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Bikeability Level 3 course advanced cycling on busy main roads

This Bikeability Level 3 course is for children aged 10 or over who want to improve their skills after successfully completing levels 1 and 2.  

It will give children the confidence to tackle a wider variety of traffic conditions on more challenging roads and junctions.  

The 2-and-a-half-hour course is for children who live or go to school in  Bournemouth, Christchurch or Poole. It covers: 

  • responding to hazards  
  • making ‘on-the-move’ risk assessments  
  • passing
  • queuing traffic  
  • understanding advanced road positioning  
  • hazard perception and strategies to deal with them  
  • understanding driver blind spots, particularly for large vehicles  
  • reacting to hazardous road surfaces  
  • route planning for safer cycling.  


Our summer holiday courses are available to book via our booking system. If the available course dates are not convenient for you and you want a place on our waiting list, please email to request this and you will then be notified of our next round of courses.

Our next public courses will be held in the October half term holidays.


Courses are charged at £5 per person, which is fully refundable if you cancel from the course with at least 24 hour’s notice. 

Our Bikeability scheme is part subsidised by The Bikeability Trust, via DfT funding.  


We offer two different holiday course locations, Kings Park Cycle Centre and Bournemouth Velodrome. You can choose which venue you want to book once you’ve registered your child.

Contact us  

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When you book your child on a course, you’ll be given a number to contact us and mobile telephone numbers for your child's instructors on the day.  

Sometimes emails may get caught in the junk or spam folder, so do check these if you’re expecting an email from us.