Joining Bideford Amateur Athletic Club
Bideford AAC Club membership is reasonably priced and runs annually from 1 January to 31 December. Bideford AAC owns its clubhouse and membership, along with bar proceeds, cover the costs of maintaining the clubhouse, such as insurances and running costs, maintenance, facilities, equipment and minibus. There may also be additional subs payable to the running or rowing sections.
Notice to all 2020 club members
2020 membership is being carried over to 2021 as it’s acknowledged and appreciated that the club has been closed or working in a limited capacity for much of 2020 due to COVID-19. If members still wish to support the club financially, and are able, membership can be purchased online only* or a crowdfunding donation can be made – any amount will be appreciated. Although the clubhouse and bar were closed for several months, there were still costs to be met.
*Bideford AAC kindly asks you do not leave cash or a cheque at the clubhouse or drop off at a committee member’s house.
2021 annual membership (paid online only)
Membership payment is online only*. Please get in touch if you have any concerns, we will be happy to help.
- Active club membership: senior single: £35, senior joint: £50, junior (under 18): £20
- Social club membership: senior single: £7, over 60s: £3.50
Additional subscriptions (paid separately to individual sections)
- Rowing subscription: £20 senior, £10 junior – please mark for the attention of Rowing Treasurer
- Running subscription: £5 junior – please mark for the attention of Harriers Junior Admin
- England Athletic Affiliation 2021 (optional, runners only): £15 – online payment will be requested separately via England Athletics and may not be until March/April if you are renewing (admin fee applies).
For rowing children must be age 11 and above. Please get in touch to confirm training available.
For athletics/running children must be age 9 and above, however there is currently a waiting list and we are unable to take your child’s details before their 9th birthday. If you are interested in the junior section please get in touch
Clubhouse and facilities
Due to COVID-19 the clubhouse hall is available for members to book only Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from approximately 4pm to 9pm.
Please ensure you have read the risk assessment along with the rules of use which includes the booking information.
Members benefit from the use of the clubhouse which is a dry and safe place to meet offering toilets, lockers, changing rooms with showers and fitness equipment. The clubhouse is also lucky to have a bar which is open most evenings and the prices are very reasonable, any profits go towards the running of the club.
Bideford AAC is run by volunteers with all coaches, officials, committee members and helpers giving their time for free.