Eastern Queens is one of the best places to bike in New York City! If you want to explore our miles of new protected bike lanes and splendid parks with your family, but you need some help to get everyone rolling, here are some upcoming classes that can help you kick off this spring!
If your kids have outgrown their training wheels, but you’re not sure how to teach them to ride, sign them up for one of Bike New York‘s free Learn to Ride-Kids classes! These group class teach kids how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bicycle. Last year, Bike New York taught bike skills to 28,000 New Yorkers in all five boroughs.
These sessions are in Eastern Queens, but check the schedule for more!
Saturday, 4/27 at the Cross Island YMCA
38-10 Hillside Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11426 (parking lot)
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Saturday, 5/4 in Springfield Park
147th Ave, Between Spring Field Blvd and 184th Street (basketball court) Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m.
And if you’re an adult who wants to ride more, but you still feel a little unsteady, check out a Bike Skills and Handling class:
Sunday, 5/12 in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
131-04 Meridian Rd, Flushing, NY 11355 (Outside the Aquatic Center)
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, don’t worry. There are classes for riders of all ages and skill levels. Just browse Bike New York’s website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.