Schools

Ride Nation – AusCycling’s participation arm – is excited to provide an engaging school-based Bike Immersion Day at your school from Term 1 to Term 2 and 3, 2022! This is part of the campaign to get 10,000 Illawarra children on bikes over three years.

As part of the UCI Road World Championships Legacy Program, Wollongong is the first city in Australia to trial the one-day bike education program that teaches students in stages two and three bike skills, road safety and basic bike maintenance. Sound interesting? Register your school today, or continue reading for more information. 

What is a Bike Immersion Day? 

This is a day filled with bike related activities for stage 2 and 3 students comprising of one-hour sessions per class of up to 30 students. Students will partake in both on and off bike activities with a focus on inclusion, fun games, and skill acquisition! All sessions are led by energetic AusCycling qualified bike skill and education instructors.

What does your school need?

Open green space such as an oval or outdoor basketball/netball court.

How can my school get involved? 

If you are interested in holding a Bike Immersion Day at your school in Term 1, 2022 or onwards, please fill out the expression of interest form or contact your local Ride Nation Wollongong Coordinator – Alex Meyland via wollongong@ridenation.com.au for more information.

We look forward to supporting you and your school with a fun and engaging Bike Immersion Day soon.

School Activity Teacher Resources

The world’s best pro-cyclists from 70+ countries are going to be racing in Wollongong in the 2022 UCI Road World Championships!

The city is preparing to welcome the international cycling community for world-class racing from 18-25 September, when 13 UCI World Champion titles will be awarded. It’s just the second time ever that the event has been staged in the Australia, meaning this is a rare opportunity for the community to be part of this major international sporting event.

With this incredible event coming to Australia, the Organising Committee Wollongong 2022 have developed School Activity Teacher Recourses to engage Australian school children, guide learning about the UCI Road World Championships and inspire enthusiasm and creativity relating to cycling.

There are six resources to choose from that address various subjects in the NSW syllabus for the Australian curriculum, from Creative Arts and English, to HSIE, PDHPE and Maths. Whilst these resources have been designed to address Stage 2 and 3 students, they can be adapted to fit a range of classroom environments.

Students can get involved in this exciting event coming to their home country and feel part of the exiting world of international cycling!

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