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!Update 10 July 2020: This centre is open and operating under restricted conditions due to federal and state government COVID-19 guidelines.

Where is it?

Hazel Grove, Ridgehaven      View on map

Can I book this venue?

Yes, please call us for details

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Phone: 8397 7444

The Road and Cycle Safety Centre makes learning how to ride fun for children of all ages. The enclosed open space has a mini-road network which gives children a real-life experience as they learn how to ride in a safe and controlled environment.

There are a wide variety of programs and activities offered at this Centre – why not book in today! We also have a kitchenette as well as baby changing facilities available.  


Virtual tour of the Road and Cycle Safety Centre


Birthday parties

School class groups

Children aged 5 – 13 years old

The Centre hosts structured school group sessions that teach road safety skills to children, including how to:

  • Read traffic signals
  • Walk across railway and school crossings
  • Negotiate roundabouts and gutters
  • Recognise traffic signs and line marking
  • Cycle on roads or footpaths

Each session includes:

  • A trained instructor
  • Bikes available in sizes 12 and 16 (some with training wheels and also balance bikes) and 20, 22 and 24, or you can bring your own
  • Helmets are available or you can bring your own
  • A small fruit juice or bottled water

Participants are required to wear enclosed shoes and comfortable clothing for cycling.

Sessions are 1.5 hours in duration and are tailored to suit the age of the students. Each session starts with a group discussion on road safety, followed by a track orientation before practising safe cycling skills. Children will get approximately 60 minutes of riding time (times may vary depending on how long it takes to fit all children with appropriate sized bikes and helmets). Up to 30 children per session.

Cost: $7.50 per student. No deposit required for these sessions as your school will be invoiced. Bookings essential.  

 School holiday programs

Suitable for children aged 4 – 13 years old. 

The school holiday program teaches road safety skills to children, including how to:

  • Read traffic signals
  • Walk across railway and school crossings
  • Negotiate roundabouts and gutters
  • Recognise traffic signs and line marking
  • Cycle on roads or footpaths

Each session includes:

  • A trained instructor
  • Bikes available in sizes 12 and 16 (some with training wheels and also balance bikes) and 20, 22 and 24, or you can bring your own
  • Helmets are available or you can bring your own
  • A small fruit juice or bottled water 

Sessions are 2 hours in duration: 9.30 – 11.30am and are tailored to suit the age of the attendees.
Each session starts with a group discussion on road safety, followed by a track orientation before practising safe cycling skills. Up to 30 children per session.
Participants are required to wear enclosed shoes and comfortable clothing for cycling.

Costs:

  • $12 per child
  • $22 for 2 children from same family
  • $30 for 3 children from same family

Bookings:

On-line bookings open 2 weeks before the commencement of each school holidays. 
View a list of available school holiday programs

Group bookings - OSHC

Children aged 5 – 13 years old

The Centre offers OSHC’s sessions that teach road safety skills to children, including how to:

  • Read traffic signals
  • Walk across railway and school crossings
  • Negotiate roundabouts and gutters
  • Recognise traffic signs and line marking
  • Cycle on roads or footpaths

Each session includes:

  • A trained instructor
  • Bikes available in sizes 12 and 16 (some with training wheels and also balance bikes) and 20, 22 and 24, or you can bring your own
  • Helmets are available or you can bring your own
  • A small fruit juice or bottled water

Participants are required to wear enclosed shoes and comfortable clothing for cycling.

Sessions are 2 hours in duration and are tailored to suit the age of the attendees. Each session starts with a group discussion on road safety, followed by a track orientation before practising safe cycling skills. Up to 30 children per session.

Cost is $13.50 per child - no deposit required. Bookings essential 

Group bookings including scout/club/girl guide groups, sporting teams, community groups, adult disability groups etc

Children aged 5 – 13 years old or adult disability groups

The Centre offers exclusive group sessions that teach road safety skills to children, including how to:

  • Read traffic signals
  • Walk across railway and school crossings
  • Negotiate roundabouts and gutters
  • Recognise traffic signs and line marking
  • Cycle on roads or footpaths

Each session includes:

  • A trained instructor
  • Bikes available in sizes 12 and 16 (some with training wheels and also balance bikes) and 20, 22 and 24, or you can bring your own
  • Helmets are available or you can bring your own
  • A small fruit juice or bottled water

Participants are required to wear enclosed shoes and comfortable clothing for cycling.-

Sessions are 1.5 hours in duration and are tailored to suit the age of the attendees. Each session starts with a group discussion on road safety, followed by a track orientation before practising safe cycling skills. Up to 30 children per session.

Cost is $13.50 per child - no deposit required. Bookings essential.

1-on-1 sessions

Need help teaching your child to learn how to ride, or want to learn how to ride yourself? We can provide 1-on-1 lessons with a qualified instructor who can guide your child/you on how to ride a bike. Lessons are 1 hour in duration and are individually tailored to the participants needs. We can also cater for children/adults on the spectrum or those who have special needs – please enquire with us. Bikes and helmets available for use or you can bring your own.

Cost is $20 per hour, per session. Booking essential.

Pre-School Groups - for kids aged under 5

Children aged 1–4 years old

The Centre offers exclusive groups to pre-school aged children that enables them to navigate the mini-road network - with workable traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, a train crossing and roundabout. 

Minimal safety information will be delivered as this session is more about children gaining confidence riding bikes in a safe, enclosed space so parents/carers can closely keep an eye on children - who have so much fun!

These sessions are particularly designed for playgroups, family day carers, parent groups etc.

You can BYO any snacks and drinks you need, plus we have a kitchenette facility to heat bottles up/boil the kettle. Up to 30 children per session. BYO bikes and helmets (the centres bikes and helmets are available to use, however we cannot guarantee enough appropriate sizes therefore, we recommend you BYO. Please enquire when you book if you require this option).

Cost is $4 per child - no deposit required. Bookings essential.

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