Cycling

posted Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Wednesday Practice
Where: Fox Point State Park, Lighthouse Road, Wilmington - Off of I-495 at the Edgemore exit 
Link for directions, location and information on the park: www.destateparks.com/park/fox-point/index.asp.    
This is a state park which requires an entrance fee.  For a free pass, see Additional Information section below 
When: Wednesdays starting July 11th through September 19th
Off Day: August 1st
Time: 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM

Sunday Practice:
Where: St. Georges Trailhead - Mike Castle Trail
Directions: Located in St. Georges under the US 13 bridge. To reach the St. Georges trailhead from Interstate 95, take Exit 4 (State Route 7/SR 1), and travel south 
on SR 1/SR 7 for 4.9 miles. Take Exit 156, and merge onto SR 1/US 13. Go 2.2 miles, and take Exit 152. Turn left onto SR 72/US 13, and after 0.3 mile, turn right onto US 13/SR 7. At 1.4 miles, 
take a slight right onto N. Main Street. Continue 0.4 mile until N. Main Street reaches the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and the trail
When: Intermittent - Sunday July 22nd, August 5th, August 12th, August 26th, September 9th, September 16th
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Special Dates:
Sept 22nd, Saturday **Cycling Classic**
Sept 26th, Wednesday 6:30 PM, Pizza Party - Grotto's

Sport Director Contact Information: Wesley Davis, Cell phone: 302.353.8494, wdavis8@noramco.com

Requirements:
Must have a bike helmet and bike or trike.
Must be able to ride a bike, tricycle, or trike without assistance. 

Volunteers:
As our team is growing we can always use more volunteers on the road with our athletes. 
If you know anyone interested in joining our team as a volunteer please have them email Sport Director, so they can be registered. .  

Bikes:
If you or a friend needs a new bike or a bike to participate in the program, there are a few options:
- Newark Bike Project.  They refurbish old bikes to make them like new bikes that cost a faction of the price.  It’s a great place to get a good bike for less.  Here is a link to find out more: https://newarkbikeproject.org/ 
-The Devereaux Foundation in Devon, PA. has a vocational program, which has a Bike Shop.  They have bikes donated, and are resold for $75 to $100. They are open M-F 8:30-4:30.
- An organization called Preston’s March, which help athletes get bikes and B53 I have included their link in case you are interested in finding out more:www.prestonsmarch.org/ 
- Craigslist typically have very reasonable priced bikes and many different styles. 

Additional Information:
With the American Disability Act, athletes or their parents/care giver can apply on this provide link to get a free pass  called America the Beautiful Access Pass or stop by a participating park.
This  allows vehicles who display it to use all Delaware state and federal parks for free.  
You can also obtain the pass at Bellevue, Killen's Pond, Cape Henlopen State Parks, Bombay Hook, and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuges.  
Here is also the link:  http://store.usgs.gov/pass/access.html#benefits if you're interested, or stop by a Delaware park.
Here is a link for more information from Delaware. e (www.destateparks.com/fees/entry/golden.asp) .  

Weather information:
We will practice in the rain, but if severe weather is coming, practice will be cancelled using email.  If you have another preference please email the Sport Director.