June 01 - 29, 2016

RTA Youth Triathlon Program

June 01 - 29, 2016 Veterans Field (Ridgewood) • 125 N. Maple Ave RidgewoodNJ  07450 View Map Organized by Ridgewood Tri Athlete LLC

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June 01 - 29, 2016
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Veterans Field (Ridgewood)

125 N. Maple Ave RidgewoodNJ  07450
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We have 2 programs offered this year:
 
1. INTRO to Triathlon
NO EXPERIENCE Necessary. For kids 6-12 years old.
(Details below)
 
2. Performance Team 
For those with expereince in triathlon (prerequisites below). For kids ages 9-12 years old. (Details below) 
 

 

1. INTRO to Triathlon
 
WHO: 
 
Youth ages 6-12
WHEN: 

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm 

Session #1:  June 1st – June 29th

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

WHERE: 

Veteran’s Memorial Field (“Vets”) in Ridgewood. Meet on the grass next to the playground. Look for the RTA flag. GPS: 125 N. Maple Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

What to Bring: 

Bicycle, helmet, sneakers, water

There will be one designated “swim practice” during each program. On this day participants will need to bring a swimsuitgoggles & towel in addition to what’s listed above.

*What we do: 

Having fun and learning is the name of the game!

Each week we will lead a Bike, Run, “Brick” or Agility/Flexibility workout. We will also work on age appropriate bike handling skills. We will provide instruction on transition, form, and endurance as well as provide the basic triathlon knowledge and “lingo.”

Participants will be divided into age groups and will have their own dedicated coach(es). The workouts will be scaled to the ages and ability level for the participants

*We will cover something different each week, but key points will be revisited. It is OK if participants miss a session or two.

 

All INTRO Participants Will Receive: 

-Special Team RTA T-Shirt*

-Option to purchase Team Kit (uniform)**

(*Must register prior to May 21st to guarantee shirt)

(**Team Kit must be ordered by May 1st)

 

June 1 – June 29

 $99 until 5/1

$115 until 5/15

$125 until 6/1

 

 

2. Performance Team

WHO:

Kids ages 9-12

WHEN: 

Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm 

1 Session:  June 1st – June 29th

Prerequisites:

-Completed at least 3 youth triathlons

-Access to a bicycle w/ gears

-Demonstrates interest in triathlon

-Self motivated & committed

-Swim 100 yards (continuously)

-Bike 5 miles (continuously)

-Run 2 miles (continuously)

 
WHERE: 

Veteran’s Memorial Field (“Vets”) in Ridgewood. Meet on the grass next to the playground. Look for the RTA flag. GPS: 125 N. Maple Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

What to Bring: 

Bicycle, helmet, sneakers, water

There will be one designated “swim practice” during each program. On this day participants will need to bring a swimsuitgoggles & towel in addition to what’s listed above.

*What we do: 

Similarly to the INTRO program, each week we will lead a Bike, Run, “Brick” or Agility/Flexibility workout. Emphasis will be on advancing fundamental skills and building endurance

While having fun is still a primary objective, there will be a more focused environment.

*We will cover something different each week, but key points will be revisited. It is OK if participants miss a session or two.

 

Performance Team Participants Will Receive:

-*10 week Training Plan w/ “on your own” workouts*

-RTA Run Visor

-RTA Water Bottle

-RTA Transition Towel

-*Purchase of Team Kit (uniform) required

(**Team Kit is made to order, 4 week turn around after sizing confirmation)

 

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