Marsh Tracks is a BMX, Road and MTB Bike Park in Rhyl in Denbighshire, in North Wales. They have a recently opened (in Feb 2014) a 2km mountain bike pump track to add to their existing national standard BMX race track and their 1.3 km closed circuit road cycling track that opened earlier in 2012.
- The BMX track ss a national standard BMX track with a Bensink start gate (exactly the same as the 2012 Olympic BMX track) and a technically challenging layout that allows riders to adapt how they ride the track as their ability develops. The facility also has flood lights.
- The road track is a 1.25 Km circuit. It is flat and like the BMX track has floodlights allow evening use during the darker months.
Mountain Bike Pump Track
- The Marsh Tracks mountain bike pump track is a 2 km track. It is probably the longest pump track in the world. It is progressive in nature and can all be rolled or for the more experienced you can jump.
- Marsh Tracks has five locally based British Cycling qualified BMX coaches. They also have their own youth club sessions and are in the process of forming a BMX club.
- A decent fleet of maintained BMX bikes from Redline, Haro and SE Racing in a range of sizes to suit age five upwards is available. They can also provide knee and elbow pads and helmets.
- There is also a range of Giant Road bikes available for hire along with helmets.
- The bike park has great facilities to aid in training and skills development. They have meeting rooms, changing rooms, showers, toilets, on site camping and a free car park.
- They recommend riders wear old jeans, long sleeve tops and full finger gloves, along with trainers or skate shoes.
- Autumn Term time opening hours 4-9pm Mon Tues and Thurs. 10-6pm Sat and 11-5pm Sundays...Weds and Fridays Closed.
- Jnr Ride only £2 Helmet and pad hire £1, bike hire £2 Adult (16+) £4 ride only other cost same. Track Hire for organisations from £30 per hour. BMX Birthday parties from £6 per child including bike and helmet hire
- The Marsh Tracks centre organises many events and races throughout the year.
- Opened in March 2012 it cost 1.5 million to build which was made possible from funders including the Waste Recycling Environmental (WREN), The Foundation for Sports and Arts and the Strategic Regeneration Area (SRA) board via Denbighshire County Council.
- The project was led by the 500 strong Glan Morfa Cycle Association.
- The track was built by Clark & Kent.
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