All members of Bristol & West AC receive the following great benefits
Access to all our facilities at a reduced members rate, including an 8 lane synthetic track with two long jump pits, throwing cage, high jump beds, strength & conditioning area, and athletics equipment for all track and field events.
Significantly reduced training fees and eligibility to purchase quarterly season tickets.
Access to highly qualified coaches, including specialists in all areas of the sport.
Discount at most local running retailers.
Eligibility to join the club’s Management Committee and to vote at the club AGM.
Eligibility to compete under the club’s name, in club colours and score for a club team at events open to the general public. This could include on and off road races and open track meetings.
COMPETING MEMBER BENEFITS
Competing Members of Bristol & West AC receive the following great benefits
England Athletics affiliation paid for by the club, providing you with cheaper race entry and a profile on power of 10.
Eligibility to compete for the club in a range of events not available to individuals, such as track and field leagues, cross country leagues and other competition opportunities.
Support with travel to/from events in which you will be competing for the club
Eligibility to apply for a Hargreaves Award to gain additional funding to support training and competition.
SENIOR COMPETING MEMBERSHIP
For anyone over the age of 23 who wishes to compete for the club, this is the right membership. This includes your England Athletics affiliation required for most club competitions.
JUNIOR COMPETING MEMBERSHIP
For anyone under the age of 23 who wishes to compete for the club, this is the right membership. This includes your England Athletics affiliation required for most club competitions.
NON-COMPETING & U11 MEMBERSHIPS
Non-competing membership which includes discounted access to our training facilities and access to high quality coaching from qualified athletics coaches.
All under-11 athletes pay the same fee of £35.00 regardless of whether or not they wish to enter any competitions.
A 50% reduction in the membership fee is charged for applications made after 1st November for the remainder of that membership year.
Applications made after 1st January will be charged at the next year’s rate and will provide coverage from 1st January of the current year to 31st January of the following year.
A family discount of £5 is applied to any subsequent members of a family who join. Please email the membership secretary to ensure this is set up correctly prior to joining
If you are in a position of financial hardship and are struggling to afford your membership or the membership of your child(ren) then we may be able to help. You can find information about the club's Hardship Grants Scheme here.