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Junior Athletics

Important information regarding Junior Sports Academy and COVID-19

  • We are taking bookings for Spring and Summer Camps on a provisional basis therefore no payment is required at this stage. 
  • We have taken the difficult decision to postpone all junior activity with immediate effect.
  • We will update all parents in due course regarding when sessions will restart.
  • Payments: any credit will be moved to future dates for weekly junior activities paid in advance. If you would prefer a refund, we will manage these requests when we re-open.

Proposed dates for the junior programme 2019/2020

- Term 1-  28th September – 14th  December

- No session due to half term on the 2nd Nov

- Term 2- 25th January - Saturday 4th April

- No session due to half term on the 22nd Feb

- Term 3- 25th April- Saturday 27th June

- No session due to half term on the 30th May  

Our Junior Athletics Academy runs on Saturdays during term time at our Headingley Campus. The session is open to Juniors between the ages of 8-16 years and is available for all abilities. Athletes will be provided with a quality coaching programme allowing them to develop their own individual skills, through different drills and disciplines.

A typical session will consist of 1-2 different technical athletic disciplines, such as:

  • Sprinting
  • High Jump
  • Endurance
  • Long Jump
  • Javelin
  • Triple jump
  • Discus
  • Shot put
  • Hammer

All the activities that the Juniors take part in have key transferable skills for their development. 

Times and Costs

  • 12:00 - 13:00 for 8-10 year old
    Cost per session: £3.50

  • 13:00 - 14:30 for 11 years and above
    Cost per session: £5.00 

The Junior Athletics Academy is currently a drop in session, so no need to pre-book. If you would like to attend then we meet for registration in the Sport and Active Lifestyles reception area. Post code is LS6 3QQ

If you require further information then please contact the Sports Development Officer, Kirsty McPhee, on  




Plus points

  • High quality Outdoor facilities
  • Develops basic track and field movements
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