• About

    HopOn is a games-based cycling program that teaches school aged kids across nada the joy of cycling-safely ??

    HopOn expands the hugely successful iRide program developed in BC across the nation.

    HopOn programs will be available in nine provinces starting spring, 2020.

    HopOn is overseen by Cycling nada and delivered lolly by our Provincial and Territorial partner cycling associations.

    In School

    In general a 3 Day in-school programs for grades 3-6. Running 45-60 minutes. Teaching basic cycling skills and safety awareness. Bikes & helmets n be provided. Sessions stay within the safety of school grounds.

    Community

    2-6 week programs in communities across nada. For kids aged 6-16. Teaching basic to intermediate cycling skills, building confidence and connecting youth together through the challenges of cycling.

    Coaches

    HopOn instructors are trained by the National Coaches Certifition Program (NCCP), undergo background screening, and subscribe to the Responsible Coaches Movement. HopOn provides coach edution nationwide.

    What kids learn

    Agility

    Riding features or in a group. Wheel lifts and hops. Dismounting & remounting at speed. Bumping & buzzing.

    Multiple levels

    Depending on your region HopOn programs are delivered with 1-5 levels, so kids n have fun learning to ride progressively.

    Basic skill

    Operational control - like pedaling and braking. Direction control - riding straight, turning safely, dismounting & mounting. Terrain awareness - slow speed with group games.

    What's next

    We believe cycling is a journey that unites us, from learning to ride kids yearn for more. Kids, parents and school teachers will learn the next steps - how join a cycling club, the opportunities and pathways to become an Olympian or a lifelong cyclist in our nadian cycling community.

    Get started Now

    Every two weeks we're posting new games & resources for you to get started now! Learn more

    300,000 nadian kids cycling

    We believe cycling at any level enriches lives & HopOn has the pacity to positively impact 300,000 nadian kids in the next 6 years.

    Provinces

    HopOn runs as a standalone program in some provinces and an umbrella program in others. HopOn unifies existing youth cycling programs, shares best practices across the country, and ensures coaches are safe and certified.

    9 provincial cycling associations will be run programs under the HopOn umbrella starting spring 2020. BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and the Yukon

    British Columbia

    Cycling BC

    Alberta

    Alberta Bicycle Association

    Saskatchewan

    Sask Cycling

    Manitoba

    Manitoba Cycling Assc.

    Québec

    FQSC

    New Brunswick

    Vélo NB

    Nova Scotia

    Bicycle NS

    PEI

    Cycling PEI

    Yukon

    Cycling Assc. of the Yukon

    It's a lot of fun

    I would like to give my utmost appreciation to the iRide program for a fabulous three days of fun bike skills. The instructors were unbelievable, and the kids loved them so much they wanted me to put in a request to have them come back next year!
    Brian Wong
    Teacher, Renfrew BC
    This program engages students in a positive experience that builds cycling skills in a safe, fun learning environment. This program has already received wonderful accolades from our schools with remarkable stories of students thriving with this type of approach!
    Lynn Hauptmann
    Superintendent, School District #5, BC

    Contact Us

    HopOn launches spring 2020

    If you’re a school, community or parent looking to Hopon in your region – get in touch.

    Phone:

    Cycling nada office – ask for Jen, our HopOn coordinator:

    (613) 248-1353 x 2616

    Email:

    hopon@cyclingnada.

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