scottishathletics is the governing body for athletics in Scotland. Established as a Company Ltd by Guarantee on 1 April 2001, it succeeded the Scottish Athletics Federation. scottishathletics is affiliated to UK Athletics. Within Scotland, scottishathletics is affiliated to the Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland.
As identified within the Memorandum and Articles of Association, scottishathletics was established to;
There are approximately 150 athletics clubs in Scotland with an estimated total membership of around 12,000. The clubs vary in size from small informal clubs with a handful of members to long-established clubs whose membership exceeds 400. Some clubs specialise in particular disciplines, and others cater for all aspects of athletics.
scottishathletics is committed to the development of athletics in Scotland, and with the support of our partners, we aim to;
In line with this vision we are aware that many people face discrimination and barriers to participation in athletics. If we can break down those barriers and ensure everyone enjoys equal opportunities to take part, we will see an increase in participants, volunteers, coaches, administrators, officials, club members and spectators at all levels.
This has led to the formation of our equity policy that you can download below.
The scottishathletics offices are open Monday to Friday from 9.00am until 5.00pm, excluding December 25 and 26, January 1 and 2, Good Friday and Easter Monday. The contact details are as follows:
0131 539 7320
0131 539 7321
Scottish Schools Athletics Associationhttp://www.ssaa.co.uk
Scottish Games Associationhttp://highlandgames-sga.com/sga/
Scottish Institute of Sporthttp://www.sisport.com
Commonwealth Games Council for Scotlandhttp://www.cgcs.org.uk