Things to do for Active Kids

Circle City BMX Racing Dothan

Where is it at?

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Circle City BMX Racing
Westgate Park
100 Recreation Road
Tel: 334 793 0189


Head out to Westgate Park at 100 Recreation Rad, in Dothan, 36305.

The GPS might select 501 Recreation Road, 36303.

If you are coming from the north, head out on Hwy 231 S, and turn right at Ross Clark Circle, then make a right on Hwy 84 W. Then right onto Westgate Pkwy after that, the left into Westgate Park on Recreation Road. The tracks will be after you turn left adjacent to the softball fields.

Where are we going today?

Circle City BMX Racing is the ultimate activity where the experts can push themselves to the limit, and beginners can feel like they are an expert.

You get your bike ready - hands on the handle bars - ready to take that leap.  You are waiting in the starting lane, and you know you are about to experience something adrenaline pumping...something great! 

You look out at the track at what you're about to face, and then you're off!  The race has started!

The great thing about BMX is while every course has a finish line and a starting gate, no two tracks are identical, so you can always mix it up and try new things.  Once you have mastered one course, you can move on to the next.  The lengths vary just as much as the size, and the arrangement of the challenging obstacles along it.

Some tracks are flat, and some have very cool downhill sections for you to tackle!  They also range from 900 feet to 1,300 feet in length.  Don't worry about having a rough ride either, as the tracks have been well groomed! 

So two year olds, you can take your time on the Strider pushbikes and really learn your balance - getting the feel for the bike and the tracks and building confidence.  Experts, you can fly over the obstacles until your adrenaline pumped heart's content!  Everyone will feel the same sense of excitement. 

Each race participant is matched up with entrants similar to them, for example they might have a 5 and Under (Novice) category, and a 7 years expert category.  They will make sure you are okay.  After you win 10 aces, you move up a category! So it's a great personal challenge too. 

You can also attend practice sessions prior to the race too, to really get to know the track.

Good luck out there! 

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How much does it cost?

  • AdultsPractice races $5, actual race $10
  • ChildrenPractice races $5, actual race $10

When can we go?

Times vary on practice times and race times

Any Top Tips?

The helmet and bike rental is included in the practice or race fee! .

More information

All riders must wear safety gear, as well as fully enclosed shoes, otherwise you won't be able to ride .

What people are saying?

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    Everyone is very friendly and welcoming an my son loves to go, I recommend everyone to at least come an give it a try.

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