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Weston Creek Little Athletics Centre (WCLAC) also known as the Redbacks is affiliated with ACT Little Athletics. The famous spider is our logo and appears on club shirts. We have been in existence serving the local comminuty for 40 years.

Regular competitions are held at Chapman oval on Saturday mornings. Weekly coaching clinics are also a regular feature. You will also see special competitions and carnival days held throughout the year.

The Australian Little Athletics Championship


The Australian Little Athletics Championship (ALAC) is a State/ Territory teams event for the Under 13 Age Group, and an individual multi-event championship for the Under 15 age group. Athletes will be selected by the LAACT following the LAACT Championships. Athletes wishing to be considered are required to meet a number of pre-qualification requirements. These requirements will be provided to athletes in these age groups during the season.

  • Pheobe Holland (1994)
  • Geoff Davidson (1996)
  • Kim Davidson (1998)
  • Steve Davidson (2001)
  • Katrin Boden (2006)
  • Cameron Smith (2007)
  • Murray Anderson (2007)
  • Catriona Bissett (2007)
  • James Heap (2009)
  • Sam Miller (2010)
  • Anthea Hoshovsky (2009 & 2011)
  • Lachlan Emanuel (2011)
  • Ben Aisbitt (2012)
  • Antonia Cholewick – Hurdles – (2015)

WCLAC Championships


Towards the end of each season, the Centre Championships are conducted for all Weston Creek registered Little Athletes. These are usually held over three or four Saturday mornings (but may need later re-scheduling depending on weather conditions). Continue reading WCLAC Championships

The Karen Green Trophy


This award remembers Karen Green who was a very active parent at the Weston Creek Little Athletics Club until suddenly passing away in her early 30’s. Karen was passionate about the value of children participating in sport and was also passionate about parents sharing the experience with their children. Specific to Little Athletics, Karen was a strong supporter of the benefits of encouraging athletes to focus on individual performance improvement. Continue reading The Karen Green Trophy

State Representatives


Here at the Weston Creek Redbacks we are committed to recognising the performance of every athlete. A personal best performance is regarded just as highly as a gold medal. However, whilst we celebrate every “PB”, it is important that we also recognise the outstanding achievements of our high performers. The following list of athletes have achieved Little Athletics ACT’s highest honour as ACT representatives. Continue reading State Representatives

Welcome to the home of Weston Creek Little Athletics


Weston Creek Little Athletics club has been providing children with opportunities for fun and fitness for 40 years.

We are proud to serve our local community and are open to all. We are keen to encourage the involvement of children from different backgrounds and abilities or those with disabilities.

Please feel free to come and try.

Rod Gooding – 2014


Mr. Rod Gooding who had three sons represent as Redbacks. Rod joined and assisted with under 6 in WCLAC in Feb 96. In 1996/97 he became a member of WCLAC Management Committee / Became regular WCLAC Starter. Rod was also a representative on ACTLAA organising committee for LA Nationals held in ACT and became the club’s president in 2000-2001. Some of Rod’s other achievements included:

  • Level 1 Coaching – Jumps & Endurance
  • Developed ACTLAA approach for applying GST to registration fees
  • Designed, obtained planning approval, contracted concrete foundation & sourced glue donation for All-weather run-up tracks for jumping pits
  • Organised WCLAC work party to tow, cut, lay & glue run-up track
  • Reviewed ACT Gov design for New Shed, WCLAC achieved significant design improvements

 

Fiona Emanuel – 2014


Fiona served on the Redbacks’ committee in a number of positions, including secretary and vice-president for many years. Being highly organised, innovative and dedicated, Fiona was, in many ways, the life-blood of Weston Creek Little Athletics over 10 seasons. During this time Fiona was a key member of the team that oversaw the construction of the second synthetic long jump and the introduction of the club’s new uniform.

In addition to being a committee member and age manager to her daughter’s age group, Fiona was the Centre’s officer of officials. Fiona was also a key member of the committee which organised the Redbacks’ 35th anniversary dinner and the 2014 Southside Regionals carnival.

Fiona’s efforts and dedication to the Redbacks will always be greatly appreciated.