COVID-19 and GVYC Update
GVYC cares deeply about the health and safety of our riders, coaches, and community.We are keeping close tabs on the local status of the COVID-19 outbreak, staying up to date with School District 51 announcements, and information from local and state public health agencies. With that in mind please read the following:
- GVYC will model our decisions to cancel, postpone,or modify GVYC practices and events from School District 51 policies. D51 canceled all school through April 10th.
- GVYC race team, middle school team and skills team programs at this point have been cancelled.
- Notice of any future changes will be given through our Team App and through the GVYC website homepage, Facebook and Instagram updates.
- We are exploring ways to keep kids engaged in learning how to take care of their mountain bikes and work on some trail riding skills.
- Cycling is not cancelled and we encourage you to remain active and get regular exercise! https://www.bicycling.com/news/a31469228/cycling-during-coronavirus/
- Coaches – please continue to work on your online training courses through the NICA Pitzone so that we are ready for practices when they resume. Keep checking the Colorado High School Cycling League site for updates on in-person training opportunities and high school season updates.
Go ride your bike! Stay healthy, safe and be smart! Thank you! – GVYC Board of Directors
GRAND VALLEY YOUTH CYCLING
Helping kids develop a lifelong love of cycling
Grand Junction • Fruita • Palisade
WHO WE ARE
We are a nonprofit 501c3 middle and high school cycling team based in the Grand Valley area of Colorado, affiliated with the Colorado High School Cycling League, and NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association). Though we primarily draw from Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade and their respective feeder schools, we are comprised of students from the all over the Grand Valley area.
WHAT WE DO
Year round, GVYC is a mountain bike junior development program for riders in 7th to 12th grade, taking us beyond the official high school season and getting more kids on bikes. We enjoy off-season training together, group rides, occasional races, and etc.
From August 1 through October, high schoolers train together three times per week and race every other weekend for our respective schools.