With the high demand for training session and the limited number of spaces due to  Covid19 restrictions the club has decided to not take on any new junior or family members at the moment. 

The club will close junior and  family membership with immediate effect

21st October 2020.

The club will review this decision as soon as the Covid19 restrictions ease. Current members can continue to book sessions via Team App.

Gala Harriers Athletic Club based in the Scottish Borders offer opportunities for people of all ages (Juniors from age eight) to try out, train, embrace and compete in the various disciplines of athletics at all levels from jogging through to National and international competition. 

Gala Harriers

limited return to training

August 2020

How do I join a team already created on Team App?

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To enable both Gala Harrier juniors and seniors to return to training we must follow the government rules for training group sizes and physical distancing. Team App has been setup by our welfare officer / covid coordinator Jan Brown to enable the club to keep safe and follow the guidelines. All sessions must be pre-booked via the team app. Many of you are already up and running with team app but if you require more information please click the how do I join a team ..button and follow the instructions. Jan has advised that junior parents/guardians fill in their own details but add the kids details via the comments..

With the high demand for training session and the limited number of spaces due to  Covid19 restrictions the club has decided to not take on any new junior or family members at the moment. The club will close junior and family online membership with immediate effect 21st October 2020. The club will review this decision as soon as the Covid19 restrictions ease.

All current members can continue to book sessions via Team App

Tuesday and Thursday night track fee is £2, please pay on arrival. Senior sessions on a Monday and Tuesday is £1 into the honesty box, please ensure you bring the right money as we are unable to give out change. Contactless  card payment is available on Thursday night at the track. Due to covid9 restrictions the club are unable to guarantee sessions every week, it will be on a first come basis booked via the team App.

Age 11 and under
• Children aged 11 years and younger are not required to physically distance
• Coaches and other adults must continue to physically distance as per Scottish
Government guidance (2m for time being) at all times
scottishathletics recommend a maximum group of 8 athletes for this age group.

Age 12-17 years
• For older children aged 12-17 a ‘field of play bubble’ can be created during organised
sports activity that allows contact whilst the activity is taking place, in effect suspending
physical distancing guidelines for the duration of the activity.
• Normal physical distancing guidelines will however apply before and after the activity
takes place
• Coaches and other adults must continue to physically distance as per Scottish
Government guidance (2m for time being) at all times.
scottishathletics recommend a maximum group of 10 athletes for this age group.

Age 18+
• When coaching athletes aged 18+, guidance remains that each group must be no more
than 5 households (including the coach) and a maximum of 15 people.
• Normal physical distancing guidelines will however apply at all times.

Regards

Gerry Moss
Gala Harriers Club Together Officer