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Trailblazers 2017-18

posted Sep 22, 2017, 2:36 PM by Brent Ackroyd   [ updated Sep 23, 2017, 10:27 PM by Cassandra Smith ]
Please read all information below and Scroll down to below poster for online Registration.

REGISTER EARLY TO WIN A BIKE!!!  Details below...

TRAIL BLAZERS is a bike programme aimed to allow your child to progress at their own pace and become skilled and confident riders.  
Suitable for children 3 to 13 years of age, TRAIL BLAZERS is run every Thursday at Athletic Park/Wither Hills, during school Term 4 2017 and school Term 1 2018.  

MUSTER DAY - Thursday 19th October 2017, 4pm to 5pm at Athletic Park

The following are the three levels the children will be grouped in to:
TRAIL BLAZER - LEVEL 1 - Beginner:          
Balance, Cornering, Brakes, Gears, Correct Helmet Fit.
TRAIL RAIDER - LEVEL 2 - Intermediate:     
Balance at Speed, Cornering at Speed, Introduction to selecting Race Lines
TRAIL KING - LEVEL 3 - Advanced*:             
Riding at Speed, Racing tactics, one hour of solid riding.  
*Compulsory Bike and Helmet Safety check will be completed at Muster Day for all Level 3 Advanced Riders.

Each Rider registered will receive a Bike Race Plate to display on their bike.  This MUST be attached to the bike at each session.  
Included on the race plate:  Childs name, Level 1, 2 or 3 and Emergency contact details.

The cost is $50 per child for two terms or $30 per child for one term.

Registrations received and paid for by 4pm Thursday 19th October 2017 will go in the draw to win a bike, sponsored by Bikefit Marlborough.  
The prize bike will be drawn at the end of the Muster Day (approx 5pm)

1.    Suitable footwear is to be worn (no jandals, sandals or bare feet)
2.    Bikes and helmets must be of a safe standard. *Compulsory Bike and Helmet Safety check will be completed at Muster Day for all Level 3 Advanced Riders.
3.    It is important that the children listen to and obey the Supervisors instruction.
4.    All children must remain with their Supervisor until the end of the session

In registering my child/children for Trail Blazers:
1.    I give permission for my child/children to participate in all activities at TRAIL BLAZERS.  I understand that these activities involve risks that are inherently associated with cycling, playing and exercising.
2.    I authorise the supervisors of TRAIL BLAZERS to obtain emergency medical care for my child/children if necessary.
3.    I give permission for images of my child/children at TRAIL BLAZERS to be used for promotion of TRAIL BLAZERS on Social Media, website or other promotional/informative publications.
4.    I acknowledge that whilst every care is taken by supervisors to ensure the safety of my child/children, they are not responsible for the actions of my child.