Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc.

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The new Track and Field (Summer) season starts on Sat 5th Oct 2019 and ends in March 2020.

Early bird fees finish 30th Sept. Family discount available.

Waverley Little Athletics is based at the Central Reserve Athletics Track.

We run on Saturday mornings with the warm-up starting at 8:45am and are usually finished by 11:30am. There are some Thursday evening twilight replacements when there is a state or region event on the Saturday. These start at 5:45pm and are finished by 8pm.

All Little Athletics Victoria registered athletes are welcome to compete with us but please wear your LAVic patch and visit the Admin table on your first visit so that we can record your results for the Results section of the website. This is the only way to get all your results as we don't give out tickets for the events.

 

Little Athletics

Little Athletics is a Centre based Track & Field competition for children aged between 5 and 15.  For more details check out What is Little Athletics?

Waverley Little Athletics Centre is based at Central Reserve Athletics Track in Glen Waverley, is affiliated with Little Athetics Victoria and is part of the Southern Metropolitan Region (SMR). Not near Glen Waverley? Find your nearest Centre.

Because Little Athletics is a totally voluntary organisation, the Centre cannot operate without the assistance of parents each week in fulfilling the many and varied duties required. These include officiating at an event; managing an age group; recording results; working in the canteen; to name just a few. Additional assistance is always required on the Centre committees and all parents are encouraged to become involved. Little Athletics is one of the few sports where parents can become fully involved in their child's sporting interests.

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18/10/2019 - Week 3 - 2019/20

Morning to all our fabulous WLAC families,

Welcome to Week 3 of season 2019/20, the program is being fine tuned and will be available first thing in the morning.

Tomorrow morning set-up is from 7:30am, this week Under 8s parents are on duty to help set-up, we will need 3-4 at minimum to get the arena ready for competition.  As always, many hands make light work so please don't leave everything to others to do.

Here is the link for the parent duty roster.

A reminder to parents / Age Group Leaders about safety around the track:
  parents are responsible for the supervision of their kids (especially younger ones), do not walk across sprint track, be careful walking across long jump runways, discus and shot put areas, athletes need to stand right back, crossing circular track – look both ways.

Bring a friend day is on Sat 26th Oct, further details to come.

Hopefully the weather is on our side tomorrow, I will be absent at this stage, but our fantastic President, Dylan will provide his dulcet tones to entertain you.

See the Under 8's for set-up from 7:30, and the rest of you from 8:30 for a 9am start.

Cheers,

Denis

16/10/2019 - Eastern Metro Region Championships - Primary School.

Some of our athletes are competing at the Eastern Metro Region Championships tomorrow, at the Bill Sewart Track. Good luck. Qualifying for the regions is a great achievement in itself.

16/10/2019 - Wed afternoon coaching cancelled.

Coaching has been cancelled this afternoon due to pending wet weather.

13/10/2019 - Monday Coaching with Simone.

Monday afternoon coaching with Simone, starts tomorrow afternoon 14th Oct.

Please come 10 mins before 4.30 pm start.

The weekly coaching program for our 2019/20 registered athletes:

Wed 4.30 - 5.30 pm hurdles, sprints & jumps with Angela and Hannah.

Thurs 5.30 - 6.30 pm throws with Mark.

Sun 12 noon till 1 pm Multi Event with Mark & Angela.

Mon 4.30 - 5.30 pm General coaching with Simone.

Free !!   More information and to register under What's On Menu?  Coaching/Training.

10/10/2019 - Week 2 - 2019/20

Morning All our fantastic WLAC families,

What a fantastic day was had to start our season last Saturday. It was fantastic to see all our returning athletes and new faces alike.  With another sunny day forecast, hopefully we will have another terrific day of competition.  For all those athletes that participated in week 1, keep it up, as you will be eligible for the 100% participation trophy.

This week we are running Program 1, please see the attached.

Set-up this week, we are requesting the Under 7 age group parents to help from 7:30am.  We need 3 or 4 sets of parents to help us get the arena ready for competition.  Many hands make light work people, let's not leave it to the Committee, and remember we are all doing this for the athletes.

The Duties roster can be located at Parent Roster Link

Please sign up for a duty to help us run the program each week.

It is important to support our sponsors, in particular, our latest sponsor Stringers Sports Store.

306 – 308 Clayton Rd, Clayton
stringerssports.com.au

Stocks latest ASICS runners and waffles, usually about $20 off RRP. Also a big range of other brands and footwear for many different types of sports at great prices. Shop in store or online.

For online sales, use the code: WLAC20   for an extra 20% off.

This week:

1. Remember a hat, plenty of water and use the sunscreen, there is plenty provided in front of the clubrooms, we don't want anyone getting burnt.

2. We require a responsible parent or guardian to be present at all times when athletes are competing in case of emergency.

3. Great effort from parents getting involved and helping out last weekend. Let's keep up the great work!!


That's about all for this week.  Remember to 'Like' us on Facebook, and
check the website for all details.

Warmup is at 8:45 am, with events to kick off at 9am sharp!!

See you all Saturday,

Cheers,

Denis

Programs

WLAC Program 1 - 2019 (Updated 10/10/2019)

09/10/2019 - Starter's course.

Waverley are hosting a starter's course on Sunday 13th Oct.  A couple of hours from 10 am, at our athletics track, Central Reserve, Glen Waverley. Our centre needs more qualified starters. Free registration closes tonight, Wed 9th Oct: http://www.lavic.com.au/Education-Training/Officials

07/10/2019 - Newsletter no. 1 2019/20.

First newsletter for season 2019/20 has been emailed to our registered families. Please read carefully as it contains lots of important information.

06/10/2019 - Weekly Coaching program.

The weekly coaching program for our 2019/20 registered athletes, starts up this week.

Wed 9th Oct, 4.30 - 5.30 pm hurdles, sprints & jumps with Angela and Hannah.

Thurs 10th Oct, 5.30 - 6.30 pm throws with Mark.

Sun 13th Oct 12 noon till 1 pm Multi Event with Mark & Angela.

Mon 14th Oct 4.30 - 5.30 pm General coaching with Simone.

Free !!   More information and to register under What's On Menu, Coaching/Training.

04/10/2019 - Week 1 - 2019/20

Yes Yes Welcome Back!!!

Morning to All our wonderful WLAC Families.

Welcome back to all the returning athletes, and welcome to all our new families and friends.

Week 1 competition starts tomorrow morning, please see the attached program. It is just a light program this week to ease everyone back into the season.

Set-up is from 7:30 each Saturday, tomorrow can I ask for anyone available to help set up from 7:30am.  Each week moving forward I will nominate a different age group to help with set up.  I need 3-4 parent helpers each week to help get set up for competition each week.  The more the better, many hands make light work, and make the program run smoothly.

Please remember to bring a hat and plenty of water for each athlete.

Each week, we require plenty of parent helpers to help our Age Group Leaders out with running events.  Simple things like recording results, raking sandpits, marking a throw or jump, or keeping the athletes entertained in between events.  It's an all hands on deck mentality, and as a volunteer-run club, we rely on your help to make the morning run.

Each athlete requires a parent or guardian to be in attendance whilst competition is on, in case of emergency.  Please remember this.

All athletes are required to wear their registration patches at all times during competition, no patch, no results will be recorded. The patches will be handed out by Age Group Leaders tomorrow morning.  For any COme and Try athletes, or late registrations, please see our Registrar, Neetasha in the clubrooms ASAP tomorrow morning.  The Committee will be visible by our red shirts, please feel free to chat to us with any questions.

Warm-up starts at 8:45am sharp!!  Competition will commence at 9am sharp!!

I will see you all for set-up from 7:30am for set-up tomorrow morning.

Cheers,

Denis Irvine
Arena Manager

Programs

Week 1 (2019-20) (Updated 04/10/2019)
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