2018 Summer calendar
Here is our 2018 Summer events calendar. It’s a busy one, but the good news is that there will be plenty of sessions at the track on Wednesday (expert gates) and Thursday (beginner, novice and junior gates and coaching) evenings throughout the summer… which starts now! We will also run a limited number of Tuesday evening sessions for our expert riders. Please note that the track is closed to the public during club sessions, but is open when we’re not there. Evening sessions typical start at 5:30pm. The track is open to the public at weekends other than our two race weekends at the end of June and last weekend in September.
Our summer club race series kicks off soon – details to follow but the basics are: please pre-reg when the form is posted; sign on and pay when you arrive (6-6:30pm); gate practice will run until 6:45pm and racing from 7pm. We will be running beginner and novice races for those new to the sport, contact us for details.
2018 Race shirts order form
Please place your 2018 race shirts via this order form (see link below).
Please pllace your order by 9am on Monday 26 Feb 2018. Only orders completed via the form will be processed. Cash on delivery, please.
AGM – Weds 7 Feb 2018, 7-9pm.
Bournemouth BMX Club will hold its AGM on Weds 7 Feb at the Rugby Club, Iford Playing Fields, Iford Lane, Bournemouth. The bar will be open and the AGM will formally commence at 7:15pm. All members/parents of members welcome.
The AGM will receive reports of the last twelve months and serves to elect a new committee. If you are interested in standing for election, please notify me or Michael in advance. In particular we are looking for a new Treasurer.
The more the merrier; any questions, please contact Vice-chairman, John Twitchen.
Our winter training and events calendar is now published! The track will be closed to the public during coaching and gate practice sessions, which includes every Sunday from 9am-2pm and first and third Saturdays of each month from 9-10:30am.
The calendar can be viewed here.
TEAM MIND BMX FUNDRAISER
The Annual Team Mind BMX fundraiser on Sunday 1 October was a huge success and great fun. The event was again supported by the Mayor of Bournemouth, plus a guest appearance by Marathons for the Mind’s Peter Thompson, who ran 44 marathons in 44 countries in 44 days earlier this year to raise money for mental health charities.
We raised an astounding £2,800 which has been donated to Dorset Mind towards their Youth Services programme. Team Mind were blown away by the support from riders, parents and all those who very kindly donated prizes for the raffle. A huge thank you from Bournemouth BMX Club to everyone who helped, baked, volunteered, spectated and of course competed!
For more details, please visit the Team Mind BMX Facebook page here.
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After a great Winter of races with the Deep South Series we now enter the Summer season on a redesigned and rejuvenated track with new challenges for all ages and abilities – a huge thank you to Dirtworks BMX and the parents/riders who helped.
A new summer 2017 events calendar has been added to this site which includes the schedule for the training sessions and the Club races. Bournemouth hosts a South Regional on Sunday 21 May 2017, and will again host the Mind fundraiser event on 1 October 2017. You can find out more here.