Athlete Development Program (AD)


Age Category

  • Young athletes age 8 to 13

Program Philosophy

The Spartans Athlete Development (AD) Program is for young athletes age 8 to 13 who are interested in learning athletics fundamentals and skills while keeping it fun.

Calgary Spartans is proud to announce is aligning its AD program with Athletics Canada – Run Jump Throw Wheels (RJTW) national program that teaches fundamental movement skills and develops physical literacy.  Using track and field inspired games, activities and skill challenges lead by instructors specifically trained to teach the fundamentals of running, jumping, throwing and wheeling (for children in wheelchairs).

The program’s goal is to provide a physical activity program that serves as a strong foundation for all sports. Run Jump Throw Wheel assists children in learning to move efficiently so that they grow into adults who are active, productive and healthy citizens.


For all new inquiries, assistance with our programs selection and athlete(s) orientation please contact our Athlete Coordinator at Contacts page.