Oceanside CA— The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will be offering a free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course once per month in 2015. This class is designed for people who enjoy bicycling for recreation or for those who commute to work on a bike. The class is led by the League Of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors.
The class meets twice, offering riders a classroom session and a practical road session. The classroom session meets from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The road session times and days are listed below. All classes meet at the Oceanside Library Community Rooms, located 330 North Coast Highway.
- proper bike & helmet fit
- safety tips for riding in traffic
- techniques for navigating road hazards
- emergency maneuvers
- using public transit as a cyclist
- your legal rights & responsibilities
Also get hands-on instruction in:
- flat tire repair secrets
- minor repairs
- quick fixes
Sandwiches will be provided at evening classes. 1/2 watt rear lights provided for graduates.
2015 Class Schedule
|Classroom Fridays (6PM – 9PM)||Road class on Saturdays|
|January 9th||January 17th, 9am -3 :30pm|
|February 20th||February 28th, 9am -3:30pm|
|March 20th||March 28th, 9am -3:30pm|
|April 20th||April 25th, 8am -2:30pm|
|May 8th||May 16th, 8am -2:30pm|
|June 19th||June 27th, 8am -2:30pm|
|July 17th||July 25th, 8am -2:30pm|
|August 14th||August 22nd, 8am -2:30pm|
|September 18th||September 26th, 8am -2:30pm|
|October 16th||October 24th, 8am -2:30pm|
|November 13th||November 21st, 8am -2:30pm|
This class is designed for ages 16 and up. For additional questions about Oceanside Parks and Recreation programs go to www.oceansiderec.com or call (760) 435-5041.