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Adult Bike Smart  bike class Intro to Balance Bikes


Want to bike more but don’t feel comfortable doing so? Do you ride regularly, but would like to fine tune your riding skills? Whether you are considering commuting to work by bike or simply want to learn more about how to ride safely, we have just the class for you! Join us at The Lodge Des Peres for this hands-on class on how to ride as visibly, predictably and safely as possible. Class will be led by a League of American Bicyclists certified instructor. Replacement helmets will be available for a discount cost of $10. Minimum 6 /Maximum 10
Ages: 16 & up
Day: Saturday
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Session: #3623 May 20
Instructor: Aaron Kaminski
Location: The Lodge, Activity Room
Cost: $16/Member; $17/Resident; $20/Non-Resident

This class is perfect for children who are transitioning from training wheels to two wheels. Our League of American Bicyclist Certified Cycling Instructor will be on site to demonstrate balance bikes, provide easy activities for parents and children to encourage two-wheeled riding and progressive activities to help develop bicycling skills.
Ages: 4 - 8
Day: Saturday
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Session: #3621 May 20
Instructor: Aaron Kaminski, League Cycling Instructor
Location: The Lodge, Parking Lot
Cost: $15/Member; $17/Resident; $20/Non-Resident

Children can bring their own helmets to this event and a trained professional from St. Louis Children’s Hospital will check for a correct fit and ensure that it is an approved helmet - all at no charge! Parents and kids will be taught how to put a helmet on correctly so they can continue this important safety practice at home. If your child needs a different helmet or does not have one, St. Louis Chilren’s Hospital can provide an approved, properly fitting helmet for $11. Pre-registration is required by calling 314.454.KIDS.
Day: Saturday
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Session: May 6
Instructor: St. Louis Children’s Hospital Staff
Location: Des Peres Park
Cost: FREE