BMX Legacy Project


What the BMX Legacy Project achieved in Phase 1 (2011 – 13)

Access Sport’s BMX Legacy Project was launched in February 2011 in partnership with 5 Olympic host boroughs, British Cycling, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority and the Greater London Authority. The project achieved all its stated aims and was recognised with several awards:

We achieved:

  • 5 ‘New Model’ BMX clubs
  • 5 new BMX tracks
  • Over 5000 young people
  • Over 800 new regular participants
  • Outreach to 75 schools and 20 community groups
  • 34 new cycling coaches
  • 160 new volunteers
  • BMX added into the London Youth Games for first time ever
  • Inclusive BMX sessions for deaf young people, Pupil Referral Units, youth clubs and Special Schools

What is involved in Phase 2 of the BMX Legacy Project?

Following the success of the BMX Legacy Project, Access plans to expand the project across London.

We aim to achieve:

  • 7 new clubs
  • 5 new tracks
  • Creating a total of 16 BMX clubs in 15 London boroughs
  • Over 12,000 people engaged including activity for disabled and previously inactive people
  • Over 60 new coaches to be trained
  • 50 new volunteers, including specialist support from corporate partners
  • Opportunities for talented riders and coaches to progress on elite pathways
  • New competitions
  • Improved online community for London BMX