Over 35,500 primary school pupils from over 1800 schools' nationwide, covering junior infants to 6th class, completed the 2022 programme which included a new Intermediate section to cater for older class groups. 

Fit4Class is Athletics Ireland’s teacher-led programme that introduces primary school children to athletics in a fun, engaging and non-competitive environment. The programme consists of a Beginner section and an Intermediate section. Fit4Class Beginners is a 10-week programme for junior infants to 3rd class which focuses on the use of games to develop fitness, whilst enhancing agility, balance, and co-ordination - all fundamental to long term physical athletic development. Fit4Class Intermediate is designed to introduce 4th-6th class to a number of athletics events while also working on the fundamentals covered in the beginner section. Registration and participation is free.

The 2022/3 Fit4Class programme opened for registration in mid January 2022 and capacity was reached within 3 days. We have over 43,000 pupils taking part from over 1000 schools around the country. Best of luck and enjoy to all taking part. 

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If you have any queries, please contact programme coordinators Conor Wilson at

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