Professional athletics track & field facilities.

Our premium athletics track and field facility is the ideal place for your club or school to train, to host competition events, para-athletics, or as an individual and training for personal goals. 

  • Extensive athletics facilities include a full 400m rubberised running track with hurdles, a long jump trench and high jump mats as well as a full discus netting.  
  • All-weather track and floodlighting ensures training throughout the winter months won’t need to stop. Whether you come with your club or school, bring your family along or prefer to train alone, you’ll find everything you need for an amazing practice experience at the YMCA Village.  
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Our professional athletics facilities are second to none in the Newark and Sherwood area.  The rubberised running track reduces impact on your joints and will take your training to another level. 

Used by a number of para-athletes the track is ideal for specialist training too. 

If you’re looking for a new venue for your event we host many athletic meets throughout the season. 

  • 400m rubberised running track offers a premium surface for running sports 
  • All track and field equipment available; long/triple jump trench, high jump, pole vault hurdles, discus netting and large in-field area 
  • Ideal for athletics events 
  • Floodlit – no need to stop training on dark nights 
  • All-weather surface 
  • Shower facilities available 
  • 5k = 12.5 laps 
  • 10k = 25 laps 
  • ½ marathon = 53 laps 
  • Full marathon = 105 laps 

Team or Group Booking.

£7 per person per hour

Track group booking of ten or more people £32 per hour

Club bookings taken in advance of over 10 bookings £27

We ask that clubs pay at least one month in advance. 

Call our team at the Village to discuss your requirements and for athletics events we can tailor a package. 

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Open Track

If you’re training for an event or want to energise your day, come along and train on our track for just £7 per session £4 for Supporter Members or included as part of full Villager Membership

Pushchairs welcome.



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Athletics meetings or school sports days

Our athletics facilities are ideal tailor individual needs to host an athletics meeting/event or school sports day.

Talk to us about your needs, for a full or half day and in addition to the track you can hire a range of equipment;  hammer, javelin, shot put, discus, long jump, triple jump, high jump and hurdles.

The cost of the sports day will be dependent on what facilities you book and we can also arrange for catering suppliers.

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Athletics Clubs at the YMCA Village.

If you’re interested in joining an athletics club we host regular sessions from a number of local clubs who use our facilities throughout the week.

  • What facilities does the YMCA Athletics Track offer?

    The YMCA Athletics Track provides a full 400m rubberised running track, hurdles, a long jump trench, high jump mats, and full discus netting. The track is all-weather and floodlit, allowing for training throughout the winter months.

  • Who can use the athletics track?

    The track is open for clubs, schools, individual athletes, and those training for personal goals. It is also suitable for hosting competition events and para-athletics.

  • What are the pricing options for using the track?

    Team or group bookings cost £6 per person per hour. For groups of ten or more, the rate is £32.40 per hour. Club bookings taken in advance of over 10 bookings cost £27 per hour. Open Track sessions are £7 per hour for non-members and £4 for Supporter Members, which is included in the Villager Membership.

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  • Can I exercise with a pushchair?

    Yes, the rubberized track allows for pushchair-friendly exercise.

  • Can I host an athletics meeting or school sports day?

    The facilities are ideal for hosting athletics meetings or school sports days. Equipment for hammer, javelin, shot put, discus, long jump, triple jump, high jump, and hurdles can be hired. Catering can also be arranged.


  • How do I make a booking?

    Bookings can be made by calling the team at the Village on 01636 233125 from Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 9 pm. Or alternatively, through our bookings page

  • Are there any athletics clubs that use the facilities?

    Yes, several local clubs like Newark Athletics Club, Newark Triathlon Club, Newark Striders, and NotFast Running Club use the facilities regularly.

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