What happens on a Thursday night?
Who: Girls and boys from age 3 years through to 16 years of age. Of any ability.
Where: Neville Thompson Oval, Minnie St, Dora Creek (behind Dora Creek Workers Club)
Time: Equipment Set Up 4.45pm – 5:30pm (All parental assistance greatly appreciated)
Warm Up 5:15pm – 5:30pm
U6-U17 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Tiny Tots 5:30pm – 7:00pm
U6-U17: Each Thursday evening begins at 5:15pm (sharp) with important announcements. Before the announcements, the athletes are to meet on the oval at the main entry. After this, the athletes will participate in a warm up and then meet their age manager in their appropriate age groups. The age manager will then take them to their various events throughout the evening.
Tiny Tots: Each Thursday evening the Tiny Tots will meet at the oval at the main entry. Tiny Tots will meet their age manager and then head out toward the equipment shed end of the oval to complete various activities such as: running, jumping, throwing in a modified form, taking into consideration the developmental stage and requirements of such young children. The program encompasses games and activities that have been designed to prepare Tiny Tots for their introduction to athletics in the U6 age group.
Thursday competition starts at 5:15pm with a warm-up on the oval. There are 4/5 events each week, with the first events underway after warm-up at around 5:30pm. The 6 week program cycle is listed to the right.