During the months of October through to March, the Club holds weekly Wednesday Night 'Splash and Dash' events for its members. This can include mini duathlons, triathlons, and skills based sessions. These are a great, fun way to get involved in and learn the skills of triathlon for all ages.
WHO: Children aged 5-14 year old who are able to swim, ride a bike and run and are interested in triathlon!
WHEN & WHERE: Each Wednesday evening from 5:15pm for registration, then starting at 6:00pm.
NOVEMBER: NEW LOCATION - AQUA ISLAND,
(Due to current river level heights we will be at Aqua Island until otherwise advised, starting with a duathlon format, and then moving to triathlon format)
WHAT: Children are required to supply their own equipment, parents are required to actively supervise plus we require parents to assist with volunteering over the course of the season. (full details below)
SEASON CALENDAR: Check out our season calendar HERE.
(note distances in the calendar are senior distances, junior distances are outlined in below information)
**PLEASE NOTE - WINBI is replaced by AQUA ISLAND until otherwise advised.
Want to come and TRY first before becoming a member?
Just $5 a session (maximum 3 sessions)
REGISTER YOUR DETAILS HERE.
Then make PAYMENT HERE. (this will save you having to do it on the night)
SIGN UP / BECOME A MEMBER:
Ready to become a member? SIGN UP HERE
TRIATHLON Course Map & Info
DUATHLON Course Map & Info
WINBI COURSE MAP
CLUB CHAMPS COURSE MAP
FURTHER DETAILS / FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Will my child be required to wear a life jacket in the water?
Yes- if your child is not a confident and strong swimmer in open water they will be required to wear a life jacket.
If my child is a confident swimmer, will they still be required to wear a jacket?
No, however this decision will need to be made in consultation with a Committee Member of the Club.
Does my child have to swim?
No, if your child prefers not to swim they can always complete the bike and run leg.
Do I have to be there to supervise my child?
Yes. Active supervision by a guardian must occur at all times, especially whilst completing the swim.
What equipment does my child have to bring along?
Essential equipment: Mountain bike (as the track is on gravel), helmet, t-shirt (for the run if their chest is uncovered), runners, swimmers, water bottle, towel.
Suggested equipment: lifejacket, hat, sunscreen, tri-suit, shorts, goggles.
All children will be supplied with a swimming cap and Hi-Vis vest to swim in by the club.
Can my child choose which course they wish to complete?
Yes, although for Club Champs there are specific routes for each age group.
Short course: 50m swim, 1.8km bike ride, 1km run
Long course: 50m swim, 3.6km bike ride, 1.8km run
How will my child know where to go?
Our courses are marked by cones and helpful volunteers at each checkpoint.
What are the different age groups for Club Championships?
Mini: 5-9 years old
Juniors: 10- 14 years old
As a parent am I expected to volunteer?
Yes – the Club is a not for profit organisation and run solely by volunteers. To ensure we can provide a safe environment for all involved, we require volunteers to assist at check points and supervising each leg, this helps for the continual smooth running of the event. Please be aware all parents/ guardians are required to volunteer at least once during the season for your child to qualify for Club Championships.
What are the costs involved?
Children under 11 years of age: Tri Victoria membership $35, club membership $11 (annual once off fee)
Children 11- 19 years of age: Tri Victoria membership $73, club membership $22.50 (annual once off fee)
CLUB CHAMPSIONSHIP ELIGABILITY
For those who have a competitive edge, we also hold a Junior Club Championships to see who will be crowned Club Champion for the year. Plus each splash & dash event you participant n gains you points for our splash & dash campion