Junior Induction group: age from 9 years (school years 4 to 6)
All new members under the age of 11 should first join the Induction Group. The group is designed for young athletes who have not yet joined our competition squad. The emphasis is on enjoyment of athletics and the opportunity to sample a wide range of the different components of athletics activities. Athletes in this group do not yet specialise in specific disciplines such as sprints, middle distance running, throws or jumps.
Training location, days and times:
Winter – (mid September – March) – indoor training in the lower sports hall of The Thomas Hardye School – Wednesday 6:30 to 7:30 pm.
Summer (April – mid September) – outdoor training on the grass athletics track at The Thomas Hardye School – Wednesday 6:30 to 8:00 pm providing the weather is dry or there is only light rain. Training moves indoors to the Lower Sports Hall in the event of heavy rain.