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 2019 (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. The session will start at 7pm prompt with the cool down being completed at around 8.15pm
- 3rd Jan Brundenell Ave – Shore Rd
- 10th Jan Zig-zags St Michael’s Rd B’mth. Meet at the clifftop car park near Highcliffe Hotel and West-cliff Zig-zag path
- 17th Jan Twemlow Ave near Poole Park. Meet on the Corner of Twemlow Avenue and Orchard Avenue, near Poole Park Lake.
- 24th Jan Courtenay Rd Lower Parkstone
- 31st Jan Blakedene Rd Road Lilliput. Working on road loops including Blake Hill Crescent (BH14 8HF)
- 7th Feb Tollerford Rd Canford Heath
- 14th Feb Whitchurch Ave/Steepleton Rd
- 21st Feb Roman Rd, Broadstone BH189DL. Muster at the corner of Roman Road and Anvil Crescent, using hills close-by.