Bath BMX Club is open for all to join, from seasoned racer to novice! We’re currently running gate sessions on a Saturday morning from 14:00 – 16:00pm. Charges are £3 for members and £4 for non-members.
Appropriate protection must be worn at all times on the track in a Club session. This is a minimum of full face helmet, gloves, long sleeve top and trousers.
For more information on BMX racing see our new informational sheet:
WEEKLY TRAINING SESSIONS
Open Gates Sessions
Practice gates and put all the skills that you have practice to the test against other riders at our open gates session which runs directly after Matt’s Training sessions.
Open Gates Session: Saturday’s 14:00-16:00. Charges £3 for Members and £4 for non-members.
BC qualified Team Coach Matt Eaton runs weekly training sessions to give beginner riders the confidence to ride the track and progress to the intermediate/ expert sessions where riders learn and perfect their racing skills.
Session fee is £5 per rider for all sessions.
Sessions times are:
Group 1 – 09:00-10:30
Training session open to all. All ages and abilities welcome, but especially suited to beginner s and younger riders.
Group 2 – 10:45-12:15
Training session for club riders and racers. Most suited to riders racing at regional level or above. Not suitable for beginners.
Group 3 – 12:30-14:00
Training session for the club’s fastest and most capable riders. Access to this session is by coach selection only, although guests may be invited on occasion if other sessions are over-subscribed.
Each session has a limit of 16 riders per session to comply with British Cycling regulations.
Riders need to be booked into training sessions on our Spond page which can be found at:
WHERE WE TRAIN?
Bath BMX Club uses and maintains the Tumps BMX track which is located at Odd Down Sports Ground.
HOW TO FIND THE TRACK
Odd Down, Bath is on the south side of the town. The playing fields at Odd Down are situated at the entrance to Chelwood Drive, off Bloomfield Road. If you are coming to gate practice on Saturday, please park in the main car park and then follow the gravel path north and round.
Our address is: Odd Down Sports Ground, Chelwood Drive, Bath. BA2 2PR. (You need to drive to far end of car park, where you’ll find a gate next to two containers. Go through the gate and follow the path round to the BMX track..