What’s On – Spring/Summer Sessions Update

The Welwyn round of the 2024 National Youth Omnium series will be on June 9th

The Gosling Velodrome is officially back in action! Welwyn Wheelers runs a full programme of regular coached training sessions at Gosling Velodrome, Welwyn Garden City. To find the right type of session for you, pick from the Sessions Summary or Bookable Products sections below, or refer to the full 2024 Sessions Schedule page.

Riders must book and pay for entry in advance via our online booking system unless otherwise stated. Any questions, or uncertain which session is right for you/your child? Please take a look the Track Session FAQs page. Please check this page regularly for updates. Track bike hire is available for an additional £5 per session (click on the option when booking).

Sessions are held at the track at Gosling Sports Park, Welwyn Garden City unless otherwise stated.

Last updated: 26/06/24

Sessions Summary (Spring/Summer)

MondaysOpen Track Session – Advanced 7pm-9pm
Open to riders with track racing experience, and experienced track riders who want accreditation to ride in the Welwyn Track League 
TuesdaysOpen Club 10 Time Trial
7pm from Cole Green. The first TT of the 2024 season will be on May 7th.
WednesdaysOpen Track Session (Wednesday Evening) 7pm-9pm
Now open to all riders with track experience.
ThursdaysWelwyn Wheelers Summer School 8th-9th August and 15th-16th August 2024
Cycling skills development sessions for 5-6 year olds designed to improve young riders bike handling skills and build confidence.
FridaysWelwyn Track League Race Entry 2024  6:30pm-9pm, from April 26th 2024
The Welwyn Track League returns from April 26th
SaturdaysGo-Ride Freewheel Session 9am–10:30am.
Novice session for young Youth riders wishing to improve their bike handling skills, aged 5-10 years old.

Off Road Skills Session 9am-11:00am.
Improvers session for Youth riders aged 10-16 years old.

Dusty Devils 9am-10:30am July 6th and Sep 14th.
A FUN introduction to racing for youth novices. We will be hosting more rounds of the Dusty Devils series on July 6th and September 14th 2024. This will replace the regular Freewheel and Off Road Skills sessions.

Open Track Session (Saturday Morning) 9am-10:30am
Intermediate session open to all age categories with some track riding experience and looking to progress to racing.

Track Novice Sessions 10:00am-12pm
Learn to ride on the banked track on a fixed wheeled bike. Sessions delivered by British Cycling track qualified coaches.

Open Derny Training Pacing Session (various)
For experienced Senior, Junior & U16 track riders only. No previous experience of riding behind a Derny required. This will be taught on the day.

Navigated Off Road Ride 9am
A 2+ hour off road adventure for Seniors, Juniors, U16 and competent U14s.
SundaysWelwyn Derny Fest July 28th
The velodrome hosts an action-packed day of Derny-paced racing. Enter at the BC website.

Club Run 9:30 from Gosling Sports Park (meet outside the Tennis centre)
A social group ride with a café stop on the first Sunday of every month (we may increase the frequency of rides if we get decent numbers turning up).

Bookable Products

Please note that all Track sessions are subject to weather conditions and availability of Track coach cover. All of our coaches are volunteers. There may be Filming at Gosling.

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