LPRD to host class to create cyclists who are Confident, Capable, Commuters

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department will be holding classes on riding safety, basic bike maintenance and group riding skills.

Confident, Capable, Commuters is designed to benefit and educate bike riders of all levels. Classes will take place 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 13-18, at East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St. It is open to those 16 years-old and older.  Participants must provide their own bicycle and helmet. The class is being taught by instructors certified by the League of American Bicyclists.  Cost is $20 per person.

Register online at http://lprd.org/activity?n=225600 or at any Parks and Recreation facilities including: the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St.; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St., Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane or the Administrative Offices in historic South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact the East Lawrence Recreation Center at (785) 832-7950.