Potomac Valley Track Club - Young Flyers

PVTC Young Flyers

Track & Field training for Students in 1st to 8th grade
Sundays, 3:00-5:00 PM, October 6 to December 8, 2019

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Outdoors on trail: October 6
Indoors on track: October 13, 20, & 27; November 3, 10, 17, & 24; December 1 & 8


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