Our competitive programs are geared for athletes who are at least 13 years of age and interested in competitive track and field training. Experience is not required – our trained coaches will teach your athlete everything they need to know about biomechanics, technique, recovery, injury-prevention and everything related to their chosen event groups. Athletes are not required to compete, but they are encouraged to participate in some competitions to get the most out of the sport!
Our sprints and hurdles group will develop athletes looking to improve their power and speed, sprinting and hurdle technique, and overall general fitness. Workouts within this group will be tailored to athlete interests and strengths, with workouts specific to the 100-200m, 200-400m, and hurdle events.
Our middle distance group will help your athlete build aerobic endurance, proper running technique, speed and speed endurance, strength and learn racing strategies and tactics. This group will help you prepare for cross-country season in the fall, and track season in the winter to summer. Generally, training sessions will consist of a general warmup followed by event specific workouts to suit different event group needs.
Our jumps group will mainly train with our sprints/hurdles group for general power and speed training, but will have separate event specific training days as well.
Our Para athletes are integrated into the able-bodied competitive groups where possible, based on their event groups. Athletes will receive training that is suited to them and their abilities. Wheelchair athletes will train at the same time as the competitive groups, but will have workouts tailored to their race distance and abilities.
Current Season Information
March 23 – May 30, 2020
Our spring program will build on the winter programming, preparing athletes for competition at the middle/high school level. During this specific phase of training, athletes will maintain their speed and fitness, and develop event specific skills.
Athletes who are just starting are more than welcome to join during this season! Training will be tailored to suit each athlete’s individual needs and current level of training.
Training times and locations
Monday: Adult High School (300 Rochester) 6:00pm-7:30pm
Wednesday: Dome @Louis Riel 5:30-7:30pm
Saturday: Dome @Louis Riel 12:30-2:30pm
**Training will move outdoors as soon as the weather allows. Athletes and parents will be notified in advance. All outdoor training will take place at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility**