Yate & District Athletic Club

Yate & District Athletic Club

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Welcome to the website of one of the best athletic clubs in the West of England. We are established in South Gloucestershire just north of Bristol and have the support of the local council and the Leisure Trust who run the Yate Outdoor Sports Centre (YOSC)
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Pictures from the Avon Track & Field event 02-08-2015 taken by Matt Viner.

Yate & District Athletic Club

Why not come along and join us? We’re a successful club, with a great family atmosphere and superb facilities right on your doorstep. Our coaches can support you to reach your full potential, whether that’s competing to a national standard or, just coming along to have some fun and keep fit. Registration includes a competition vest, and for athletes aged 11 and over, registration with England Athletics (most events will require you to be registered with EA to compete– and your EA card will get you discounts in most running shops). Registration and Renewal fees are as follows, (please note our brand new £5 discount for additional competitive members):

Yate Athletics Academy

The Academy, in accordance with UK Athletic guidelines. is committed to providing coaching in the majority of the athletic disciplines. This approach gives young athletes the broad base of abilities to allow them to compete in a wider range of events before specialising at a later date. Whilst it is accepted athletes should not specialise too early we also recognise  that, no matter how interesting we make the sessions, some do not have to interest or aptitude for all events. In these cases we are always available to review the young athletes  expectations. The Academy accepts athletes from the age of 8 to 15 and cost £3.00 each session, on a pay as you go basis, there is no need to pre or block book, all though we encourage regular attendance to maintain progress. The session takes place at the Yate Outdoor Sports Centre, which could be the athletes first opportunity to run, jump and throw at a ‘proper’ stadium, is an hour long starting at 7.30 with a group warm up and then athletes go into their age specific groups for coaching in that evenings activity, which varies each week. New athletes join in the group warm up and are then put into their age specific coaching group with which they will remain. The Academy can be used as a stepping stone for younger athletes who, when ready are invited to Tuesday and Thursday Club nights, but can also be used by developing athletes as an extra nights coaching, to maintain their multi event experience. Should you be thinking of your child trying athletics give one of the contacts below a call for a chat, weather you are looking for fun, fitness or something more competitive, this could be the start of something special!


Ann Dale 01454 228957 anndale01@btinternet.com

Jeremy Dale 01454 228957 jeremydale@btinternet.com

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