9 to 13 year old
A gradual introduction to the sport of Track & Field and Cross Country. Open to children 9 to 13 yo who want to try the sport or who want to enhance their skills playing other sports. No prerequisite to register.
What we offer:
They get to try all the various disciplines within our sport: Sprints, Hurdles and Relays, Jumps, Throws, Endurance & Walks. Athletes can specialize towards certain disciplines by age 12/13.
Once comfortable, athletes are encouraged to test their new skills in competition. Competition season is typically from
May to July and there are opportunities to compete at in-club meets or other BC Athletics sanctioned meets.
Goal of the program:
To provide a fun and safe environment for children to learn physical literacy skills and stay active.
At the end of the program, children will gain a general understanding of track & field events and begin to find their focus as they transition to their next phase of athletic development.
Junior Development program has several intakes for Seasonal members.
Winter Track and Field - January to March Location: Clement Track, Minoru
Spring Track and Field - April to July Location: Clement Track, Minoru
Fall seasonal training ( choice of one of the ff: )
Fall Track and Field - September to October Location: Clement Track, Minoru
Cross Country - September to October Location: Varies
Practice schedule: Tuesday and Thursday 4:30pm - 5:45pm ( may run longer in warmer weather )
Some Saturdays 10:00am-11:30am may be added for Spring session
Register as an Annual member and avail of all the above programs at a lower cost.
Kajaks keeps our pricing low by including a Volunteer Commitment in our registration – details: https://www.kajaks.ca/volunteering
* Training schedule subject to change. Please refer to current year Program Info.
** Each registered athlete will receive a Kajaks New Balance Dri-fit shirt.