High School Pole Packing:

Boys 6 pm Tuesday, May 22nd
Mike will deliver poles by 3 pm on the 23rd

Return your poles ASAP so all Dragons have what they need for sectionals and state competitions.

Change in schedule:  Wednesday, May 16th and Thursday, May 17th, there will be moms at the DEN but NO COACHES from 5 to 7 PM.  You may return or pick up poles and/or practice at your own risk.

DEN IS CLOSED on May 20, 23, 24, 27, 28 29, 30, 31 and June 3rd

June 4th – Summer Program Starts!  Watch for upcoming announcements about a Parent/Athlete Summer Kick Off Meeting!

Due to our computer upgrade our email list may not be current.  We apologize if anyone is missed or if you no longer wish to receive emails.

This time of year we have to adjust the schedule based on multiple events.

These changes will be communicated through the website, Facebook, and email.

If you are not on the email list, send an email to flyingdragonspv@gmail.com to be added for email notifications.Sorry for any inconvenience!


The Den now offers Pole Vault, High Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Long and Triple Jump

Check the Calendar for updates!

The Den is located at 2551 West College Avenue


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Our Mission

For over 20 years the Flying Dragons Pole Vault Club has been instructing central Illinois vaulters. The club advocates a team environment. Proper techniques and safety are taught at all levels. Athletes are able to compete in local, regional, and national Track and Field events. Beginner to advanced participants, parents, and coaches are welcome.

ALL FLYING DRAGONS MEMBERS: AAU and/or USATF Registration Required


  • AAU Registration:  Memberships are annual and expire on August 31, 2017.   www.aauathletics.org   Use Club code:  WWE7CD
  • USATF  Registration: Memberships are annual and expire on December 31, 2017.   www.usatf.org   Use Club code:   21-0446

$20 Annual Fee:  All members need to fill out the Flying Dragon Registration form and submit the $20.00 annual fee.  The form can be downloaded here or in the membership section and are available at the Den.


Vault Program

Practice Times:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs. 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 – 4:00 PM


Our Coaches

We have six coaches with a combined 65+ years of experience in pole vault and gymnastics coaching.


Dragons in College

Since becoming an official pole vault club in 2001, we’ve helped over 120 athletes pursue pole vaulting at the collegiate level with over $8.4 million in collegiate scholarships.


Upcoming Events:
2018 AAU District Qualifier
June 16/17 – Rockford, IL
2018 AAU Regionals
June 30/July 1st – Indianapolis, IN
Save the Date:  Grand Haven Beach Vault
July 13 & 14, 2018
2018 AAU Junior Olympics
July 30 – August 4th – Drake University, Des Moines, IA



Poles! BRING BACK YOUR POLES. Check poles out and in within 24 hours.


We are a non-profit organization but we have a big rent expense each month. Please pay your dues in a timely manner–approximately 1 week before the month begins. Dues of $200/month must be paid in order to pay our rent!


We do not have a janitor and must keep our den in good condition. Please dispose of water bottles etc. in the trash, keep track of your belongings, and put equipment away. If you are not sure how to help – just ask! We all need to pitch in and help keep the den in good order.

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