01-07-2020 Updates relating to coronavirus and athletics activity
The current advice from England Athletics can be found here
Regarding the track being closed:
The committee is working with Elmbridge Borough Council and Places for People to open the facility as soon as possible. The current position is that Places for People Leisure staff (with the exception of the Contract Manager, and Technical Officer) remain furloughed and this is being reviewed regularly in line with any announcements about reopening of leisure centres. Elmbridge Borough Council continue to meet regularly with Places for People Leisure to plan for the re-opening of the Leisure Centres when conditions allow but until this point it is not currently possible to open any of the outdoor areas at the sports hub as PFP still need to maintain minimum staffing levels for safety.
We will continue to post updates on the website as and when we have anything to report
A very warm welcome to Walton Athletic Club. Our club handbook has lots of useful information for both athletes and their families. Please do take the time to look at it and don’t hesitate to email us if you have any questions. This season, we are looking forward to competition in track and field, sportshall, cross country and road events, so do have a chat with your or your child’s coach if you would like to compete, or if you would like to help out – we have lots of opportunities for volunteers.
Walton Athletic Club was founded in 1942 and is one of Surrey’s oldest and most successful athletics clubs. We welcome and support individuals of any standard, each of whom are valued for their effort and achievement towards the club and their own personal goals. .
The club has around 200 members ranging in age from 9 years to 60+. Walton AC provides qualified coaching in all athletic disciplines and participates in a number of different leagues to provide appropriate competition for all age groups in Track & Field, Cross Country, Road Running and Sporthall Athletics. Walton AC is based at the new Elmbridge Sports Hub at Waterside Drive in Walton-on-Thames, including an eight lane all-weather track with floodlighting, full jumps and throws facilities and a main spectator stand incorporating a large clubroom which can be booked for aerobics activities, changing facilities and showers.