Come on out to Imagination Glen BMX in Portage on Thursday, May 31, for a FREE open house, especially for new families, to learn about and experience the sport of BMX Racing. The event runs 4:00PM-5:30PM.Our Beginners-only Summer 2018 season starts Saturday, June 2. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about the sport, and get in on an activity that is all-about fun, fitness and family—at the BMX track.The event is open to boys and girls 4-15 years, and moms, dads and grandparents of riders. A “Beginner” is someone who has never held a USA BMX membership.Here’s a rundown of how the day will be structured:For RidersA “roll-around” on the Imagination Glen track, supervised by our league coach and on-track volunteers, giving them some hands-on fun on a bike.For ParentsA “walk-around” of the facility and the various “stations” of the BMX track (moto boards, pre-staging area, staging chutes, starting gate and the track, itself). Then a briefing on how the League format works.For the Whole Family-A welcome message from Northwest Indiana BMX Racing League staff.-Firsthand stories from BMX families on what the sport of BMX Racing has done for them.-Group and personal Q&A time to answer all your questions.-Meet some existing League families.What to Bring/What to Wear for Riders- Long pants, long sleeves- A bike without reflectors, chain guard and/or pegs. (free loaners available if you don't have one)- A helmet (free loaners available if you don't have one)Get the kids off the couch and on a bike! Race BMX...America's fastest-growing family sport!Create one ticket per RIDER. Family members not riding do not need a ticket.
To enroll in the Early Summer 2018 season, starting June 2 visit http://igbmx.com