FasterTrack Junior Performance u17-u19 Program

u17-u19 with track experience, at coaches discretion

April 8 to August 19
Mondays 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Designed for youth riders (18 and younger) experienced in the track, looking for next level development.  The curriculum will focus on sprint-type efforts and events, with some longer track-only skills like Madison. FastTrack grads can expect faster efforts, and efficient use of track time.

Certified track coaches include:

  • Lister Farrar (co-founder FastTrack and coach since 2011, NCCP Comp Dev, BPE),
  • Alex Hui (GVVA head coach, multi-provincial championship medalist, NCCP Competition Development).

Registration Includes:

  • GVVA Membership
  • Rental bike, GVVA Membership,
  • Annual Track Pass for other open track times,
  • and coaching included. 

The FastTrack program follows Cycling Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) principles to ensure athletes are developing effective cycling skills; tactics and techniques through age/stage appropriate training loads and progressions (volume and intensity).  The Westshore Velodrome is a participant friendly environment, and the GVVA FastTrack program welcomes athletes with disabilities.

Program Details

Monday April 8, 2023 will be our first session of the year.  

Practice times are 4:00-6:00, Mondays to August 19. 

Equipment Required

  • Cycling helmet, water bottle, athletic clothing and running shoes.
  • Athletes are permitted to use their own cycling shoes and pedals.
  • Program runs rain or shine – please come prepared.

Fixed Gear / Velodrome Rental Bicycles are provided for all FastTrack participants on loan from the GVVA, if needed, on a first come; first served basis.