Academy and Satellite


What is the Academy?

It is the under 13 section of Walton Athletic Club, set up to give children in years 3 to 7 the opportunity to try out many athletics activities – including jumping, throwing, running and hurdling.

It is run by fully licensed coaches and supported by assistant coaches and helpers – many of whom are members of the club.

Provision:

Sessions are available during term time as follows:

Mondays:

• Children in years 4 and 5, at 16:45 to 17:45 hours
• Children in years 6 and 7, at 16:45 to 17:45 hours
• Children in years 6 and 7, 17:50 to 18:50 hours

Wednesdays:

• Children in years 2 and 3, 16:45 to 17:45 hours
• Children in years 4 and 5, 16:45 to 17:45 hours
• Children in years 6 and 7, 16:45 to 17:45 hours
• Children in years 6 and 7, 17:50 to 18:50 hours

Note: The 2019 Autumn term runs from 16 September to 11 December and half term is 28 October – sessions do not run during half term.

Signing-in and out:

Entrance is via the main doors (and then turn left towards the track). Children must register with their coach on arrival and parents/carers are required to sign their child back out at the end of the session.

What the children need to bring, wear and know:

Children need to wear trainers and appropriate (loose/stretchy) clothing, bring layers appropriate for the weather, a full water bottle and be reminded to collect their belongings at the end as, sadly, there is no lost property facility at the site.

If you have any questions, please email: wacacademyandsatellite@gmail.com

What is the Satellite Club?

It is the section of the club set up for children from year 8 up. It provides the opportunity to take part regularly in athletics through the creation of weekly-based sessions. The team delivers fun, competitive, engaging sessions through a variety of athletic disciplines that are designed for all levels of ability.
It caters for many athletics activities – including jumping, throwing, running and hurdling – and complements other sporting activities.
It is run by fully licensed coaches and supported by assistant coaches and helpers – many of whom are members of the club.

Provision:

Sessions are available during term time as follows:

Mondays:

• Year 7 up, 17:50 to 18:50 hours

Wednesdays:

• Year 7 up, 17:50 to 18:50 hours

Note: The 2019 Autumn term runs from 16 September to 11 December and half term is 28 October – sessions do not run during half term.

Signing-in and out:

Entrance is via the main doors (and then turn left towards the track). Children must register with their coach on arrival and parents/carers are required to sign their child back out at the end of the session.

What do you need to bring, wear and know:

Wear trainers or spikes and appropriate (loose/stretchy) clothing, bring layers appropriate for the weather, a full water bottle and please remember to collect your belongings at the end as, sadly, there is no lost property facility at the site.

If you have any questions, please email: wacacademyandsatellite@gmail.com