Welcome to our club please browse the website all current information & frequently asked questions.
Registration for the 2016/2017 season has commenced.
All registrations are online , we don”t have a registration day. There is a no refund policy so please consider if little athletics is appropriate for your child.
Click on the Rego Now link to start the process.
Please see our registration page for further information.
Just a note on registration for U12′s upwards . This year you will be automatically dual registered with Athletics NSW . During the registration process you will be asked to select a senior club , can you make sure you select Mingara Athletics from the drop down bar. Also U12′s and up will get a number from 14000 this year, U11′s down will get a random number 1 to 400. There will be no state ranked numbers this year.
Third comp night – 28 October 2016.
Thank you to all the athletes and parents who helped last week, we had the most athletes competing on a Friday Night in a number of years.
In the event of poor weather please refer to the Website or Facebook after 4.15pm.
Parking please be mindful of others and avoid parking people in on Friday nights. Allways leave access corridors for all cars.
Please ensure the children have a warm jacket and drink with them at the events, these can be placed in the age group basket – ensure all items are labelled.
A reminder that Zone entry forms (which were in your pack) are due to be returned no later than 11 November 2016. Note: All parents of athletes competing at zone will be required to complete allocated parent duties. Pack collection,zone form entry etc will only be on between 5-6pm.
Please note that all new registrations are required by LANSW to show proof of age.
Under 10′s have high jump at 5.30pm, and must set up the mats prior.
We will have Hurdles for a number of age groups, so we require parents to assist setting up, adjusting height and packing away hurdles.
Athletes must have a parent or carer at the track at all times, under no circumstances can you drop off your child and leave the track, it is not a child minding service and we may need to contact police in event your child doesn’t have a parent or caregiver within the facility at all times. In particular, older athletes, the club will not tolerate the practise of parents dropping off and coming to pick up later in the evening, you risk your membership being suspended.
If you need any assistance, please go to the large green shed or finish line during the night.
Uniform purchases will be by appointment only, please phone or email Kate during business hours to make a time for tomorrow evening 0404 287 816 or email email@example.com you must bring correct cash $30 singlets & $25 for crops.
The BBQ will be running tomorrow evening along with the Mingara Canteen Service.
A reminder that the last age group at an event must bring in any equipment to the smaller green shed, this also includes starting blocks and safety signs. The long jump pits also need to be covered at the end of the evening.
Each age group requires at least one age manager along with a number of parent helpers. Note: Age managers please share the roles and responsibilities with the parent helpers to enable upskilling of as many parents as possible.
We are all volunteers, any form of abuse towards officials, age managers, children and other parents will be not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave the venue.
Bullying of any description will not be tolerated and you may be asked to remove your child from the age group.
No personal training of events on Friday nights.
No ball games, scooters etc. inside the complex, please watch your children at all times and make sure they are not climbing on the equipment such as high jump equipment, nets, soccer posts etc.
As we have throws events including Javelin, Shot Put, Discus etc. you must observe care around these events and under no circumstances cross the field when these events are in progress.
Unless you have a parent helper or age manager vest, you will not be permitted inside the competition area.
No PRAMS inside the competition area and please watch the little ones in and around the track.
We are an alcohol and smoking free venue.
Kids no spikes outside of the running track.
Safety & First Aid – We are updating our database of people who can assist with first aid on the night . Please email the club if you like to be added to the register. Note also Mingara carry a full first aid kit and defib unit in the canteen.
Age Manager Training Day – We would like to run an age manager and parent helper training day in the near future, if you could register your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Once we have enough interest then we can look to set some dates.
Athlete Training – At this stage there are no structured training sessions, but we will be holding targeted sessions on a periodic basis if we have sufficient numbers. If you can assist with coaching or would like to run any sessions, please contact the club. If your child is struggling with an event, please email the club and we try and assist.