YOUTH PROGRAM

2017 Triathlon PEI Summerside Youth Program

This program will be starting on July 8th and running for 6 weeks, contact for this program is Ernest Schleichkorn who can be reached at Ernest.schleichkorn@gmail.com or 902-4349-7278

 

2017 Triathlon PEI Youth Program

Begins Monday June 5th 2017!!

Dates: Monday June 5th 2017 – July 16th 2017 (6 weeks) ending with the Tri Lobster Super sprint triathlon or KOS races.

Target audience: Youth ages 12 to 15 years. Limited to the first 15 registrations.

Cost: $120 per person (race registration not included)

Monday 5:00 – 6:00pm: Cycling at West Royalty biocommons park
• Bike handling skills and safety while cycling are a key aspect. Program will also include transitions and some short runs off the bike. The main focus is becoming confident on a bike with some fitness and technical gains.

Wednesday 6:00 – 7:00pm (TBC): Swim at Bell Aliant Centre
• Drill and technique focused with the inclusion of some sets, races and relays. Possible open water swim in the last week to prepare for the race.

Thursday 5:00pm – 6:00pm: Run at UPEI Track
• Practices will be primarily consist of drills and technical skills for efficient running. Games will also be incorporated with the goal of providing fitness gains and enjoyment.

Participants must be between the ages of 12 and 15 in this calendar year and must be able to swim a full lap of the 25m pool unassisted. Road bikes are preferred but hybrid and mountain bikes are also acceptable. Participants must bring their own helmet, water bottle, running shoes, bathing suit and goggles.

The program will be lead by Alex Neuffer and assisted by several assistant coaches. Alex will be the contact for the program and he will be present on the day of the race to coach the group.

To register, contact Alex at alexneuffer@gmail.com