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Wheels for Wellbeing, Croydon


Wheels for Wellbeing, Croydon

Type of organisation

A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No 06288610.  Registered Charity number 1120905


Croydon Sports Arena, Albert Road, South Norwood SE25 4QL

Open to groups and/or individuals

Both groups and individuals

Bike-only hire



Cycling around the arena track.


Per disabled cyclist: £5 (if you need a supporter/carer they are included in the price)

Per non-disabled cyclist: £5

Special family price (up to 4, including at least one disabled cyclist): £10

Limitations on use

None, although participants must have registered with WfW (no charge for registration). We aim to share out time on popular cycles, and to prevent non-disabled siblings from using machines that disabled participants want to use.

Types of bike

  • 2-wheeled bikes with both step-through and diamond frames
  • Upright trikes for adults and children
  • Recumbent trikes/'go-karts'
  • Hand-trikes
  • Side-by-side trikes
  • Tandems (both 2-wheel & trikes)
  • Wheelchair trikes (2 types)
  • Tag-alongs
  • Race-runners

(approx 40 machines available for each session)

Booking arrangements / times / charges etc

No booking required. Drop-in sessions run on:

  • Tuesdays: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Fridays: 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturdays: 10:00am - 12:30pm

Other sessions for specific user groups run occasionally at other times. There is no time limit so some participants stay for the whole session time

Year round / seasonal

Year round apart from over the Christmas New Year holiday period, and between May and July when some Tuesday sessions are cancelled to accommodate school sports days. Please check our website for the latest information:

Other facilities

Free car parking available in large car park just outside gates to track; two wheelchair accessible toilets; free drinks available (tea, coffee and water).


Suggested routes

Flat, traffic-free, 8-lane 400m athletics track.

Offer advice on suitability of bikes for riders?

We have trained cycling instructors available to advise/assess rider's suitability for various machines

Preferential rates for CTC members?


Contact details

020 7346 8482



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