Our sister company, The Urban Cycle Centre, is a non profit who aim to reduce the number of old bikes going to landfill. Our preloved bike sales are held fortnightly!
PRELOVED BIKE SALES
Teaching your child to ride a bike opens up a whole new and exciting world. No more back ache for Dad, no more stabilisers, no more tears!
LEARN TO RIDE 1-2-1 WITH THE NCA
Back for our 9th fantastic year, the cycle camp makes a superb summer holiday activity for the kids. We are now taking bookings for this summer 2020 and half term in October.
HOLIDAY CYCLE CAMP
We are proud to offer Bikeability cycle training at the NCA. Whether you’re starting out or want to learn to use your bike with the upmost safety, there’s a level for everyone!
BECOME THE BEST YOU CAN BE
At the NCA we offer courses from experienced cycle mechanics that will give you the knowledge necessary to keep your bike on the road, and make sure it is safe to ride!
CYCLE MAINTENANCE COURSES
WELCOME TO THE NATIONWIDE CYCLING ACADEMY
At the Nationwide Cycling Academy we love cycling. It’s simple really. Anything from teaching a small child or an adult to ride, all the way to running advanced mountain biking courses and providing essential cycle maintenance courses. It’s great. A fantastic outdoor activity and great for your all round health. We’re also a community focused enterprise, supplying cycling activities at grass roots level to all ages and abilities through schools and other community events.
But we don’t just love cycling. We’re also supporters of any healthy activity, so at Nationwide Cycling Academy we’re proud to sponsor and support local sports and community groups.
If you want to learn to ride or just be more healthy, then why not see what we can offer.
BOOK YOUR COURSE HERE
Does your child want to learn to ride, or perhaps you just need more confidence or want to get muddy on our mountain bike course. We provide a range of courses and activities for all ages – take a look at what we offer and book the course for you.
LEARN TO RIDE, HOLIDAY CYCLE CAMPS, BIKEABILITY
AND MOUNTAIN BIKING COURSES AVAILABLE
At Nationwide Cycling Academy we’re lucky to be based in a country park, surrounded by gorgeous woodland and fields, with customised mountain biking tracks to courses for the younger ones.
Wee can take the back breaking cycling lessons away from dad or mum with our Learn2Ride 1-2-1 courses in both Manchester and Blackburn, we are able to work throughout the northwest offering Bikeability cycle training on behalf of Road Safety Teams and Sports Partnerships in schools.
We can also nurture mountain biking talent or give parents some time during the summer holidays with our fantastic holiday camps.
With lots to offer feel free to get in touch or browse our courses.
BOOK YOUR LEARN2RIDE 1-2-1 COURSE
From young children to the over 60s anyone can learn to ride. Last year our Instructors trained 263 new cyclists, with 234 learning within the first hour. Anyone can do it and it's never too late to start.
BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY CYCLE CAMP 2020
Each day consists of cycling activities designed to build confidence, enhance cycling skills and increase riders’ cycling all round abilities. Get more from your cycling at our 2020 Holiday Camps!
HEADQUARTERS AT PHILIPS PARK
Located in the stunning Philips Park in Whitefield, just off the M60 at junction 17, we’re proud to work closely with the Forrestry Commission and many local authorities, delivering cycle courses around the North West and at our woodland base.
Urban Cycle Centre
0161 773 9566
“Thank you so much for today! Our Instructor was absolutely brilliant and had a fantastic technique for teaching our girls how to ride their bikes. They were literally cycling like they’d been doing it for years after half an hour! We were amazed.”