Ages: 7 to 14 (MINIMUM AGE OF 7 BY APRIL 1 IS STRICTLY ADHERED TO)
Dates: April 1 -June 8
Times: Mondays and Wednesdays OR Tuesdays and Thursdays 5 - 6 pm and Saturdays 8:30-10:30 am
Location: Longmeadow High School Track and Bliss Park
Fee: $70 per person
Youth will be placed on teams and participate in a series of track and field meets conducted on Saturdays at the LHS track over the course of the season. There will also be one or more away meets. Practices will be Tuesday and Thursday. Participants will be exposed to a variety of track and field events including sprints, middle distance runs (up to one mile), shot put, javelin, long jump, high jump, and hurdles. Emphasis will be placed on skill development, physical fitness, and individual improvement over the course of the season. Parents will be expected to assist with timing at one track meet during the season. Parents who have a background in track and field or running and who wish to make a greater commitment during practices or meets should indicate their interest when registering their child. Track program will not meet during April vacation. Program dates subject to change due to High School schedule.