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Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Dallas

Fri October 20 - Sun October 22 Litte Elm, TX 75068 US Directions


Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Dallas

8:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT
Open to ages 12 - 100.


417 Lakefront Dr
Litte Elm, TX US 75068





                                           Journey Paratriathlon Camp – Dallas

                                                          October 20-22, 2023


Para Endurance Coaching enthusiastically presents Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Dallas to held October 20-23, 2023 deep in the heart of the D/FW metro area.
This camp provides highly engaging & interactive instructions in the basics of paratriathlon through interactive drills and lectures in a safe, accessible environment.

It's geared to novice and intermediate levels, with an emphasis on first-timers. The camp is intended and designed for adults, but is accepting applications from youth 15 years old and up. Minors will be asked for recommendations & will be vetted to determine compatibility with the camp demands.

This experience blends educational and practical sessions in a usable, dynamic manner that culminates with a sprint race experience. We ask athletes to arrive by Wednesday evening and we will conclude on Sunday. 

This camp is: 
·       designed and led by certified USA Paratriathlon coaches and assisted by experienced para-athletes and vetted volunteers. 

·       USAT Sanctioned 
·       meets all the standards for being para-friendly as set forth by USA Paratriathlon
·       meets and/or exceeds the Safety Certification standards for USAT

CRITERIA as set forth by USAT

This camp is available to:  athletes with a medically verified physical, visual, or neurological impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. (Examples: Mobility impaired, amputee, vision impaired, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and wheelchair athletes.) 

This camp is not available to: Those with miscellaneous conditions such as, but not limited to, intolerance to temperature extremes, organ transplants, joint replacements (endoprosthetics), kidney dialysis, hearing impairments are not candidates for this camp.

If you are unsure of your eligibility, questions should be directed to the camp director:

Because this is a USAT sanctioned event, everyone participating must hold a one day license fee for an additional $15 (waived if you are already a current member of USAT) 

Sign up Process

Application opens September 20. Maximum capacity is 15 confirmed athlete registrants. A waiting list will be utilized.
Cost:  $75 - per athlete plus processing fees.

Assistance for lodging can be requested and is allocated on a case by case assessment.

Veterans & First Responders who meet eligibility criteria, there is no registration cost - use code: veteran23  

Non-athlete attenders( Volunteers, family, support friends, guides) should email camp director for sign up protocols.   

Participants will receive: personal instruction in pool swims & open water simulation, cycling, running, nutrition and how to put it all together for a triathlon; camp T-shirt; swag bag full of goodies; education sessions; mechanical support; refreshments; social outing; tons of encouragement; group photo; new friends & memories for a lifetime.
We will do our best, but cannot guarantee that hand cycle or race chair equipment that needs to be borrowed, will be available or provided.


Lodging is not included. There are several hotels nearby. Limited room options are available by request. Contact Scott.

Meals included in this camp fee are: Friday – lunch + Saturday -lunch.   

Refund policy

This is a no refund, non-transferable event. A considerable amount of work and planning goes into this event. Refunding entry fees based on changes of participants schedules is not feasible as essentials and basic provisions must be ordered in advance. We appreciate your support and understanding.

A minimum number of 10 registered applicants will be required by October 11 for the camp to materialize. If this minimum is not met, all will be notified & full refund will be given to those registered.
Acceptance into the camp
Once registrations are processed and accepted, confirmation emails will be sent. In the acceptance confirmation email, you will find more details about what to bring. You will also get a personal phone call in advance from our camp staff so that we might get to know you, your situation, and be prepared to serve you best. Those not accepted will be notified by email and given instructions about our waiting list procedure.


October 20-22, 2023 Tentative Schedule


Morning - 

9am gather in the designated parking lot 
Check in and "welcome meeting" 
10:30am - 12:30pm swim assessment session indoor (ALL LANES)
12:30-1:30pm  lunch delivered - the aquatic patio 


1:30pm load up & depart for Marion Soccer Fields, Little Elm


 2pm Running session

 2:45pm Break – Educational session

3:15pm Cycling session

4:15pm clean up/load up truck/announcements

4:30pm dismiss

Social Outing


  • Morning

    ·       8:30am gather at Marion Field

    ·       Unload truck/set up

    ·       9am Run session

    ·       9:45am Break

    ·       10am- 10:45 cycling

    ·       10:45am Break

    ·       11:00am – 11:45 Transition practice

    ·       12:00- 1pm Lunch delivered/educational session



    ·       1:00pm depart for The Colony pool

    ·       1:30pm arrive at The Colony Aquatic Park

    Check in/ start getting swim gear ready
    2-4pm swim session (3 LANES)
    4pm – clean up/load up truck/announcements
    4:15pm dismiss
    Get equipment organized for Sunday morning event
    Rest well



·       6:00am – arrive at: unload truck/set up Transition

·       6:45am – Final instructions

·       6:50am – National Anthem

·       7:00am Mock Triathlon 

·       Swim start indoor pool + Bike + Run + Finish

·       Group photo

·       Closing remarks/recognitions

·       Dismiss



You must provide:

·       bicycle helmet that is less than five years old & not damaged  (all participants may access generous discount code for Rudy Project helmets via confirmation email...)

·       Swim Goggles

·       Swim suit/attire

·       Casual clothes for workouts

·       Great attitude

Training items to bring if you have or need them:
Water bottle 
Cycle shoes  
Running Shoes 
Swim Cap 
Lava Pants for WC athletes 

swim buoy 
kick board 
bike/hand cycle 
racing chair 
beach towel

training clothes

casual clothes

ANY questions:

Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Dallas is supported & made possible by the generosity of our good friends:

Para Endurance Foundation

Wendy Gumbert & Jennifer Weatherford- Texas Regional Para Sports

USAT Foundation

Anonymous Donations

USAT Paratriathlon



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