Tuesdays

6.00 until 8.00 (junior athletics group and endurance group 6.30 until 8). There is a 'beginners group' from 5.30 until 6.30 for our youngest athletes.

Thursdays

Summer (late March/early April to mid-September) 6.00 until 8.00 (junior running group and endurance group 6.30 until 8)

Winter

Conditioning 6.30 until 8 at clubhouse on Thursdays, October to March. Training on the track is also available via SSDC (cost £2.60 for members and £3.30 for non-members, from 6.30 until 8pm.

Cross Country Training

September to April, Saturday morning 10.20 – 11.30 meeting at Goldenstones car park for children year 5 upwards. We have quite a thriving group of all ages and abilities and compete quite regularly for our combined Wells/Yeovil team.If anyone wants more details about training they can ring Annette Weale on 01935 862219.

The coaches that run the session are Geoff Cole (Level 2 Endurance Coach) and Annette Weale (Level 3 Development Coach). We also have a few parents who run with the group so we can cater for everyone’s needs. Annette sometimes runs a session on Mondays at 4pm at Yeovil Rec - please call her to check if this session is on.

Conditioning Training

October to March - in the clubhouse from 6.30 until 8.00: £2 per session

In addition to the YOAC training,
South Somerset District Council also run a session on Monday nights

Training for 8 – 14 years on Mondays at Yeovil Athletic Arena (call SSDC - 01935 462462)

8 – 11 years 5.30 - 6.30pm : £2.75
12- 14 years 6.45 - 7.45pm : £2.75

Once an athlete is in school year 5 they are then able to train with Yeovil Olympiads on Tuesdays and Thursdays and could also partake in the SSDC session on Mondays.

Athletics Competitions

YOAC offers its members a wide variety of competition against other clubs throughout the year:

British Athletics League Division 3

Men - Under 17's and above

Southern Athletics League, Division 2 West

Under 17’s and above. This league is for a combined Women's and Men's team.

South West League, Division 1

Male & female, all ages.

National Youth Development League, Midland Premier Division

Upper Age Group (UAG) - Men & Women, Under 17 & Under 20.

In addition, YOAC athletes of all ages compete with the Wells City Harriers Cross Country teams in the Gwent and Wessex League