Kids & Family

GBNEMBA/DCR 2016 Toys for Tots Social Ride / Kid's Ride and Campfire Social

Event Date

11/27/16 10:00am to 2:00pm
Come join GBNEMBA and DCR at our annual Toys for Tots ride and campfire social on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at DCR's Botume House in Stoneham, MA. This year in addition to our social ride we will also lead a Kid's Ride. Both rides start at 10am. After the rides we will warm up around the campfire enjoying smores and hot beverages. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy suitable for ages 0-2 or 9-12. Please no weapon-like toys or toys with food. 4 Woodland Road, Stoneham, MA

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

CeMeNEMBA Family Mountain Bike Day

Event Date

6/29/14 10:00am to 2:00pm

Come to "The Res" in Hallowell and join CeMeNEMBA for a fun day of biking, BB-Q'ing, and comraderie. Bring the kids, bring your spouse, and definitely bring your bike!! We'll have a coordinated kids ride, an "adult" ride and other fun things for everyone to enjoy. Don't forget your bathing suit... The Res has a great place to swim.


Location

"The Res" in Hallowell

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Chris Riley

Kids Mountain Biking Fest!

Event Date

10/15/17 9:30am to 1:30pm

Sunday, October 15

GBNEMBA will once again be celebrating all things kids and bikes by hosting a Kids Mountain Biking Festival at the Middlesex Fells, Sheepfold Parking Lot.  This event also marks the National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. 

Come join us for some biking, arts & crafts, food and much more.

Schedule of Events

  • 9:00am - 11:00am:  Sign-in
  • 9:45am : Led Rides
  • 10:15am: Led Rides 
  • 11am - 1pm:  Stunts demo/ learning
  • 11:30am:  Balance Bike Race
  • 10am - noon:  Arts and Crafts (including Pumpkin Decorating)
  • Noon:  BBQ lunch
  • 12:30am:  Swag raffle (must be present to win)

* We will have a short coned course perfect for training wheels and balance bikes.  

The Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15.  Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners.  All we ask is no training wheels on the rides BUT we will have a short marked course for training wheels.

 
No registration is required.  If you have any questions about the Kids’ Rides please contact Andrea Jones.
 

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness.  In addition to learning some biking skills, kids are taught respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users.  The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed.  Parents are welcome on the ride but not required.  Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride.  All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals. 

Click here for GoogleMap Directions Read more about Kids Mountain Biking Fest!

Location

Middlesex Fells - Sheepfold Parking Lot

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

GBNEMBA / DCR Toys for Tots Social and Kids Ride

Event Date

11/26/17 9:30am to 12:15pm

Come join GBNEMBA and DCR at our annual Toys for Tots ride and campfire social on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at DCR's Botume House in Stoneham, MA. In addition to an Adult ride we will also be leading  our last 2017 Kids Ride. Both rides start at 9:30am. After the rides we will warm up around the campfire enjoying smores and hot beverages.

Please bring a new, unwrapped toy suitable for ages 0-2 or 9-12. Please no weapon-like toys or toys with food. 4 Woodland Road, Stoneham, MA Read more about GBNEMBA / DCR Toys for Tots Social and Kids Ride

Location

Middlesex Fells - DCR's Botume House

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

NEMBA Kids Ride PLUS Ice-Cream!

Event Date

9/24/17 10:30am

Come join NSNEMBA and GBNEMBA for the September Kids Ride at Dow Brook Conservation Area, Ipswich on Sunday September  24.   This will be a BONUS Ice-cream ride.  Kids Rides are a great way for kids and teens to build strong bodies, build confidence, have tons of fun and enjoy being outside!

Meeting at the ball fields 100 Mile Lane Ipswich Ma 01938.

The Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15.  Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners.  All we ask is no training wheels. 
 
No registration is required.  If you have any questions about the Kids Rides please contact Andrea Jones.
 

GBNEMBA 2016 Kids RIDE SERIES

  • May 6 - Kona GBNEMBA Ride at Middlesex Fells, Medford
  • June 10 - LandLock Forest, Estabrook Elementary School, Lexington
  • July 16 - 4th Annual Ice-cream ride at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle
  • Aug 19 - Beaver Brook North, Belmont
  • Sept 10 - Kona MVNEMBA Ride at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle
  • Sept 24 -  Ride and post Ice-Cream at Dow Brook Conservation Area, Ipswich
  • Oct 15 - Kids Mountain Biking Festival, Middlesex Fells, Medford http://nemba.org/rides/kids-mountain-biking-fest
  • Nov 25 - Toys for Tots Ride, Middlesex Fells, Stoneham

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness.  In addition to learning some biking skills, we teach respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users.  The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed.  Parents are welcome on the ride but not required.  Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride.  All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals.  Snacks will be provided! Read more about NEMBA Kids Ride PLUS Ice-Cream!

Location

Dow Brook Conservation Area

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

NEMBA Kids Ride Series

Event Date

5/6/17 10:00am to 11:30am

Cancelled due to weather - See you next month!

Come join NEMBA for our first in our Kids Ride Series happening during the Fells Kickoff day, which is a celebration of 30 years of advocacy to normalize access to singletrack in the Fells and help us raise money to improve trail conditions at the Fells. (http://www.nemba.org/events/kona-bicycles-mtb-adventure-ride-middlesex-f...).

All kids 15 and under ride free with a registered parent or guardian.

The Kids Ride starts at 10am. After the ride hang out for the festivities including lunch.

The Kids Ride is a great way for kids and teens to build strong bodies, build confidence, have tons of fun and enjoy being outside!

All Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15. Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners. All we ask is no training wheels.

If you have any questions about the Kids Rides please contact Andrea Jones.

NEMBA KIDS RIDE SERIES

  • May 6 - Kona GBNEMBA Ride at Middlesex Fells, Medford
  • June 10 - LandLock Forest, Estabrook Elementary School, Lexington
  • July 16 - 4th Annual Ice-cream ride at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle
  • August 19 - Beaver Brook North, Belmont
  • September 10 - Kona MVNEMBA Ride at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle
  • September 24 -  Ride and post Ice-Cream at Dow Brook Conservation Area, Ipswich
  • Oct 7 - National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, Middlesex Fells, Medford
  • Nov 25 - Toys for Tots Ride, Middlesex Fells, Stoneham

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness. In addition to learning some biking skills, we teach respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users. The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed. Parents are welcome on the ride but not required. Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride. All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals. Snacks will be provided!

Location

Middlesex Fells

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

Beginner
Novice
Advanced-novice
Intermediate

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea

MCNEMBA Youth Explorers-Monday Youth Series

Event Date

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Aug 07 2017 .
6/19/17 10:15am


Join us to get more kids on mountain bikes.Come and Experience Nature’s Social Network!

The Youth Explorer Mountain Bike Program is a FUN summer activity.   Kids of all ages and experience levels enjoy group rides, basic riding instruction and an introduction to our local trail system.  Most sessions end up with a swim in Hosmer pond to cool off…and wash off the dirt.

  • Monday Nights 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • June 19, 2017 thru August 7th, 2017
  • Camden Snow Bowl (upper parking area)
  • Boys and Girls – All ages welcome
  • Bring your bike, helmet and a water bottle
  • NEMBA Membership is required – choose one of the options below:
    • Select Midcoast Maine Chapter
    • Student $20 (annual) – CLICK HERE
    • Individual membership $35 (annual) – CLICK HERE
    • Family membership $45 (annual) – CLICK HERE
  • Please get your membership before June 12, 2017 so we can plan ride leaders and volunteers.

Parents are welcome and encouraged to participate. This is a 100% volunteer run program designed to get kids & families out on the trails.   It’s a great way to introduce kids to the lifelong sport of mountain biking.

CLICK HERE for a printable flyer that you can share.

Contact:  Morgan Laidlaw (207) 949-4354  or morgan.laidlaw@bangor.com Read more about MCNEMBA Youth Explorers-Monday Youth Series

Chapter

State

Maine

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Morgan Laidlaw

NEMBA Kids Ride - Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Event Date

10/1/16 9:00am to 1:00pm

****CANCELLED***
We have been actively watching the weather and have strong confidence that the Fells will receive significant enough rain starting tonight and running through the conclusion of the scheduled kids ride tomorrow to make conditions at the fells difficult for riding. As sad as we are to be rained out three years in a row our goal is to make any ride we sponsor to be fun and safe. We still have one kids ride left on Sunday, November 27 at the Fells. See you then!

This Saturday is Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day and GBNEMBA plans to once again celebrate! Come join us for some biking, arts & crafts, food and much more.

Come join us as we celebrate International Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day at the Middlesex Fells! There will be guided rides at 9:30am and 10:30am. BBQ Lunch at noon, crafts and a raffle for some sweet bike swag!

The Kids’ Rides are designed for children ages 6-15.  Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners.  All we ask is no training wheels. 
 
No registration is required.  If you have any questions about the Kids’ Rides please contact Andrea Jones.

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness.  In addition to learning some biking skills, we teach respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users.  The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed (we typically have one of the MTB Patrol along if first aid is needed).  Parents are welcome on the ride but not required.  Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride.  All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals.  Snacks will be provided! Read more about NEMBA Kids Ride - Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

Beginner
Novice
Advanced-novice
Intermediate

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

FC NEMBA Family/All Levels Ride

Event Date

10/1/16 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Rain cancels - please check FB for updates before heading out!
http://www.facebook.com/groups/153250044748995/
A great a day to take kids mountain biking.
For kids of all ages, beginners and shy spice.
May split into groups.
Minors must be accompanied by riding parents.
Starting from Sunset Hill statues lot.
Must have: functioning bike, fitting helmet, full-fingered gloves, plenty of hydration & snacks, spare tube, temp-appropriate clothing.

Location

Huntington State Park, Redding CT

Chapter

State

Connecticut

Ride Level

All Levels

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Monika Stokes

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