Applying: the Process
For everyone: check the fee payable then go to the 'Apply' section and put the required details into the Gateway
This will pass youngsters to Interest Register Application (see below)
Adults will be passed through to an Application Form which asks a few more details.
Please fill in this form too.
You will be passed to a payments page, where you can pay by Pay Pal, by debit or credit card via Pay Pal, or by BACS (the details are on the page)
If you pay at this point, you will be effectively a member. The club committee will verify your status at its next meeting (routinely the first Thursday each month) and the Secretary or Membership Secretary will take up any issues (eg change of club)
If you don't pay at this point, we will assume you are opting for a club trial 4 weeks (see below)
- If you are a visitor, or unsure about joining (eg you just finished a couch25k course) you can take a trial period.
- Go through exactly the same process as above, fill the Gateway and Application Form, don't pay when asked.
- Your details will be in our application file and you are free to join in our activities for four weeks without charge.
About the 4 weeks
- You can pay any time at the club or by 'Pay or Renew' in menu
- If the 4-week period elaspes, our IT systems will email you a reminder
- If you do wish to join at that time, you can pay at the club or by 'Pay or Renew'
- If you do not respond to the reminder, the system will delete your application after 2 weeks
The 4-week trial period is not repeatable
- The reasons for these arrangements are explained in detail in the 'Young Athletes' section
- Your name will be held initially on our Interest Register
- The secretary will try at early opportunity to invite every prospective young member to an induction
- There may be reasons for earlier invitation or membership (explained in 'Young Athletes' section) in which case you will receive a token number
- After your Induction you will receive a token number
- Go through the Gateway process, but also enter your token on the Gateway screen. The system will take you direct to the Application Form which you should fill in normally.
Pay when prompted or inform us if there is any problem