CLUB TRAINING WILL RESUME ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS, BEGINNING ON 14th JULY. IT IS NECESSARY TO BOOK YOUR TRAINING PLACE BY CONTACTING ONE OF THE COACHES ON THE SPREADSHEET, AS OUTLINED IN YOUR EMAIL OF 9th JULY. PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU HAVE ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS AND LET YOUR COACH KNOW. ONCE YOUR TRAINING PLACE IS CONFIRMED, PLEASE FOLLOW ALL COVID SAFETY GUIDANCE ON TRAINING NIGHTS. IF YOU DEVELOP COVID-19 SYMPTOMS AFTER A TRAINING SESSION PLEASE LET THE COACH KNOW.
Tuesdays - all year
6.00 until 8.00 (junior athletics group and endurance group 6.30 until 8). There is a 'beginners group' from 5.30 until 6.30 for our youngest athletes.
Thursdays - Summer
Summer (from April to October)
6.00 until 8.00 (junior running group and endurance group 6.30 until 8)
Thursdays - Winter
Conditioning 6.30 until 8 at clubhouse on Thursdays, October to March.
Training on the track from 6.30 until 7.30.
Cross Country Training
September to April, Saturday morning 10.20 – 11.30 meeting at Goldenstones car park for children year 5 upwards. We have quite a thriving group of all ages and abilities and compete quite regularly for our combined Wells/Yeovil team.If anyone wants more details about training they can ring Annette Weale on 01935 862219.
The coaches that run the session are Geoff Cole (Level 2 Endurance Coach) and Annette Weale (Level 3 Development Coach). We also have a few parents who run with the group so we can cater for everyone’s needs. Annette sometimes runs a session on Mondays at 4pm at Yeovil Rec - please call her to check if this session is on.
October to March - in the clubhouse from 6.30 until 8.00: £2 per session. TO BE REVIEWED
In addition to the YOAC training,
South Somerset District Council also run a session on Monday nights
Training for 8 – 14 years on Mondays at Yeovil Athletic Arena (call SSDC - 01935 462462)
8 – 11 years 5.30 - 6.30pm : £2.75
12- 14 years 6.45 - 7.45pm : £2.75
Once an athlete is in school year 5 they are then able to train with Yeovil Olympiads on Tuesdays and Thursdays and could also partake in the SSDC session on Mondays.
YOAC offers its members a wide variety of competition against other clubs throughout the year:
National Athletics League Division 1
Men and Women - Under 17's and above (standards apply for U17)
Southern Athletics League, Division 2 West
Under 17’s and above. This league is for a combined Women's and Men's team.
In addition, YOAC athletes of all ages compete with the Wells City Harriers Cross Country teams in the Gwent and Wessex League