NRC Youth Program Seasons

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We are pleased to welcome Perry L. Williams as manager for the 2021 Fall Season starting 9/26/21.


Spring Track Season

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We begin our Spring season in April and finish in June. Two sessions (workouts) are held each week, over the course of 8-10 weeks. They are held at the Northport High School Track on Sunday midday for 1-1/2 hrs. and Thursday evenings for 1 hr.

Each session focuses on the “Fun-damentals” of running and incorporate all aspects of Track and Field. Each athlete is given the opportunity to experience and learn not only many events but also the skills and concepts for warming-up, relay race hand-offs, starts, racing strategies, track etiquette, stretching, sportsmanship, leadership and many other confidence building activities.

Using all the latest coaching techniques and equipment, our athletes are introduced to such events as: sprinting, middle/long distance running, long jumping, throwing the discus, shotput and javelin, hurdling, relays and much more.

Every session is designed to make the sport of track & field a safe, enjoyable and positive experience, regardless of each athlete’s individual abilities. Many of our coaches compete in their individual specialties and love teaching our athletes all the proper techniques to be successful.

The season is loaded with fun-filled, age appropriate running activities and challenges, all in a safe & energetic environment.

2020 Registration is limited to 110 participants.

When: Sundays 1-2:30 PM & Thursdays 6:30-7:30 PM

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Summer Track Season

Our Summer Track season runs from late June and to mid-August. Two sessions (workouts) are held each week, over the course of 8-10 weeks. They are held at the Northport High School Track on Sunday mornings for 1-1/2 hours and Thursday evenings for 1 hr.

As a continuation of our Spring season, the summer session focuses on the “Fun-damentals” of running and incorporates all aspects of the sport of Track & Field. Each athlete, regardless of their abilities, is given the opportunity to experience the joy of running and learning in a safe and fun-filled, high energy environment.

Our coaching staff brings years of experience, dedication and enthusiasm to every session. Using the latest coaching techniques and equipment, our athletes are introduced to many of the events in Track & Field. Popular events, such as: hurdling, sprinting, middle/long distance races, relays, long jumping and throwing the discus, shotput and javelin are part of this season’s curriculum.

Proper training skills for warm-ups, stretching, cool-downs and running form are also taught with a focus on character building skills in sportsmanship, teamwork and leadership. Every session is loaded with skills-building challenges, drills and running activities, all designed to teach and inspire our athletes to be the best that they can be.

Our very popular “Ultimate Obstacle Course Challenge” and our annual season ending intra-club track meet adds to the experience and excitement this program provides. Both events provide our athletes the opportunity to demonstrate and highlight all their hard work and newly learned skills. The pizza party at the meet’s conclusion and award ceremony is a big hit too!

When: Sundays 10:00-11:30 AM & Thursdays 6:30-7:30 PM*

(*subject to change)

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Cross Country (Fall) Season

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NRC Youth Program is thrilled to welcome Perry L. Williams as manager!

Mr. Williams is a former professional football player and 2 time Super Bowl Champion of the NY Giants, and former NCAA Track Champion and 2 time world record holder! He will lead the children through the FUN-damentals of running! Teaching techniques for running, including the skills and concepts for warming up, track/ trail etiquette, stretching, sportsmanship and teamwork. Participants will be organized into 3 or more groups, based upon ability, with each group lead by two or more coaches. This program is for children 9-13 years old who love to run! It's fun for everyone! Many who enter our program go on to run on their middle school and high school teams. Others take this knowledge and run more efficiently on their selected team sports. One way or the other, running is the basis of EVERY sport.

The Fall Season meets weekly for 90 minutes on Sundays at the Northport Middle School*. It is a 6 week long program.

*location & time are subject to change


When: Sundays

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Winter Indoor Track Season

The Winter Indoor Track Season commencing in mid-January, consists of 8 one-hour sessions held over the course of around 12 weeks. It is held at St. Anthony’s High School’s Athletic Center in Melville on Monday evenings.

This season focuses on improving running form and technique with the inclusion of specific instruction to help all runners be their best.

Each practice is held on a 200-meter indoor track and consists of: warm-up drills, proper running form instruction, running & sprinting drills, various track running activities, and cool-downs/stretching. We fit a lot into a short time!

All our coaches are dedicated to ensuring that every practice is a fun-filled and positive experience for all.

2021/ 2022 Registration is limited to 40 participants.

When: Mondays

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM

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