Learn to Ride

Teaching your child to ride a bike opens up a whole new and exciting world.
No more backache for Mum and Dad, no more stabilisers, no more tears!

Holiday Cycle Camps

Our Holiday Cycle Camps make a superb break activity for the kids.

The Urban Cycle Centre

Helping to keep your bike in tip top condition and prevent bikes going to landfill.

the original learn to ride

Learn 2 Ride

kids bike club

Holiday Cycle Camps

improve your mountain biking with NCA Academy

Beginner MTB course

improve your mountain biking with NCA Academy

MTB trail
open day

Bicycle maintenance courses with NCA

Volunteer for trail maintenance

We are committed to creating a thriving community through our school sports partnerships and cycling initiatives. NCA Academy offer a variety of cycle courses tailored to different skill levels. As a registered Community Interest Company located in the picturesque Philips Park, we aim to provide accessible cycling activities and children’s cycling lessons that contribute to mental health, physical​ fitness and wellbeing. Our experienced staff utilise the parkland to offer a wide range of outdoor activities, including walking, cycling, fitness training and mindfulness exercises.

We recognise that physical exercise, outdoor engagement and mindfulness practices have profound benefits for both individuals and communities. Our diverse range of activities aims to cater to varying interests, abilities and fitness levels. Whether you’re an adult looking for bike classes and cycle courses to refine your cycling skills or a parent interested in children’s bike courses and lessons, we have you covered.

Our experienced staff, including highly skilled mountain bike instructors, are committed to ensuring your cycling journey is educational, safe and enjoyable. They’ll provide the guidance and support you need to confidently navigate the world of cycling, whether you’re exploring the basics or fine-tuning advanced techniques.

Promoting inclusivity through cycling

We believe in inclusivity and strive to serve all members of our community, regardless of age, ability or background. Our focus is on making cycling, walking and outdoor activities accessible to everyone. Whether it’s walking, cycling, fitness training, or mindfulness exercises, our programs cater to varying interests, abilities and fitness levels. We offer kids and adult bike classes, fitness and wellbeing training programs, promoting social and leisure cycling experiences.

Inclusivity is at the core of everything we do. Our aim is to encourage social engagement and cohesion, social responsibility and how to enjoy our green space areas to the maximum with cycling lessons, activities and much more!

Enjoy the fresh air, experience the countryside feel (the weather plus and minus) trees, flowers, grass, birds and wildlife including the local deer population! Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned cyclist, we invite you to embark on a remarkable journey that goes beyond cycling. It’s an exploration of your potential, well-being and a deeper connection to the world around you. Ready to join us? Contact NCA Academy on 0161 796 6221 or email info@ncagb.co.uk.

what mums and dads say
“Thank you so much for today! Our instructor was absolutely brilliant and had a fantastic technique for teaching our girls how to ride their bikes. They were literally cycling like they’d been doing it for years after half an hour! We were amazed.”

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Based at Philips Park in Whitefield

philips park location

Preferred as the cycle training Manchester provider to: