Code of Conduct for Young People

As a member of the club you are expected to abide by the following code by:

 

  • Arriving for training and competition in good time to prepare properly
  • Wearing suitable kit (including a helmet which is to be worn at all times when riding)  and clothing for all cycling activity sessions, as agreed with the coach
  • It you need inhalers they must be with you or with the coach during a session or you will not be able to ride
  • Abiding by the rules and respecting officials and all their decisions
  • Being a good sport by applauding all good performances, whether they are made by your club or the opposition
  • Controlling your temper. Verbal abuse of officials and other riders, or deliberately distracting/provoking an opponent is not acceptable or permitted behaviour in any sport
  • Listen to your coach’s instructions at all times.
  • Working equally hard for yourself and your dub. Remember, your club’s performance will benefit, and so will you
  • Respecting the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, disability, cultural background or religion
  • Paying any fees for each coaching session
  • Abiding by the rule that junior members are not allowed to smoke on club premises or whilst representing the club at competitions
  • Abiding by the rule that junior members are not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the club’s premises or whilst representing the club
  • Treating all participants in cycling as you like to be treated – not bullying or taking unfair advantage of another participant
  • Cooperating with your coach, club-mates and opponents. Remember, without them there would be no competition
  • Footballs are Not allowed
  • Do not ride or walk across the cricket pitch
  • Thanking officials and opponents after competition