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gOguy Program

In the past the gO Initiative has held several gOguy camps and now the need for a program in Gunnison seems to have grown over the course of several years. With ideals and goals similiar to our gOgirl program started by gO Orthopedics in 2015, the guys will focus on mountain biking throughout the valley. The gOguy program falls under the gO Initiative, a 501c3 Colorado Corporation intended to educate, inspire and develop athletes of all ages and abilities in mountain sports.

 

As with other gO Initiative programs, we provide financial support and opportunities to optimize a strong body and mind through functional fitness, healthy lifestyle guidance and achievement. This program will focuse on developing confidence both on and off the trails by giving them the resources they need to not only become a successful competitive or non-competitive athlete, but also a successful member of our community or any community in which they interact.

gOguy Gunnison Program
  • THE DETAILS

    • Ages: Minimum 7 years old
    • Dates:  June 16 – August 11, 2020 (Tuesdays + Thursdays, no programming 6/30, 7/2)
    • Times: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
    • Cost: $375/summer; $25/day (you choose scheduled days)

gOguy Gunnison Program

** REGISTRATION FOR GUNNISON is CLOSED **

To register, please send a completed waiver (click below) to:  sarah@thegoinitiative.org and click on the “pay now” button (it will go to a paypal page) to pay for the whole summer or individual days. You may also drop off a copy of the signed waiver at either gO clinic (104 W Ruby Gunnison or 433 Sixth St Crested Butte)

 


Rates



YELLOW CRUISERS
(7-9 year olds)

This is where it all starts!

 

This is our intro level group. Riders must be able to ride a bike independently with the excitement and attitude of getting out and about around Gunnison. They are ready to gain experience on mountain bike trails and learn the fundamentals of biking.

 

This group will be mostly outdoors for the afternoon, taking any needed snack breaks and multiple stops during the day (bonus is a stop at Jermaine’s for some fro yo!). The general idea is to get these kids to learn about riding around Gunnison, with an eventual transition from pavement onto beginner mountain bike trails around Hartman’s and Signal Peak. An emphasis will be kept on abiding by important city riding rules, obeying all laws and maintaining safety both on the streets and on the trails.

 

This group will also participate in other activities (rec center, lake, river, etc.) as permitted, and go to Crested Butte once or twice during the summer season.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Can ride a bike, steer and brake independently
  • 20″ wheels or larger
  • Hand brakes
  • Range of gears

ORANGE ROLLERS
(8-12 year olds)

A little more skill, a lot more excitement!

 

Second level gO riders love getting out on their bikes and should have previous experience riding mountain bike trails in/around the Gunnison area. They enjoy longer rides, exploring new terrain and are excited to ride more.

 

We recognize that within this age range there can be a wide range of abilities. Orange riders are separated into groups according to their ability level to ensure a great experience for all (depending on coach availability). Orangers will develop their riding skills to improve confidence and control on Gunnison area trails.

 

This group will also participate in other activities on some Thursdays, and go to Crested Butte several times during the summer season to ride.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience on mountain bike trails
  • 24″ wheels or larger
  • Hand brakes
  • Range of Gears

RED RIDERS
(9-14 year olds)

Keepin those wheels rollin!

 

Tertiary gO riders are super excited to get out on intermediate trails with friends of a similar age and ability. They have experience on mountain bike trails and are looking to fine tune their skills to ride more!

 

We recognize that within this group there can be a wide range of abilities. Red riders are separated into groups according to their ability level to ensure a great experience for all (depending on coach availability).

 

Red Riders will work towards improving their skills to ride up, down and over Gunnison area trails, including Signal Peak and Hartman Rocks. This group will also go to Crested Butte several times during the summer season to ride.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience on mountain bike trails
  • 26″ wheels or larger
  • Hand brakes
  • Range of Gears

If interested in our gOguy program, please contact sarah@thegoinitiative.org for availability and more information.