Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Pakenham Little Athletics?
We are located at Toomuc Recreation Reserve, Princes Hwy, Pakenham. (Rear of Cardinia Life, enter off Olympic Way).

Why join Pakenham Little Athletics?
We are a growing club with level 2 qualified coaches who will cultivate your child’s love of running, jumping, throwing and participating in a sport that challenges them to be their best all while having fun!

Can my child try Little Athletics before joining?
Absolutely. All new athletes have 2 FREE come and try’s – Your child mush have turned 5.

How do I register?
Registrations will open online through the LAVic website or through Pakenham Litte Athletics Website

How much does it cost?
The cost is $178 per athlete for the season, both athletics and cross country.

What is included in the registration cost?
Registration provides access to the following:
– learn from qualified coaches for the duration of the season;
– participate in weekly club competitions as well as some select inter club competitions;
– receive recognition through awards including certificates, medals and trophies;
– be a part of a community that values Family, Fun and Fitness.

When does the season start?
The season kicks off on Saturday 13 November 2021

Is there training available?
Our 2 qualified coaches are running training sessions every Tuesday night and Thursday from 5.30pm to 6:30pm for all registered athletes

What is the uniform?
A Pakenham Little Athletics shirt or singlet over black shorts with runners.

When are competitions held?
Competitions are held most Saturday mornings during the season starting from 8:30am with a 8:45 start. We are usually finished by midday. There are also some twilight competitions scheduled for Thursday evenings from 6pm finishing around 8pm.

How old does my child need to be?
Children who have turned five (5) by 1 January to December are allowed to sign up.

Does my child have to be at a particular level of ability to join?
No way. Children can join at any level of skill or fitness. Our emphasis is on fun and fitness and we encourage and recognise personal bests.

For more general information about the Little Athletics program visit Little Athletics Victoria