Bedford & County Athletic Club in association with the Universityof Bedfordshire and Bedford International Athletics Stadium provide a pathway for children into the sport of athletics and our Club with our Bedford Beagles Club.
Beagles provides FUN athletics based activities for young people aged 7 to 11 and caters for all abilities based on Athletics 365 England Athletics Young Athlete Development Pathway. Find out more about Athletics 365.
The sessions are run each week at the Bedford International Athletics Stadium from 10:45pm to 12:15pm every Saturday morning in term time including half term holidays. Beagles provides a safe and enjoyable introduction to all the main athletic activities including
– Warming up and down
It also provides an introduction to competition and a pathway into full membership of Bedford & County AC including acting as a priority feeder group into the clubs Passport scheme.
Beagle’s sessions are led and managed by Bedford and County AC coaches, Jackie and David Cheshire who are assisted by University students training to become physical education teachers. All coaches, students and officials involved have Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) clearance.
Beagles should come to the Saturday morning sessions ready to participate and start at 10:45am and finish at 12:15pm.
They need to wear appropriate footwear and clothing for energetic activities. Beagles should be polite and well behaved.
How much does it cost?
The fee for each Beagles session is £3.00 per week.
New starters – the club needs some information about young athletes in our care. You will be asked to complete a registration form. You can find a copy of the registration form HERE, alternatively you can pick up and fill in the form on your first visit.
If you used to come to Beagles and want to come again we will be happy to see you again.
Beagles will take place on Saturdays except where there is a major event on at the stadium or public holidays.
Further details are available from the Beagles team contact: