Kilcoole Athletic Club has a rapidly expanding Little Athletes and Juvenile Section of close to 200 members. Our Athletics Ireland qualified coaches provide training that is age appropriate to the wide range of our younger athletes. We train two times a week at the Charlesland Running Track as follows:
- Mondays: 7:00pm to 8:00pm (Age >= 12 years old).
- Thursdays: 6:30pm to 7:30pm (Ages 4 to 18).
Our aim as a club is to encourage young kids to enjoy athletics as part of an active lifestyle. Our emphasis is on participation and effort and we welcome athletes of all ability. Athletes are encouraged to try different field events and distances to find out what they enjoy. We also encourage our athletes to participate in cross country and track & field events.
Kilcoole AC is committed to ensuring that all young people who play sport have a safe and positive experience. The club is committed to developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure that everyone knows and accepts their responsibility in relation to a duty of care for young people.
Kilcoole AC has appointed Child Welfare Officers responsible for ensuring that the club is child friendly and places the safety and welfare of our young athletes to the fore. Our Child Welfare Officers are contactable as outlined below:
Child Welfare Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
To ensure that our young athletes are have a safe and secure environment to train in, Kilcoole AC and our Child Welfare Officers ensures that child protection policies and procedures have been put in place and are followed by all involved in the club. A copy of all our procedures are available to download at the links below:
Kilcoole AC Athlete Code of Conduct
Kilcoole AC Bullying Policy
Kilcoole AC Child Registration Policy
Kilcoole AC Child Safeguarding Statement
Kilcoole AC Coach Code of Conduct and Educational Policy
Kilcoole AC Juvenile Accident and Emergency Policy
Kilcoole AC Photography and Use of Images PolicyKilcoole AC Recruitment and Selection Policy for Sports Leaders
Kilcoole AC Supervision and Transport Policy