Attention all Niagara Region Elementary and Secondary Schools

The Track Rental Permit forms for the 2016 season are now available. Please check the Facilities Bookings calendar for available dates.

​Please take note some of the 2016 Season terms of use, and suggestions, to avoid disappointment:
  • Please book your dates as soon as possible, as demand is very high already.
  • Small schools with less than 200 participants are​ encouraged​ to​ “double up” and share with another small school.​
    This can also reduce your Track Rental fees.
  • The facility access time is 30 minutes prior to meet start time for elementary meets, and 1 hour prior to start time for high school meets.
  • No rain dates are offered due to the high demand​ and consequent lack of availability​.​
  • DSBN schools can ​now pay by Electronic Funds​ Transfer​.​

Sharon Stewart
905 933-2762
Coach, Niagara Olympic Track and Field Club

2016 track permit.pdf

AO Announces Melissa Bishop as Guest Speaker

Athletics Ontario
AO Announces Melissa Bishop as Guest Speaker

The 2015 Athletics Ontario Annual Awards Banquet has celebrated excellence in athletics for the past seven years, and we are thrilled to let you know that this year will be no exception to our celebratory theme!

AO is pleased to announce that this year’s guest speaker will be none other than Pan Am Games gold medalist, Melissa Bishop! Melissa, a member of the University of Windsor Lancers, is an incredible Canadian track and field athlete who specializes in the 800m. As a silver medalist at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing and a gold medalist at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Melissa will most definitely highlight our event as the evening’s guest speaker.

The gala is set to take place at the Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites on Saturday, September 26th, in conjunction with the 2015 AO Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

For more information and ticket details, please visit:

We can’t wait to see you there!

5 minute surveys for 2015 AO BMY Championships and the Junior and Senior Combined Events Championships

Athletics Ontario

Athletics Ontario would like your feedback!

For those athletes, coaches and parents who attended or participated in the Athletics Ontario BMY Championship and the Junior and Senior Combined Events Championships in St. Catharines July 19-20, we ask that you complete the short (estimated 5 minutes) survey at the following link:

2015 AO BMY Championships and the Junior and Senior Combined Events Championships – July 19-20

Survey Link:

We thank you for your input!


Athletics Ontario

Summer Flies By (Again)

Summer seems to b​e flying by!

The NOC Midget-Youth team is off to Nationals on August 6th.
Good luck to the 10 athletes who have made standard to compete at this level.

This marks the end of the outdoor track and field season for the coaches and the athletes.
Some of you are already on your rest​-and​-​rejuvenate break, and very soon, the rest of us will be too!

Coming soon … (hopefully next week)​:​

  • the fall training schedule (starts Monday September 7th)
  • information on our Fall Camping Retreat (mark September 12-13 on your calendar)
  • training programs for your independent training after your rest break.

Enjoy the summer!

Sharon Stewart
905 933-2762
Coach, Niagara Olympic Track and Field Club

Canadian Masters Championships – Performance List

Here is the final list…

Sharon Stewart
905 933-2762
Coach, Niagara Olympic Track and Field Club

final cma performance list.pdf


Here is the final schedule for this weekend’s competition…

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Our NOC Facility Is Closed from July 17th to July 19th for Our Big Summer Events

TrackAthleticsWe apologise for any inconvenience to our shoetag members.

We invite you to come and watch our events this weekend .

It promises to be a fun and inspiring experience.

See you then.

New digital initiative connecting the public to pro athletes


I’m Jacqueline, an associate producer from CBC Sports. I’m writing to tell you about a fantastic opportunity for your runners and track & field athletes!

Team Next: Mentoring Greatness is one of our digital initiatives for the Pan Am Games. It’s a "how to" website with great takeaway about the mental, physical and financial aspects of being a world class athlete, including testimonies from gold medal Olympians like sprinter Bruny Surin and triathlete Simon Whitfield.

Our "Ask a Mentor" section would allow athletes, like those at your club/associate clubs, to ask professionals questions about form, how to go pro, an Olympic runner’s lifestyle, training, nutrition tips, etc. Your athletes can even post videos of their races/events and get an Olympian’s direct feedback!

We are reaching out and encouraging clubs/organizations to make the most of this opportunity and to filter the website to your athletes.

Thank you for your time! Below are the links to the website. Enjoy!

Team Next: Ask a mentor –

To post a video – coming soon!

Jacqueline Doorey
Associate Producer, CBC Sports digital

Help Support Track and Field in Ontario

Athletics Ontario
Purchase Tickets to the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games and Help Support Track and Field in Ontario

Purchase your athletics tickets for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games through the Athletics Ontario website and Toronto 2015 will provide part of the proceeds from ticket sales purchased to help support track and field in Ontario.

The initiative will run through the end of the Athletics sessions, but tickets are selling quickly with many events almost at capacity. Get your tickets to watch some exciting action at the Games and support track and field in Ontario at the same time!

For tickets to the athletics events at the Pan Am Games, July 18-25, click here

For tickets to the athletics events at the Parapan Am Games, Aug 10-14, click here