British Cycling Development centres and Regional Schools of racing


Development Centres (DC) are the first step on the British Cycling talent pathway, these sessions are open to all riders of certain ages, are run across each of the British Cycling regions, across multiple disciplines and are based out of British Cycling facilities. 

Click here to find the nearest Development Centre to you.

If riders have aspirations to be involved in Regional Schools of Racing and progress further along the pathway these centres are the start of the talent journey. 

How do you get on a Development Centre?

  • Sessions are open to all riders aged 12-15* There may be some discipline specific restrictions
  • No performance expressions required
  • All Development Centre sessions are online, click here to find the nearest Development Centre to you.

How is it done?

  • Group coaching sessions
  • Race scenario training drills

When do Development Centre sessions take place? 

  • Some sessions run all year round and others run when the racing season is out, click here to find the nearest Development Centre to you.

Who is involved?

Development Centres are run by clubs and volunteers, supported by British Cycling regional Go-Ride staff and talent development coaches.