Newcastle Athletic Field, Smith Street, Newcastle
Little Athletics is a uniquely Australian sport for children aged 5-17 years. As the name suggests, it is based upon the sport of athletics (track and field) and the events are specially modified to suit the ages and abilities of children. A wide range of running, jumping, throwing and walking events is conducted.
Little A's, as it is affectionately referred to by those who enjoy it, is not really about winning, but about having fun, making friends and getting families involved in healthy activities. The emphasis is placed on participation and personal improvement. It is little surprise then, that the motto of Little Athletics is: "Family, Fun and Fitness".
Little Athletics recognises that children vary widely in shape, size and athletic ability, and is thus one of few sports that successfully caters for them all.
Newcastle City Little Athletics meets on Monday afternoons at the Newcastle Athletics field, Smith Street Newcastle West at 5.30pm.
To encourage the development of children of all abilities by promoting positive attitudes and a healthy lifestyle through family and community involvement in athletic activities, both as a social and recreational activity.
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If a Local Competition Day is cancelled due to wet weather, a cancelation notice posted above after 4:00 pm on that day. Please assume that a Competition Day will be held, unless we have had extended periods of rain or recent heavy falls.
If the weather is stormy or changeable, and your children do attend, please ensure suitable arrangements are made so that they are not left alone at the fields in the event of cancellation or early finishing. It is your responsibility as a parent to collect your children when required.