25 YR Anniversary Party – June 15

Sunday, June 15th at Dusty's Bar Everyone is invited to join us for an afternoon and evening of celebrations and bike-related shenanigans on Sunday, June 15th to commemorate 25 years of pedaling good times at Dusty's in Creekside. This family-friendly event falls on Father's Day and is the perfect way to spend the day with dad!  This event is open to everyone, not just WORCA members, so tell your friends!  Activities include a bouncy castle, run bike obstacle course, crafts and other ... Read more

Raffle Tickets On Sale Now

Last year our raffle raised a lot of much-needed funds for our trails program so we're doing it again!  Thanks to the generosity of six local businesses we have been able to pull together a compilation of amazing prizes.  Sales commenced at the bike swap and tickets (1 for $5, 5 for $20 and 15 for $50) will be sold at all WORCA events until the draw at the 25 Year Anniversary Celebration on June 15th and at Summit Sport, Comor and ... Read more

New Sproatt Alpine Mulit-Use Trail Announced

We've made reference to the Sproatt Trail in the past but we are very excited to officially announce this upcoming project! This spring WORCA's trail crew and volunteers will be breaking ground beginning the construction of an alpine trail which will descend from near the summit of Sproatt Mountain to the Flank Trail. Access to this area will come from a new machine-built ascent trail starting off the Flank trail south of Function which will be constructed by the RMOW. As partners ... Read more

Next 3 Trail Nights/Days – May 20, 24, 27

Big cheers to the beautiful people that build the re-route on middle Danimal last Tuesday night. It got done in about three hours, not including the prep work and finishing touches by WORCA's trail builders. This Tuesday, May 20th at 5:30 we will be back there to complete the next section before moving on to the next maintenance project. How to plan for Trail Days or Nights: Read WORCA newsletter Check the WORCA website or Facebook Show up on foot or on bike, bring gloves, ... Read more

Letter From The President

Hello WORCA members, First of all, welcome to another season. This one is exciting given it's WORCA's 25th anniversary. We will have a great party at Dusty's to celebrate this milestone with a special XC race and lots of fun events. Toonie rides, youth programs and special events are also all planned out for the season, thanks to our awesome WORCA board of directors. Generally, I don't pipe up too much, rather let things go with the flow. However, WORCA members, we ... Read more

Upcoming Vollie Trail Days

Correction: Trail Day is May 3, not May 9 The first trail day will take place this Saturday, May 3rd. We'll separate into groups and tackle trail sweep in different zones. Or join us for our first Trail maintenance evening on May 13th (details TBC). If you've been out riding and noticed areas that need maintenance please email trails@worca.com or post on our Facebook page so we can plan for our trail day accordingly. Details for Trail Day May 3: Meet ... Read more

Sea to Sky Enduro Series: Pemberton Race Registration Now Open!

Race Date: May 17 Time: 11:00 AM Entry fee: $40 if WORCA/PVTA member. There is a $10 Race Licence fee for non-members that includes a PVTA membership. WORCA members are welcome to purchase the $10 licence/PVTA membership at registration. No cancellations/refunds. For more information click here. Race categories: Pro Men, Pro Women, Masters Men (35+), Masters Women (35+), Open Men (under 35), Open Women (under 35) - 200 Racers Max First enduro of the series, The Gryphon, is this Saturday in Squamish. Read more

Deadline May 30th Restrictions on Biking in the Chilcotins

Dear WORCA members and local outdoor enthusiasts, After a step in the right direction towards considering future mountain biking access in Garibaldi Provincial Park, we are at risk of taking one back.  With the 2014 publication of the Management Plan Amendment for  the Spearhead Area of Garibaldi Park,  BC Parks left open the door for considering future mountain biking access in this Park. Concurrently, there are Whistler stakeholders developing a plan to expand multi-use trails in the alpine areas around Whistler that will exemplify ... Read more

WORCA DIRT CAMPS are looking for a Full Time Coach

Full time coach for youth dirt camps. Work a Full 9 week schedule. Jun 30 to Aug 25-29th 2014, Monday to Friday Qualifications: • Level 1 Mountain Bike Instructor Development Program course or equivalent mandatory • Minimum Current OFA Level 1 (B.C. Certified) • Required to complete a criminal record check • NCCP making ethical decisions Assets: • Demonstrate our core values around WORCA DIRT CAMPS, Integrity, Community and Environment, Uncompromising Safety • Previous mountain bike instructing experience • Strong mountain bike skills • Good physical condition • Local trail ... Read more

WORCA Accepting Applications for Treasurer

First, a big thank you to Katie Painchaud who has donated her time and helped us balance our books over the last two years. You will be missed Katie! Our board is made up of 12 directors and typically each director invests about 2-4 hours per week, with the busier times from April to October. In addition to taking care of our own portfolio, we also attend a monthly meeting and take turns assisting at the weekly Toonie rides and other sanctioned ... Read more