Aim; Mercury Bay Athletics Club aims to provide an opportunity for our communities rangitahi to explore athletics and develop skills by providing a safe, fun 'Good Sports' orientated environment for children as young as 3, right though to 18 years of age Mission To encourage movement, participation and learning through skills based learning under the Athletics New Zealand umbrella. To support communities youth. To provide a safe, fun place for our rangitahi where all skill levels are supported and where sportsmanship and learning comes first. Services Mercury Bay Athletics is a volunteer led organisation providing athletics activities to the Whitianga/Mercury Bay community and beyond as budding athletes travel from Coromandel, Cooks Bach, Tairua. focused on building fundamental skills in or junior athletes that build a foundation of sportsmanship, fun, participation, ballance, coordination and confidence Junior programmes are based on Get Set Go and Run Jump Throw programmes developed by Athletics NZ Training and coaching support for trainers performance coaching for senior athletes Hands on opportunity for families to grow and learn with their children A designed track a field programme endorsed by Athletics NZ, including short and medium distance running, shot-put, long jump, discuss and high jump.