Local Spotlight: Circle City BMX

Circle City BMX

Things are coming full circle for a few key areas of Dothan’s Circle City BMX as plans for improvements gear up to start with the design phase.

Future updates coming

A recent report shared exciting news for the certified USA BMX American Bicycle Association race track. Hopefully, within the next few months designs will be approved for new bathrooms, a concession stand and storage areas.

As of now, the $60,000 construction project should rev up in the fall with an expected completion date in the spring of 2023.

In the end, the new structures will be more modern, larger and more accessible.

More about Circle City BMX

In their own words on Facebook, Circle City BMX is Alabama’s “biggest and fastest BMX track.” The track operates year-round under the leadership of the nonprofit, The Circle City BMX Parent’s and Rider’s Association.

Since 1984, Circle City BMX has provided a smooth Alabama red clay track for both new and seasoned BMX racers alike.

More specifically, it is a 1,147-foot downhill track with a crossover and three paved turns. The well-maintained track is also covered when not in use for extra protection against the elements.

Ready. Set. Bike.

Interested in trying out the sport? Save the date for the August 13th New Rider Registration event from 10 a.m. to noon at the track.

First-time riders can also ask about a free one-day trial membership to see if BMX racing is for them. Otherwise, membership is required to practice and race at Circle City BMX per the USA BMX rules.

There is an annual fee per person as well as small practice and race fees too. Click here for more pricing information.

Location

If you’re looking for Circle City BMX, head to 100 Recreation Road in Westgate Park. You’ll find the race track inside the park next to the softball complex.

Click here for more specific directions based on where you are coming from. Keep up with Circle City BMX and news like when the renovations will begin on Facebook or Twitter.

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