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Free scooter training for Shropshire children this August

Related topics: Children's services

Shropshire Council is offering free scooter training at venues across the county this August, for children aged 5 to 10.

The Level 1 Scootability training, delivered by Team Rubicon, starts with the basic skills of balancing, turning and braking, before moving on to narrow pavements, moving obstacles and one-handed signalling.

All the equipment is provided, including scooters, helmets and pads.

The date/venues for the training are:

  • Monday 26 August – Shrewsbury Sports Village
  • Tuesday 27 August – Maurice Chandler Sports and Leisure Centre, Market Drayton
  • Wednesday 28 August – Teme Leisure Centre, Ludlow
  • Thursday 29 August – Idsall Sports Centre, Shifnal
  • Friday 30 August – Gobowen Pavilion & Playing Field

Three sessions per day are available with each lasting 90 minutes.

  • 9:30am to 11am
  • 11.15am to 12.45pm
  • 1.45pm to 3.15pm

Parents/carers are required to stay for the duration of the session.

Booking is required as spaces at sessions are limited. To book visit: Shropshire Scootability Sign Up – Team Rubicon.