Youth Programs and Riding

The Cleveland Velodrome deeply supports promoting cycling as a healthy and safe form of recreation and sport for youth.  For this reason, the majority of our services are completely free to youth (under 18). Any fees are highly discounted with scholarships available to those who need assistance.

Youth Beginners Class

  • Monday Evenings 5:30-6:30 pm May-August
  • Free including bike and helmet rental
  • Teaches skills needed to attain Youth Track License
  • The ability to ride a bike and a good attitude are the only requirements to participate. If aspiring riders can’t yet ride a bike please contact us and we can help with resources to get them rolling

Youth Development League

  • Monday Evenings 6:30-8 pm,  June- August
  • Through this weekly program, riders will solidify their knowledge of track safety and etiquette while progressively being introduced to and coached on more advanced skills such as pace lines, time trials, sprint drills, and racing.
  • Students must have successfully attained their Youth Track
    License to participate or gain approval from staff and

Open Riding

  • May- October
  • Free for Youth including bike and helmet rental
  • Youth must have successfully attained their Youth Track License to participate or gained approval from staff and instructors.

Free Youth Racing

  • All youth under 18 race free.
  • This includes Time Trials and Mass Start Races

Participation in Adult Structured Training and Classes