A public meeting was held on Wednesday 4th November 1970 at Gymea Community Centre and the Sutherland Shire Little Athletics Centre was founded. Registration day was held at the Waratah Park Women’s Athletic Field on the 21st November 1970 – the fees being set at 50 cents per member or $1.00 per family.  On this day 86 boys and girls were registered in the U7-U12 age groups.

The 1971/72 season began with the formation of new Little Athletic Clubs (Taren Point, Engadine, Sylvania Heights, and Heathcote) to join Gymea.


At the 1978/79 Zone Champsionships – The Number 11 to be worn on the front with the Twisties number on the back.

Recorders Report from the 1970/71 season