City Cycle Centres

We love cycling and we think we can help you and your family love it too. Our four community pop up cycle centres run regular free rides and cycle training between March and October as well as some winter cycling support events through the late autumn and winter times.


Our pop up cycle centres are based at:


Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens, The Meadows
on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month


Lenton Abbey Park, Derby Road
on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month


Bulwell Forest Recreation Ground, off Hucknall Road
on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month


King Edward Park, Sneinton
on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month

There's a regular weekly programme across the city, which includes short guided rides, cycle instruction and special events such as Dr. Bikes, led walks and bike maintenance sessions that everyone will enjoy. And, what's even better is that the project is supported by Nottingham City Council, which means that if you live in Nottingham, it's completely free!


Cycle Training and Guided Rides


Standard times as follows for a Saturday morning (please see above for confirmation of the Saturdays on which each centre runs):


  • Beginners cycling lesson: 9am - 10am


  • Improvers cycling lesson: 10.15am – 11.15am


  • Guided ride: 11.30am - 12.30pm


If you're interested in joining the beginners or improvers cycling lessons then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or give us a call for more information. For the guided rides, just turn up and get involved!


And, don't forget that we can lend you a bike to use at any of our sessions, just let us know in advance.


Dr Bike and Led Walks

At our cycle centres you can bring your bicycle along to see a Dr Bike, where you can access FREE minor bike repairs.  You can also join our led walks, to local destinations, which are family friendly.

 Dr Bike sessions for 2018:


  • Saturday 11th August – AMC Gardens:  8.30am – 11.30am


  • Saturday 8th September – King Edward Park: 8.30am – 11.30am


  • Saturday 20th October – Lenton Abbey Park:  8.30am – 11.30am


Led Walks for 2018:


  • Saturday 11th August – AMC Gardens: 9:30am-11:30am


  • Saturday 8th September – King Edward Park: 9:30am-11:30am


  • Saturday 20th October – Lenton Abbey Park: 9:30am-11:30am


We'll be updating this page regularly with the programme of events, so keep your eyes peeled.



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