Track & Field season is starting in Term 4 on the 8th October. We will have a couple of FREE come and try days leading up to the start of the season including the Casey Little Olympics on Sunday 21st August.
Why should I choose Casey little athletics?
At Casey little aths, the emphasis is on fun, participation, performance, technique and getting involved with your family in physical and healthy activity. The unique thing about the sport is that it isn’t focused on winning, it’s about family, fun, fitness and doing the best you can.
What is little athletics?
As the name suggests, it is based upon the sport of athletics (track and field and cross country running). There are a wide range of events from Sprints, Hurdles, Middle Distance, Race Walking, Relays, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, Long Jump, Triple Jump, and High Jump and events are modified to suit the age, developmental stage and ability of the children. Safety and fun are of the utmost importance at Little Athletics; hence equipment is modified to suit the age and developmental stage of the athletes.
Little Athletics is the "Foundation for all Sports". All sports use the skills developed at Little Athletics.
What age can my child attend little athletics?
Children between the ages of five (5) and fifteen (15) years can register. As soon as your child has their 5th birthday, they can join, even if it is part way through the season.
What does little athletics cost?
Little aths costs just $160 per child for the entire year (October through to August). This includes both track & field (summer) and cross country (winter) seasons. Discounts apply to families with multiple children. If you just sign up for the cross country (winter) season the cost is approximately half the full season costs.
My child is not sporty, can they still attend?
YES, children can join with any level of skill or fitness. Our emphasis is on Family, Fun & Fitness. Children are given plenty of encouragement to achieve personal bests (PB's). Little Athletics recognises that children vary widely in shape, size and athletic ability, and is one of few sports that successfully caters for all. At Casey, we encourage everyone.
When is Casey little athletics on?
Track & Field is either Saturday morning and sessions start warm ups at 8:15am and events at 8:30am sharp with occasional twilight events starting 6.00pm sharp.
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Cross Country Season02/10/2016 Come 'n Try day