The Western Sydney Cycling Network was established with the support of Fairfield City Council in September 2006. WSCN is run by volunteers who, with the council's ongoing assistance, strive to maintain the original goals
- Community cycle rides on the local cycleway network
- Management of a bicycle loan system
- Management of a bicycle donation and repair/maintenance scheme
- Promotion of local cycleway routes and recreational opportunities
Read more of the clubs History and the Constitution.
As well as promoting bikes and cycling in the local area, Western Sydney Cycling Network supports the wider cycling community by providing large numbers of volunteers at Bicycle NSW events such Gear Up Girl and Spring Cycle.
Some Western Sydney Cycling Network members have been trained and accredited
by Bicycle NSW as Ride Leaders. They have also completed their First Aid
Certificate thus allowing the planning, leading of safe and controlled
Some WSCN members are also accredited Cycle Skills coaches
through Cycling Australia.
WSCN coaches have been involved in the Community
First Step - Ride for Life - A Youth Initiative program in partnership
with Fairfield City Council. This involved coaching, training and providing
bikes and helmets to participants.
Western Sydney Cycling Network have provided
cycle skills training in partnership with Sydney South Area Health Service
(SSWAHS) as part of their "Learn to Ride" and "Back on
Your Bike" health initiative programs.
WSCN members have also, in partnership with SSWAHS, conducted bicycle excursion rides for a number of local high schools and other community groups.
Primary Schools' Training
WSCN members have provided basic cycle skills training to NSW Primary
Schools over a number of years through a number of programs.