From toddlers learning the basics of riding a bike to more experienced riders looking to test themselves on one of the best BMX tracks in the UK, North Lanarkshire Leisure has the programmes and facilities to fulfil your cycling needs.


'Balanceabilty’ is a dedicated learn-to-cycle programme, targeted at children aged 6 and under. Through the use of pedal-less bikes, Balanceability eradicates the use of stabilisers and promotes the fundamental skill of cycling and balance. The aim is to introduce youngsters to cycling, dynamic balance and co-ordination, building up to the ability to cycle solo on a pedal bike. All balance bikes, helmets and equipment are provided.

New for 2018! We have now introduced Level 1 & 2 programmes for Balanceability, to ensure that your child is able to progress as they become for comfortable with the programme. A list of classes, as well as the level can be viewed below.

Ages: 2 ½ - 6 years old

Abilities: For children wanting to learn to cycle

Skills Gained: All the skills to learn to ride a bike without stabilisers.

Programme: Using balance bikes and other equipment lessons are constructed around games, challenges and new experiences proven to achieve desired goals.

What to Bring: All Balance Bikes, helmets and equipment provided. Children should wear shorts or joggers. All sessions are delivered indoor.

Bookings: Balanceability will run in 8-week blocks at a cost of £40. There will be a limit of 16 children per class to ensure the highest quality coaching.


Balanceability classes will run at the following venues:

The Time Capsule (01236 449572) 5pm - 6pm. (Level 1 & 2)

Airdrie (01236 341956) Starting 4-5pm. (Level 1 & 2)

Ravenscraig (01698 640800) 5pm - 6pm. (Level 1 & 2)

Broadwood (01236 341952) 4pm - 5pm. (Level 1)

Broadwood (01236 341952) 5pm - 6pm. (Level 2)

If you have missed the start of the 8-week block, it is possible for your child to join in at any stage, this will be at a cost £5 per session.

To book your child's place on the programme, please contact the venue directly. 


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NL Leisure's brand new state of the art outdoor BMX track at Broadwood Stadium is guaranteed to get your heart racing.  For your safety every rider must undergo an induction before taking to the track. Bikes, helmets pads and gloves are available for hire.


BMX Race Club

Takes place - Fridays

Green bike session - 6.30pm - 7.30pm.

Blue bike session - 7.30pm - 8.30pm.

Cost: This will run as an 8 week block priced at £40 for block. There will be a limit of 30 riders.

Age: 16 and under.

On the 8th week, a skills night will be held where your child can put into practice everything they've learned throughout the programme to the test!

All hire equipment is available. To book  please call 01236 341952.

For more information email 

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NL Leisure is a registered Scottish charity, regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). The purpose of NL Leisure is to deliver sport, recreational, health improving and social welfare services to the community of North Lanarkshire. NL Leisure is a not for profit company (NPDO) which is limited by guarantee.

NL Leisure's vision is to provide exceptional customer service and value for money experience through the provision of a range of high quality sport, recreational and health improving activities




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