Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

Fun, skills and competitive cycling at Preston Park, Brighton

We provide fun, skills and competitive cycling activities with fully qualified coaches at Preston Park Cycle Track and believe that cycling contributes strongly to a sustainable lifestyle. Our club caters for members aged 8 to 18 years, though we have some older and younger members. We meet between March and October, typically at Preston Park Cycle Track, every Saturday morning. The club also meets less often during the winter months.

Skills development

Embark on a journey of skills development with PPYCC. Our qualified coaches guide members aged 8 to 18, fostering a love for cycling through fun and competitive activities. We believe in shaping not just cyclists, but well-rounded individuals.

WEEKLY CLUB SESSIONS

Dive into our weekly club sessions at Preston Park every Saturday morning, March through October, to experience engaging cycling activities led by qualified coaches.

CERTIFICATE SCHEME

Recognising achievements and fostering a sense of accomplishment, our certificate scheme encourages skill development and a lifelong love for cycling.

DISTANCE CHALLENGES

Take on our distance challenge! Tailored to age groups, from 6 laps for Under 8’s to 10 miles for Under 16s, these challenges inspire achievement and excellence on the bike.

CLUB EVENTS

From our annual national track race and South Downs hill climb to the thrilling club championships and weekly track league, join us for cycling festivities!

Get into racing

Dive into the thrill of racing at PPYCC. Our program kickstarts young riders into racing, fostering talent that can lead to British Cycling’s talent program and beyond. Join us for an exciting journey in the world of competitive cycling!

Novice racing

Launch your racing journey at Preston Park. Tailored for beginners, our novice, coach-led racing offers a supportive environment to build confidence and skills.

Learn more about novice racing

Regional events

Elevate your game by joining your clubmates at regional races, showcasing prowess and building your skills, fitness and resilience. Engage in fast, exciting racing with the region’s best young riders.

Learn more about regional events

Talent development

Our coaching team recommends talented riders onto the national talent development program, many of these riders have eventually moved onto professional cycling teams.

Learn more about talent development

Past riders

PPYCC has provided the first steps for many successful riders who went on a journey from enthusiastic young participants to accomplished competitive cyclists, some even advancing to professional ranks. Join our legacy of cycling excellence and accomplishments on and off the track.

Read more about our past members

Felix English

Team Ireland, Angry Pablo

Izzy Stone

Isorex, SHIFT Active Media

Lukas Nerurkar

EF Education Team, Team GB

Josh Golliker

Groupama-FDJ

Latest News

Sessions today are both cancelled

Sorry folks, a poor forecast means this morning’s sessions are both cancelled. Looks like it’s going to be thoroughly wet which in itself we know some riders don’t mind, but[…]

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New members taster session on 23rd March

The next taster session is now open for registration on Eventbrite, if you’d like to try out our club then please register below. Our club taster session is for prospective[…]

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Cross season roundup

The 17th February marked the end of the 2023/2024 Cyclocross season with the award ceremony for the London South East CX and Sussex Leagues. The LSE League has 10 races[…]

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