On behalf of Abergavenny Road Club, may we welcome your child to the club and provide you with some information about our activities. The club provides opportunities for young people between the ages of 5 and 16 and all coaching activities are provided by Qualified coaches who have attended good practice and child protection training. We welcome parents to all cycling activity sessions and value your support. We are keen to involve parents in the club.
You should make arrangements for your child to travel to and from coaching sessions and activities. We shall be grateful if you ensure your children to arrive on time and are collected promptly at the end of a training session or competition.
As a parent, you will no doubt want to make sure that your child is safe whenever they undertake any type of activity without your supervision. British Cycling’s Go-Ride Clubmark Accreditation supports the development and recognition of quality junior clubs. As part of the programme, the club has a Welfare Team who have each attended a Child Protection Course and sessions are delivered by British Cycling qualified coaches, who have also attended courses on Child Protection, Equity, and hold current First Aid certificates.
Abergavenny Road Club is committed to ongoing training for volunteers, coaches and officials, to have a sound structure, to be fair and equitable and to undertake training to support British Cycling’s Policies and Guidelines for child protection and best practice. All coaching sessions are risk assessed and we take relevant actions to reduce any possible risks. As we do everything in our power to provide a safe environment in which your child can cycle. Cycling, however, does have its risks and even the best riders still fall off occasionally.
It is important that the club is informed of any medical condition, recent injuries or allergies that may be relevant should your child fall ill, or be involved in an accident while at the club.
The club has a small membership fee, usually payable in January. We will be grateful if you will complete a membership form Membership Application 2016
We thank you for your co-operation and look forward to meeting you soon.
Paul Crapper and Barrie Whitehead