Scottish Cycling April Club Development Update

Scottish Cycling April Club Development Update


Power of the Bike | Club Activation Fund

Ahead of this Summer's 2023 UCI Cycling World Championship, Scottish Cycling is pleased to announce the launch of our Power of the Bike | Club Activation Fund. The fund is designed to create new or enhance activities that can give individuals the opportunity to experience different types of cycling in the club setting. You can find more about the fund and how to apply here.

Concussion Guidance

Based on evidence and best practise around the world. British Cycling has introduced Concussion Guidance. If in doubt sit them out. Further information via link 

If in doubt, sit them out: British Cycling publishes first concussion guidance

Breeze Courses

Breeze on or off road, already qualified MtB leader this could also be for you.

We are pleased to be bringing Breeze Champion training courses to new locations in 2023. Courses are open for applications. Sign up now before it’s too late for courses in

  • Aberdeen on 29th April
  • Alloa on 13th May
  • Dumfries on 14th May
  • Inverness 10th June
  • Stornoway 17th June

If you would like to find out more about how linking in with Breeze can support your club to increase its female membership, our Participation Programmes Manager, Mel, will be happy to help. Please email More info and apply:

Scottish Cycling Youth Development Fund

Scottish Cycling releases a specific fund aimed at strengthening the early stages of performance development. Proposals will be considered that will work in partnership with SC and clubs or cluster of clubs to star up new or improve existing youth development opportunities for riders that want to progress towards national level of racing. 

  • Expressions of interest / applications close 21st April
  • Panel meeting 28th April.

Further information email

Young Ambassadors Programme

Implementation of a Young Ambassadors programme will consist of a number of training sessions delivered by Scottish Sport Futures and will see attendees receive a Level 5 SCQF qualification in “Goal Setting” as well as “Planning Physical Activity Programmes for Young People”. Limited places on programme. For clubs to nominate members and provide us a contact email for the nominated persons parent/guardian and a short paragraph as to why they would benefit from the programme. Please consider who you think would engage and benefit most from this programme.

  • Application Deadline: 31st May
  • Successful Applicants informed by 16th June.

Further information email Jamie Taylor on or

Renewal and New CWPS courses

CWPS is to be renewed every 3 years, and sportscotland are offering learners the opportunity to advance their learning in CWPS. So instead of just repeating CWPS, the learners will have access to renewal modules of various content to renew their training for another 3 years. To access the renewal process learners must complete the renewal training within 3 months of their CWPS certification expiring. To book on a renewal course email with name, email address and club / organisation. More information via link below

For a new CWPS course, please click the link below for a new calendar of courses. Please click "book a training course" to access Clubserve where you can make your course booking.

Use the discount code SCMEM23 to remove the fee. (code must be in all caps to work)


Introducing Limitless program an inclusive club programme provides cycling opportunities for disabled people, regardless of age, impairment, and ability. BC/SC are working with clubs up and down the UK to break down barriers, inspire change and create more opportunities for disabled people. Whether you wish to try cycling for the first time, or you are an experienced rider looking to take your cycling to the next level our network of Limitless Clubs will have an opportunity for you.

Introducing Limitless ( provides further information. Please email Julie Erskine on or get involved.

Ride The Worlds

SC is an Official Activation Partner of the World Championships and will deliver it’s Ride the Worlds programme. The first component is ‘Race the Worlds’, a series of regional qualifiers with the top competitors racing a final at the actual venue used for the CWC. For ‘Race the Worlds’ see following link

And the second is ‘Experience the Worlds’ which gives people across Scotland the opportunity to try cycle sport. If you want to speak to us directly about the possibility of your school, club, or community organisation hosting one of our Experience the Worlds events, please email

Full information can be found on our website.

Scottish Cycling launches Ride The Worlds programme ahead of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships (

Try MTB in 2023

To celebrate the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships, we are offering free coaching sessions and race entry for Youth MTB riders new to racing at each SXC series round in 2023. Sessions are open to youth age riders who have not races at SXC level before. The opportunity is open to those that have core MTB skills born between 2007 and 2010. Relevant dates are

  • Nevis Range on 23rd April
  • Lochore on 21st May
  • Cathkin on 4th June

To apply please email which a brief description of your experience level, age, and location.

Have a great Easter!