Bike Week in Leitrim
Leitrim Sports Partnership are delivering the following activities for Bike Week from 19th – 27th September throughout county Leitrim. Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of all that's great about bikes and cycling. Held over an extended week each year, with bike themed events organised by local authorities, community groups and cycling groups throughout Ireland. All events are funded through the department of Transport Please note all events are Pre-Registration in advance only. For more information on any of the events please contact Leitrim Sports Partnership on 079650498 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
· Saturday 19th September - Balance Bike Taster session in Carrick on Shannon at 10am
The balance bike programme gives children the opportunity to develop their confidence, gross motor skills, spatial awareness, bilateral co-ordination and enhance their physical literacy whilst having fun with their peers.
The programme is aimed at pre-school children aged 2½ to 6 years old and is the fundamental starting point for children’s cycling and an excellent opportunity to promote active lifestyles at the earliest possible age. A trained tutor will deliver a bike introductory session for 45 minutes. The session will incorporate fun activities to help children develop gross motor skills, spatial awareness, bilateral co-ordination and enhance their physical literacy. To book a place for your child please go to https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/balance-bike-taster-session-tickets-120966170071
· Saturday 19th September Cycle around Leitrim
Members of Lough Key Tri Club and their friends are taking part in a 225km cycle around county Leitrim on Saturday.
· Sunday 20th September Annaduff ICA cycle the Blueway
Members of Annaduff ICA and their friends are taking part in a group cycle of Leitrim’s Blueway from Leitrim Village to Drumshanbo. This cycle is only open to the Annaduff ICA group and their friends.
· Monday the 21st of September
A group from Breffni Family Resource Centre will take part in a recreational cycle as part of the Sports Inclusion Disability programme.
· Wednesday 23rd September Recreation Cycle in Kinlough 6.30pm-7.30pm
To celebrate bike week, Leitrim Sports Partnership are delivering a free family orientated recreational cycle. The cycle will take place on Wednesday 23rd September from 6.30pm-7.30pm leaving from and returning to Kinlough Community Centre. The cycle is open to adults and children aged 13 years or older. Participants will need to have their own bike and helmet and have some recreational cycling experience. To reserve a place please go to https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/kinlough-recreational-cycle-tickets-120996815733
· Wednesday 23rd September Ballinamore Mens Shed Senior Cycle on the Canal
Ballinamore Mens Shed are taking part in a cycle along the canal, this cycle is open to Ballinamore Mens Shed members only.
· Wednesday the 23rd of September
Breffni Family Resource Centre men’s group are taking part in a recreational cycle as part of the Sports Inclusion Disability programme.
· Thursday 24th September beginners Learn to Cycle in Leitrim Village 6.30pm
Beginners learn to cycle, this programme is open to adults and teenagers who are interested in learning to cycle. Bikes and Helmets will be provided for all participants and all government guidelines re Covid 19 will be adhered to.
· Saturday 26th September Group Cycle in Lough Rynn
Leitrim Sports Partnership will deliver a group cycle in Lough Rynn to celebrate Bike week and European Week of Sport. This cycle will be delivered in partnership with a community group and is not open to the public.
· Sunday 27th September Cycling Confidence programme by Leitrim Cycling Festival
The Cycling Confidence Programme will offer sessions for a range of different ages and for dealing with different aspects of on-road cycling. This 1hr session is designed for adults and teenagers that may be venturing out on their own. This is suitable for both those who have had prior cycle training and need a refresher on safe cycling on the road as well as those who have not had any prior cycle training. To book your place contact email@example.com
· Sunday 27th September Family Fun Cycle in Eslin GAA
Eslin GAA are delivering a Family Fun Cycle and some walking programmes for National Walking Day and to mark Bike Week and European Week of Sport. To find out more contact Eslin GAA on firstname.lastname@example.org
· Sunday 27th September Open Spinning Classes in Bee Park Sports Hub Manorhamilton
Bee Park Sports Hub Manorhamilton are running open spinning classes on Sunday 27th September from 10am-11am and from 1pm-2pm. To book into the first class at 10am contact Ciaran on 0833804749 or to book into the 2pm class contact Sports Hub coordinator Niall on 0860770257.
· Sunday 27th September Lough Key Triathalon Club group cycle
Lough Key Triathalon Club group cycle from Esquires Carrick on Shannon at 9am on Saturday morning. This group have an option of a 20K and 40K cycle to book your place call Eileen on 0877748992.
Photo credit Gerry Faughnan
For more information on any of the Bike Week events taking place in Leitrim Contact Leitrim Sports Partnership Community Sports Development Officer Patricia on 0871922479 or email email@example.com