Sport, Leisure, Health & Fitness in Newport

Newport Velodrome


The Wales National Velodrome in Newport is one of only four internationally recognised indoor velodromes in Britain and is Wales’ official National Velodome.

We offer many cycling opportunities in Newport. Choose one of the options below.

Velodrome Sessions & Courses

The velodrome offers a range of sessions and courses such as Beginners and Improvers Courses, Drop-In Sessions, Track League and more.

Cycling Timetable


Easy Rider 10 Years + (Experience Required) 2pm – 4pm

Beginners 3 Week Course 10 Years + (Please contact the Velodrome for available times)

Improvers 3 Week Course 10 Years + (Please contact the Velodrome for available times)


Lunchtime Drop In 10 Years + (Experience Required) 12pm – 2pm

Early Evening Drop In 10 Years + (Experience Required) 5pm – 6.45pm


Early Bird 10 Years + (Experience Required) 7am – 9am


Lunchtime Drop In 10 Years + (Experience Required) 12pm – 2pm

SQT Session (Must be an Accredited Rider) 8pm – 10pm


Veteran Drop In 40 Years + (Experienced Riders Only) 4pm – 7pm


Youth Drop In Session 10 – 16 Years (Experience Required 9.30am – 12pm


Cycle Tots (Non- Riders) 2 ½ - 6 Years 10am – 10.45am

Cycle Fun (Confident Riders) 4 – 6 Years 11am – 11.45am

For more information on the Track League visit the British Cycling webpage (links to external site)

Don’t know where to start? Find out more with our FAQs on cycling at the Velodrome.

Cycling Clubs in Newport

Newport has four excellent cycling clubs, both offer sessions from beginner to advanced. You can find out further information by visiting the clubs websites below (links to external sites)

Newport Olympic

Newport Velo

Cwmcarn Paragon

Newport Phoenix

Every Tuesdays and Sunday morning at 9.30am join up with Newport Phoenix Cycle Club for 1-3 hour rides around the City and surrounding areas. Cycle rides are from 15-50 miles at varying paces.

Newport Cycle Speedway

Visit or contact Colin 01633 660249

Training sessions are held Tuesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm at the Newport International Spors Village (Outside the Wales National Velodrome) bikes and tuition provided at just £1 per session


Keen cyclist or just want to get fitter? Join this fun cycle training spin class or find out about other spin classes, try any spinning class, a great way to work on your fitness!

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