--BIGGER-- Bigger track, Bigger local use and participation, Bigger Coaching Sessions, Bigger Race Events, Bigger smiles and Bigger reason to get more fresh air regularly
--BETTER-- Let’s give the kids from the local town’s and communities who use our existing, small track regularly, an upgraded BMX Track to be even more proud of and help us attract more visitors from across Northumberland and neighbouring counties, into this exciting and engaging sport.
--STRONGER-- Let’s strengthen the links in our local communities, improving fitness and social skills, attracting more riders, attracting Regional Race Events and providing a boost to both the local communities and economy.
--FASTER-- We've got some great riders already, who've finished Top 3 for their age groups in North Regional Series and a few National Level riders, so let’s build on that and let’s grow the sport further in the area, get more people out the house, increase enjoyment and give people opportunities
So how can YOU help?
Since we started last year, we have had UNBELIEVABLE support from funding organisations with grants, from local businesses and from the local community via GoFundMe raising over £100,000 so far and hope to start building the upgraded BMX Track in 2020 which really will be an asset to Northumberland, however we are approx £18,000 short of our current target before we can give the Track Build Contractor the green light.
In the current climate, whilst many simple things like getting a haircut or going for a pint are still off-limits, we would love to get you onboard to help push this over the finish line (no pun intended) together. Whether you’re a business owner with a big heart or have a spare £5 (many £5’s would make a big difference), hopefully we can get the diggers booked in and finish a very strange 2020 with a really positive story for the Northumberland area. Putting all those hours of exercise time during the surreal lockdown we have experienced over the last few months, to a race ready, fast and furious future.
A bit more of a flavour...
We offer BMX Racing to everyone, we have no selection process, whether you want to join in to be able to keep fit, meet new friends, have fun or fancy a try at racing competitively, we can offer you the opportunities.
We have weekly coaching sessions every Saturday from 11am with British Cycling registered BMX Coaches with a friendly atmosphere which are enjoyed by old and young alike, from Aged 5 through to Over 50 and the parents watching (or joining in if you fancy). We also currently run a regular Club Winter Series each year, which includes rounds at our BMX neighbours in Hartlepool and Barnard Castle and these are growing each year in terms of participation and are very well thought of by all who attend including local youth group members. We regularly attend Regional Races across the North of England.
We understand not everyone owns a Race BMX, so we have bikes and safety equipment you can borrow, free of charge, so no need to rush out and buy everything before you know it’s for you. It’s both humbling and a joy to see, when kids run from the car to get first dibs on a particular BMX and the big smile on their face when they get it and are able to join in with a coaching session.
We hope you can help us reach our goal and look forward to seeing you at a training session soon if you want to see what we're all about.
BIG THANKS IN ADVANCE!!!
ALL THE COACHES, KIDS & PARENTS
- Jack Earl
- Jon Bayley
- Mick Hood
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