Join BNS

Join BIcycle Nova Scotia

Check out our membership plans and their benefits below


(Please note that memberships are not a 12-month membership, but are for the calendar year. This is to do with the system we use for signing up.)

General Member ($25 annually) – Join Now!

This will allow you to join many of our BNS affiliated clubs and provide insurance while participating in BNS sanctioned non-competitive events. You will also be a part of a 1700 member (and growing!) provincial organization that promotes all thing cycling. Your membership will also allow you to participate in the development of cycling within Nova Scotia by having the option of participating in various sectors that BNS works in. As well, keep in touch for news and happenings with our monthly newsletters. General members also have the option to get Pedal magazine at a reduced rate.


General Member with a racing/technical license (cost varies, based upon your age and type of racing chosen $30-$125) – Join Now!

Choose this option for the benefits of General membership, plus the ability to race in provincially sanctioned races (road, MTB, downhill). You can only participate if you have a race license or choose what is called a “One Event Membership”. This option is available if you are new to the racing scene, and are not sure if it’s for you or not. You have the chance to purchase an OEM for $25, which will provide the same coverage as a race license, but is only valid for that one event. So if you decide that racing is your thing, then the purchase of a race license will allow you to participate in further events, without having to pay the $25 OEM fee each time.

Cost for a license is based upon your age. For youths under 15, it’s $30 for the 2017 calendar year. For adults it is $100 – $125, based upon your type of racing you do.


Women on Wheels (W0W) ($25 annually) – Join Now!


** Note: You will be taken to our a site called ZONE 4. If you need any help in the registration process, or if you have any questions, please contact Allan Scott, the registrar.


Recreational Club Insurance Option for 2017 – Join Now!

Recreational/non-competitive clubs and cycling organizations may elect to become Associated Clubs with BNS for $110. Associated Clubs are not automatically added to the BNS Marsh Insurance Policy. Associated Clubs may elect to opt-in to the policy for a cost of $16.50 per member (100% of the fee goes toward the insurance premium). Associated Clubs wishing to opt-in to the BNS Marsh Insurance Policy are asked to contact Bicycle Nova Scotia.

Clubs wishing to participate in BNS sanctioned competitions must join as Affiliated Clubs. All Affiliate Club members become members of Bicycle Nova Scotia for a fee of $25.00 per member.

The new policy does not distinguish between affiliated and associated clubs or competitive and non-competitive activities. It covers all activities across the board and sport accident coverage is provided to everyone.

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