Juvenile Training Times

Tuesday : 6pm - 7pm     

Ballina Athletic Club provides opportunities for children to develop their athletic ability in a

variety of running, jumping and throwing disciplines in a fun atmosphere at their home

ground in Belleek, Ballina on a newly redeveloped IAAF eight lane track. We believe that by

providing opportunities for athletic development that people will be empowered to

participate throughout their lives. Currently there are two programmes available for juvenile


Little Athletics: 5 -7 Years

(This 8 week programme runs twice a year)

This programme introduces young children to athletics in a fun, engaging and non-

competitive environment. It focuses on the use of games to develop fitness whilst

enhancing agility, co-ordination and balance - all fundamental to longer term physical

athletic development.

Juvenile Training 7+

Our juvenile section caters for athletes from age seven upwards covering various athletic

events and competing at county, provincial and national level, Indoor, track & field and

cross country. There is a very strong family element to the club with parents of many of our

juvenile athletes participating as athletes in their own right, assisting as coaches and child

welfare officers and also serving on club committees and the board of directors.