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Lehigh Valley Velodrome

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COMMUNITY SERVICE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Tucked away in the countryside of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, sits Trexlertown - a name widely known throughout the cycling community. Here, you’ll find the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, an impressive outdoor velodrome with a 333-meter-long concrete track featuring 28-degree banked turns, with straightaways banked at 12 degrees - giving the venue its nickname as the "Concrete Crater." Athletes from all around the world travel to Lehigh Valley to train and race at this facility, taking advantage of cycle-friendly roads that connect the venue to neighboring communities. The summer racing program is noted as a favorite among Olympic hopefuls on their quest to qualify for the games. The Valley Preferred Cycling Center hosts a premier weekly racing series each summer, as well as national championships, large group rides, Gran Fondos, charity rides, UCI cyclocross events and more, making it a nationally recognized go-to destination for cycling.

From April through September, VPCC it hosts professional cycling events, amateur events, youth bicycle racing leagues, developmental cycling courses for all ages, and Swap Meets.

Starting May 29 - August 21, Friday Race Night volunteers can be found doing the following:

  • Assist with pre-race rider registration
  • Assist Ticket Office Staff with ticket sales and ticket related projects throughout the night
  • Greet and collect tickets from spectators as they enter the facility
  • Assist in executing nightly promotions
  • Assist the Merchandise stand selling merchandise throughout the night
  • Assist setting up Plaza area with sponsor displays and nightly entertainment
  • Help execute set-up and tear-down group hospitality events

If you are interested in volunteering over the summer at VPCC, please contact:

Kbertoni@thevelodrome.com

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About Lehigh Valley Velodrome

Location:

Rtes 100 & 222, Trexlertown, PA 18087, US

Mission Statement

The Lehigh Valley Velodrome is managed by "The Velodrome Fund", a 501(C)(3) non profit organization. Our mission is to operate the world's best bicycle track for racing, teaching and recreational use. Our values are to provide wholesome family entertainment and positive activities for youth in a world class racing venue.

Description

World class bicycle track for racing, teaching and recreational use. The Lehigh Valley Velodrome, affectionately known as "T-town" is a concrete oval, banked track, 333 meters in length, built in 1975 by Robert Rodale. Some of America's best road and track cycling talent call the Lehigh Valley Velodrome their 'home.' Each summer cyclists from around the country and, indeed, the world, compete in this Olympic sport right here in the Lehigh Valley. Cyclists ride feather-weight bikes with no brakes and a single fixed gear, reaching speeds over 40 mph. The Lehigh Valley Velodrome is one of the world's foremost bicycle race tracks!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1151 Mosser RoadBreinigsville, PA 18031

(40.54753,-75.61044)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Bicycling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Friday Nights June-August

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