We meet at Whitton Sports & Community Centre, Whitton Church Lane, Ipswich IP1 6LW
Our Cycle Speedway track is at the back of Whitton Sports Centre’s land, near the all-weather football pitches. Our club house serves drinks and snacks,plus hot food on race days.
Parking, changing and toilets are at the Sports Centre.
We meet for training from February to November, weather permitting. The competitive season runs from March to October.
- Open training sessions: Monday and Tuesday, 6:45pm – 8:15pm
- Senior riders’ training: Tuesday, 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
- Academy (U10 or beginners, we’ll accommodate U12): Friday 7pm – 8pm
We can also run women and girls’ specific sessions,subject to demand.
What do I need?
Riders should be covered from the neck downwards. This includes long fingered gloves.
Riders need a helmet without a peak (removable peaks must be removed). We have some loan helmets for new riders.
Riders at training sessions mostly wear old trainers, track suit bottoms or goalkeepers leggings, and any long sleeved shirt. Riders will need a club shirt for competition. These are around £20, which includes the riders name on the back.
We have loan bikes for 4 year olds up to adults. These are free for training sessions. Members may also borrow bikes for competitive events.
What does it cost?
Your first 2 training sessions are free.
Training sessions cost £1 for members, £1.50 for non-members
Annual Eagles membership
… is £20 a Senior rider.
Families of junior riders become non-riding members. If your family doesn’t have senior riders, it’s £15 for the first junior rider.
Then it’s £12 for the second junior, £10 for the third junior.
e.g. 2 adults and a junior would be £20+£20+£10,
a father and son would be £20 + £12,
or a family of 3 juniors would be £15+£12+10.
British Cycling membership
Club members also need British Cycling membership for competition, described on the British Cycling web site. The Provisional race license that comes with Silver or Gold membership covers all classes of Cycle Speedway competition in the UK, as described here.
To contact us, please see our Contact page.