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SPRING REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

SPRING REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Registration & Program Info - Spring 2023

Our program is a great introduction to track & field.  We are a recreational program so we do not require tryouts.  All skill levels are welcome.  Our program is one of encouragement and stressing individual progress along with offering a degree of competition. We have a staff of professional coaches in addition to student coaches who are all high school track athletes.

If you are interested in a program for kindergarten or 1st graders, please see the information under the Creeks Mini (K & 1st) 2023 Program - All Info tab.

REGISTRATION:

REGISTRATION FOR THE CREEKS 2023 SPRING TRACK & FIELD SEASON IS OPEN DECEMBER 1ST, 2022 THRU FEBRUARY 1ST, 2023.  REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE EARLIER IF WE REACH MAXIMUM CAPACITY.

COST: 

YOU MAY CHOOSE A 1-DAY OR 2-DAY PER WEEK PRACTICE SCHEDULE.  THE PROGRAM COSTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

1-DAY  $  175.00 per child + $3 processing fee + uniform cost of approximately $45 - you may use last year's uniform
2-DAY  $  200.00 per child + $3 processing fee + uniform cost of approximately $45 - you may use last year's uniform

1-DAY PRACTICE PROGRAM IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
If you are registering for 1-Day Practice week, you MUST answer "Yes" to the question "are you registering for the 1 Day program?" during registration to receive your discount.  If you do not answer "Yes", you will be charged the 2 Day price of $200.00.

If you registered for the 1-day practice program, feel free to come either Monday or Thursday, but you must choose a day during registration. 

REFUND POLICY:  No refunds after close of registration without a written medical excuse from a physician.  With a written medical excuse from a physician, a $15 processing fee will be charged in the event of a refund. After March 1, 2023, no refunds will be processed even with a written medical excuse.


PRACTICE INFORMATION: 

THE SPRING SEASON WILL BEGIN FEBRUARY 20, 2023. 

PRACTICES ARE AT BARTRAM TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL EITHER ON THE TRACK OR ON THE PRACTICE FIELD. 

PRIMARY PRACTICE DAYS ARE MONDAYS AND/OR THURSDAYS 6:00 - 8:00pm.  IN AN EFFORT TO HOLD ALL PRACTICES ON THE TRACK, WE WILL HAVE WEDNESDAY PRACTICES IN PLACE OF MONDAY OR THURSDAY IF THE TRACK IS NOT AVAILABLE.  THERE MAY BE TIMES WHEN A SUNDAY AFTERNOON PRACTICE IS HELD AS A MAKEUP OR IN AN EFFORT TO GET MORE TRACK TIME. 

THE COMPLETE PRACTICE AND MEET SCHEDULE WILL BE SHARED AND POSTED AS SOON AS DATES ARE CONFIRMED.   

ALL ATHLETES WILL BE ASSIGNED TO PRACTICE STATIONS
Each child MUST choose 4 practice stations during registration. Prior to the first practice, you will receive a rotation schedule for these stations for your child to follow during practices.

Athletes are encouraged to try any event of interest to them.

After week 2 and again after the first meet, athletes may make changes to practice stations if an event is not to their liking.   Simply email the club administrator to request a change.

You must attend practice regularly to participate in the track meets.  Event sign-ups for the track meets will be online for the first meet. After the first meet, changes to meet events must be emailed to the club administrator. 

Practice will be canceled during the week when the weather is bad.  Cancellations may occur do to lightening, heavy rain or poor field conditions.  Please note that due to the possibility of injury, illness, behavioral problems, weather cancellation or other issues, children participating in the club under the age of 12 must have a responsible adult present at the field at any and all practices and/or meets.  Children over the age of 12 who are without a guardian at the field must have a cell phone accessible for their personal use in case of any of the above stated issues.   

MEET INFORMATION: 

TENTATIVE MEET DATES
Sunday March 26, 2023
Sunday April 2, 2023
Sunday April 16, 2023
Sunday April 23, 2023
Sunday April 30, 2023

Track meets are held early Sunday mornings beginning at 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Specific check-in times will be given prior to the meet. 
Athletes choose the events they would like to compete in at the meets, not the coaches.  Some events require coach clearance in order to compete.   

PARENTS MUST REGISTER THEIR CHILD FOR THE TRACK MEETS BY THE GIVEN DEADLINE.   FAILURE TO DO THIS WILL RESULT IN THE CHILD BEING UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THAT MEET. THIS IS THE PARENT'S RESPONSIBILITY.

2nd - 3rd grade may choose up to 2 track events
4th - 8th grade may choose up 3 track events. 
Field events are unlimited at meets as long as the athlete actively participates in that field event during the practice week.

Track Events
:
100 meter sprint   
100 meter hurdles
200 meter sprint
400 meter (1 full lap)
800 meter (2 full laps)
1600 meter (1 mile)

Field Events:

High jump  (Middle School Only) A minimum height must be achieved in order to compete at the meets.
Pole Vault  (Middle School Only)  Approval to compete at meets must be given by the PV Coach.
Long jump  (All Ages)
Shot put     (2nd Grade and over)
Discus         (2nd Grade and over) 

 

UNIFORM INFORMATION:


SPIRIT WEAR:
Please consider ordering spirit wear for your child and family.  All proceeds go back to the track club and help us purchase equipment and provide coaching.  Fundraising is very important to us!  Please support our club!  The webstore will open January 3, 2023.
https://shop.crowleyprinting.com/Creeks-CAA-Track-Field_c73.htm


UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS
:

You may reuse last year’s uniforms.

Each athlete will be assigned a number which will be printed on their singlet top.  The numbers are assigned randomly.  The athletes do not get to choose their numbers.

Uniforms are MANDATORY to participate in track meets.  THE WEB STORE WILL OPEN ON JANUARY 3, 2022.  THE LINK TO THE WEB STORE IS:

https://shop.crowleyprinting.com/Creeks-CAA-Track-Field_c73.htm

THE WEB STORE WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON FEBRUARY 26, 2023! YOU MUST ORDER PRIOR TO THIS TIME!

If you are unsure of sizing a try-on date will be scheduled on a Sunday prior to the web store closing.

THE UNIFORM SIZING INFORMATION BELOW CAREFULLY!

The cost for a uniform is approximately $45.00 (depending on the short option you choose.  Compression shorts are more expensive).

DELIVERY OPTIONS:
Shipping is additional (approximately $15 for UPS).  
This year there is an option to have your order delivered to the track for a fee of $5.00 which will go back to the track club. 
There is also a free local pick-up option at the vendor’s location.  The vendor is located on CR 210, East of I-95 just before Beachwalk.  There will be no home delivery option this year, only UPS.


WHAT YOU NEED TO ORDER:

Mandatory Singlet Top and Mandatory Running Short OR the black Compression Shorts. 

The Ladies Compression Running Shorts are adult sizes only.  The basic unisex Compression Running Shorts come in both youth and adult sizes.  The unisex compression short is a longer inseam which you will notice from the photo and sizing information.  Please refer to the sizing charts on the website. Compression shorts run small, so when in doubt size up.  


SIZING INFORMATION:


All uniforms are unisex sizes (singlet tops and running shorts).  
Youth sizes will fit as usual standard youth sizes:
YS  - Size 6-8
YM - Size 10-12
YL - Size 14-16

Please note that the uniforms are NOT available in Youth X-Small (size 4-5).  If your child wears a YXS, please order the singlet (top) in a Youth Small.  Your child may wear a white or black t-shirt or tank under the singlet.  The singlet is mandatory for the track meets.  If a youth small short will not fit your child appropriately, I would suggest your child wear their own shorts (black please).   
 
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU CHOOSE YOUTH IF YOU WANT A YOUTH SIZE. DOUBLE CHECK YOUR SIZE CHOICES BEFORE TO COMPLETE YOUR ORDER. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ON UNIFORMS

FOOTWEAR:

Please make sure your child has a good supportive pair of running shoes to participate in the track program.  Spikes are strongly encouraged for 2nd - 8th grade but not required. Spikes are not allowed in the Mini Group (K - 1st)



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