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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
Jason Kempel
[email protected]

Elliot McGrath
Laura Schue

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Beginner League Series 4 - Fall (September - October 2024)

Registration for Beginner League Series #4 - September - October 2024

Registration Details:

Beginner League Package Includes:

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


The entire package is a $265.00 value, but your price is

  • $169.00 - New Rider
  • $149.00 - Parent Rider

Beginner League Details:

  • Limited spots are available. The series is capped at 25 riders (including parent/adult riders) to provide an effective peer-to-coach ratio.
  • The Parent Rider Program has a reduced rate for parents of Beginner League riders to take the sessions with their child.
  • Certified BMX Coaches: Johnny Goth and Laura Schue. Assistant Coaches: Henry Leners, Elliot Leners, Frankie Ronning, Cooper Etnier, Jenna Klemz, Amy Olson, Rylee France.
    • Johnny Goth is a certified USA BMX coach, Expert rider, dad, and personal coach. Johnny has spent years on the track as a rider and coach.
    • Laura Schue is is a certified USA BMX coach, Expert woman rider, mom, and the Commander of Shenanigans and Adventures. 
  • All Ages: All ages are encouraged to participate but must be able to ride a pedal bike. 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).
  • Jersey Orders: Review Jersey size before ordering. Jersey Sizing Chart on the square site, or it can be found on
  • Beginner League is the ultimate way for riders & families to feel out of the sport of BMX racing without feeling lost or like you're on the outside looking in.
  • Parents are encouraged to stay on track during lessons.
  • Parents will also be taught "BMX Parent" topics during the rider lesson. Topics include BMX Racing in MN (BMX Basics), Learn about USA BMX Volunteering, Positive Environments, Bicycle Selection/Sizing/Setup, Minnesota State Series, and more.
  • Crow River BMX is a 501c3 Non-profit Organization operated 100% by non-paid volunteers.

Beginner League Schedule:

  • Lesson 1 - Mon Sept 9, 
  • Lesson 2 - Wed Sept 11, 
  • Race Day 1 - Sat Sept 14, *
  • Lesson 3 - Mon Sept 16, 
  • Lesson 4 - Wed Sept 18
  • Race Day 2 - Sat Sept 21 *
  • Race Day 3 - Sat Sept 28 *
  • Race Day 4 - Sat Oct 5 *
  • Race Day 5 - Sat Oct 6 *

*Race Day time frame is for registration only. Once registration closes, racing begins after the moto schedule has been reviewed and approved. 

Beginner League Coaches

  • Johnny Goth, Expert, Certified Coach
  • Laura Schue, Expert, Certified Coach
  • Frankie Ronning, Expert, Asst. Coach
  • Amy Olson, Expert, Asst. Coach
  • Elliot Leners, Expert, Asst. Coach
  • Henry Leners, Expert, Asst. Coach
  • Cooper Etnier, Expert, Asst. Coach
  • Jenna Klemz, Expert, Asst. Coach

We are happy to introduce our entire coaching staff. Head Coaches: Johnny Goth and Laura Schue partnered with 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!