February 10, 2014 at 4:49 PM
The Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club season opens on March 17th at Kehler Stadium. The Flyers Track Club is for athletes in grades 2-8 and has programs in Westfield, Cranford and Mountainside. Two levels of participation are available - developmental and competitive.
The Flyers provides instruction and competition in events such as Long Jump, Shot Put, Javelin, Sprints, Long Distance Running and Race Walking. They have sent more than 50 athletes to the National Junior Olympics and last season had three All-Americans including a National Champion.
The spring season runs from March 17th – May 16th. The competitive team practices on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the evening and the developmental team practices on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Registration is available for the spring track and field program at the Westfield Area Y Main Facility, 220 Clark Street in Westfield. Please register for the program by March 10th, 2014 as space is limited.