Please email email@example.com if you would like to be added to the waitlist.
Ages: Grades 4-8 in Fall 2022
Maximum Enrollment: 30
Dates and Times: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:45-5:45pm
Summer Dates: Monday, June 6th to Thursday, July 28th
Summer Events: Introduction to track & field events (Monday) and fundamentals of running (Tuesday & Thursday)
Purpose: The purpose is to encourage life-long health and fitness and the love of the sport of athletics in a fun, supportive, and developmentally appropriate training environment. All athletes will be encouraged to focus on the FUNdamentals (endurance, speed, balance, coordination, and agility) while enjoying the benefits of running in an environment of group spirit and support.
The intent is to help all athletes achieve their athletic goals – whether they are to compete or to simply see improved fitness and ability.
Please ensure your child is dressed and prepared for each session including properly fitted footwear and water bottle.
*There is no discount to only attend one or two of the days/week.
Summer Development & *Competition Track & Field
Please note that we are only offering development memberships. If an athlete wishes to pursue competition at the Athletics Ontario Championships and beyond, please let us know and we can add the additional membership fee.
The development membership still allows athletes to compete at the Wednesday night Twilight meets in Ottawa (event fees apply). It also includes a development registration with Athletics Ontario, and training up to three nights per week.
Dates & Times: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at CaraCo Field (Invista Centre) starting Monday, June 6 and ending Thursday, July 28th. Training will run from 4:30pm to 6pm each evening.
Sprints & Hurdles: Tuesdays & Thursdays with coaches Wayne, Brodie, Claire & Katie
High Jump & Pole Vault: Tuesdays & Thursdays with coach Jen
Pole Vault with coach Kim: June 7, 14, 21, 28 & July 5 from 3:45-5:45pm
Horizontal Jumps: Tuesdays and Thursdays with coach Myriam
Throws with coaches Melody & Tim:
Mondays: Javelin 4:30-5:30pm, Shot Put/Discus 5:30-6pm
Tuesdays: Shot put, discus, hammer throw: 4:30-6pm
Thursdays: Javelin 4:30-5:15pm, shot put 5:15-6pm, discus/hammer throw: 4:30-6pm
Middle/Long Distance Running & horizontal jumps: We do not currently have a coach in place for these events.
*Members are eligible for competition at Ottawa Twilight meets with payment of entry fee directly to Ottawa Lions.
* Additional club and entry fees apply for competition at AO sanctioned events – athletes should discuss with their Coach prior to registration.
Cost: $200.00 payable via e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org only. We will not be accepting cash or cheque this season.
**Please note that travel, accommodation and meet fees are all additional and are the responsibility of the athlete.
Vertical Jumps – High Jump and Pole Vault
Throws – Discus, Javelin, Shotput and Hammer