How to Apply to Universities and Colleges in North America

With another academic year rolling around, the reality of university is starting to emerge for soon-to-be high school graduates. The anticipation and excitement about making new friends, exploring new academic subjects and training in a different environment with new teammates and coaches, is one like no other. However, deciding what school to go to can […]

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AO Community Involvement Award

As announced in December of 2019, AO will be introducing the new Athletics Ontario Community Involvement Award. The goal of this award is to recognize Athletics Ontario clubs that are involved in giving back to their communities.  AO is aware that many of our clubs are involved in charity activities within their communities already, and your […]

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Coaches Spotlight: Baird Robinson

Baird Robinson is an experienced Teacher-Coach, an AO Level 2 trained Athletics Coach, and is also a Certified Coach in three other sports. He has a wealth of experience and has made a positive impact with his student-athletes over the years at St. Anne’s CSS and with his new AO Club, Sundown Athletics. Baird worked diligently […]

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Track & Field Recruitment During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is continually changing the collegiate track and field landscape in more ways than one.  Coaches and athletes are facing unexpected challenges when it comes to training, competition and recruitment.  We are living in a time of uncertainty; student-athletes around North America and the rest of the world are experiencing different conditions and […]

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Athletics Ontario Announces 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees

Athletics Ontario is excited to announce the 2020 Inductees into the AO Hall of Fame. This year we will induct five elite individuals into the honorable Athletics Ontario Hall of Fame. We are extremely proud of the accomplishments of each individual and recognize the impact they have made on the Ontario track and field community.  […]

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Toronto Track and Field Centre Notice of Re-Opening

The Toronto Track and Field Centre has developed a re-opening plan that compliments the City of Toronto – Toronto Public Health protocols and utilizes the guidelines and recommendations put forth by Athletics Ontario and Athletics Canada for the “Return to Train” phase. At this time only registered Athletics Ontario or Athletics Canada Members will be […]

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Return to Training Guidelines NOW AVAILABLE!

Yesterday, Athletics Ontario hosted our 10th virtual town hall meeting for coaches, officials, and club associates, where presented the final framework for Ontario’s return to training guidelines.  Athletics Ontario will be following the return to training guidelines developed by the National task force, Back on Track. We have also highlighted any additional or differing guidelines […]

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Announcing Time Trial Saturdays!

Athletics Ontario is pleased to announce our new weekly series, Time Trial Saturdays. To foster a gradual return to training and in the spirit of Phase one foundational training, AO will introduce virtual Time Trial Saturdays. A new Time Trial opportunity every Saturday where you can establish a post-isolation baseline performance, at different distances, that […]

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“Back on Track” National Task Force Has Been Established

On May 14, 2020 the Premier released stage 1 of the provinces Framework for Reopening our Province. It has outlined select sports to resume activities and athletics is among that group. Since this announcement, a national task force titled “Back on Track” has been formed to develop nation-wide guidelines and framework for the return to […]

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Notice of Re-Opening

Athletics Ontario is dedicated to the health and safety of its members, coaches, officials, and stakeholders. We encourage you to continue to play your respective roles in stabilizing the spread of COVID-19, and recognize that you are all eager to return to the track. As per Premier Ford’s announcement today, May 14th, the Ontario Government has provided […]

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