Bike Club’s launch will take place on Wednesday 9 June at 11.30am – 2.30pm in The Urdd Gobaith Cymru at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Reporters and photographers are welcome (we recommend attending between 12am-1pm for the keynote speakers).
Further information about Bike Club can be found at http://bikeclub.org.uk
Bike Club has been formed by a consortium of established national charities that are passionate about using cycling to help children and young people explore, learn and keep healthy. By working together as a team, the expertise of these three organisations is combined to make Bike Club an exciting project.
CTC, the national cycling charity, inspires and helps people to cycle and keep cycling, whatever kind of cycling they do or would like to do. Over a century’s experience tells us that cycling is more than useful transport; it makes you feel good, gives you a sense of freedom and creates a better environment for everyone.
ContinYou Cymru provides expertise in community learning and health improvement, fulfilling a major role in supporting the development of community focused schools across Wales and offering out of school hours and informal learning opportunities to children, young people and adults beyond the school day and curriculum. www.continyou.org.uk/cymru
Youth Cymru is a major youth work charity that supports youth workers, club leaders and their management committees in developing their programmes and meeting the priorities of the young people they work with in Wales. Youth Cymru in partnership with UK Youth operate the Youth Achievement family of Awards within Wales. www.youthcymru.org.uk
UK Youth is a national charity developing and promoting high quality youth work and educational opportunities for and with young people. It is the largest non-uniformed young people’s organisation, supporting a network of over 7,000 youth groups, clubs and projects across the UK, with over 750,000 young people engaged through these networks. Bike Club will offer opportunities to gain UK Youth’s Youth Achievement Awards through cycling activities.