WALLACE EMERSON BMX SUMMER SESSIONS
LOCATION: Wallace Emerson Community Recreation Centre
Take the Bloor subway to the DUFFERIN station, then the Dufferin bus north to Dupont. The
recreation centre is at 1260 Dufferin Street, just south of the Galleria Mall. The BMX Park is
located on the outdoor rink area south of the Community Centre. Please meet your instructors at
the outdoor rink area.
WHO MAY COME: Children aged 8 and up. Younger riders may be able to participate if they have
had previous bicycling experience. There are 20 sets of bikes and helmets available: it would be
best if your group did not exceed this number.
WHAT THEY SHOULD BRING: Bikes and helmets are provided. They may bring their own helmet
and knee/elbow pads if they would like. Long sleeved shirts and pants are recommended. Close-
toed shoes are essential: no flip-flops. If they are coming for a full day session, please bring a
lunch. There is a McDonald’s restaurant adjacent to the site.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
-an introduction to the BMX bike and its components
-basic safety, riding and balancing skills
-riding the dirt park: using smaller jumps
-riding the freestyle park: balance and co-ordination related to smaller features
-more advanced groups will be introduced to larger jumps in both areas as skill level dictates
(groups are welcome to return for more advanced sessions during the summer)
INSTRUCTORS: All advanced level riders. This year your group will be lead by Jason Tojeiro,
Adam Dudzinski and others. We aim to have one instructor for each group of 5 riders.
WHEN TO ARRIVE
-half day sessions start at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
-full day session begins at 10:00 am
-please provide a telephone number for your group leader for the day before and /or morning of
your arrival. We will call to confirm that your group will be able to ride on your day. When rain
is forecast, neither the dirt nor the freestyle area can be used and we will need to arrange an
-to book your group, please call Leana Karpets at 416-392-0039 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
-for general information about the BMX parks, programmes or events in the area, please
contact the co-ordinator, Mike Heaton, at email@example.com or check TorontoBMX Social Media Twitter @TorontoBMX , Facebook.com/TorontoBMX and Youtube.com/TorontoBMX