Bike Club in Scotland
- Bike Club Development Officers
- Bike Club Membership
- Bike Club Partners in Scotland
- Bike Club Funders in Scotland
Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife & Falkirk
Regardless of the area you are in, you may be able to become part of the Bike Club network and access a series of free support from the Bike Club Consortium and local officers if applicable. Examples of such support can include:
- free registration for the Youth Achievement Awards
- training and young people’s YAA booklets for your first Bike Club year
- free CTC membership, including group insurance
- support from Bike Club officers and consortium partners
- access to Bike Club small grant application procedure
- publicity and promotion for organisation
- brokering partnerships, shared resources with other professionals, groups or clubs that may benefit your project
- identification and access to relevant training
- sourcing and training volunteers
- contacts with registered/qualified cycling professionals
- support designing your club – consultation, format, ideas, examples
The first thing we’d recommend is to contact the Bike Club development officer for your nearest town. Once you have had a discussion with someone from the Bike Club team, complete the Bike Club Membership Application Form to join the network of clubs growing across the UK.
Three organisations are working together as the Bike Club Consortium. They have combined their expert knowledge of young people, non-formal learning and cycling to create Bike Club.
Youth Scotland is the network of youth clubs and groups across Scotland. It is the largest non-uniformed youth organisation in Scotland and delivers quality youth work programmes, information, resources, training and support to community based youth work across Scotland.
ContinYou is one of the UK’s leading community learning organisations. ContinYou believes in the power of learning as a means of achieving social justice. Learning can transform everyone’s life chances, their outlook and their health.
ContinYou aims to offer opportunities to people who have gained the least from formal education and training. The organisation with a range of professional people, organisations and agencies to enhance what they do to change lives through learning.
ContinYou’s work demonstrates the links between all the areas in which learning can make a difference to people’s lives.
As the National Cycling Charity, CTC has been protecting and promoting the rights of cyclists since 1878. CTC is a charity that is funded through its membership and donations in return for support.
CTC has expertise in training and development of cycling in ‘hard-to-reach’ sectors of the community. Their experience includes cycling with young people, cycling with ethnic minorities (BME groups) and promoting cycling among disabled people.