PVTC Young Flyers

Track & Field training for Students in 1st to 8th grade
Sundays, 3:00-5:00 PM, October 7 to December 9, 2018

Registration for our 2018 program is now open - Enter Online

Outdoors on trail: October 7
Indoors on track: October 14, 21, & 28; November 4, 11, 18, & 25; December 2 & 9


Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd Street South, Arlington VA


Arlington Blvd. (US 50), south on Irving St. (east of Glebe), west on 2nd St., entrance on right.

Daily schedule
  • 2:50-2:55pm: Enter thru Door #12, check in and pick up name tag
  • 3:00pm: Circle Time I: Warm-ups, stretching and strengthening exercises, coach or parent prepared lecture
    1. Equipment
    2. Training Plan
    3. Physiology
    4. Nutrition
  • 3:20pm: Group I: Break into groups: Grade K-1-2: 50-100 meters; Grade 3-4-5: 200-400m Grade 6-7-8: 800m-one mile; all: race walk, advanced sprint, advanced distance
  • 4:00pm: Circle Time II: Recovery stretching, water
  • 4:05pm: Group II: Break into groups: sprints, middle & long distance, race walk, shot put, turbo-javelin
  • 4:30pm: Group III: Relay Races
  • 4:55pm: Recovery: Refreshments including Simone Super Energy
What you get!
  • Get the best out of yourself
  • Discover your abilities
  • Run and walk fast, throw far
  • Stretch to increase flexibility and prevent injury
  • Build strength, endurance, and speed
  • Learn to improve nutrition and health
  • Follow well-establish skills progressions

Adults and parents may join as volunteer coaches and get a really good workout running with the young athletes. High school students may join us as assistant coaches, and we write letters of recommendation for college applications and job hunts.

Train with experienced coaches: including Jim Darr, Art Klein, Betsy Peace, Joan Syers, Feru Dadi Wake, Jay Jacob Wind.

Conducted by Potomac Valley Track Club in co-operation with Arlington County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Resources.
Financial aid is available. Please contact us.

Meet Results

Thank-you letters