Deeside Athletics Club volunteers wanted
Deeside Athletics Club is holding a recruitment drive in an attempt to grow the
army of volunteers that support the successful club.
The open evening will be held at the club, based in the North Wales Indoor
Athletics Centre, Kelsterton Road, Connah’s Quay on Monday 28 July from 7 – 9pm.
Deeside Athletics is the only athletics club in Flintshire and they cater for
junior, senior and disabled athletes. The club aims to provide opportunities
for both youngsters and adults to participate and enjoy athletics in a fun and
safe environment under the guidance of fully trained coaches. Currently the
club boasts 132 members with ages ranging from 9 to 65 plus.
Donna Welsh, Athletics Development Officer attached to Deeside Athletics Club
said: “Volunteers are the lifeblood of our club and without them we simply
“The Open Evening will be a fantastic opportunity for local people interested
in volunteering to come down, see the facilities, meet the coaches and athletes
and find out more about what we do at Deeside Athletics Club.”
Councillor Kevin Jones, Cabinet Member for Waste Strategy, Public Protection
and Leisure said: “Volunteers are so important for local organisations and
sports groups. They enable people to take part and improve at skills and sports
that otherwise might not exist so if you have some spare time it’s a great way
to help your local community.”
The club is looking to recruit a number of different roles both on the
practical coaching side and roles which support the running of the club, for
example, fund raising, marketing and promotion, website/social media and many
For more information head down to the Indoor Athletics Centre and learn about
the fantastic opportunities to get involved.