• Kids Karting Club
    Join the Knockhill Kids Karting Club annually for just £20
    Featuring regular karting sessions, league tables and exclusive member benefits

Kids Karting Club

Knockhill Kids Karting Club provides kids between 8-15yrs the opportunity to come along on a regular basis. Learn and compete with friends, join our 'Beat the Stig' leader board, gain loads of Karting experience and get lots of special karting offers and discounts.

Lewis Hamilton started his racing career in Karting Championships... who knows maybe one of our Kids club members is a Formula One champion in the making too!! The Karting Club allows our members to improve their karting techniques and lap times under the close guidance of expert karting professionals. We use the latest up to date timing equipment and printed lap times are a great way to track your improvement. Our leader board is a great incentive show off your quickening lap times and adds a little healthy competition.

Kids from 8-11yrs and over 4'2" (127cm) will be in charge of our nifty ‘LR5’ Sodi Little Racer Karts, these are capable of speeds up to 25mph. Older kids aged 12-15yrs and over 5'2" (157cm) will be driving an LPG powered GT5 Pro Kart with a top speed of 50mph. Our Karts are some of the latest quality models with excellent safety features for you peace of mind.

Membership is £20 annually and includes the following benefits

  • Monthly Kids Karting Club Sessions – including practice sessions and a members league with points towards a club trophy. Each session costs just £10 with every 6th session FREE*
  • 12 half price karting sessions out with the club dates are available. These may be used once per month for the duration of the membership.
  • Members enjoy FREE entry to all Scottish Motor Racing or Knockhill Bike Racing events when accompanied by a full paying adult.
  • 10% discount is available on ALL driving experience gift vouchers including TEEN DRIVE!
  • Organiser goes free on all Group Karting Events organised by a members family with a minimum of 10 people

*Kids Club Sessions

Visiting time approximately 1 hour, full payment in advance of £10 is required for each Kids Club Session. You will receive a membership card that must be signed by a Knockhill Instructor during each visit and may use this to claim the 6th session free of charge.

2019 Dates Cadets Pro Karts
Sun 27th Jan 10am & 12pm 11am & 3:30pm
Sun 24th Feb 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 31st Mar 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 28th Apr 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 26th May 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 23rd Jun 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 28th Jul 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 25th Aug 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 29th Sept 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 3rd Nov 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 24th Nov 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:30pm
Sun 15th Dec 10am, 12pm & 3:30pm 11am & 4:00pm

Dates may be subject to change, prebooking is essential

Q. How old do need to be?

A. 8 – 15 years old.

Q. I have no karting experience, can I join the club?

A. Yes, a full introduction and safety briefing will be given and the aim of the club is to gain experience!

Q. How do I join the club?

A. You can join at Knockhill or purchase your membership online or over the phone.

Q. What Karts would I go in?

A. Our LR5 Cadet Karts are suitable for ages 8+ with a minimum height of 4’2” (127cm). Our GT5 Pro Karts are suitable for ages 12+ with a minimum height of 5’2” (157cm)

Q. Does it all run all year?

A. Yes! Your membership is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. The season runs from April-September with awards in October. In the months of October – March we hold practise sessions to gain vital experience n knowledge.

Q. Do I need to pre book?

A. Yes, you need to book into each club session every time. We do not automatically get book you into each session.

Q. How do I book?

A. You can call us on 01383 723337. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required for any additional bookings out with the voucher amount. The full balance will be due in full on or before the day of the event.

Q. How do I book?

A. You can call us on 01383 723337. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required for all bookings. The full balance will be due in full on or before the day of the event.

Q. Can I add other people to my booking?

A. Yes!

Q. How much notice do I have to give if I need to cancel my karting event or move the date?

A. Your voucher and any deposit paid at time of booking is non-refundable and you will forfeit this voucher and deposit should you choose not to continue with your booking. We are happy to change your booking to an alternative date without penalty provided you can give us 14 days’ notice.

Q. Is the Track exclusive to my booking?

A. Not always, unless your booking meets the maximum allowed in a session, there may be other people out on track with you.

Q. Will I receive confirmation of my karting booking?

A. Yes. Once your booking has been secured we will send you an email confirmation containing details of your event, please check this as soon as you receive it and advise us of any changes. If you would prefer, this can be sent to you by post.

Q. What if the weather is bad?

A. We are an outdoor venue and are very experienced and set up to run in wet weather. We provide all drivers with full waterproof suits offering extra protection from the rain. If the weather becomes extreme and affects the safety of your event we may have to postpone and reschedule your event. We always attempt to contact you at the earliest opportunity and rebook for another date suitable for you.

Q. Will I be entitled to a refund if my kart event is cancelled due to the weather?

A. The event is non-refundable; however we will endeavour to find a new date that is convenient for you.

Q. What happens if I pick the wrong event or wish to change the event once booked?

A. You can change the format of your event as long as we have availability to accommodate your request. If you choose an event of a lesser value, the difference in price would be non-refundable.

Q. Can family/friends come along to spectate?

A. Yes, the more the merrier. There is indoor and outdoor viewing area. We also have a children’s play park beside the kart centre. Please check with us for opening hours. Unfortunately Dogs are not allowed at the circuit due to motorsport regulations.

Q. How early should I arrive at Knockhill Karting Centre?

A. You must arrive at least 20 mins before your booked time to allow for safety briefing and to get suited up so you are ready to start for your booked time. Late arrival may result in a loss of tracktime.

Q. Is there an age/height restriction?

A. Our LR5 Cadet Karts are suitable for ages 8+ with a minimum height of 4'2" (127cm). Our GT5 Pro Karts are suitable for ages 12+ with a minimum height of 5'2" (157cm)

Q. Is there a weight restriction?

A. We work with an advised maximum weight of approximately 18 stone for Karting activities

Q. What sort of clothes/footwear is best?

A. Please dress for comfort and the outdoors. Flat shoes are required for Karting, high heels, sandals, platform shoes and work boots are not permitted. Drivers may be refused if appropriate footwear is not worn and unfortunately no refund will be given. We will provide you with full race suits, helmets, gloves and neck braces as standard. Waterproof outer suits will be provided in wet weather.

Q. Need More Help?

A. Please call us on 01383 723337 and we will be happy to answer all your questions. Our sales and booking team are available 7 days a week from 9am - 5pm