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Level 1 Certification - Peekskill, NY (HOSTED BY REI)

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HANDS-ON TRAINING AND TESTING FOR LEADING GROUPS OR MOUNTAIN BIKE GUIDING AND FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS INSTRUCTION
Course Length= 2.25 days  (19 Hrs)ICP Logo

Course Price = $495 for IMBA members. $550 for non-IMBA members

Completion of the course with passing the practical exam will qualify an individual to:

  • Lead individual or group mountain bike rides in a professional, systematic and safe manor
  • Assess the level of each rider in their group through a pre-ride session
  • Assess and diagnose common errors within each rider's fundamental skills
  • Prepare and implement action plans in an emergency situation
  • Make responsible choices in picking trail routes for specific groups
  • Assist ICP instructors at clinics, camps, and events

Course Requirements     Foxhead logo

  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate (American Red Cross or equivalent)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Three or more years of mountain biking experience
  • Good communication skills with a strong desire to help others have more fun and progress safely
  • Ability to perform basic trailside repairs (flat tires, broken chains, shifting & brake adjustments, etc.)

- A manual and all course documents are included in the course fee.
- First day's session is 5-8pm (classroom setting).
- Second and third day sessions are on-bike outside, approximately 8am-5pm with an hour break for lunch.
- A schedule will be emailed prior to the course.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES: April 14th, 2017

Classroom portion will take place at: Trailside Lodge at Blue Mountain Reservation 435 Welcher Avenue Peekskill, NY 10566 

On-bike training and testing will take place at: Blue Mountain Reservation 435 Welcher Avenue Peekskill, NY 10566

Nearby lodging and camping available at: 

  • Inn on the Hudson 634 Main Street Peekskill, NY, 10566 (866) 573-4235
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Peekskill – Hudson Valley 2 John Walsh Boulevard Peekskill, NY, 10566 (866) 925-8676  (There are less expensive hotels within a 20 mile radius, but these are in town.) 
  • Camping is available at Croton Point Park, for $50/night, 15 minutes away. 1A Croton Point Avenue Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 (914) 862-5290

Bike rentals available by: REI Outdoor School, NY Tristate  (914) 979-1299

Cancellation Policy = A $25 admin fee will be charged to all course cancelations.  Partial refunds may be given for cancellations made 14 to 21 days before the course date, and NO refunds 13 days or less.

Not currently certified in First Aid & CPR? Find a Red Cross course near you here.

Click here for the 2017 schedule of ICP events.

April 28th, 2017 5:00 PM   through   April 30th, 2017 5:00 PM
435 WELCHER AVE
TRAILSIDE LODGE AT BLUE MOUNTAIN RESERVATION
PEEKSKILL, NY 10566-5813
United States

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Phone: 914-979-1299
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Level 1 course fee $ 550.00

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