VCC February 2024

Volunteer, Reimbursements, Zwift Saturdays & Outdoor Rides Ahead!

As we pedal through the first few weeks of the year, your enthusiasm and dedication have already set a vibrant tone for the months ahead. Here’s a quick update on our club activities and some exciting news about what’s on the horizon!

Casino Event Volunteers – Sign Up Online!
Your chance to make a difference is here! Our Casino Event on March 25 and 26 is fast approaching, and we now have an online volunteer signup form available for you to choose your preferred shifts. It’s an easy way to get involved and support our club. Just visit VolunteerSignup to select your shift. Let’s make this event a jackpot of fun and success together!

Calling Again for 2023 Race Fee Reimbursements
Don’t miss out on getting your race fees back. If you raced in 2023 and haven’t submitted your reimbursement claim yet, now is the time. To apply, send me (Coach Kevin an email with each of your receipts and an itemized summary (preferably in a simple spreadsheet or table) of all your entry fees. Cutt-off time will be in April to submit your application. Let’s keep the racing spirit alive and supported!

Zwift Saturdays – Sign Up Still Open
Our Zwift Saturday group rides are rolling strong, and to keep the wheels turning smoothly, we need you to sign up. This helps us manage the Meetup invites and ensure no one is left behind. Join us for these virtual rides to keep your training on track and your community spirit high. Sign up now and don’t miss the next ride!

March Club Meeting & BMX Experience at Riders READY Indoor BMX Track!
For our March club meeting, we’re thinking of taking things up a notch and meeting in person at the Riders READY Indoor BMX Track in Strathcona County. This unique gathering is not just a meeting; it’s an invitation to dive into the thrilling world of BMX – no license required! Whether you’re a seasoned pro or curious about trying something new, this is your chance to experience the adrenaline of BMX. We’ll be setting up a sign-up sheet soon and will provide details on any associated costs. Stay tuned for an unforgettable club meeting where we blend the excitement of BMX with the community spirit of our club. Don’t miss this chance to meet, mingle, and ride in a whole new way!

Outdoor Rides – A Mild Winter Surprise??
Thanks to this year’s mild winter and the distinct lack of snow, we’re excited to announce the possibility of starting our outdoor road rides as early as March! Stay tuned for more details as we monitor the weather and plan some refreshing outdoor adventures. It’s a rare opportunity to get an early start on our outdoor season, and we can’t wait to hit the roads with you.

As always, your participation and enthusiasm are what make our club so special. Whether it’s volunteering, racing, virtual riding, or gearing up for an early outdoor season, your involvement is the heartbeat of Velocity Cycling Club. Let’s keep the momentum going strong!

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