Join Blackpool BMX Club

Please read this page and follow the link at the bottom of the page to join.

Blackpool BMX Club membership can be purchased via the British Cycling website.

Under 16’s – £7.00 (plus £1.00 admin fee)
Over 16’s – £10.00 (plus £1.00 admin fee)
Family – £20.00 (plus £1.00 admin fee)

Before joining please read the below Code of Conduct. By becoming a member you agree to this Code of Conduct.


  • As a member of the club you are expected to abide by the following code: Arrive for training and competition in good time to prepare properly
  • Members must wear suitable kit (including a helmet) and clothing for training or track sessions as agreed with the coach.
  • Always warm up and cool down properly
  • All members must play within the rules and respect officials and their decisions
  • Be a good sport. Applaud all good rides whether they are made by your club or the opposition
  • All members must control their temper. Verbal abuse of officials and other riders, or deliberately distracting/provoking an opponent are not acceptable or permitted behaviours in any sport
  • Work equally hard for yourself and your club. Your club’s performance will benefit, and so will you
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion
  • Members must pay any fees for training or events promptly
  • Foul, crude and abusive language by junior members around the track will not be tolerated whether it be at a club session or not
  • Remember that your conduct is a reflection not only on yourself but also on the club. Conduct which damages the reputation of Blackpool BMX Club will not be tolerated
  • Junior members are not allowed to smoke on club premises or whilst representing the club at competitions
  • Junior members are not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on the club’s premises or whilst representing the club
  • Treat all participants in cycling as you like to be treated. Do not bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor
  • Cooperate with your coach, club-mates and opponents. Without them there would be no competition
  • Thank officials and opponents after competition


We all bear a collective responsibility to set a good example and help provide a positive environment in which the members can learn and enjoy the sport. As a parent/carer of a member of the club, you are expected to abide by the following code:

  • Inform the coach of any specific health requirements or medical conditions of your child in advance of the coaching session through the completion of a participation/registration form or a coaching consent form
  • If your child has to leave early or is being collected by someone other than a parent/carer, the parent/carer must advise the coach of the details of the arrangement including who will be collecting your child and when
  • Encourage your child to learn the rules and play within them
  • Discourage unfair play and arguing with officials
  • Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results
  • Set a good example by recognising fair play and applauding the good performances of all
  • Never punish or belittle a child for losing or making mistakes
  • Publicly accept officials’ judgments and teach children to do likewise
  • Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy their sport
  • Do not engage in, or tolerate, offensive, insulting or abusive language or behaviour
  • Remember that children participate in sport for their enjoyment, not yours
  • Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion
  • Show appreciation and respect for coaches, officials and administrators. Remember, most of them do the jobs voluntarily, without them, your child could not participate.
  • Let the coaches do their job they are trained to do, do not confuse your child by telling them what they should be doing
  • The club operates a zero tolerance to any abuse to volunteers of the Club, you may be asked to leave the club and membership revoked

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