Title Sponsor Higher Grounds

Adventure Bike Club

Registration is Open!

ABC Season starts on Monday, September 20.

We use Active Network for registration. If you’re new to Norte programs, Active makes registration fast, easy, and secure. If you previously participated in a Norte program, then you already have an account created. Sign in at the top of the registration page, or enter your email address username when prompted–no need to create a new family account for going participation.

This short, how-to video helps walk you through the registration process, including how to sign up for a waitlist if a preferred session is full.

COACH OR VOLUNTEER WITH NORTE

We need both paid coaches and volunteer assistant coaches for all of our bike programs, including ABC.


RIDE WITH TEAM ORANGE!

After School Adventure Bike Club hits the streets and trails in late spring with sensational upper elementary and middle school students. Our goal is to unleash confidence, courage, and heart through loads of fun, while also empowering young people to be smart, independent, strong, and confident.

BIKE CLUB TEACHES KIDS…

  • Bike safe skills
  • Basic bike repair and maintenance skills
  • Confidence and independence
  • Sweet bike handling skills!
  • Get fit and have fun–lots of fun!

SCHEDULE

Schools and Days below, exact times can be found on the registration page. 

  • Northport Public Schools – Mondays
  • Suttons Bay – Mondays and Wednesdays (two sessions) at Suttons Bay Public School
  • Grand Traverse Academy – Mondays at the Wheelhouse
  • Willow Hill Elementary – Tuesdays
  • Eastern Elementary – Tuesdays
  • Traverse Heights Elementary – Wednesdays
  • Central Grade School – Thursdays
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Wednesdays at the Wheelhouse
  • East Middle – Wednesdays at the Wheelhouse
  • Kalkaska Public Schools – Wednesdays
  • Immaculate Conception – Thursdays at IC
  • Pathfinder – Thursdays AND Fridays at the Wheelhouse
  • Old Mission Peninsula School – Thursdays at the Wheelhouse
  • Cherry Knoll – Thursdays at the Wheelhouse

Open Session for kids from any school – Wednesdays at the Wheelhouse

Each session meets immediately after school and we roll for 90 minutes. Each session begins and ends at school (a few sessions also meet at the Norte Wheelhouse. Transportation from the school to the Wheelhouse is not provided).

After School Adventure Bike Club meets once a week for 4 weeks. The fall season starts the 2nd Monday after Labor Day (September 20), and the Spring season begins the 2nd Monday of May. If you don’t see your school listed, or this isn’t the program you’re looking for, you can find a program that’s right for your family at Norte Bike Programs.

HELPFUL INFORMATION 

  • Bring a water bottle, snack, helmet, face covering, hand sanitizer, and bike to all sessions.
  • Sessions are limited to a minimum of five (5) participants and a maximum of six (6) participants. If five participants do not register, the session will be canceled and a full refund provided.
  • Unless otherwise noted, participants will meet the instructor in front of the school immediately after dismissal.
  • Wheelhouse sessions options for students who attend a school that is not safe or conducive to on-street riding. (Old Mission Peninsula School, Grand Traverse Academy, East Middle School, Cherry Knoll Elementary, SEAS, etc.)
  • If the host school is closed, no after-school activities will be held per school policy. There is no guarantee of a make-up date in the case of inclement weather. Missed sessions will only be made up if schedules allow.
  • Need a bike? Bikes are available for participants to borrow from Norte’s Bike Library if needed.

BIKE CLUB KIDS RECEIVE…

  • A sweet wicking Norte T-shirt. If you already have a shirt, you can take $10 off something in our very orange online store.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Participants must be able to comfortably ride four miles.
  • A positive attitude and some basic bike-riding ability.

COST

  • $35

SCHOLARSHIPS

Thanks to our generous donors and sponsors, Norte is proud to provide scholarships to ensure that all families can participate in our programs. We have partial and full scholarships available for every one of our programs. Contact programs@elgruponorte.org to learn more.

DISCOUNTS

  • 10% off for siblings. Automatic in registration.
  • 10% off for kids new to Norte’s Adventure Bike Club program. Code: FIRSTTIME21
  • 20% off for children & grandchildren of coaches. Code: THANKSCOACH21
  • 20% off for children & grandchildren of volunteers who commit to volunteering at least 20 hours with Norte. Code: THANKSVOLUNTEER21

CANCELLATION POLICY

We know plans and circumstances change.  Please read through the Norte cancellation policy below.

Cancellations Initiated by a Parent/Guardian or Participant

  • Requests sent 4+ weeks prior to the program start date (by 8/29/21) will be issued a 100% refund minus a $10 service fee
  • Requests sent 2+ weeks prior to the program start date (by 9/5/21)  will be issued a 75% refund.
  • Requests sent within 2 weeks of the program start will not receive a refund.
  • If a Norte program does not fill its minimum enrollment requirement (5 students), a full refund will be issued.

Cancellations Initiated by State or Local Authorities (ex. COVID-19)

  • If a Norte program cannot begin due to State or local policies, a full refund will be issued.
  • If a Norte program has already begun and continuation is prohibited by State or local policies, a prorated refund will be issued.

Cancellation requests must be sent via email to programs@elgruponorte.org

 

After School Adventure Bike Club Title Sponsor

Year Three Dynamo Champion

 

-Updated February 2021-