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Junior Athletics

Junior Athletics


The Junior Athletics Academy is now back.

Term 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- 1st February - 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 juniorsportsacademy@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.  




Plus points

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