As part of the Smarter Choices, Smarter Places initiative, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is delighted to be working with Cycling Scotland to hold Essential Cycling Skills training for adults.
As well as a 2-hour training session Essential Cycling Skills (ECS) has a suite of resources available to help boost the confidence of those new to or returning to cycling and give them the necessary skills to negotiate on-road journeys or commutes.
This training is COMPLETELY FREE but you must have a bike in good working order and a helmet.
Each lesson lasts around 2 hours. This an outdoor session so please wear suitable clothing for cycling outdoors. You will have a choice of the following session times:
The sessions will be run in the following locations:
Stornoway 5th June - Bridge Community Centre, Embankment, Bayhead, Stornoway, HS1 2DU
Tarbert 6th June - Sir Edward Scott School, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, HS3 3BG
Leverburgh 7th June – Church of Scotland, Leverburgh, Isle of Harris, HS5 3TS
Lochmaddy 8th June - Lochmaddy Primary School, Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist, HS6 5AA
Balivanich 9th June - Balivanich Community Centre, Tindill Close, Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula, HS7 5LG
Lochboisdale 10th June - Southend Community Hall, Daliburgh, Lochboisdale, Isle of South Uist, HS8 5SS
Castlebay 12th June - Castlebay Community School, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XD