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Crow River BMX Map

3150 Lander Avenue North
St. Michael MN 55376 - 9633
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Track Operator:
Dan Isaacs
[email protected]

Elliot McGrath

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Beginner League Series 1

Registration for Beginner League Series #1 is now OPEN at Crow River BMX!

Registration Details:

  • Link:
  • Registration opens for new riders on April 22, 2023
  • Registration opens up to repeat riders on May 5, 2023, if space is available
  • Registration closes May 10, 2023

Beginner League Package Includes:

  • USA BMX Membership
  • 4 Coaching Lessons
  • 5 USA BMX Races
  • 1 Custom Race Jersey
  • BMX Parent Lessons

Total cost $169.00 per rider

Parent Program $149.00 per rider

Beginner League Details:

  • Limited spots available. The series is capped at 40 riders (including parent/adult riders) to provide an effective peer-to-coach ratio.
  • Registration is open first to new riders. A new rider does not have a current or previous USA BMX membership.
  • Parent Rider Program has a reduced rate for parents of beginner league riders to take the sessions right alongside their child.
  • Elliot McGrath is a certified coach with 4 assistant coaches and 2 junior coaches. Dan Isaacs will be your non-riding parent coach to help you learn the ins & outs of BMX racing, practices, and more. Elliot and Dan have both been through several EMS training events.
  • All ages are encouraged to participate but must be able to ride a pedal bike.
  • Beginner League is the ultimate way for riders & families to feel out the sport of BMX racing without feeling lost or like you're on the outside looking in.
  • Lessons are reserved for pedal bikes only.
  • Equipment Required: helmet, long sleeves, closed-toe shoes, bike. Crow River BMX has rental bikes ($5) and loaner helmets (free).
  • Parents are encouraged to stay at track during lessons.
  • Parents will also be taught "BMX Parent" topics on a weekly basis while the rider lesson is in session. Topics include: BMX Racing in MN (BMX Basics), Learn about USA BMX Volunteering, Positive Environments, Bicycle Selection/Sizing/set-up, Minnesota State Series, and more
  • Review Jersey size prior to ordering. Jersey Sizing Chart on the square site or it can be found on
  • Sponsor our Race League. Message our page with information on how to get your business logo on session 1 jerseys and social media posts. Limited spots are available.
  • Crow River BMX is a 501c3 Non-profit Organization that is operated 100% by non-paid volunteers.

Beginner League Schedule:

  • Lesson 1 - Mon., June 5, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Lesson 2 - Mon, June 12, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Race Day 1 - Wed, June 14, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Lesson 3 - Mon., June 19, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Race Day 2 - Wed, June 21, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Lesson 4 - Mon., June 26, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Race Day 4 - Wed., July 5, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Race Day 5 - Wed., July 12, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Beginner League Coaches

  • Elliot McGrath, Pro, Head Coach
  • Jenna Jeffers, Expert, Asst. Coach
  • Frankie Ronning, Expert, Asst. Coach
  • Amy Olson, Expert, Asst. Coach
  • Cooper Etnier, Expert, Jr. Coach
  • Jenna Klemz, Expert, Jr. Coach
  • Addie McCauley, Expert, Jr. Coach
  • Danimal Isaacs, Parent Coach

We are happy to introduce our full coaching staff. Head Coach, Pro, Elliot McGrath partnered with his Jr. and Assistant Coaches to keep the "coach to student" ratio as low as possible. This BMX racing program has been proven to create the ultimate transition from being "Brand New" to the sport of BMX racing to becoming a fully integrated racer and enjoying this phenomenal outdoor family activity. Riders Ready? Watch the Gate!