All of our track and field sessions are held at the track behind Ashdown Leisure Centre, Canford Heath, BH17 8RE. The first session you attend with us is free!
*Refreshments are available in Team Dorset HQ*
The full schedule of training is as follows:
|Day and Time||Location||Age Group||Purpose||Coaches||Cost|
|Monday, 7.00-8.00PM||Contact Graeme||15- adults||Strength & Conditioning||Graeme Gourlay||TBC|
|Tuesday, 6.15-7.15PM||Ashdown Track||8-13 years||Induction, general running, field events conditioning and technique||All Junior coaching team||£2.50|
|Tuesday, 7.15-8.30PM||Ashdown Track||13 years to seniors||Sprints, Middle Distance training, & some specific throws training and high Jump||Mark Pauley, Mike Long,Mark CourtneyGraeme Gourlay, Dave Allen,Dennis Elkins, Mark Roach and others||£2.50|
|Wednesday, 6.30-8.00 PM||Ashdown Track||12 years to seniors||Hurdles (13 and 27 Dec 2017), Sprints High Jump, Throws, Wheelchair, occasional Long Jump Technical Sessions, PV & Steeplechase||Graeme Gourlay,Dennis Elkins, Martin Cook, Mark Roach, David Little and others||£2.50|
|Thursday, 7.00-8.15PM||Various Venues away from Track, see list below.||11 year and above||Strength and speed endurance, off-road with hills & intervals work||Mark Pauley & Mark Courtney||£1.00|
|Thursday 7.00 – 8.30PM||Ashdown Leisure Centre||Older Middle Distance Athletes||Endurance, Tempo and Hill Work||Dave Allen||TBC|
|Thursday 7.00 – 8.30PM||Canford School||U15’s and above||Weight Training||Speak to Brain Batcheldor||£3.00|
|Friday 4.30- 6.00 PM||Ashdown Track||13 years- Seniors||Sprint based Session||Further details from Graeme Gourlay||£2.00|
|Saturday 10.30-12.15 noon Summer (March-Sept)||Ashdown Track||8 years and above||A full programme of track and field training||All members of Poole AC’s coaching team|
|Saturday 4:15-6:00 PM Winter (Sept-March)||Ashdown Leisure Centre||8-12 years but U15 welcome too.||Sportshall - Fast paced indoor athletics, relays, jumps, throws etc||David Little, Bryan Murray, Ray Williams, Peter Cornes, Mark Pauley, Joe Oatley & Bryan Murray||£2.50, first session free for new joiners|
Thursday night training venues for Early Autumn 2018 (7pm) are as follows. We welcome some new middle-distance athletes to our team, and will modify the sessions to include younger or developing athletes, so do encourage your friends to join us! There will be a small fee of £1, please remember to bring it each week. We urge you to wear light or reflective clothing.
- 20th Sept Brundenell Avenue/Evening Hill
- 4th Oct Zig-zags St Michael’s Rd B’mth. Meet at the car park near to the Highcliffe Hotel and West Cliff Zig-Zag Path.
- 11th Oct Roman Rd, Broadstone BH18 9DL. Meet at the corner of Roman Road and Anvil Crescent, using hills close-by.
- 18th Oct Tollerford Ave Canford Heath
- 25th Oct Steepleton Rd Broadstone BH18 8LH
- 1st Nov Blakedene Rd Road Lilliput. Working on road loops including Blake Hill Crescent (BH14 8HF)
- 8th Nov Twemlow Ave Nr Poole Park. Meet at the corner of Orchard Ave and Twemlow Ave close to Poole Park Lake.