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Youth Classes

Want to get your kid in a really fun and active outdoor sport? Our youth classes are an excellent way to introduce youth to mountain biking as well as help your kid progress quicker and safely. Our youth instructors are trained specifically in working with youth and are focused on being safe and having fun while teaching kids. Ages for youth classes are 8 – 13.

Interested in a week-long camp for your kid? Check out our Dirt Camps here.

MTB Foundations - Jr

Youth
$80 (non-members), $60 (members)
3 hours

Just for kids! Our MTB Foundations Jr teaches the basics of mountain biking in a fun and exciting class for a younger crowd. Ages 8-13.

This class will focus on:

  • Body Position and Balance
  • Braking
  • Climbing and Descending Techniques
  • Gearing and Shifting
  • Front Wheel Lift


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

Progression Sessions - Jr

Youth
$165 (non-members), $130 (members)
4 weeks

A ride series for younger riders who have some experience but want to improve their skills to become stronger, more confident trail riders. Each class (4 in total) focuses on 2-3 skills - in depth - while out on the trails. Riders will receive feedback and guidance from our experienced instructors in a relaxed and fun setting while getting more trail time and making new friends. Ages 8-13

This class will focus on:

  • Review balance, body position, braking, descending
  • Climbing, slow speed cornering, shifting
  • Trail skills including roll downs and berms
  • High-speed cornering
  • Obstacle clearing

Classes are held at Duthie Hill Park, Black Diamond Open Space, Swan Creek, and Big Finn Hill. Click on the dates below to see class location.


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Foundations Level 2 - Teen

Youth
$80 (non-members), $60 (members)
3 hours

Evergreen’s MTB Foundations Level 2 class builds on the skills participants learn in the Level 1 class. It also provides riders with some experience out on the trails or those who could use review of proper techniques and mountain bike handling an excellent opportunity to take their riding ability to the next level. Learn to navigate tight turns, corner with confidence, and learn wheel lifts that will help you conquer obstacles like roots, logs and just about anything else that you may come across along the trails. Ages 14-17

MTB Foundations Level 1 - Teen

Youth
$80 (non-members), $60 (members)
3 hours

MTB Foundations 1 - Teen

Beginner

Are you new to mountain biking? Or do you need to brush the dust off those skills? MTB Foundations is the place to start building your confidence on two wheels in a fun teen only environment Age: 14-17

This class will focus on:

  • Body Position and Balance

  • Braking

  • Climbing and Descending Techniques

  • Gearing and Shifting

  • Front Wheel Lift

Please reveiw our cancellation policy here: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Foundations - Teen - Eastern Washington

Youth
$80 (non-members), $60 (members)
3 hours

In the MTB Foundations - Teen, we teach you everything you need to have fun and be a confident trail rider in a friendly youth environment. New and experienced riders can all benefit from a focus on learning fundamental mountain bike handling and techniques. We focus on proper balance and body position and add a host of vital skills including braking, climbing, descending, and tight turns. We will then practice these skills on the trail. Ages 13-15

MTB Foundations - Jr - Eastern Washington

Youth
$80 (non-members), $60 (members)
3 hours

Evergreen’s MTB Techniques for Kids provides youth the chance to join the fun on mountain bikes! Kids will learn the basics of safely riding their mountain bikes, while learning the technical skills to help them progress out on the trails. Learn how to climb and safely go down hills while rolling over small logs and roots, and riding through twisty trails. This class will help kids with balance while learning the basic rules of mountain biking to keep them safe.

8-12 Your child must have has their 8th birthday.

Limit 10 kids

Your child must have a “real” mountain bike. Box store mountain bikes are not acceptable for safety reasons.

This class will focus on:

  • Body Position and Balance

  • Braking

  • Climbing and Descending Techniques

  • Gearing and Shifting

  • Front Wheel Lift

 


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy