San Diego Velodrome Association

Your Membership is important to keep this facility operational and to continue the many enrichment programs available.

Members are provided the access code to the track and may ride the track during Open Hours - any time the track is not being used for scheduled adult or kids classes, scheduled VeloYouth classes, scheduled racing, or other scheduled events (swap meet, etc.).  Members receive discounts on racing at scheduled Tuesday Night Racing (TNR) and Friday Night Racing (FNR). Members are granted access to the members section of the website, which contains valuable resources and information about the SDVA.

Rules for Riding the Velodrome
1) Helmets must be worn and secured at all times when riding on the Velodrome or its grounds.
2) Riders shall not use headphones, earbuds, earplugs, etc., while riding on the track.
3) Riders should ride a straight line and check behind before changing position on the track.
4) Other than in competition, slower riders should always leave others sufficient space to pass above and below.
5) Faster riders should generally pass below the blue (stayer's) line. If you warn a rider ahead, say "Stay."
6) Cyclists, members and spectators must follow directions from Board member, track steward, track manager or
race director.

Rules of Conduct
1) No pets are allowed on the track or infield. Pets in the stands must be leashed.
2) Members may not share the Velodrome lock combination with or allow entry to nonmembers.
3) No smoking in the stands, on the track or infield. Members shall be aware of and comply with the City Parks &
Rec rules for Balboa Park as posted at the entrance to the track.
4) No Velodrome facility user while on the premises shall engage in any of the following -
   • Theft, fraud, deceit, or grossly unsportsmanlike conduct;
   • Enter into competition or membership under an assumed name;
   • Act disrespectfully (which includes using foul or abusive language) toward officials (including race
      officials and City employees), organizers, spectators, or other riders; or,
   • Commit assault (threaten to do bodily injury) or battery (do or attempt to do bodily injury).
      Enforcement and Penalties for Violation of Rules:
   • During an event conducted under permit of USA Cycling or other permitting organization, violators are
      subject to the rules and enforcement procedures of that organization; and,
   • At all other times, any member of the Board of Directors, race director, track steward, track manager, or
     coaching member may issue a warning, suspend riding privileges for the day or longer, or terminate the
     membership (depending on the nature, severity, or frequency of the violation) of any rider who is riding
     unsafely, violating rules or laws, or behaving in a manner detrimental to the SDVA.
   • All suspensions will be reviewed by the Board which can reverse, uphold, or increase the penalty.

  • Join us

To be considered for membership to the San Diego Velodrome Association you must either complete an SDVA approved class; or be checked by a SDVA approved coach; or have demonstrable experience on another velodrome (USAC license; or reference from an ATRA track).

At this time we cannot accept membership registration from multiple individuals under the same email address. Individuals will need to use their own unique email address to sign up electronically. To sign up multiple individuals with one email as a point of contact, please print and fill out the SDVA Waiver and Membership Application for each individual and mail it with a check or money order for the full amount of memberships paid out to SAN DIEGO VELODROME ASSOCIATION  and mail it to:

San Diego Velodrome Association

ATTN: Membership Coordinator

2221 Morley Field Drive

San Diego, CA 92104

An email will be sent when your membership is active and approved.

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About the association

The San Diego Velodrome Association (SDVA) is a public benefit, membership-based 501(C)3 nonprofit corporation incorporated under the laws of the State of California for the purposes of engaging in, promoting, encouraging, and otherwise supporting bicycle track racing, both as an athletic sport as well as a recreational activity, including such related activities as, but not limited to, bicycle safety programs, bicycle swap meets, and youth bicycling programs. The SDVA is granted a use permit by the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department for the use of the velodrome facility in Balboa Park. The SDVA is responsible for administering, conducting, coordinating, and/or promoting all bicycling recreational and racing activities, including events sanctioned under the provisions of the United Cycling Federation, the United States Olympic Committee, and/or the International Cycling Union (UCI) for the San Diego Velodrome.

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Mailing Address: 2221 Morley Field Drive, San Diego, CA 92104

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