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April 14/09 10:32 am - Newmarket Eagles - Junior Eagles

Posted by Editoress on 04/14/09

The Newmarket Eagles have a dream...........And this dream involves getting more kids out riding there bikes!!

We have put together a youth program that we are very proud of and we would like everyone to be a part of.   Please read below about some of the events we are organizing in this up coming 2009 season!

NECC Youth Cycling Camp

Boys & Girls ages 12 - 16
May 16, 17, 18, 2009

Learn road cycling skills with a qualified and experienced coach. A full programme of road rides, off-bike clinics and non-cycling outdoor activities.

Cost $140 ($110 for Newmarket Eagles CC members) As well as the cycling and coaching, participants get two nights accommodation in cabins, one dinner, two lunches, two breakfasts plus snacks.

Start - 7 PM Saturday May 16
Finish - 3 PM Monday May 18

Accommodations at The Hollows Camp
3309-13th Line, Bradford -West Gwillimbury
Near Hwy #400, south of Hwy #89
Non-cycling activities may include canoeing, archery, rock gym with trampoline, swimming (weather permitting) and campfires.

More Information: Gord Clarke 905-726-8656 (

Newmarket Eagles Learn to Ride/Race Program

The Newmarket Eagles are pleased to announce they will be continuing their Monday night Learn to Road Ride/Race program.  This program is a 12 week program that runs every Monday night from 6:30-8:00pm starting on Monday April 27th.  This program will be run by some very experienced Eagles members, the children's parents and some wonderful volunteers.

This program is for kids aged 9-16 and of course their parents can come along and watch too!  This weekly event will consist of 6 weeks in a closed area working on bike handling, braking, cornering etc.. and 6 weeks out on the open road working on riding as a group, drafting, pace line etc..  We will emphasize safety but always also trying to make sure we have fun and a good time on the bike.

Can you ride your road bike on a teeter totter?  What about under a limbo stick?

This youth learn to ride program is only $70 for the entire season and it includes an Eagles racing jersey and a full Eagles club membership!! (For those with a membership and/or jersey already, the cost is lower). All you need is a bike in good working condition(road preferred) and an approved cycling helmet.  The course will be held at St Elizabeth Seaton church 17955 Leslie Street, Newmarket, Ontario. (North of Davis Drive, East of Leslie)

The program is limited to 30 riders so please sign up while there is still space. Eagles Membership Forms and the Learn to Ride/Race Registration Forms are on this page. For more information contact Ed  Veal  (

Tour of Speed 2009 - Saturday June 13th

Full details Here. (pdf)

Location Map

For more info on all of our events please visit the Newmarket Eagles website

Newmarket Eagles press release


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