Start With the Basics

Whether riders are just starting out, have never been in the forest, or happen to have strayed from the beaten path once or twice - everyone needs the basics. Coaches will choose trails appropriate for your child’s ability level to help them develop their technique, stamina and skills. Programs will work on developing skills on local X-Country trails. The focus is on fun, fun, fun!


Cost: $150

+ HST for a 6 week session.

Includes a Durham Shredders t-shirt!

Equipment Requirements

The following items are required for participation:

  • Mountain Bike – In Good Working Condition (Don’t have a mountain bike? No Problem! New TREK Youth XCaliber 8 mountain bike rentals are available!
  • Functioning Gear System
  • Hand Brakes (No Coaster Brakes - Disc Brakes Recommended)
  • Helmet – MANDATORY (CSA, CSPC, ASTM Approved)
  • Water – Mounted Water Bottle or Hydration Back Pack
  • Gloves – Hand Protection
  • Glasses / Eye Protection – Sunglasses or Clear Lens
  • Ability Requirements

    Participants can comfortably ride on dirt trails, grass fields or gravel conditions and can use hand brakes.


    If you have any questions about registration or requirements, please don't hesitate to contact us using the button below.