Women's cycling

Free Female Cycling Workshops

Cairns Regional Council is pleased to offer a series of free workshops to women and girls to help them enjoy the many benefits that cycling provides. Cycling workshops are available for every age and ability, from young girls through to mature women.

These workshops aim to celebrate women, inspiring independence and building confidence in a fun social environment.  All ages, shapes and sizes and fitness levels are welcome.

Workshops are facilitated by Cycling Australia accredited instructors. They will help build beginner cyclist skills in low traffic conditions, interaction with other road users, visibility/safety and cover knowledge of our many bike paths and cycling lanes.

Bella’s School Holiday Cycling Workshop ( PDF, 0.2 MB ) is for girls aged between 5 and 14 years.  This program is a series of 3 x 2 hour sessions to help improve your child’s confidence step by step.

The ladies only Cycling Divas Workshop ( PDF, 0.2 MB ) is a 4 week program on a Sunday Morning.  These workshops include fun skill sessions away from traffic to help build confidence and then cycling to many parks over the four week duration.  These social rides cover a distance of 5km building up to 15km and are a great way to meet fellow beginner cyclists.

Ride with the Cappuccino ladies ( PDF, 0.2 MB ) is a cycling program, focused on mature women who would like the social aspect of an easy ride, whilst learning entry level cycling skills.  This ride focuses on off the roads skills to build confidence utilising our many wonderful cycling tracks, which ends with a social outing to a coffee shop.


Please see dates and venue details below.  Bookings are required, please click on the link to booking form.

Key Dates 2018


Bella's Cycle Workshop 1 ( PDF, 0.2 MB )

    3, 5, 7 April9am – 11amEdge Hill School, Edge Hill

Bella’s Cycle Workshop 2 ( PDF, 0.2 MB )

    10, 12, 15 April9am – 11amSt Andrews College, Redlynch
Cycling Divas Beginner Workshop ( PDF, 0.2 MB )   
    22, 29, April,
    6, 13, May
8am – 10amEsplanade, Cairns
Ride with the Cappuccino Ladies ( PDF, 0.2 MB )   
    27 May,
    3, 17, 24 June
8am – 10amVarious Cycle Paths Cairns Region
Bicycle maintenance workshops ( PDF, 0.1 MB )   
    6 May,
    24 June
11am – 12pmLocations to be advised

Last updated: 13 April 2018