The AFC Fylde Community Foundation deliver Bikeability training to over 350 year 5 and 6 children throughout Fylde. Working with Lancashire County Council and Fylde Council, The Foundation through its highly skilled workforce are able to deliver this priceless training in over 18 primary schools, ensuring future generations are able to ride competently on the road.
The Foundation currently delivery Level 1 cycle training, which introduces participants to the fundamentals of cycling such as, how to mount the bike safely, how to control the bike safely, and how to undertake basic manoeuvres such as turning the Bike safely and handling the bike in a competent manner.
Participants who demonstrate to the Foundations coaches that they are able to undertake the tasks before them throughout the Level 1 training, are then able to advance onto Level 2 Bikeability training. This allows participants to undertake manoeuvres such as turning in the road, manoeuvring the bike safely in live traffic and many other skills required to cycle safely on the road.
The Foundation rewards participants who take part in the programme, with a nationally recognised qualification, which provides them with vital skills required in day to day life.