XploreSportZ Bike Camps

 

COME RIDE WITH US!

Looking for Summer Camps in Nanaimo? Look no futher! PacificSport Vancouver Island’s XploreSportZ Bike Camps offer options for beginner and experienced riders who want to hit the roads and trails during their Summer break!

In 2022 there will be four weeks of bike camps available during July and August, and PacificSport VI’s engaging and experienced coaches and leaders are excited to have new and returning bikers join them for fun-filled mornings!

XploreSportZ 2022 Bike Camps – Registration is Now Open!

July 4-8 | Learn2Ride Bike Camp | Ages 6-10 | Harewood Centennial Park | Register Now!

July 18-22 | Mountan Bike Camp | Ages 8-13 | Steve Smith Pump Track & Dumont Trails | Register Now!

August 2-5 | Learn2Ride Bike Camp | Ages 6-10 | Harewood Centennial Park | Register Now!

August 15-19 | Mountan Bike Camp | Ages 8-13 | Steve Smith Pump Track & Dumont Trails | Register Now!

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Cost: $160/week or $135/week for ASSAI families

To receive the ASSAI discount please contact Catharine Edwards at cedwards@pacificsport.com and include your child’s name and which school your child was registered with for the ASSAI program in the 2021-22 school year.

Learn2Ride Bike Camp | Program Details

Join us this summer for Learn2Ride Bike Camp! Kids will learn the fundamentals of biking in a social and energized environment while exploring some of our local parks, trails, playgrounds and bike parks. Campers will learn bike hand signals, road safety, bike handling skills and build their confidence in a safe and comfortable environment. We will be playing games, doing obstacle courses and exploring daily with many fun activities. Learn2Ride Bike Camp participants must be between the ages of 6-10.

Parent pick up and drop off at the XploreSportZ Tent (Location TBD) between 8:30am and 9:00am each day.  Pick up is at 12:00pm.

Learn2Ride Camp Competency Requirements

All bikers must be able to ride their bike without the support of someone else; bikers who cannot peddle on their own are not eligible for these camps.

If you answer yes to any of the following statements this Learn2Ride Bike Camp is for you.

My child can ride a bike but…..

Is a little anxious while riding their bike on trails or the road

Has very little or no experience riding on the road or trails

Is unsure about riding for long distances

May ride a strider bike or have training wheels on their bike

If you don’t have access to a bike:

Please contact Kade Holt at kholt@pacificsport.com if you require a bike to be able to participate. Please provide your child’s height and weight in your email and we will try to source once for your child to use.

Mountain Bike Camp | Program Details

Join us this summer for Mountain Bike Camp! Is your child a confident biker with experience trying mountain bike trails? Do they want to go down the harder trails but you want to make sure they will be safe? This camp is designed for children who can already ride green single track trails and some blue trails. We will spend the first day getting refreshed on all the basics and start adding new skills on from there. Those skills will include, hitting and landing jumps properly, climbing with ease and descending with proper braking and control, riding corners with strong body position and more! Mountain Bike Camp participants must bring their own bikes, and must be between the ages of 8-13.

Parent pick up and drop off between 8:30am and 9:00am each day at the daily locations noted below. Pick up is at the same location at 12:00pm.

Monday – Steve Smith Pump Track

Tuesday – Dumont Trails in the Parking Lot – Google Maps Coordinates 49.1943300 x 124.0981700

Wednesday – Steve Smith Pump Track

Thursday – Dumont Trails in the Parking Lot – Google Maps Coordinates 49.1943300 x 124.0981700

Friday – Rider’s Choice of Steve Smith Pump Track or Dumont Trails. Will confirm to parents on the Thursday.

Mountain Bike Camp Competency Requirements

All children at this camp must ride a bike with gears. BMX bikes and training wheels are not acceptable for this camp – no exceptions.

If you answer yes to the following statements our Mountain Bike Camp is for you.

My child is/has……

  • confident and loves to ride
  • some to lots of experience riding on trails and road
  • experienced riding a bike with gears for the Nanaimo hills