Chula Vista ~ Family Ride

Join us with your young riders as we explore the local trail system! This is an intermediate level Sprockids Family Ride. Some mountain biking experience is required. Our guides will lead the adventure around Rohr Park to the Sweetwater Bike Park.

Participants for this ride should be comfortable riding off-road on undulating terrain. A geared mountain bike with hand brakes is required. Expect to pedal 5-8 miles with elevation changes over the course of the ride. Family rides are open to riders ages 8+

PARENTS: This is an event for you to ride alongside your young shredder, please book a ticket for yourself as well.

EQUIPMENT: Geared mountain bike with hand brakes and 24 wheel or greater, weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes, bike mounted water bottle or hydration pack, snack and a fun positive attitude!

If you have questions regarding if this clinic is appropriate for your rider and their ability level PLEASE reach out!

* *Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please send an email to info@sprockidssd.com to inquire about the program**

We look forward to riding with you!

Clairemont – After School Program

The After School Program focuses on the essential skills needed to be a good mountain biker that includes: trail safety and stewardship, trail scanning, bike and body positioning, braking, gear shifting, turning and cornering, wheel lifts, proper climbing and descending, ratcheting and more!

This eight week program is for kids 8+ years old with a bike wheel size of 24″ or greater that are comfortable riding a geared mountain bike on dirt trails. It  is limited to 8 participants each session. Parents you can drop off or hang out at your discretion. The event fee also includes a nifty swag bag with all sorts of riding gear and discounts!

Trail rides are incorporated into the 2nd half of the program leaving from the park into the nearby trail network.

This program starts with the basics and progresses to high level shredding that every bike loving kid needs! We guarantee you they will be ripping it up like no other, HIGH levels of FLOW and FUN to be had!

8-week clinic starts on Friday, September 8th

**No class on Friday, September 15th

Please come ready with a geared mountain bike that is recently serviced and well working. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Wear a properly fitted helmet (snug is important), closed toe sneakers and athletic clothing that is safe to ride in and weather appropriate. Well fed and hydrated riders tend to have the most fun! Please bring a water bottle and light snack.

* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please email info@sprockidssd.com to inquire about the program. *

We look forward to seeing you!

Clairemont ~ Fundamentals 1

The Sprockids San Diego Fundamentals I clinic teaches off-road skills and essential technique through drills, games, and fun activities.

Your rider will learn: bike safety and how to conduct an ABC bike check, importance of a properly fit helmet and a helmet check, about bike components and equipment, the three mountain bike essentials, what neutral and ready position are and how and when to use them, proper bike body positioning and separation, shifting gears and how to brake effectively. Skills are taught in a playful environment using our obstacles and playing games while on the bike!

This clinic is suitable for riders aged 7+ that are comfortable riding their bikes off-road.

Please come ready with a geared mountain bike that has a wheel size of 20″ or greater and is recently serviced and functional. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Wear a properly fitted helmet (snug is important), closed toe sneakers and athletic clothing that is safe to ride in and weather appropriate. Well fed and hydrated riders tend to have the most fun! Please bring a bike mounted water bottle or hydration pack and a light snack.

Parents can participate in our clinics and learn alongside your child. The same skill, equipment and bike requirements stated above apply for parents and you must also book yourself a ticket.

* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please send an email to info@sprockidssd.com to inquire about the program*

We look forward to seeing you soon!

DISCOVERY Charter – After School Program

Welcome Discovery Dragons to the After School Program!

The Sprockids San Diego After School Program teaches off-road skills and essential technique through drills, games, and fun activities.  

Your rider will learn: bike safety and how to conduct an ABC bike check, importance of a properly fit helmet and a helmet check, about bike components and equipment, the three mountain bike essentials, what neutral and ready position are and how and when to use them, proper bike body positioning and separation, shifting gears and how to brake effectively. Skills are taught in a playful environment using our obstacles and playing games while on the bike!

Starting in October (quarter 2), this program will be for riders in grades 1, 2, and 3 who are comfortable riding their bikes.  This program is limited to 10 riders and will run for five consecutive Thursdays finishing the week before Thanksgiving break.  

*Thursdays: 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9

3:15pm – 4:45 pm at Discovery Charter

*Thursday: 9/16

3:15pm – 5:15pm: meet at Discovery Charter to ride the Rice Canyon Trail

**Parents welcome to watch the clinics and join in on the trail ride! 

Please come ready with a geared mountain bike that has a wheel size of 20″ or greater and is recently serviced and functional. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Wear a properly fitted helmet (snug is important), closed toe sneakers and athletic clothing that is safe to ride in and weather appropriate. Well fed and hydrated riders tend to have the most fun! Please bring a bike mounted water bottle or hydration pack and a light snack.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Lake Hodges ~ Family Ride

Join us with your young riders as explore the local trail system! This is a beginner Sprockids Family Ride. Our guides will lead the adventure around Lake Hodges exploring the area’s  fun and flowy single track!

Participants for this ride should be comfortable riding off-road on undulating terrain. A geared mountain bike with hand brakes is required. Expect to pedal 4-6 miles with slight elevation changes over the course of the ride. Family rides are open to riders ages 8+.

PARENTS: This is an event for you to ride alongside your young shredder, please book a ticket for yourself as well.

EQUIPMENT: Geared mountain bike with hand brakes and 24″ wheel or greater, weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes, bike mounted water bottle or hydration pack, snack and a fun positive attitude!

If you have questions regarding if this clinic is appropriate for your rider and their ability level PLEASE reach out!

* *Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please send an email to info@sprockidssd.com to inquire about the program**

We look forward to riding with you!

Lake Hodges ~ Trail Ride

Bring your young riders out to explore the area and trails around Lake Hodges! This is an intermediate Sprockids Adventure open to riders age 8+. Our guides will start at the historic Sike’s Adobe and ride into the surrounding trail system exploring the area’s vast fun and flowy trails and open space areas.

This is the “Adventure in Your Own Backyard Adventure Ride.” From Sike’s we will push off west along the North Shore Trail System and make our way out to the Lake Hodges Dam.  It’s a mix of fun, flowy trails and a few technical bits all with exceptional views and good times. Total mileage will be about 16 miles and under 1,000 ft elevation gain.

Riders suitable for this adventure will have a reasonable grasp of bike-body balance techniques, steering and cornering as well as braking. They should overall be confident handling their bike on intermediate trails. We will be providing lunch after the ride, please pack trail snacks.

This event is departing from the parking area near Sike’s Adobe.

EQUIPMENT: A geared mountain bike that has a wheel size of 24″ or greater, is recently serviced and well working. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes, bike mounted water bottle or hydration pack, snack and a fun positive attitude!

Parents, you are encouraged to participate in our rides alongside your child. The same skill, equipment, and bike requirements stated above apply for parents and you must also book yourself a ticket.

If you have questions regarding if this clinic is appropriate for your rider and their ability level PLEASE reach out!

* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please email info@sprockidssd.com for more information.*

Lake Hodges ~ Trail Rides Program

Join us with your young riders as we explore the varied and diverse trail systems around Lake Hodges! This is an intermediate Sprockids Trail Rides Program.

Participants for this ride should be comfortable riding off-road on undulating terrain, previous trail riding experience is recommended. Expect to pedal around 5 miles for the early rides, growing into 12 mile rides by the final meeting.

PARENTS: This is an event for you, if desired, to ride alongside your young shredder at no additional cost. Please only book for your child but, let us know in the comments box if you plan to ride.

EQUIPMENT: Please come ready with a geared mountain bike that has 24″ or greater wheels,  is recently serviced and well working. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Wear a properly fitted helmet (snug is important), closed toe sneakers and athletic clothing that is safe to ride in and weather appropriate. Well fed and hydrated riders tend to have the most fun! Please bring a water bottle and light snack.

If you have questions regarding if this clinic is appropriate for your rider and their ability level PLEASE reach out.

* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please email info@sprockidssd.com to inquire about the program. *

We look forward to riding with you!

Learn to Ride – Clairemont

Riding a bike is SO MUCH FUN and we want to help everyone enjoy this amazing, lifelong, outdoor activity!  This two day clinic provides a step-by-step process on how to confidently ride a bike.  Through engaging activities teaching and reinforcing skills we’ll have everyone rolling in no time!  Our friendly professional coaching staff in combination with a small coach to rider class ratio will help to overcome fears and teach important skills.  Learning the skills of paddling and wiggling will get every rider on the way to confidently start and stop, understand how to maneuver bikes around obstacles, and much more! Our fun, unique, and proven instruction methods will help everyone experience the joy of riding a bike!

*Saturday, September 23rd: 9am – 10:30am

*Saturday, September 30th: 9am – 10:30am 

Participants for this clinic should arrive with their own bike without training wheels.  Rider should be able to sit on the seat with their feet flat on the ground. The event is open to everyone age 4+.  For riders 4-12 years old, an accompanying adult may be needed to support their rider throughout the clinic.  Also, don’t forget hydration (water bottle or hydration pack) and a small snack.

PARENTS: Mom and Dad, do you need help learning to ride a bike as well?  Great news, we will teach you alongside your child!  Please sign yourself up as well. 

EQUIPMENT: Weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes, hydration (water bottle or hydration pack), a small snack, and a fun positive attitude!

If you have questions regarding if this clinic is appropriate for your rider please reach out!

We look forward to riding with you!

* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please email info@sprockidssd.com for more information.*

NC Coastal ~ Jumping Fundamentals I

The Sprockids San Diego Jumping Fundamentals clinic teaches how to safely and effectively handle your bike while getting airborne! This is taught in a park environment using progressive jump sizing though skills drills, games, and fun activities.

In this clinic we will review bike safety and how to conduct an ABC bike check, importance of a properly fit helmet and a helmet check, the three mountain bike essentials, what neutral and ready position are and how and when to use them as well as proper bike body positioning and separation. We expect all riders attending to have a reasonable grasp on these concepts beforehand.

Your rider will learn: the importance of using a foot wedge and body wedge to maintain control of the bike, front and rear wheel lifts, pressure control and stomping into the lip of a jump, body mechanics while airborne and landing technique.

This is an intermediate to advanced clinic and riders signing up should have a reasonable confidence in bike handling. The event is suitable for riders aged 8+ that have been through a Sprockids Fundamental I and II clinic or After School Program. If you have not ridden with us before and are unsure if this event is suitable for your rider, please reach out to discuss.

Please come ready with a mountain, dirt jump, slopestyle or BMX bike that is recently serviced and well working. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Wear a properly fitted helmet (snug is important), closed toe sneakers and athletic clothing that is safe to ride in and weather appropriate. Well fed and hydrated riders tend to have the most fun! Please bring a water bottle and light snack.

* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please email info@sprockidssd.com for more information.*

We look forward to seeing you soon!

NC Coastal ~ Jumping Fundamentals I

The Sprockids San Diego Jumping Fundamentals clinic teaches how to safely and effectively handle your bike while getting airborne! This is taught in a park environment using progressive jump sizing though skills drills, games, and fun activities.

In this clinic we will review bike safety and how to conduct an ABC bike check, importance of a properly fit helmet and a helmet check, the three mountain bike essentials, what neutral and ready position are and how and when to use them as well as proper bike body positioning and separation. We expect all riders attending to have a reasonable grasp on these concepts beforehand.

Your rider will learn: the importance of using a foot wedge and body wedge to maintain control of the bike, front and rear wheel lifts, pressure control and stomping into the lip of a jump, body mechanics while airborne and landing technique.

This is an intermediate to advanced clinic and riders signing up should have a reasonable confidence in bike handling. The event is suitable for riders aged 8+ that have been through a Sprockids Fundamental I and II clinic or After School Program. If you have not ridden with us before and are unsure if this event is suitable for your rider, please reach out to discuss.

Please come ready with a mountain, dirt jump, slopestyle or BMX bike that is recently serviced and well working. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Wear a properly fitted helmet (snug is important), closed toe sneakers and athletic clothing that is safe to ride in and weather appropriate. Well fed and hydrated riders tend to have the most fun! Please bring a water bottle and light snack.

* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please email info@sprockidssd.com for more information.*

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Rancho Peñasquitos ~ After School Program

The After School Program focuses on the essential skills needed to be a good mountain biker that includes: trail safety and stewardship, trail scanning, bike and body positioning, braking, gear shifting, turning and cornering, wheel lifts, proper climbing and descending, ratcheting and more!

This program is for kids 8+ years old that are comfortable riding a geared mountain bike on dirt trails and is limited to 8 participants each session. Parents you can drop off or hang out at your discretion. The event fee also includes a nifty swag bag with all sorts of riding gear and discounts!

Please come ready with a geared mountain bike that has 24″ or greater wheels,  is recently serviced and well working. Don’t forget to double check the chain, brakes and tire air pressure. Wear a properly fitted helmet (snug is important), closed toe sneakers and athletic clothing that is safe to ride in and weather appropriate. Well fed and hydrated riders tend to have the most fun! Please bring a water bottle and light snack.

Trail rides are incorporated into the 2nd half of the program leaving from the park into the nearby trail network.

This program starts with the basics and progresses to high level shredding that every bike loving kid needs! We guarantee you they will be ripping it up like no other, HIGH levels of FLOW and FUN to be had!

* Scholarships are available for families that would like to participate at a reduced rate, please email info@sprockidssd.com to inquire about the program. *

We look forward to seeing you!