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SprocKidz 2020

  • 01 Mar 2020
  • 13 Jun 2020

Registration

2020 Dates: June 24- Aug. 10; Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.

Meeting Location: Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area. Sessions will progress to the the Government Peak Recreation Area in Hatcher Pass later in the season.

Fee: $100 for first Kid; $25 each additional kid. (Includes Family Membership in VMBAH and SprocKidz fee)

Program capacity: Number limited to the first 125 to sign up.

Coaches: We need coaches! No coaching experience needed. We will train. Contact sprockidz@gmail.com if you are interested.

SprocKidz meets on Monday & Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area and will progress to the Government Peak Recreation Area later in the season. Please drop your kids off 10-15 minutes prior to start time so they can meet with their group for a timely departure. 

Other special ride days, trails maintenance days and the end of season party will be announced.

A SAMPLING OF WHAT WE'LL COVER IN THE PROGRAM:

· Balance and bike handling

· Proper gear shifting

· Descending technique (just say no to "endos" by “going moto”)

· Ascending technique (being  the “grasshopper”)

· Cornering technique (leading with your head and shoulders)

· Front wheel lift

· Back wheel lift

· The Bunny Hop

· The Track Stand

· On-trail bike maintenance

· Food and hydration principles

· Single track practice

· Trail etiquette for mountain biking and encountering other trail users

SprocKidz is a volunteer program and your family's participation is greatly appreciated. You will be able to select a volunteer opportunity via a family survey.


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