Join Swansea Harriers Track & Field All Age Groups

Swansea Harriers is a competitive club and we welcome new members, you don't need to have any experience just an enthusiasm to learn. So come along to one of our training nights and join in the fun. Anyone who is interested and is prepared to compete for the club when selected is welcome as a member. For further details phone 078 9457 3555 or email via the "contact us" page of this website, there is no Maximum age to join the club however the Minimum Age = school year 5.

Swansea Harriers are based at Swansea University Athletics Centre, Swansea Click here for directions. The club's individual and collective achievements are far too many to list. We have produced many Great Britain and Welsh International Athletes in all age groups from Junior to Senior and won numerous Welsh and British titles. We compete in the highest possible leagues in the UK.

To complete a club membership form click here; New Memberships Swansea Harriers Athletics Club Application Form.pdf

Click here for a transfer form if you are transferring to or from another club.

Every member is expected to compete for the club in competition appropriate to their ability. We do not have the resources and are unable to accept members who join purely to get fit for other sports. Every effort is made to ensure that new members are quickly integrated into the club. Emphasis is placed on enjoyment and participation.

Training

Many different training sessions are held 7 days a week depending on age group, ability and event discipline. In addition there are several Junior Groups in Swansea Harriers. Initially all new junior starters are encouraged to attend one of the Development/Reception Groups: Swansea Harriers Primary Development groups for school years 5 and 6 train on Tuesdays or Thursdays at the Indoor Athletics Centre Swansea University. The session times are from 4.45pm to 6.15pm for athletes who are in school year 5 and above. The Comprehensive Development Group for school years 7, 8, 9 & 10 trains Thursdays from 7.30pm to 9pm. All groups cover all athletics events and initially focus on skill development rather than fitness. Members are expected to join and compete for Swansea Harriers when selected in competition appropriate to their ability. Training Subs must be paid on arrival at the Club Cafe where all athletes will have their hands stamped as proof of purchase. Athletes arriving without training subs will not be permitted to train. Subs must be paid before training sessions begin.

Satellite Sessions:

There are a two satellite sessions available to athletes that are too young to join the club and for those who do not wish to join and/or compete for Swansea Harriers:

Wednesdays "Run Jump Throw" satellite club at LC2 Swansea for athletes in school years 3, 4, 5 & 6 aged 7 to 11 years old inclusive. The times are 5pm to 6.15pm, costs are £4 a session – booked as a course, to reserve a place phone the LC2 on 01792 466500. Perfect for budding Olympians. This course will follow the run, jump, throw curriculum: Week 1- Run        Week 2 – Jump     Week 3 – Throw      Week 4 – Run       Week 5 - Jump      Week 6 - Throw       Week 7&8 – Awards & challenges.

 
Thursdays 4pm to 4.45pm "Run Jump Throw" for School Years 4 to 6 @ Penyrheol Leisure Centre £3.75 pay as you go or free with "Active Kids" membership. Just turn up or phone Penyrheol Leisure Centre on 01792 897039.