Athletics at John Charles Centre for Sport

 Athletics at John Charles centre for sport

What's available:

Indoor athletics facilities  

  • 75 metre 6 lane indoor straight track for sprint and hurdle training and strength and conditioning work.
  • Facilities for all jumping disciplines.
  • Javelin throwing area.
  • Indoor throwing cage for discus, hammer and shot.

Outdoor athletics facilities

  • 8 lane all weather outdoor athletics track.
  • Facilities for all jumping disciplines - triple jump, long jump, high jump and pole vault.
  • Outdoor throws area for hammer discus javelin and shot putt.

For more information about athletics call 0113 395 1500.


  • Leeds Lions athletics club is for girls and boys aged eight - 12 years old and takes place every Thursday from 5pm- 6pm during term-time. New athletes need to book and return a completed registration form to the centre reception. Application forms are available to collect from the centre reception.
  • Leeds City athletics club meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 6.30pm – 9pm. Athletes of any age (eight years+) and ability are welcome to attend.

Customer information

  • The outdoor athletics track conforms to full International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) specifications.
  • Disabled facilities include: reserved parking for disabled drivers, level entrance, automatic entrance doors, accessible changing and shower facilities, adapted bikes for use on the track and speed chairs.

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