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Track and Field

Registration for the 2022 Track & Field Season is now closed.

Thanks for a great season!  Registration for next spring will kick off in January 2023. 

Welcome to P.L.A.Y. Track & Field

Thank you for your interest in P.L.A.Y. Track & Field.  Our program is designed to introduce young athletes to the basics of Track & Field in a fun and exciting environment.  Each participant will get exposure to a variety of different events (both running and field events) that will help build their confidence, skills, work ethic, and sportsmanship.  They will learn a routine of proper warm-up, drills, and stretching.  They will also have the opportunity to compete in weekly meets during the season. 

PROGRAM GOALS:

  • Learn Track & Field fundamentals and event techniques
  • Build on previous skills through a variety of exercises, drills, and games
  • Earn satisfaction and build confidence through hard work and perseverance
  • Know what it takes to work as a team
  • Make new friends and develop good sportsmanship
  • HAVE FUN!!!

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:  The P.L.A.Y. Track & Field Program is open to CURRENT students K-8 from all districts, not just Prior Lake – Savage. Kindergartners must be in K this school year (2021-2022) in order to participate. 

WHERE: Practices and meets are held at Dan Patch Stadium at Prior Lake High School.  However, location may change to Twin Oaks Middle School depending on field availability.  In addition, we may have one "away" meet during the season with a neighboring program. (example: Eden Prairie or Eagan). 

WHEN:  Practices are held one evening per week beginning the end of April with the K-3rd grade practicing generally from 6-7pm and the 4-8th grade from 7-8pm, although those times depend on when the high school programs need the field.

All meets are on Saturday mornings with K-3rd grade beginning at 8:30am going to around 10:30am, and the 4-8th grade meet starting at 10am going to about 12:30pm. 

The cost of the program is only $70 per child for a fun-filled season.

 

Registration for the 2022 season is now closed.  

Critically important this year is the need for VOLUNTEERS.  In order to ensure a successful season, we need your support!  We ALWAYS appreciate those who step up and volunteer. This year, we have the need for the following opportunities:

  • Track & Field Coordinator - assist with practice and meet set-up, answer parent questions, support coaches and VPs to ensure practices and meets are running smoothly, etc.
  • Team Coaches - create a fun atmosphere to teach track & field fundamentals, help build athlete confidence, support team in making new friends and developing good sportsmanship.

No experience is necessary. We just need dedicated, supportive, and engaged volunteers to get the program off and “running”. Many of our previous volunteers have never coached before but have still been successful through the support of the High School Track & Field Team, P.L.A.Y. Track & Field Board members, and YouTube videos.

A coach's meeting will be planned for the middle/end of April to provide more information and prepare you for the season!

Please indicate your willingness to volunteer during registration or contact the Track & Field Co-VPs directly.vptrack@playinfo.org.


We look forward to another exciting Track & Field Season!  If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please contact us at vptrack@playinfo.org 

GO LAKERS!!!

 

WANT TO BE A COACH?

Go to this page for information on the steps to become a coach.

The Registration "Track and Field" is not currently available.

COVID Information

It is P.L.A.Y.'s goal to keep our athletes and parents informed on COVID-19 and how to navigate the issues related to it.  Please click here for more information. 

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Tentative 2022 Meet and Practice Schedule (subject to change)

Meets and practices will be held at Dan Patch Stadium at Prior Lake High School.  However, there may be an occasional conflict with High School activities needing the field.  As such, the dates and locations listed below may change throughout the year.   In addition, we try to coordinate one meet per season with a neighboring program.  Depending on schedules, one of our meets may be "away".  (example:  Eden Prairie or Eagan)

Meet Schedule
K-3rd Grade from  8:30am-11am
4th-8th Grade from 10am-1pm

  • Saturday 4/30 (CANCELLED)
  • Saturday 5/7
  • Saturday 5/14
  • Saturday 5/21  (Meet is at Twin Oaks Middle School)
  • Saturday 6/4

Practice Schedule
K-3rd Grade from  6pm-7pm
4th-8th Grade from 7pm-8pm

  • Thursday 4/28
  • Wednesday 5/4
  • Thursday 5/12
  • Tuesday 5/17 (Twin Oaks Middle School)
    • Time Change: K-3rd: 7:00-7:45pm
    • Time Change: 4th - 8th: 7:45-8:30pm
  • Tuesday 5/24 (Twin Oaks Middle School)
  • Tuesday 5/31
    • Time Change:  ALL Grades: 7:30-8:30pm

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations will be posted on this website.

For all grades practices will be called off by 5:00pm.

K-3 Meets will be called off by 7:00am 

4-8 Meets will be called off by 9:00am 

For all grades, meets and practices will be cancelled if there is lightning in the area.