A workshop is a great way to encourage people to choose biking. Whether brand new to cycling, or a seasoned rider, there is something for everyone in these fun and engaging workshops.
EnviroCentre hosts public cycling workshops that are offered free of charge to all community members. You can find upcoming dates and times on our events page, here!
EnviroCentre also offers private cycling workshops for workplaces or organizations at a rate of $200 + HST.
There are four workshops to choose from:
Urban Cycling: Tips and Infrastructure
Delivered by a friendly, experienced cyclist, this workshop will provide participants with answers to commonly asked questions. You’ll learn about how to navigate Ottawa by bike: tips, infrastructure and general best practices with lots of time for questions and answers! This workshop is adapted for cyclists of every age and ability. (English/French)
Discover your City by Bike: Route Planning—new locations!
Can I really get THERE by bike? This presentation will help you find out! Through the use of a fun example, you will learn about the different mapping tools available to Ottawa cyclists and how to use them for route planning. We also hope to inspire your next field trip by sharing some bikeable destinations you may not be aware of. This workshop can be adapted to suit specific communities and is intended for people of all ages and cycling abilities. (English/French)
New! Family Cycling
Cycling is a fun activity for the whole family! Whether going on a leisure ride or heading to the library, cycling is a great choice for folks of any age. This workshop will cover everything you need to know to make family cycling a success. We will cover kid-carrying bikes, adaptive cycles for adults, route planning considerations, and real-life tips from someone who’s been there! This workshop is adapted for people of all ages and cycling abilities. (English/French)
Extend your Cycling Season
Delivered by a friendly, experienced cyclist, this workshop will teach you what you need to know to feel comfortable biking year-round. You will learn tips, tricks and tools to extend your cycling season. We will review route planning, techniques, and simple suggestions for winter bike maintenance. The goal of this workshop is to help riders discover the joy of biking throughout the year. (English/French)
85% of participants find our workshops extremely helpful!
For more information or to make a booking please contact us at:
(613) 656-0100 ext. 129