The Aspiring Athletes Club offers competitive and non-competitive training and competition through a summer and winter programme.

Membership is renewable annually and includes 2 terms of coaching plus Otago Athletics and Athletics NZ Fees.
You can choose social (club only) or competitive (interclub comps) membership.
The following are the membership categories and respective club fees for the 2020-21 season:

  Club Only Competitive
5yr & 6yr $60 n/a
7yr – 14yr $91 $125
15yr – 19yr n/a $155
Over 20yrs n/a $170
Please note these totals include the portions allocated to Otago Athletics and Athletics NZ

Click here to Register online for Athletics.

Non-Competitive Athletes

All primary and high school children are welcome to join the club and participate in fun activities at our weekly club nights held at the Wanaka Recreational Centre every Thursday from 4.30pm.
Coaching programs are designed to be appropriate to the ages and needs of the athlete (please note any younger children registering must have turned 5yr as of 31/12/20). Coaching will be in age groups:

  • 5 & 6 yrs ‘Get Set Go’
  • 7 – 10 years Junior Run Jump Throw
  • 10-14 years Intermediate Run Jump Throw
  • Over 14 years Senior Run Jump Throw

Our sessions start at 4.30pm – please ensure you are there early to sign your name off each evening and be ready to go by 4.30pm. Athletes 10yrs and under will have a 45min session and athletes 10yrs+ will run for 1hr until 5.30pm. Sessions will be over Term 4 2020 and Term 1 2021

Competitive Squad Training

If you’re serious about school and club events, join our competitive squads who train year round.

Distance running, Sprints, High Jump & Long Jump training is offered by specialised coaches for Athletes focussing on personal performance goals and interclub competitions, you would travel approx 4 times within the season to compete, challenge titles and gain representative selection.
Coaches / Sessions:
Sprints, hurdles and Jumps      Barbara & Michael Beable (high performance)
A minimum commitment of three training sessions a week is required.
Distance Running       Val Burke 021 182 8499
Please contact us for more details about these sessions

  • Ideal for Yr 7 — 13 students
  • Fees include registration to Athletics Otago and Athletics NZ.