Turnagain Training Kid's Summer Triathlon Camp

Mon May 31 - Fri July 23 Anchorage, AK 99509 US

Week #1 - Kids Triathlon Camp (ages 6-14)

05/31 - 06/04 12:00PM AKDT - 4:00PM AKDT

Week #2 - Kid's Triathlon Camp (ages 6-14)

06/14 - 06/18 12:00PM AKDT - 4:00PM AKDT

Week #3 - Kids Triathlon Camp (ages 6-14)

07/19 - 07/23 12:00PM AKDT - 4:00PM AKDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://turnagaintraining.com/youth/.

Kincaid Park Chalet
Anchorage, AK US 99509

Turnagain Training kids triathlon camps is geared towards kids having fun while participating in biking, swimming and running through out the week. Swimming is a GO on 2021 camps on Tues/Thursdays! Camp goes Monday through Friday 12-4pm daily. On Monday/Wednesday/Friday, campers will meet in the lower stadium parking lot. On Tuesday/Thursday we will be at Service High to accommodate swimming. Camp is focused on biking skills (shifting, cornering, biking up hills successfully, etc.), running games and activities, swimming instruction & pool games, transition practice & tons more fun games! We will have a 30minute snack time, allowing kids to have some down time (kids bring their own snacks and water), where we talk about different topics within triathlon like what to pack for a race, how to get to the Olympics or what the top 10 things you would want if you were a triathlete. This camp is geared towards kids that love biking, running and swimming but haven't yet put it all together. It is OK if your child does not know how to swim, we will have life jackets available and life guards if we have swimming sessions. Swimming will be optional if we bike to city lake, with other activity options for kids not comfortable with swimming. All kids must be able to ride a bike confidently and enjoy biking and running, we look forward to helping kids gain better skills but kids must haver the desire to want to get better. Ideally, kids would have bikes with gears to learn how to shift.

What's included in triathlon camp: 

-1wk of triathlon camp that is fun, outdoors and lead by passionate triathletes

-Turnagain Training triathlete in training synthetic t-shirt

-Mini duathlon race on Friday

-Tastee Freeze Ice cream on Friday after the race! 


Beginner/Intermediate Triathletes, campers at 6-9 & 6-14yr old camps: Need to have the basic fundamentals of biking without training wheels. Ideally, your child would have a bike with gears too so they can practice shifting and are able to successfully make it up a hill. IF you don't have a bike with gears, ask a friend or neighbor if you can borrow their bike for the week, kids learn FAST how to ride on another persons bike. All of our running is short, geared to fun, creative ways so that the kids do not realize they're running long, think scavenger hunt, checklists, etc. Lastly, we do A LOT of transition practice so that kids are able to put their shoes and socks on on their own come race day without a parents help (YES, THEY CAN!!). In order for kids to be more successful, consider sending them to camp with elastic shoe laces (sold at Trek, REI, Skinny Raven, usually $7), velcro shoes work well too. 

Advanced Triathletes, available at 6-14yr camp wks: This is a camp for kids that have attended triathlon camp before or are experienced in swimming, biking & running at the competitive level. These kids will have gear shifting bikes and be very comfortable riding in a group at faster speeds. This triathlete will also enjoy running a mile with minimal breaks and hopes to gain endurance. 


More on Turnagain Training's Facebook page or at: https://turnagaintraining.cohttps://turnagaintraining.com/summer-camps/

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