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Merton BMX Track

Picture of Merton BMX TrackAcacia Road, Mitcham

The track is built to regional standards and at 340m is one of longest in the London area. The track is open most days and is available to hire.

New: free Monday evening adult and youth sessions

Children's BMX courses

Merton Active plus taster courses are available for children aged 8 to 16. Children will learn the basic BMX skills, including track safety and basic race coaching. These courses are available during school holidays.

A follow-up course to the taster is also available: race training for those who have some experience of riding BMX.

Book a BMX course

Sessions and opening times

  • New: Sportivate youth and adult sessions are free of charge to those riders aged 14+. Bikes and helmets are provided. You will need to register on your first visit, and must be able to ride a bike.
  • BMX pay and play sessions are supervised but not coached. Just turn up and pay £2.50 for a two hour session. Bikes and helmets are provided. Open to all ages but bike sizes suit age 7 upwards.
  • Strider balance bike sessions are for riders aged 2-6, and cost £2 per rider. These sessions are supervised but we require an adult to remain with the children at all times. Bikes and helmets are provided but you may bring your own if you prefer.

Please check our Facebook page for up to the minute information, as we may have to close due to bad weather and have some exclusive hire bookings over some weekends.

Easter School holiday Timetable

Pay & Play/Taster Pay & Play / Taster
Monday 7 April

12-6 PM P&P

6-8.30 Adult & Youth

Monday 14 April

12-2 PM Taster

2-6PM P&P

6-8.30 PM Adult & Youth

Tuesday 8 April 12-4 PM P&P Tuesday 15 April 12-4 PM P&P
Wednesday 9 April 12-2 PM P&P Wednesday 16 April 12-4 PM P&P
Thursday 10 April

11-1 PM Taster

1-3 PM P&P

Thursday 17 April Closed - Exclusive booking
Friday 11 April 12-2 PM P&P Friday 18th April Closed
Saturday 12 April 12-4 PM P&P Saturday 19th April Closed
Sunday 13 April

12.30-1.30PM Striders

1.30-3.30 PM P&P

Sunday 20 April Closed
Monday 21 April Closed

N.B. The Adult & Youth Monday evening sessions will run on 7 & 14 April, not on 21 April 2014.

Term Time

Session Details
Monday 6.00-8.30pm Sportivate youth and adult session
Tuesday 6.30-9pm Merton Saints BMX Club members only
Wednesday 4.30-6.30pm BMX pay and play
Thursday 4.30-6.30pm BMX pay and play
Friday 4.30-6.30pm BMX pay and play
Saturday 12-2pm BMX pay and play
Saturday 2-4pm BMX pay and play
Sunday 12.30-1.30pm Strider balance bikes only (ages 2-6)
Sunday 1.30-3.30pm BMX pay and play

Exclusive hire

You can book the Merton BMX track for exclusive use, when available. For riders under 18 years of age a qualified coach must be on site throughout the whole booking. Adult groups ride at their own risk.

Exclusive hire prices range from £50 - £90 per hour, depending on your requirements. Please contact for further details.

Merton Saints BMX Club

Merton BMX track is home to the Merton Saints BMX club. New members and volunteers are welcome.

Club sessions are held on a Saturday mornings between 10-12pm for all riders

Merton Saints BMX Club - Facebook Page


How to get here

Acacia Road, next to St Marks Academy Mitcham, CR4 1SF.

There is limited on-street parking. Users are encouraged to arrive at the track by public transport.

Contact us

Facebook - Merton BMX Track

Leisure and Culture Services
13th Floor Civic Centre
London Road

Tel: 020 8545 3677
Fax: 020 8545 3237

Map and directions

Larger map (Google Maps website)

This page was last updated on Thursday 3 April 2014