Bike to the Beach

Bike to the Beach at Don Lucas Reserve

Event details

SUN 15 SEPTEMBER 2024
9:00am-12:30pm

Starting location - Taren Point Shorebird Reserve

You’re invited to a fun 7km bicycle ride from Taren Point Shorebird Reserve to Don Lucas Reserve, Cronulla. So grab your bikes, helmets, your friends and family, and join us for a fantastic experience on two wheels.

What a great way to get some fresh air, exercise, and enjoy the company of others. The supervised course along off-road paths are easily managed by all ages. Volunteers will be on hand to assist at crossing points.

Times

  • course open from 9.00am - 11.00am
  • riders can book timeslots with your ride starting at either 9am, 9.30am or 10am onwards
  • activities completed at 12.30pm.

Event details

Riders need to bring their own bikes, in good roadworthy condition (including bell). All riders MUST WEAR a helmet. At the finish line at Don Lucas Reserve, Cronulla enjoy:

  • inflatable obstacle course
  • giant slides
  • face painting
  • snake and reptile display
  • food and drink stalls
  • giveaways and games!

Bike to the Beach at Don Lucas Reserve

Location and registration

Riders will need to show registration details at Taren Point Shorebird Reserve. Please keep your registration email handy.

Riders can enter the Reserve from the corner of Smith Street and Alexander Avenue. On street-parking is available.

Bike and helmet safety checks are part of the check-in process.

Rider's helmets will be checked for correct fit and safety.

Please ensure that bikes are in safe working condition BEFORE the event - that the bell is working, the tyres are pumped, the chain is oiled, and the brakes are working correctly.

The course ends at Don Lucas Reserve, Mitchell Road, Cronulla.

The cycle route and map

The ride commences at Taren Point Shorebird Reserve. Cyclists ride east along the cycle path on the foreshore to Solander playing fields. Riders then continue along the path, crossing Captain Cook Drive at the signalled crossing, and then riding east along the cycle path adjacent Captain Cook Drive.

Riders continue along path, crossing at Woolooware Road and Elouera Road.  Riders then will turn right on the footpath at Elouera Road, then turn left onto Bate Bay Road heading east. At the top of the hill, the path will join the Don Lucas Reserve bike track and the ride concludes at the bottom of the hill.

Bike to the Beach Map

Shuttle service

PCYC Sutherland are providing a shuttle service from Don Lucas Reserve back to Taren Point Shorebird Reserve. There is a gold coin donation for this service.

So, if you prefer not to ride back to the start to collect your car at Shorebird Reserve, one of your group can get the shuttle service back to the start to collect your car.

Please tick the shuttle box option in the booking form if you would like to use this service to return to your vehicle.

Please note - this is for riders only; no bikes can be transported.

(Further instructions will be provided after your shuttle booking is received)

Food and drinks

PCYC Sutherland are providing sausage sandwiches at Don Lucas Reserve - gold coin donation.

Drinks will also be available to purchase - cash only. Tap water is also available.

What to bring

  • Hats for the kids
  • Water bottles - there will be tap water available at the start and finish
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks/packed lunch

Who to contact about this event

Tagged as

Community Free Activity

Sponsors

PCYC Sutherland