Taking Up Athletics in the Yate Area
Yate and District Athletic Club works in co-operation with South Gloucestershire District Council to ensure that the greatest possible number of potential athletes are given the opportunity to progress in the sport:
Yate AC Junior Development Club
This is junior club working with both boys and girls from the age of 6 to 15 years of age. This development club takes place on a Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 7pm. and Saturday Mornings from 10.00-11.00 Please contact Mark Lodge firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 07961 405159 for more information.
Yate Athletics 365 Academy
This is for boys and girls from 8 to 16 years, and also takes place on Wednesday evenings. Please contact Jeremy or Ann Dale on 01454 228957 or email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Yate and District Athletic Club
Full competitive membership of Yate and District Athletic Club is available to athletes of 10 years and upward: coaching sessions are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, at 7.00-8.30 Saturday Mornings 10-12 and at other times by arrangement with your coach. Progression from the Academy groups to the main club will depend on factors including:
- General fitness level
- Regular attendance, good behaviour and effort in training
- Vacancies in coaching groups
Athletes of 16 or over should contact our Vice Chair Jeremy Dale to discuss the most suitable coaching / training arrangements for your particular situation.
Club Membership Form: download one by going to the home page:
Maybe you are not interested in competing but are interested in Athletics or supporting your competitive child, you could measure a throw or jump or time the runners? We need officials of any level of experience or of none (we can arrange training); you’ll meet a great bunch of people (and that’s just the other officials); and in most of our Leagues you could even gain points for the Club.
The more who get involved the less work for all.
If you are interested in helping or being an official at some of our meetings, please contact Stuart Nunn email@example.com
Coaches and Coaching Helpers
The more coaches we have, the better a service we can provide to our athletes. For those with no coaching background, there are basic-level coaches’ courses available: human qualities are more important than athletics skill for these. If you think you can do this enjoyable and satisfying job, contact Matt Spicer