Youth Triathlon Club 2016

This 8-week club is a fun opportunity to learn and train in all the skills you need to participate in a triathlon, the fastest growing sport in the country!  All experience levels including beginners and new this year for returning triathletes we will have a 2nd tier group.

WHO:  Youth ages 8 – 14

WHAT: 

  • Two trainings per week starting June 13th – July 27th
  • Every Monday and Wednesday from 10AM – 12:00PM
  • Fun Triathlon Event at 10:00am on Wednesday, July 27th at OTHS
  • USA Triathlon Certified Youth Coach Joy Rasmussen to head up program along with a minimum of 4 youth coaches

WHEN:

  • Registration begins April 1, 2016
  • 30-minute Meeting followed by swim skill placement on one of the following dates:
  • Thursday, May 5th at 4:00PM at OTHS
  • Thursday, May 19th at 4:00PM at OTHS
  • Bring swimsuit, goggles and towel and expect to be in the water 30 minutes
  • Mandatory parent’s meeting Wednesday, June 8th at 5:00PM for all registrants at OTHS.Bring completed Athlete questionnaire, proof of USAT annual membership and coach introduction to take place.
  • Program begins Monday, June 13th
  • Maximum of 30 participants. We will accept participants on a first come, first serve basis with payment guaranteeing a spot in the program.

WHERE:

  • All training to take place at the pool, Yampa Core Trail and High School track and field location
  • Transitions to take place at local soccer fields and High School via Spring Creek trail

BENEFITS:

  • Learn and train in swimming, biking, running and transitions
  • Safety in all 3 sports: swimming open water training in a pool setting, beginner swim proficiency and advanced stroke techniques, bike care and handling, riding in a pack, race techniques, running on trails and track practice, sportsmanlike conduct
  • Kids will interact to meet new friends and help each other succeed in a goal oriented setting

Other benefits:

  • Have fun!
  • It’s affordable!
  • Club focus is on participation and fitness – NOT forced competition or long endurance.Youth triathlon encourages setting goals and achieving them for the duration of the program.

COST – Choose from 2 options:

*$175.00 for Members / $225.00 for Guests includes:

  • USA Triathlon Certified, Water Safety Instructor and USAT All American Joy Rasmussen to lead 4 other OTHS approved coaches
  • Maximum participants 30 new and returning kids
  • Team uniform – All participants will receive team triathlon uniforms to swim, bike and run in along with swim caps, hoodie and speed laces
  • *Youth must purchase annual membership to USA Triathlon (additional $10, must show proof of membership prior to Wednesday, June 8th)
  • 4th of July parade participation as the official OTHS Youth Tri Team
  • Volunteer at Steamboat Lake Sprint July 17th as the official OTHS Youth Tri Team
  • Water bottle

 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:

  • Bike (mountain or road), helmet, water bottle cage
  • Running shoes

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

REGISTRATION:  Call or come by our Front Desk to register TODAY!