YMCA Cycle-a-Thon

3rd Cycle-a-Thon! NEW DATE: October 14th

We’re excited to announce our 3rd Cycle-a-Thon for the Avalon Peninsula region will now take place on Saturday, October 14, 2023.

This 2023 event is in support of the Annual Campaign for the Ches Penney Family YMCA in St. John’s serving the Avalon Peninsula. Funds raised will be used to help people in need access health-improving programs and services at the Ches Penney Family YMCA.


When: Saturday, October 14, 2023 (New Date – postponed from Saturday, June 17)

Where: Gymnasium, Ches Penney Family YMCA on 35 Ridge Road., St. John’s

Why: Pedal for a purpose! Have fun, get active, win prizes, and help a great cause! Help us beat our goal of $20,000!

Registration Fee: Registration is a minimum of $1,000 per team.

Teams can get sponsors to help them achieve their fundraising goal and the team that raises the most funds wins Team Fundraiser Prize!

All fees must be paid online prior to October 14, 2023. We are unable to accept registration fees the day of the event.

  1. Event will take place in the gymnasium at the Ches Penney Family YMCA on 35 Ridge Road.
  2. We have space for 20 teams.
  3. There will be six time slots throughout the day with the first ride starting at 9am and the last ride starting at 2pm. Each session will be led by Group Cycle certified instructors and will last for a maximum of 45 minutes.
  4. You decide how many riders you want on your team
  5. Registration is minimum of $1,000 per team.
  6. Great prizes and team challenges
  7. All participants are required to sign participation and photo release waivers prior to participating
  8. Participants must be age 19+
YMCA Cycle-a-Thon
YMCA Cycle-a-Thon

Sponsors and Prize Donors

Thank you to the many sponsors, prize donors, and volunteers who help make this event possible!

Prize Categories

Fundraiser Champions – Team that raises the most funds

Best in Show – Team with most imaginative bike decorations

Team Spirit – Team that demonstrates the most team spirit throughout the day

Cycle Fit Showdown – Team that collectively cycles the longest distance of the day

Cycle Fit Masters – Team that collectively cycles the distance that most closely matches the Instructors collective distance

Random prize draws throughout the day!

Prize Donors and Sponsors

Bakyard Mechanic

East Coast Quilt Co.

Positive Edge

Rideout Tool and Machine

CBDC (Community Business Development Corporation)

Newfoundland Growlers

McCabe Pro

Lat49 Architecture Inc.


If you are interested in receiving a registration package or for more information, contact:

Michelle Northover
Chief Development Officer

YMCA Cycle-a-Thon