Valley Mountain Bikers and Hikers



SprocKidz Registration

Upcoming events

    • 04 Mar 2019
    • 03 Jun 2019
    Register

    2019 Dates: June 3- July 24; Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location: Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area, Mile 36.4 Glenn Highway. 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)

    Bike Rental: $100/bike plus $100/bike deposit check written out to VMBAH. Deposit checks will not be cashed if the bike is returned with a receipt showing it has received a post-season tuneup. Registration for SprocKidz does not guarantee a bike rental. Please email sprockidz@gmail.com if you need a bike.

    2019 BIKE RENTAL SEASON NOTE: As of April 22, our available inventory consists of one full-size 26-inch bike and two small-frame 26-inch models.

    Kidz: Number limited to the first 100 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 Recreational Area (Mile 36.4 Glenn Highway) 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 get ready and meet with their group for a timely departure. 

    Other special ride days, a trails maintenance day 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 at the parent meeting in May.


Past events

04 Jun 2018 sprockidz
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