Build a Bike Classes

Update: Both sessions of this course are full.  If you would like to be added to the wait list for either session and contacted if a spot opens up, email [email protected]


Need a bicycle? Want to learn repair skills?  This is a free bicycle repair course open to all low income adults in Winnipeg.  You will learn bicycle repair by repairing a different component of a used bicycle each week, with the help of our instructors.   After the course you will get to keep the bicycle you repaired, along with a lock and helmet.  Snacks are provided.  Bus tickets are provided if needed

Session one: Thursday evenings at 95 Gertie St.  [REGISTRATION FULL]

Class 1: Thursday May 11, 6-8 pm

Class 2: Thursday May 18, 6-8 pm

Class 3: Thursday May 25, 6-8 pm

Class 4: Thursday June 1, 6-8 pm

Class 5: Thursday June 8, 6-8 pm

Class 6: Thursday June 15, 6-8 pm

Class 7: Thursday June 22, 6-8 pm

Class 8: Thursday June 29, 6-8 pm


Session two:  Saturday Afternoons at 95 Gertie St. [REGISTRATION FULL]

Class 1: Saturday June 3, 1-5 pm

Class 2: Saturday June 10, 1-5 pm

Class 3: Saturday June 17, 1-5 pm

Class 4: Saturday June 24, 1-5 pm


Which session should I pick?

There are two options for this course.  One is Thursday evenings starting May 11th and one is Saturday evenings starting in June.  The Saturday course is condensed into four longer classes instead of eight shorter classes, but they are both 16 hours total and participants will learn the same things in each.  Both take place at the wrench’s education space at 95 Gertie St.


How do you define low income?

If you feel that you would benefit from this class and one or more of the following apply to you, please sign up! 

- Your primary source of income is EIA or other government transfers

- You work for below a livable wage (the Canadian Center of Policy Alternatives defines a livable wage as $19.64 an hour)

- You have accessed food hampers or other support to meet your basic needs

- You would not be able to afford to buy a bicycle or take a repair class if it wasn't low cost or free.


Other questions?  

email [email protected] or call us at 204 296-3389