COVID-19 Notice

The YMCA Community and Activity Village is now re-open! Thank you for your patience. Please be mindful of our temporary opening hours.

YMCA Childcare, YMCA Digital, Adventure Guides, YMCA Tall Ships, YMCA Community Fitness and Camp Newark remain closed at this time.

Ideal for fun, healthy movement or professional training, our new athletics provisions are now open at YMCA Newark and Sherwood.

On-site we have a 650m track, plus all the equipment and facilities you need for track and field, such as long-jump, hurdles, high jump and races.

Athletics Facilities

Our brand new athletics facility is the ideal space for runners, triathlon clubs, training and competitions.

  • Group hire and individual bookings available
  • High-quality surface
  • On-site shower and changing
  • Hospitality room available
  • Free parking
  • Safe, well-lit and staffed
  • Athletics equipment for track and field available



All prices are per hour.
Bookings are exempt from VAT if made in blocks of 10 consecutive weeks or more.

Team or group bookings

One-time booking: £32.40

Block bookings: £27

Individual bookings

One-time booking: £6pp

Block bookings: £5pp

Running at YMCA


Fun, freeing and accessible to all abilities! Whether you’re a keen runner or a beginner, we have options to get involved.

Book a spot on our track, or join one of our sessions.

Early Morning Run Club

Before work every Monday and Friday, train on the track for just £2! (Self-led)

Couch to 5K

Improve your running ability week by week in a fun, welcoming environment.

Pushy Parents

A running club for parents and carers of all abilities, under 5s and pushchairs welcome.
Just £1!

Athletics Clubs

Our athletics track is home to Newark Athletics Club, Newark Triathlon Club and many more clubs and events.

Advertise with Us

Advertising at our track helps to fund our charity’s community work, and gets your business seen by hundreds of local people too.


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