Every Saturday at Mt Work since the early 00's, we've offered two Challenge Levels of guided mountain biking skills sessions for youth #wemakemountainbikers;
the Morning Sessions (9:30-Noon) are shorter and intended to help Younger/Beginners get their skills up to speed with the Basics. Typical age range is 9 to 12ish yrs.
The Afternoon Sessions (1-4pm) are intended for Bikers who've outgrown a mellower-paced ride, and ready to take on rides that involve MORE climbing, MORE trails, MORE variety. They are ready for MORE. These Bikers are usually aged 11/12 to 16.
There's also the Team Fish Bike Classics, a third level of challenge for the competent and keen mountain biker. On Sundays we are out all day, travelling to trail systems outside Mt Work, such as Mts Tzouhalem, Maple and Prevost, Shawnigan Lake, and Sooke, we've been doing this for over 16 years now. We have been honoured to introduce multiple generations of local bikers to the many trail systems of Vancouver Island.
9:30 - Noon Younger Beginners 9-12yrs
For bikers new to mtbiking, who want coached support in mtb basics with LOTS of practice time, fun!
1 - 4pm Older Intermediates 12-16yrs
For teenaged bikers with some experience, coaching with guidance and support. Longer rides & higher expectations.
Note To Parents!
“I care that your child is challenged appropriately by these rides. I encourage parents to get in touch with me so that we can figure out a best match for your child, and answer any questions you might have.” -Alex Jefthas
'I think my son has found his sport for life! thanks to Alex' patience, enthusiasm and supportive manner. My boy can hardly wait to ride Saturday with his club, which I'm so glad to see. Thanks Alex!' Tim V.
'I am really glad to get out on a bike, in the woods with my son, and leave the worrying to Alex. Thanks for letting me join in; we are looking forward to the years to come!' David N.
'We really appreciate the passion for a sport that you demonstrate. 'N' has noticed and paid attention, and is glad for the resource when it comes to bikes and biking that you bring to his chosen sport. Cheaper than hockey and fewer early mornings as well.' Scot C.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get a registration package sent to you! Call 250-885-5305 to connect with Mr Jefthas to confirm registration and payment details.
These excursions are a big deal, and communication is key. Let's get started!