Older Adults (55+) Courses


The CAN-BIKE Older Adults course is designed for individuals 55+ who are looking to improve cycling abilities and confidence on the roads but may already have some basic riding skills. Participants of the course should be comfortable on a bicycle with a desire to further develop an understanding of road safety and regulations. This course will review equipment and safety needs, with a practical focus on riding safely and effectively throughout local infrastructure through a variety of on-road riding tactics such as group rides.

 Key Course Information
Course Length 2+ hours
Ages 55 and up
Skills Taught ♦ safety review and equipment

♦ handling skills including: navigating intersections, gearing, shoulder checking, and signalling

Required Equipment ♦ bicycle in good working order, sized properly
♦ approved helmet (CSA, Snell, or ASTM)
♦ bike bell required
♦ closed toe shoes
Prerequisites  basic cycling skills
Resources Provided  Cycling Freedom Handbook
Cost Contact Program Coodinator