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.
- Intermediate riders, Tuesday 7:00pm – 8:15pm
- Senior riders’ training: Tuesday, 8:15pm – 9:15pm
- Academy (U10 or beginners, we’ll accommodate U12): Friday 7pm – 8pm
As we return to the track after Covid, please contact us if visiting for the first time
Please contact us for group sessions – your club, youth group, place of work, school, friends, etc. We can include you in sessions or create a session (and race meeting!) for larger groups.
We can also run specific sessions for women and girls, 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 £1.50 for non-members
Annual Eagles membership
… is £60 for a Senior rider or £50 for a Junior rider, which includes the year’s training sessions. Multiple Juniors in one family will receive a discount.
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 Bronze Race membership covers all racing apart from the British Individual Championships (British Cycling rule S.9), for which you’ll need Silver or Gold membership. Cycle Speedway does not require the ‘full race license’ bolt-on.
To contact us, please see our Contact page.