(Seriously, it’s one of the best feelings in the world.)
Strider Education provides a structured environment that will foster friendships, increase social skills and create a lifelong love of riding.
You have the opportunity to teach kids how to ride a bike!
Strider Education provides you with all the training and resources needed to get more kids riding. Whether you want to host a class in daycare, team up with athletes with special needs, or get bikes in your school, we have the program for you!
The Strider Education Early Learning classes are typically taught at preschools, parks and recreation centers, or through private instruction for riders 18 months to 5 years old. The Riding Basics program teaches beginners the early stages of riding and balancing on a Strider Bike, and the Racing Techniques program is designed for more advanced riders to prepare for friendly competition.
The Strider Education Inclusive Learning classes are typically taught in conjunction with Special Olympics programming or in an adaptive learn-to-ride setting. The Strider Education Inclusive Learning programs are designed for riders 6 years old to adults. The Riding Basics program teaches older children and/or individuals with disabilities the basic skills to learn to ride and the Racing Techniques program is designed for for athletes riding in a team or competitive group setting.
Strider supports the All Kids Bike® movement, a national campaign on a mission to teach every child in America how to ride a bike in kindergarten PE class. With generous support from donors, All Kids Bike equips schools and nonprofit organizations with everything they need to get kids rolling at zero cost.
The Strider Education Early Learning classes are designed to be taught in 5 one-hour lessons with the suggestion of one lesson per week for 5 weeks. As an instructor you are not only paving the way for children to learn the skill of riding, but by offering the Strider Bike with the class (available to you at a discounted rate) you are providing the perfect tool for beginning their lifelong love of biking, as well as inclusion with their peers. The detailed lesson plans set instructors up for success by including activities, games and instruction in a minute by minute timeline.
The Strider Education Inclusive Learning classes are designed to be taught in 5 one-hour lessons with the suggestion of one lesson per week for 5 weeks. As an instructor (or coach), you will be opening up a new level of confidence and independence for individuals of all abilities. By providing riders with a balance bike along with training, you are paving the way for increased mobility and socialization.
Through the All Kids Bike® Kindergarten PE Program, every child in America will enjoy the mental and physical benefits of riding a bike, as well as the freedom and mobility it provides. Equipping schools with teacher training and certification, a structured 8-lesson curriculum, a fleet of 22 Strider® 14x Balance Bikes, 22 Pedal Conversion Kits, 22 fully-adjustable helmets, and a five-year support plan, the Kindergarten PE Program provides an inclusive learn-to-ride opportunity packed with fun, gratification and success! Building upon a foundation of skills acquired in each lesson, students achieve milestones that guide them to the final goal of pedaling a bike independently. This program aligns to SHAPE America National PE Standards and is designed to be incorporated as part of your year-long curriculum.