Triathlon


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Aquathlon

UCTC Aquathlon is back! An aquathlon is a race that has both swimming and running. On May 27, we will host an aquathlon as part of the UCTC program. This will give the athletes a chance to swim 1000 M in the pool, exit the pool, go through transition, and then run their race distance of 5 KM. This event is open to all level athletes. Come to challenge yourself!

Triathlon

The University of Calgary Triathlon Club is one of the largest and most successful triathlon clubs in the city. Club members train and encourage others to strive to be the best. Novice to experts are welcome. Triathlon is one of the most challenging sports to be involved in. Challenge yourself.

Mon/Weds - 7:15pm to 8:15pm  Bike and run sessions at Brick Workout Fitness Centre
Tues/Thur - 7:00pm to 8:30pm  Swim sessions at the University of Calgary Aquatic Centre
Thur - 5:30pm to 6:45pm   Run sessions at Brick Workout Fitness Centre
Sat - 9:00am     Long run sessions, locations vary
Sun - 12:00pm to 4:00pm   Bike sessions starting at Brick Workout Fitness Centre
Sun - 4:00pm to 6:00pm   Swim sessions at the University of Calgary Aquatic Centre

In order to participate in this club, participants should have at least a basic swimming ability and can comfortably swim 100 meters continuously without assistance. Please be expecting of 4-6 swimmers per lane.

If you are uncertain about your swim ability, please contact me at zhuangh@ucalgary.ca

Please note the Triathlon Bike Cage not being manned and/or supervised at all times and that the University of Calgary shall have no obligation to provide personnel, surveillance or security in or around the Triathlon Bike Cage. The use of any bike locking method(s) are provided by the bicycle owner, to secure the bike at all times.

If you have any training related questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Head Coach Mark Hlady at Hladymark1@gmail.com.

Youth Triathlon

Join the longest-serving Triathlon Club in Canada! Learn proper swimming, biking and running technique from highly trained coaches. We have spin bikes for those who do not have a road bike and trainer. Training develops your aerobic and anaerobic systems to give you a good base for all sports. You will work with other youth at your level, with progression from start up, all the way to national team level training. The goal will be to have you ready to compete in The Kids of Steel Triathlon Series if you’re interested. This program welcomes athletes of all level.

Requirements: Successful completion of skills in Level 6.
Swimmers develop front crawl (25m), learn back crawl (25m) and whip kick on back, learn stride dive and treading water, perform head-first sculling on back, and swim 75 meters continuously.
If you are uncertian about your child's ability, please contact me at zhuangh@ucalgary.ca

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm-6:45pm are bike and run sessions @ Cycle Centre on the track level of Fitness Centre
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00pm-8:30pm are swim sessions @ the UofC Aquatic Centre

If you have any training related questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Head Coach Mark Hlady at Hladymark1@gmail.com.

Youth Triathlon Summer Camp

A triathlon is a multi-sport endurance event consisting of swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances. This triathlon camp is offered by University of Calgary Triathlon Club, the longest serving Triathlon Club in Canada. Learn proper swimming, biking and running technique from highly trained coaches. Camp activities develop your aerobic and anaerobic systems to give you a good base for all sports. You will have fun with other youth at your level, with progression from start up, all the way to National Team level training.

To introduce this sport to campers and help them improve their transition times and their overall performance our coaches employ various, enjoyable techniques and activities. Come to challenge yourself this summer!

Requirements: Successful completion of skills in Level 6.
Swimmers develop front crawl (25m), learn back crawl (25m) and whip kick on back, learn stride dive and treading water, perform head-first sculling on back, and swim 75 meters continuously.
If you are uncertian about your child's ability, please contact me at zhuangh@ucalgary.ca