Upcoming Races / Practices / Clinics
NOTICE of CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19- Social Distancing required at all times, NO rental bikes or helmets, NO concession, Contactless registration required prior to arrival, Registration closes at 6pm race nights.
Training Camp with Coach Martin Casas August 17-21$120.00
Wednesday Intermediate/Expert Clinic $25 (6-8pm) 8/12/2020$0.00
Thursday Practice 8/13/2020$6.00
Friday Race Night 8/14/2020$10.00
Saturday Novice Clinic 8am & 9am 8/15/2020$20.00
Sunday Intermediate/Expert Clinic 8/16/2020$0.00
Monday Novice Clinic (6p & 7p) $20 per hour 8/17/2020$20.00
Tuesday Race & OR Practice – 8/18/2020$10.00
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How do we get started?
1.) Purchase $60 annual membership at www.usabmx.com and print a temporary card- required to present valid card upon entry every day.
2.) Watch “New Rider” video embedded here.
3.) Sign up and pay for our daily events posted here prior to arrival.
4.) We recommend our Novice Clinic’s and Racing on Tuesday and Friday’s. Athletes will be put in races with similar age and experience. PROTIP -The more you race the faster you get!
5.) Sign up for Text Alerts, in case of weather or schedule changes.
My child is under 5 years old and cannot ride a bike yet, is there a toddler track?
Yes. We have a mini track and a main track. Balance Bikes do not have pedals and are a great way to learn how to ride. We even have Balance Bike RACING for children ages 6 and under, on Friday nights. They race the final straight on the main track. Children on Balance Bikes must also have an annual membership $30, available for purchase www.usabmx.com
Can I rent a bike?
NOT RIGHT NOW **Temporarily suspended due to COVID-19** Please inquire at track or with a coach about the correct size bike and equipment needed.
What is required to wear for riding?
Helmet (full face required), LONG SLEEVE SHIRT, LONG PANTS, closed toed SHOES and GLOVES for all riders including balance bikes. (All other Protective gear recommended but not mandatory)
Can I ride my own bike?
Yes! Make sure to remove kick stands, pegs and reflectors. All bikes must have an operational brake and be safety approved by Okeeheelee BMX prior to track use. MTB are acceptable too. Absolutely no training wheels.
When is the track open to ride?
Hours of operation vary daily. IMPORTANT! Sign up for TEXT ALERTS in case we close due to rain or the schedule changes. Due to COVID precautions all registration is required “contactless” online and prior to arrival.
Our current schedule:
Tuesdays: Practice and Racing, Practice 6:00-7:00, racing ASAP (Practice $6 / Race $10 practice included)
Thursdays: Practice Only 6:00-8:00pm ($6)
Fridays: RACING including Balance Bike races ($10) Practice 6:00- 7:00pm, racing ASAP
Saturdays: Practice Only 10:00am-12:00pm ($6 )
Are there coaches?
Yes! We have licensed coaches that hold paid group training sessions. These training sessions require pre-registration and some have class size limits.
Professional Training Center
For 30 years Okeeheelee BMX has served as a professional training center for professionals and amateurs from around the world. All coaches are USA BMX Licensed Coaches, which includes BiAnnual Certification for Adult and Pediatric CPR and Basic First Aid, as well as, CDC Heads Up for Coaches Online Training Module.
Head Coach (Habla Espanol)
BMX School of Champions
Originally from Colombia, presently residing in South Florida. Raced for more than 20 years and competed in 10 World Championships. Created Bmx School of Champions 5 years ago. Dedication, Discipline, and Commitment will help you achieve goals in BMX and in life.
Juan Carlos Carbo
Assistant Coach, Vet Pro (Habla Espanol)
Coach, Vet Pro
Coach, A PRO
Coached Training Schedule
Novice and Beginner BMX Racer Clinics
All athletes that have not yet achieved 10 wins $20 per hour
6-7pm (6yo and younger)
7-8pm (7yo and older)
8-9am (6yo and younger)
9-10am (7yo and older)
Intermediate and Expert BMX Racer Clinics
$25 per session or $120 per month
SUNDAYS – 6-8p
WEDNESDAYS – 6-8pm
BMX Racing League - program for first time BMX athletes
Is a 6 week curriculum for BEGINNER Racers who are curious about BMX racing but need confidence building and fundamentals to BMX Racing. This first session begins September and runs for 5 Saturdays 9am and11am sessions. The all inclusive cost is $149, and includes two hours of training, a racing jersey, number plate, a pizza party and use of a BMX racing bike and helmet. The second session will be in January Open House- Pre-Registration available soon.
Okeeheelee BMX is Palm Beach County’s only BMX race track. We are ranked one of the top 5 tracks in the USA (out of 300+), #1 track in the EAST (US) and #1 in Florida for the last 6 years. All ages and riding abilities are welcome. We are a family and all on the same team.
Okeeheelee BMX was launched in 1988 at the location that it stands today. For 30 years we have given BMX racing careers to kids of all ages, many who have gone on to be professionals and ranked in the World. The track is 1450 feet long, approximately a 1 minute sprint. We are home to over 600 USA BMX members. Kids as young as 2 years old on pedal bikes, as well as, lifelong enthusiasts in their 60’s who enjoy the cardio workout of racing every week.
Okeeheelee BMX is recognized by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission and is a nonprofit 501c3 operated 100% by Volunteers. All parents are encouraged to step up and become an active part of putting on races, managing the facility and being a part of the OKEEHEELEE FAMILY.
We have annual sponsorship opportunities available for banner display $500. Please contact Jennifer Kraatz (email@example.com)
Parents, Spectators and Riders MUST practice SOCIAL DISTANCING remaining 6 feet apart at all times. When you can not social distance we ask that you wear a mask. Do not plan on attending if you have any cold symptoms. Fever, cough, runny nose etc. any guests or riders displaying cold symptoms may be asked to leave without a refund.
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