Track Cycling in the United Kingdom

With Track Cycling becoming ever more popular why not travel down to your local velodrome and give Track Cycling a try. If you are based in the United Kingdom we can help you to introduce your family to the sport and share the enjoyment of what truly is the greatest sport in the world.

North

Manchester Velodrome: Manchester Velodrome Website

The National Cycling Centre is easily accessible from all over the UK due to it's close proximity to the M6 Motorway, even though they offer a selection of Track Sessions for Adults, Manchester Velodrome only really offers Children specific sessions during School Holidays, unless you attend the Eastlands Club session, details can be found on the Manchester Velodrome website

Newcastle-under-Lyme: Lyme Valley Stadium
A 400m Outdoor Tarmac track ran by the Newcastle Track Cycling Association, Lyme Valley Stadium hosts training sessions on Monday and Tuesday nights for riders of all standards and ages. They also have a weekly Track League on Thursday nights throughout the summer. The set up at Newcastle is fantastic for riders of all ages and abilities, the addition of specific coaching sessions for Children on Monday nights and a well established freewheelers league on Thursdays, prior to the main league mean you children can learn to ride a Track Bike with lots of other children of the same age.

Scunthorpe: Click Here for More Information
Based in Scunthorpe and sponsored by Jack Tighe, SPCC has a strong tradition of cycle racing at national and divisional level. Our club specialises in hard track and grass track racing

Haleowen: Click Here for More Information
Halesowen Cycling Club would like to offer a very warm welcome and hope that you will soon be part of the growing crowd who are proud to wear purple¬Ě. The club offers a variety of memberships and we are sure you will find one to suit your needs. If you are not sure, we do offer three taster sessions¬Ě where for a small fee you can take part in our training sessions giving you the opportunity to see if you like.

Wolverhampton: Click Here for More Information
This years competition will be red hot! Will it be another year in which the young sprockets show the way or will the old cranks experience gain the upper hand! If training sessions show anything its that the result is wide open. Many new faces have been turning to track bikes on Monday and Wednesday evenings to join the old hands.

Clairville Stadium, Middlesbrough
Forest Town Welfare, Mansfield
Richmondshire Cricket Club Velodrome, Richmond - Grass Track
Roundhay Park Banked Grass Track, Leeds - Grass Track

Scotland

Meadowbank, Edinburgh: info@esca.uk.com
250m Wooden Outdoor Velodrome in the heart of Edinburgh, Meadowbank Velodrome is the home of Scottish Cycling and the track where riders such as Sir Chris Hoy and Craig Maclean first tried Track Cycling.

Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow: Click Here for More Information

Due to Open in October 2012, the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome is the first indoor Velodrome in Scotland scheduled to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games and many other professional events.

Bellahouston Park, Glasgow
Caird Park Velodrome, Dundee

Wales

Newport Velodrome: Click Here for More Information

The Velodrome holds a variety of Track Sessions to cater for all ages and abilities. Newport Velo Youth Cycling club is based at the Velodrome and is open to youngsters aged 8 - 16 years who are interested in cycling

Carmarthen Park, Carmarthen
Maindy Stadium, Cardiff

South

Herne Hill: Click Here for More Information
Home of the 1948 Olympics, until the 2012 London Olympics Velodrome is completed, Herne Hill is London's only track, however with a fantastic range of sessions it is more than capable of tending to the capital's Track Cycling needs.

Preston Park: Click Here for More Information
The cycle track at Preston Park in Brighton is probably the best kept secret in the city. It is the oldest cycle track in the country celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2012.

Bournemouth: Click Here for More Information
A 250m outdoor tarmac cycle track built at Slades Farm, Bournemouth, Dorset that opened to the public in May 2011.

London: Click Here for More Information

Londons 250m indoor Velodrome constructed for the 2012 London Olympics and set to open to the public shortly after the Olympics.

Gosling Sports Park, Welwyn Garden City
Calshot Activities Centre, Southampton
Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth
Palmer Park Velodrome, Reading

More information about Track Cycling in the United Kingdom can be found on the British Cycling website - www.britishcycling.org.uk