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Athletics Academy

The Sport Ireland Campus Athletic Academy is held in the world-class National Indoor Athletics Training Centre. The specifically designed training programmes focus on the athletic fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing.

There are three classes aimed at children between the ages of 3 and 10 years of age;

Little Athletics (3 – 5 years)

Junior Athletics (5 – 8 years)

Senior Athletics (8- 10 years)


What's on at Sport Ireland Campus

World Class Facilities

The Sport Ireland Campus Athletics Academy is held in the Sport Ireland National Indoor Athletics Training Centre which is the home for indoor athletics in Ireland. The facility is used by Ireland's elite athletes as they prepare for international events.

This facility gives your child access to the best facilities available in Ireland to improve their athletic ability under the guidance of our expert coaches.

Coach Athletics

Top Class Coaching

The Sport Ireland Campus Athletics Academy is run by a dedicated and experienced coaching team. This team work closely with the children in the academy to improve their athletic ability following an Athletics Ireland approved syllabus.

All coaches are qualified through Athletics Ireland and CARA to give all our young athletes the best learning environment using fun and innovative sessions.

NIA Athletics Pathway Programme

NIA Athletics Pathway Programme

  • Little Athletics: For 2 - 5 year olds working on their ABC fundamentals agility, balance and co-ordination as well as the athletic fundamentals running, jumping and throwing. Upon graduation from Little Athletics the child enters the NIA Athletics Pathway Programme.
  • Junior Athletics: For 5 - 8 year-olds who have graduated from “Little Athletics” and are looking to develop their skills towards club level ability.
  • Senior Athletics: For 8 - 10 year-olds who have progressed from Junior Athletics and are looking to move towards club/competitive Athletics.

Class: 55 minute class includes various run, jump and throw skills ad activities.