Do you have a future Farah or emerging Ennis-Hill at home? Or maybe your kids just want to learn Athletics skills in a welcoming environment. Either way our Junior Athletics Programme is a great way to discover this exciting and varied sport. Our programme runs every Monday during term time. Download the Junior Athletics Programme.

Qualified British Athletics coaches deliver a programme that provides a great platform for any young people looking to join Yeovil Olympiads Athletic Club.

Download the Junior Athletics Programme 2019 booking form

The programme is delivered in 6-8 week courses throughout 2019. Although each course follows on from the previous to make up the entire programme you can join Junior Athletics at any time in the year.

Athletics FUNdamentals (5-7 years)

Mondays: 4.30 - 5.15pm

The emphasis of this course is on FUN, as children learn the basic movement skills. Fully qualified British Athletics coaches will take participants through games and activities that develop agility, balance, co-ordination and speed.

Course Number/DatesDurationFull PricePassport to Leisure
Fun 1: 1 April to 3 June 7 weeks £28.00 £22.40
Fun 2: 10 June to 22 July 7 weeks £28.00 £22.40
Fun 3: 2 September to 14 October 7 weeks £28.00 £22.40

Junior Athletics Coaching (8-11 years)

Mondays 5.30 - 6.30pm

This is a year round opportunity for young people aged 8-11 to develop and hone their athletics skills within a structured and exciting development programme. The focus is on fun and enjoyment, learning and improving the key skills associated with the fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing.

Course Number/DatesDurationFull PricePassport to Leisure
JAC 1: 7 January to 11 February 6 weeks £24.00 £19.20
JAC 2: 18 February to 25 March 6 weeks £24.00 £19.20
JAC 3: 1 April to 3 June 7 weeks £28.00 £22.40
JAC 4: 10 June to 22 July 7 weeks £28.00 £22.40
SUMMER BREAK: 
29 July-26 August
     
JAC 5: 2 September to 21 October 8 weeks £32.00 £25.60
JAC 6: 28 October to 16 December 8 weeks £32.00 £25.60

Junior Athletics Academy (12-14 years)

Mondays 6.45 - 7.45pm

Course Number/DatesDurationFull PricePassport to Leisure
JAA 1: 7 January to 11 February 6 weeks £24.00 £19.20
JAA 2: 18 February to 25 March 6 weeks £24.00 £19.20
JAA 3: 1 April to 3 June 7 weeks £28.00 £22.40
JAC 4: 4 June to 23 July 7 weeks £28.00 £22.40
SUMMER BREAK: 
29 July-26 August
     
JAA 5: 2 September to 21 October 8 weeks £32.00 £25.60
JAA 6: 28 October to 16 December 8 weeks £32.00 £25.60

The Junior Athletics Academy continues the development from Junior Athletics (8-11 years) and helps participants focus on the different disciplines of athletics and prepare them to be part of a club environment, with Yeovil Olympiads Athletics Club.

The Academy programme offers an extra opportunity for athletes to develop their chosen discipline.

Junior Athletics Camp

Our Junior Athletics Camps are an exciting coaching scheme for 8 to 14 year olds organised and delivered by South Somerset District Council during the Spring and Summer Holidays. The camps offer young people the opportunity to try a variety of track and field events, games and competitions whilst under the supervision of qualified British Athletics coaches.

All camps run from 9.30am to 4pm each day and athletes can attend individual days or all of the days. Prices include a goody bag and free t-shirt for each athlete (subject to change).

Spring 2019

Wednesday 10 - Thursday 11 April 2019 (1 or 2 days)
Cost:
2 days - £45.00 per child (£36.00 for Passport to Leisure holders)
1 day - £23.00 per child (£18.40 for Passport to Leisure holders)
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 3 April 2019

Download the Junior Athletics Programme 2019 booking form

Summer 2019

Tuesday 27 - Thursday 29 August 2019 (1, 2 or 3 days)
Cost:
3 days - £65.00 per child (£52.00 for Passport to Leisure holders)
2 days - £45.00 per child (£36.00 for Passport to Leisure holders)
1 day (Tues/Weds only) - £23.00 per child (£18.40 for Passport to Leisure holders)
Sibling discount 10% after the first child
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 20 August 2019

Download the  Junior Athletics Programme 2019 booking form