Learning to ride a trike and then a bike is one of the great childhood rites of passage.
Sydney has many wonderful outdoors bike tracks suitable for children. And they’re all free!
Here follows a list of the best bike tracks we have come across throughout Sydney. They’re listed here alphabeticaly by name of the bike track.
If you know of another, PLEASE let us know in the comments below!
Happy cycling – one and all!
The cricket oval at the south end of Balmoral has a bike path all the way round it. Just back from the beach at the south end. Read about where to park etc on this balmoral Beach post.
Bicentennial Park, Glebe
There is a terrific playground here and lots of cycling paths throughout the park.
Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Bicentennial Park, West Pymble
Lots of bike tracks throughout the park, excellent playground there too.
Blenheim Park, Ryde
Brightmore Reserve, Cremorne
Brightmore Reserve has a terrific bike track, all laid out and marked like a road. See council website page here.
Buffalo Creek Reserve
Great bike track here as well as some interesting and fun play equipment, all in a beautiful bushy locale. Read details on my Buffalo Creek Reserve Playground post here.
Campbelltown Bicycle Education and Road Safety Centre
A huge bike track, excellent spot! Check out the council website page here.
Hallstrom Park, Willoughby
Holroyd Gardens, Merrylands
There’s a cycle training track here, all painted with proper road markings, as well as the fabulous playground. Click here for more info.
Lagoon Park, Manly
The playground here is great and bike tracks lead along the dam and also there’s a bike path all the way down to Shelly Beach. Click here for more info.
There’s now a walking and cycling track right around Narrabeen Lake. Start or finish at the fab Bilarong Playground and Reserve.
Passmore Reserve, Manly Vale
Bike track goes all around the playing fields, passing by the excellent playground, click here for more info.
Sydney Park Cycling Centre, St Peters
This is an excellent learn to cycle space on the Sydney Park Road side of Sydney Park. For parking details etc see the Sydney Park post here.
Here’s a great video showing this bike track.
St Ives Showground Playground and Bike Track
Bike track here has great shade and play equipment beside it.
Terrey Hills BMX Bike Track
A fantastic bike track for older kids. Check out the full post and photos here.
Winnererremy Bay Playground, Mona Vale
The huge oval by the playground has a bike track around it. For more info click the Winnererremy Bay Payground post here.
Willoughby Park, Willoughby
There’s a small bike track by the playground and then a large bike track all around the oval. Photos and Willoughby Park info here.
Where did you learn to ride a bike?
Can you add any more bike tracks to this list?