaching in Context coach is required for Go-Ride Racing).
  • All volunteers working with under 18's have a British Cycling BDS check and Safeguarding Awareness award.
  • All coaches have first aid certificates. 
  • A qualified welfare officer who has an enhanced British Cycling DBS check and attended the British Cycling club welfare officer training course Safe Wheels. 
  • Plans or willingness to develop as a club. 

Once accredited as a Go-Ride Club, you can access our national programmes, which include Go-Ride Racing for novice riders and the Cycling Award for Young Volunteers. You will also be able to make use of additional resources to help your club develop further.

If your club doesn't yet meet the above criteria, don't worry - our regional development team will support you through the next steps.

Contact us

Coaching & Clubs Officer

Go-Ride team

For all enquiries by clubs in Wales:

Welsh Cycling

For all enquiries by clubs in Scotland:

Scottish Cycling


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