School Holidays

School Holidays

Cycling Victoria hosts a range of riding programs this school holidays aimed at teaching and increasing riding skills for both road and track cycling.  The School Holiday Programs will be held at the Darebin International Sports Centre. Programs will be conducted in a safe environment away from roads.

All programs are led by qualified and experienced coaches with have a current and accredited working with children check.

Easter 2020 School Holiday Dates are out now!

Location: Darebin International Sports Centre, 281 Darebin Road, Thornbury.

Want to experience the thrill of riding a bike indoors, gliding across the boards? Have you tried an outdoor velodrome and are ready for the next step?

DISC is home to the only indoor track that is accessible year-round. The Let’s Ride Track program is run by experienced, qualified coaches who will get you fitted on a track bike, and up and onto the track. The program is safe and fun.

The program will include individual and team-based activities. Your children will have a unique experience these school holidays and leave with a big smile.

Note that the track program is for children 10 years and older. Please contact Cycling Victoria on 03 8480 3000 if your child is under 10.

Let’s Ride Track


1st April


8th April


Let’s Ride Track is an exciting opportunity to get onto the boards on the indoor velodrome at DISC. For kids aged 10 years or over, you learn the skills to get going on a fixed gear bike, up onto the boards under the expert guidance of our track coaches.

Your child will also participate in fun individual and group activities that will help them to be confident riders, with skills they can use riding on and off the track. 


Bikes are provided, helmets available upon request.



Cycling Victoria School Holiday Program


For kids who can ride a bike but are new to riding on the road or bike paths.


What you can expect:

  • Basic bike and equipment safety check
  • Learning to start and stop with confidence
  • Group riding and team activities
  • Learning cornering, braking, straight-line riding and bike control
  • Fun on a bike 

Participants need to bring their own bike, lunch and snacks.


Cycling Victoria Freewheelers School Holiday Program


2nd April


9th April


The Freewheelers school holiday program is designed for kids who have never ridden a bike, never ridden without training wheels, or cannot ride more than 20 metres without stopping.
This program is run in a non-traffic location. Our knowledgeable coaches will help your child to learn the basics of riding a bike while having fun.

Each session has a 3 – 4 rider capacity, ensuring the coach can spend more time with each rider.

Bikes are not available, a helmet can be provided upon request. Training wheels must be removed for the session.