Training sessions

There are multiple opportunities to participate in training at Hornsby District Athletics for Juniors, Seniors and Masters.  Training is available for all Little Athletics or Athletics NSW registered members.  You are welcome to trial General Training for 2 weeks before becoming a member.  All training sessions are based at Pennant Hills oval unless indicated otherwise.  There are no fees for General Training, and a small term based fee for Specialist Training.  Individual training can be organised directly with the coaches.  If you need any further information regarding training, please contact president@hdlac.org.au.

General Training - bookings are NOT required for general training.  You can just turn up.

Fitness Training - Monday Afternoons: There are two sessions available.  4:30-5:30pm is suitable for all runners of any ability (split between Junior and Adult groups).  5:30-6:30pm is suitable for more competitive runners (age 12+ including adults).  If you are unsure which training session will suit you, please get in touch.  Monday training sessions involve a 20 minute warm up with drills and mobility work, an interval session and warm down. 

(Term 4 2023 & Term 1 2024) Skill Development - Monday & Thursday Afternoons: Our Skill development sessions include a group warm up and two 20 minute skill development sessions across all Little Athletics events.  Recommended for ages 7-14.  Athletes are encourgaed to attend regularly to maximise the benefit from these fun training sessions. Booking is not required for Skill Development sessions.

Specialist Training - booking required

Dual, Concession and Open members who would like to dedicate more time to their training can register for squad training sessions. Squads may incur a small fee per term and athletes should commit to attending every session.  Participation in a squad is based on athlete maturity and commitment to attend regularly.  There is no performance requirement.  Most squads have a capacity limit to keep a high standard of coaching. See list/calendar for details.