Welcome to the City of York Athletic Club Website
City of York AC is a local grassroots Athletic Club catering for beginner and elite athletes, newcomers and veterans alike. We offer quality and friendly coaching in a supportive environment providing opportunities for all participants to try all track and field events as well as road, cross country, trail and fell running. We have an established disability athletes group and run weekly athletics training sessions in York to cater for all ages from 5 for all levels of ability. Latest news…..
benenden Confirms Sponsorship for 2016
benenden will continue to actively support York’s Olympic legacy by remaining the main sponsor for the City of York Athletic Club for 2016 – helping to secure the financial future of the Club and also allowing the Club to continue its work in schools and the wider community. Benenden, a York-based organisation and one of the UK’s leading mutual healthcare providers, will be main sponsor of the club for 2016 – a partnership which will include supporting the Club’s flagship athletics competition the benenden Summer League. We are absolutely delighted to continue our partnership with a sponsor that shares our values and proactively contributes so significantly to community sport. We hope you will find time to access their webpages through this link and consider the benefits to you and your family of healthcare protection.
We rely on volunteers to help support the succesful running of all aspects of the club. This includes direct coaching and officiating as well as the essential ‘behind the scenes’ contributions. For volunteering opportunities or coaching positions please contact any committee member or contact us directly by email at firstname.lastname@example.org More information here
Train, compete, have Fun!
We have over 600 members with over 75% under 15 who take part in training across 5 nights each week. Our qualified coaches work with all age groups and deliver specialist activities across Track and Field and Cross Country. There is a focus on having fun and enjoying sport and we also take part in Atheltic events across the UK and host our own Events in York.
City of York Athletics Club is a Deaf Inclusive Club with the coaches of the disability group both attending the Sport Coach UK Effective Communication for deaf people in sport. As well as the Club Development Officer who helps and supports most of the other training sessions.