Instructor Registration

If you are interested in a career in either physical education, teaching, kinesiology, or cycling, starting out as an iRide Instructor is a great way to learn how to:

  • Connect with young people quickly
  • Create fun and effective learning environments
  • Prepare and facilitate a physical education activity

Each year, iRide trains over 20 new instructors to work with over 10,000 young people each year in British Columbia through in-school, after-school and summer camp programs.

Let’s get started!

Returning Instructors: Please Register Here

Getting Started

Questions? Contact Us!

  • Upcoming Work Opportunities

    For 2021, Cycling BC’s iRide program is seeking the following positions for in-school and summer camp instructors.

    Region Months Day of Week
    Vernon

    Kelowna

    Fraser Valley

    Metro Vancouver

     

    Victoria

    May – June

    May – June

    May – June

    May – June

    July – August

    May – June

    T-W-Th

    T-W-Th

    T-W-Th

    T-W-Th

    Mon-Fri

    T-W-Th

    In some areas, Cycling BC works with a local university co-op programs to create a 3-4 month work term. Job descriptions and applications are announced in January and/or February.

    If you are interested in helping at an iRide after-school program, please learn more here.

  • Instructor Training

    All iRide instructors undergo training with the National Coaches Certification Program and orientation with iRide prior to working with children. Once hired, instructors participate in the NCCP Community Coach training program, including on-demand, zoom and in-person modules. iRide Instructor Training involves an eLearning module and an in-person orientation.

    • eLearning:
      • NCCP Cycling Foundations             (on-demand)  ($15)
      • NCCP Emergency Action Plan       (on-demand)  ($0)
      • NCCP Making Ethical Decisions    (variable)        ($70-$85)
      • iRide eLearning                                 (on-demand) (Covered, valued at $50)
    • Facilitated:
      • NCCP Community Theory               (Zoom)            ($50)
      • NCCP Basic Cycling Skills               (In-Person)    ($100)
      • iRide Orientation                               (In-Person)    (Covered, valued at $100)

    Get started @ cyclingbc.net/coachreg

  • Application Requirements

    In-School Instructor Requirements:

    • Must be 21 or older
    • All instructors must register and agree to the following:
      • Cycling BC Member in good-standing (~ $80)
      • Background Screening
      • Abide by the Responsible Coaches Movement
      • Complete NCCP Community Coach Training
      • Complete iRide eLearning & Orientation
      • Attend weekly video call (30 minutes in May-June)
      • Submit a post-season report

    After-School Instructor Requirements:

    • Must be 19 or older to apply for a grant* (view coach age matrix)
    • Must be 16+ to assist
    • All instructors must register and agree to the following:
      • Cycling BC Member in-good-standing ( ~ $80)
      • Background Screening
      • Abide by the Responsible Coaches Movement
      • Complete NCCP Community Coach Training
      • Complete iRide eLearning & Orientation
      • Attend weekly video call (30 minutes in May-June) **Optional**
      • Submit a post-season report (required to get paid)
    • Learn more at our Start Your Own page

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