With the Abu Dhabi Tour 2018 approaching, tutorial classes program about the history and benefits of cycling were launched at a number of schools in Abu Dhabi emirate.
This program is implemented jointly by Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), RCS Sports & Events in cooperation with the Department of Knowledge and Education in Abu Dhabi.
The program is to develop educational classes for schools in Abu Dhabi emirate in order to promote a passion for cycling among young generations.
The program is to educate school kids on the history and benefits of cycling, to encourage them to practice this type of sport in order to have good physical fitness, and to lead healthy lifestyle through suitable sport practicing.
The tutorial classes cover the following main subjects:
- The History of the Bicycle (Age appropriate information),
- Health and fitness benefits of riding a bike,
- How to cycle safely, and awareness on the road,
- Respect and fair-play behavior in cycling competitions.
Abu Dhabi Tour is the largest UCI sanctioned professional cycling race taking place in the Middle East. The 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour will cover five stages from 21 to 25 February, and is organised by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council in partnership with RCS Sports and Events.