GPAN will provide CRB-checked qualified coaches to lead the young athletes through
all aspects of the sport in a fun, safe environment at the Embankment Athletics Arena
in Peterborough - 9 am to 4pm Monday to Friday.
Advanced booking required.
Activities will be structured to give all athletes the chance to try all disciplines
of athletics. Fun competitions and achievement awards will be made to all athletes
The aims of the Summer Scheme
Raise the profile of athletics amongst young athletes and their parents in the community.
Introduce children to athletics in a fun and exciting format.
Introduce athletics to minority groups or areas where staging athletics can be a
Introduce, support and develop coaches and officials by providing a new way of experiencing
this sport for the first time..
Encourage more young people to become involved and to stay involved in athletics
Helps children to improve athletic skills in a relaxed environment so they have confidence
in progressing and give them the opportunity to progress their performance.
What you need to know for the GPANSummer Scheme:
Hours: 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday
Where: Embankment Track (Behind Regional pool)
Leadership: GPAN CRB-checked and qualified male and female coaches
Aims: Lots of fun for the athletes. Learning new skills and making new friends in
a safe attractive environment
Activities: include sprints, relays, jumps, throws (shot, discus, javelin and hammer)
Informal and friendly regular competition. Those athletes registering for more than
one week will see their performance improve.
Please bring your own packed lunch, snacks and drinks. It is vital you bring enough
to drink to last the day - athletics can be a thirsty business!
Bring hats and clothing appropriate to the weather!
Please book early. We need to book enough coaches and leaders.
If your child likes athletics and wishes to find out how good they can be, then why
not consider joining one of the GPAN clubs. All of the clubs have Junior sections
where your young athlete can build on what they have learned on the Summer Athletics