General training

The Competition and Warm Up Arenas are available to the public for track and field training.

Please note: There have been a few changes for upcoming training dates. To keep updated please continue to check this page. Thank you for your understanding.

Timetable

April 2024
DateTimeVenue Location
Mon 1 AprilClosed 
Tues 2 April3:15 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Wed 3 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Thurs 4 April3:15 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Fri 5 AprilClosed 
Sat 6 AprilClosed 
Sun 7 April9:00 am - 1:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Mon 8 Aril3:00 pm - 8:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Tues 9 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Wed 10 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Thurs 11 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Fri 12 AprilClosed 
Sat 13 April8:00 am - 1:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Sun 14 April9:00 am - 1:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Mon 15 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Tues 16 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Wed 17 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Thurs 18 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Fri 19 AprilClosed 
Sat 20 April8:00 am - 1:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Sun 21 April9:00 am - 1:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Mon 22 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Tues 23 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Wed 24 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Thurs 25 AprilClosed 
Fri 26 AprilClosed 
Sat 27 April8:00 am - 1:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Sun 28 April9:00 am - 1:00 pmWarm Up Arena
Mon 29 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmCompetition Arena
Tues 30 April3:00 pm - 8:00 pmWarm Up Arena

General information

To maintain the high standards of track maintenance and preserve both the integrity and presentation of the venue, a Competition Arena & Warm Up Arena General Training Layout program has been implemented, participants must familiarise themselves with this prior to participating.

The general training layout program will be reinforced to protect and preserve the synthetic track surface.

  • All areas marked blue on the layout map are open for all General Training sessions
  • All areas marked red on the layout map are closed on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday general training sessions
  • Monday, Wednesday and Saturday general training sessions operate as normal with no track restrictions or closed areas
     

View general training layout

Participants must familiarise themselves with these closed areas prior to participating.

Parking

Parking is available in P2 with 4 hours free. Please see staff upon entry to receive a 4 hours free parking voucher before returning to your vehicle.

Lightning Policy

A lightning policy is in effect at the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre. Staff reserve the right to restrict access to the arena in the event of lightning.

All Weather Track

The athletic track is an all weather surface and will remain open in all weather conditions unless deemed too dangerous by venue staff.

Spikes

Only Christmas Tree or Pyramid spikes are permitted. Needle spikes may not be used under any circumstance.

Equipment

A limited amount of general athletic equipment and training implements are available for use during General Training, including these below:

  • Rakes, brooms and tape measures
  • High jump/pole vault uprights and bar
  • Limited number of hurdles
  • Limited throwing implements including javelin, shot put, discus and hammers
     

Please view the Terms and Conditions of Equipment Use during General Training.

How to join a club or squad

For information on how to join a club or squad, enter competitions or athletic coaching please refer to either contacts below.

Athletics NSW (02) 9746 1122 or info@nswathletics.org.au

Little Athletics NSW (02) 9633 4511 or admin@lansw.com.au