COVID-19 Update 19-Jun-20

Club sanctioned events are close to resuming.

The latest statement from CyclingNSW can be found here:

The statement advises that club riding and racing will re-commence for all ages on 1-Jul-20. Prior to this date CyclingNSW will outline the guidelines that are to be followed when club sanctioned activities re-commence. Stay tuned for details as this will impact how all events will be run by Illawarra Cycle Club.

Pending the implementation of the aforementioned COVID-19 guidelines to be advised by CyclingNSW, the club activities that will be offered from 1-Jul-20 are as follows:

  • Tuesday night track training
    • Where: Unanderra velodrome hosted by Garry Mandy
    • When: 5.30 – 7.30pm
    • Frequency: Weekly
    • Best for: People of all ages wanting to improve track riding and general bike skills. If you want to try track riding, this is the best session for you
    • First session back: Tue 7-Jul-20
  • Wednesday night track
    • Where: Unanderra velodrome
    • When: Juniors 4 – 5pm; 100 lapper 6 – 8pm
    • Frequency: Weekly
    • Best for: The Juniors training allows kids to learn bike skills and racing techniques in a safe environment with no cars. The 100 lapper is for experienced track riders seeking a great hit-out with like minded riders
    • First session back: Wed 1-Jul-20
  • Sunday morning club ride
    • Where: Meet opposite Unanderra pools for a ride around the lake
    • When:7–9am
    • Frequency: Weekly
    • Best for: Riders of mixed abilities to ride together and enjoy the camaraderie of a bunch ride
    • First session back: Sun 5-Jul-20

The Illawarra Academy of Sport (IAS) runs closed sessions on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5 – 7.30pm.

The velodrome is open to the public at all other times (subject to extra-ordinary use by the club, for example the annual track carnival). Feel free to use it for your own training purposes. If there are others using the facility at the same time then be respectful and maintain physical distancing at all times.