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STARTING YOUR ATHLETICS JOURNEY

We, the Glasgow Athletics Association are not a club in our own right, we promote and support athletics in Glasgow, through competitions, holiday camps and event specific training but we do not take club members and do not hold regular training. 

However not to worry there are plenty of great athletics clubs in and around Glasgow. 

You can find you can find your nearest club using the Scottish Athletics Club finder link below. 

New to athletics: Welcome

FAQ

WHAT AGE CAN YOU JOIN AN ATHLETICS CLUB IN SCOTLAND?

Athletics Clubs in Scotland accept membership for athletes aged 9 years and above

CAN YOU START ATHLETICS TRAINING AT 5 YEARS?

Yes, some Glasgow clubs offer Run, Jump, Throw training for young athletes aged 5-9 years.
See below for more details.

New to athletics: FAQ

CLUB RUN JUMP THROW

Where children discover the wonderful sports of athletics!

Who?

Children aged 5 - 12 years looking to learn new skills, have fun and make friends!

From beginners to those who have already taken part in introductory athletics programmes and local competitions - RJT caters for all levels and abilities and is the perfect stepping stone for any young athlete looking to join an affiliated athletics club.  

What?

The RJT programme offers children a wide variety of athletics events and techniques, and focuses on the FUNdamental movement skills important in every child's development.

All you need is a pair of trainers, a bottle of water and clothing suitable for exercise.

Where?

There are a number of RJT programmes in Glasgow.

Please see below for more details. 

New to athletics: About

GLASGOW CLUB RJT CAMPS

GIFFNOCK NORTH

Where?

Hutchesons' Grammar (G41 4NW)

When?

Saturday afternoons 

Session 1: 2:30-3:30pm

Session 2: 3:30-4:30pm

Who?

For children aged 5-8 years 

Cost? 

£32 per person (for 8 week block)

SHETTLESTON HARRIERS

Where?

St Mungos Academy (G40 2RA)

When?

Tuesdays (5pm-6pm)

Who?

For children aged 4-8 years

Cost?

£2.50 per session or £10 for 5 sessions

VICTORIA PARK CITY OF GLASGOW

Where?

Scotstoun Stadium (G14 9HD)

When?

Saturday mornings

Session 1: 9:30-10:30am

Session 2: 10:30-11:30am

Who?

5-7 year olds (Session 1) 

8-12 year olds (Session 2)

New to athletics: List
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