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.
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.
CLUB RUN JUMP THROW
Where children discover the wonderful sports of athletics!
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.
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.
There are a number of RJT programmes in Glasgow.
Please see below for more details.
GLASGOW CLUB RJT CAMPS
Hutchesons' Grammar (G41 4NW)
Session 1: 2:30-3:30pm
Session 2: 3:30-4:30pm
For children aged 5-8 years
£32 per person (for 8 week block)
St Mungos Academy (G40 2RA)
For children aged 4-8 years
£2.50 per session or £10 for 5 sessions
VICTORIA PARK CITY OF GLASGOW
Scotstoun Stadium (G14 9HD)
Session 1: 9:30-10:30am
Session 2: 10:30-11:30am
5-7 year olds (Session 1)
8-12 year olds (Session 2)