Junior Members


Welcome to the Junior Section of Harrogate Nova Cycling Club!  Here you will find all the information you need about our junior section.

Coaching Aims

  • To provide a safe & caring environment in which young people can develop their cycling skillsdsc_2781
  • To promote cycling to the young people of Harrogate and surrounding areas.
  • To provide an avenue for junior club members to race and compete by having affiliations to governing bodies (British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials, cyclocross etc)
  • To be open to all, and to encourage cycling for everyone regardless of experience, ability or ambition.
  • To provide fun, challenges and activities that meet the needs of riders as they progress

The Coaches

Harrogate Nova coaches are all British Cycling Level 2 qualified. They are all DBS Checked and hold emergency first aid certificates.dsc_2800

Coaching Sessions

The sessions are held weekly over 2 terms of the year: Autumn & Spring/Summer. Different off-road venues are used depending on the time of year. Check the joining page for details. The sessions are run in two groups, one for 30 mins for younger and less experienced riders and the second for 45  mins for older and more experienced riders. Children will be split into different groups depending on their ability and preferences.

How to Join

Junior coaching is provided for junior members of Harrogate Nova Cycling club over 6 years old. To join the club please see the membership page for details: http://www.harrogatenova.cc/membership/

Places at Junior Coaching are allocated twice a year. If you would like to be put on the waiting list please fill in the form below. We will get in contact as and when a place is available. All places will be offered in the order they have been received.

Please note: All children who wish to attend coaching will need to be able to ride a bike without stabilisers, a bike which is suitable for riding on and off the road and a helmet which fits correctly.


 Group 1: £55 (£50 for subsequent children) per year Group 2: £80 (£70 for subsequent children) per year


Junior Coaching Enquiry Form
PLEASE COMPLETE ONE SUBSCRIPTION FORM PER RIDER. Read all sections carefully before completing this form and agreeing to Parental Consent Statements. You will receive joining instructions by e-mail.
Name of parent or guardian.
Leave blank if not applicable.
Leave blank if not applicable.
Leave blank if not applicable.
You may wish to include details on: i) your child's past experience of cycling and the type of riding i.e. on road/off road, ii) what you/your child would like to get out of the training. Please feel free to add any further information for the coaches.

Contact details


If you have any questions please use the form above
or email coaching@harrogatenova.cc
Please take the time to make yourself aware of the Club’s and British Cycling’s Safeguarding Policies and Procedures.