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Sport St Mary's coronavirus update: 16th July

Since our last update on 29th June, we have been putting all the right guidance and procedures in place to allow the sport facilities to reopen as soon as possible.
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SIMMSport coronavirus update: 29th June

The SIMMSport team has been developing a plan to restart the programme and most importantly, to support the safe return of children and allow them to enjoy their participation on campus.
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St Mary's provides one of the best endurance running environments in the world and is home to several of GB's most talented distance runners. SIMMSAthletics offers a unique experience for young people to train and compete on the Sir Mo Farah Athletics Tack that Sir Mo Farah himself along with Olympians David Weir, Usain Bolt, Steph Twell and Andrew Osagie have trained on.

Our sessions are delivered using guidance from the QuadKids and  British Athletics 365 award programmes, allowing participants to develop a range of fundamental athletics skills.

SIMMSAthletics sessions
DayTimeSchool Year*
Monday 5–6pm 4 - 7
Monday 6–7pm 4 - 7
Tuesday 5–6pm 4 - 7
Wednesday 5–6pm 4 - 7
Friday 5–6pm 4 - 7
Saturday 9.30–10.30am R - 3
Saturday 10.30–11.30am 4 - 7
Saturday 12-1pm R - 3
Saturday 1-2pm 4 - 7

* Reception children must be five-years-old to join SIMMSAthletics.

Booking Procedure

To book a place on the programme, please email with the session you are interested in joining, your child’s name, date of birth and a contact number and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please note that a number of our sessions are currently at capacity but we will be able to offer a position on our waiting list.

Fees are paid termly and sessions are priced at £10 per hour. Terms typically last 9 to 12 weeks, and participants may join at any stage, subject to availability.