Junior Day - Sat 22nd Sept
This Saturday 22nd Sept we mark the start of the season with an introduction morning for our u6, u7 & u8 athletes only.
Registration Number Pick Up 7:45-8am
Sessions commence 8:30am and will conclude by 10am
NEWSLETTER OUT NOW
Read our new season Welcome Newsletter for all the information you will need to kick off the season
UPDATED 19/9/18 - SOME AGE GROUPS NOW FULL
UPDATE: We have reached maximum capacity and closed the Tiger Cubs/Tiny Tots, U6 boys, U7 boys, U8 girls & U8 boys, U9 boys, U10 girls & U10 boys age groups. We are monitoring registrations in the U9 girls age group.
All junior age groups are filling fast so get in quick to avoid disappointment.
Registration has now been open for 6 weeks via www.lansw.com.au
Our registration fee of $145 includes a training shirt, all club training and all club competition from September to March. We accept Active Kids vouchers which must be submitted during the online payment process. It cannot be used afterwards if you forget.
Registration Pick Up Day
Our second and final Registration Pack Pick Up day was run on Saturday 1st Sept. The next opportunity to collect your competition number and age patch that need to be placed on your competition singlet will be the first competition day of the season.
Each competition Saturday will see the uniform shop open. CASH ONLY. The only compulsory item is a club singlet ($20) with club caps & bucket hats ($15) & crop tops ($35) also available. Our new season club training t-shirts that are included with your registration will also be available.
Information About Season 2018/19
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Balmain Little Athletics provides an environment that welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities by supporting the Little Athletics motto of family, fun and fitness. Little Athletics is the foundation for all sports, offering young people activities and skills that will be used throughout their sporting life.
Competition is held at King George Park, Rozelle, on Saturday mornings from September through to March with a break during the Christmas school holidays. Announcements are made at 8.15am and then events begin. Competition follows a three week programme. More detail is set out above under "Centre Information" in "Weekly Programme".
Our youngest athletes in the Tiger Cubs programme finish at 9.30am. Other age groups usually finish between 10-11am depending on the number of events and athletes competing.
Balmain Little Athletic's main focus is the improvement of each individual athlete. We emphasise the achievement of a PB (Personal Best) as the primary goal of competition and encourage all athletes to see that as their main aim.
Since its establishment in 1972 the club has relied on volunteers to help with every facet of club activity. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to assist wherever possible with their athletes age groups.
Optional training sessions are available for all ages and all skill levels from U7 to U17s on Tuesday afternoons. Athletes in the U12 -U17 can access more technical coaching on Thursday afternoons. More detail is set out above under "Centre Information" in "General Information" then "Training & Coaching".
Registration for Balmain Little Athletics Centre is expected to open online by 1 August via the Little Athletics NSW homepage via this link. Click on "Register Here", choose Balmain Little Athletics in the drop down menu and follow the prompts.
An early bird registration fee of $125 will be available. After that the usual fee of $145 will apply. For the U12s to U17s this fee also includes membership of the Balmain Athletics Club which gives access to Athletics NSW competitions.
Registration packs can be collected and uniforms purchased at King George Oval, Manning street, Rozelle at a date to be announced. All new athletes must bring proof of age documentation (eg birth certificate or passport). A photo on your smartphone is acceptable.
A parent or caregiver from each family (other than age managers) must sign up to assist in the Canteen or on the BBQ once during the season. Please sign up before registration pack collection by following this Sign Up link
We look forward to seeing you for the start of our 47th season.
Changes To Events In Coming Season
Changes to event rules have been adopted by Little Athletics NSW. Starting this season the U10 1500m will no longer be run at Zone, Region and State Championships. Also at these major championships ALL 400m races will be conducted as timed finals.
New throwing weights will also apply to the U11, U12 & U13s.
- Discus: U11 Boys & Girls move from 750g to 500g and the U13 boys move from 1kg to 750g
- Shot Put: U12 boys move from 3kg to 2kg
These new rules will apply at State Relays, Zone, Region, State Multis and State Champs.