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Motorcycle & Scooter training schedule - 2014

Please Note: All classroom times are from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and are held at

1803 14 Ave NE, Crossroads Community Hall Upper Hall on Tuesday     evenings

All dates on this page are for the 2014 season.

 

ONE-WEEK MOTORCYCLE COURSES           new dATES!

See Schedule Here - The one-week course is six evenings. A classroom session is on a Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9:30. The following week will have riding sessions on Monday to Friday. The riding sessions are 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM each evening. BEGINNERS: this is the best way to take the Gearing Up course.

Ladies: See the Ladies only courses!
Okotoks  - See Schedule here.


Weekend Motorcycle Courses

See Schedule Here - All Classroom Sessions are on Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Rider Training on Saturday, Sunday.


Mid-Week Daytime Courses

See Schedule Here - Classroom Sessions on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Rider training over two full days during the week - Wednesday and Thursday.


scooter training

See Schedule Here - Riding requirements are the same as motorcycle training. The course will have 6 or more students.

 

private lessons

One day course available during the week only. Students can take the Gearing Up course on a one to one ratio with an instructor. Conditional on the availability of an instructor. 9:00 am – 5:30 pm. Must take a classroom course on a preceding Tuesday. Contact our office to schedule.

PRIVATE DOUBLES LESSONS

 

NEW PRIVATE OPTION! SAME AS PRIVATE COURSE BUT BOOK FOR TWO PEOPLE WITH ONE INSTRUCTOR.

 

skill courses

 

Who is this student?
The potential students already have a license and their own motorcycle. They wish to review skills to increase confidence and competence. The content is similar to the review our instructors take every spring. The course is entirely on lot and will test your competency on your own motorcycle..

Course description
Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Motorcycle dynamics and decision-making will be discussed. Riding skills practice will emphasize control and emergency avoidance techniques. The course is entirely on lot and will test your competency on your own motorcycle..

Maximum of 10 students
Note: Your motorcycle must be in safe working order.

Course # Dates of Riding
Session
Hours of Riding
Skills  1 May 4, 5 10:00 am - 4:00 p.m.
Skills 2 June 8, 9 10:00 am - 4:00 p.m.

Check for availability and book courses here.


 advance courses

Who is this student?
The potential students already have a license and their own motorcycle. They wish to review skills to increase confidence and competence.This course is on lot and on road and will test your competency on your own motorcycle..

Course description
Two (2) days from 9:00 to 5:00. Riding skills practice will emphasize control, emergency avoidance techniques and group riding and leading techniques. The course is on lot and on the street. Maximum of 10 students. Note: Your motorcycle must be in safe working order.

Advance Course Dates
All day Saturday and Sunday (9:00 - 5:00). Other dates based on demand.

Course # Dates of Riding
Session
Hours of Riding
1-AAA May 25, 26 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
2-AAA June 22, 23 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Check for availability and book courses here.



Repeat course

$250.00 dollars (scheduled into available courses.) Student must have taken the Gearing Up course in the previous 12 months.

practice course

$200.00 for 3 hours with an instructor. Dependant on availabilty of instructor.

Extra work on areas you need to pass your CSC test or your Class 6 road test. 

For students who have taken the Gearing Up course and want more practice before taking the class 6 road test.  Includes practice time and/ or road ride. Please contact our office to book your Practice Course.

2014 RATES (GST Included) EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2014

 
Week Course: Monday-Friday $490.00
Weekend Course (Mar 16 - Oct 27) $550.00
Mid Week Daytime Course: $550.00
Repeat Course: $250.00
Skills Course: $200.00
Advance Course: $200.00
Scooter Course: $250.00
Practice Course $200.00
Private Lessons $750.00
Doubles Private Lesson $1500.00


Classroom must be completed prior to your riding dates.
Classroom location:

                  Crossroads Community Hall

                  1803 14 Ave NE Upper Hall


As defined by Alberta Transportation, all Class 6 testing will be conducted by a 45 minute road test only in 2014. You must complete and pass the Calgary Safety Council course test to be eligible for the FREE use of a Calgary Safety Council motorcycle or scooter to complete your class 6 road test from our location. Booking for the class 6 road test must be completed with the Registries office that schedules the licensed examiners at our lot.
You must also have your Class 6 Test Permit (written test) from a Registries office before the road test.

The following requirements must be met to take our course:

1. You must have at least a valid Class 7 Learner’s License and be a minimum of 16 years of age. (minimum 14 years of age for Scooter course)
2. You must bring, for all motorcycle riding classes:
a. Helmet (Department of Transport, D.O.T. approved)
b. Eye protection
c. Sturdy jacket (jean or leather)
d. Pants (jeans or some type of durable material)
e. Footwear (must cover ankles) – hiking boots or cowboys boots (runners are NOT acceptable)
f. Gloves (leather or work glove)
3. Rain gear is strongly recommended
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. If you do not have previous experience on a motorcycle,
being able to ride a bicycle is strongly recommended for balance and it also helps to have experience with standard transmissions.

As defined by Alberta Transportation, all Class 6 testing will be conducted by a 45 minute road test only in 2014. You must complete and pass the Calgary Safety Council course test to be eligible for the FREE use of a Calgary Safety Council motorcycle or Scooter to complete your class 6 road test from our location. Booking for the class 6 road test must be completed with the Registries office that schedules the licensed examiners at our lot.
You must also have your Class 6 Test Permit (written test) from a Registries office before the road test.

Our Cancellation Policy is that 14 days notice is required to cancel a course (which includes classroom and riding session) and to receive a full refund. With less than 14 days notice but more than 3 working days notice, students will be assessed a $50.00 fee. With less than 3 working days notice, students will be assessed a $100.00 fee. Students who fail to attend the course will forfeit the entire fee. The Calgary Safety Council retains the right to cancel or reschedule courses as required.


Check for available motorcycle and book courses here.