This youth triathlon program is aimed to provide kids aged 6-12 with a safe, healthy and non-competitive environment to discover the sport of triathlon. It brings together kids from all different backgrounds and educates them on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle, coaches them to develop a foundation of athletic skills an inspires them to aim high in sports and in life.
Designed as a six week goal-oriented summer program, it will provide kids with expert instruction in swimming, cycling, running, strength training and flexibility. It also teaches the fundamentals of good nutrition, under the supportive guidance of coaches, lifeguards and instructors.
Monday-Friday – 3.5 hours per day – 9am-12:30pm
6 week summer session
Coach to athlete ratio = 1 to 10
End of session Triathlon at YMCA Camp Sloper in Southington, CT
The program is FREE to all NEW participants. Fundraising participation is needed during the program.
* You must make a FULL COMMITMENT to this program and plan to attend the triathlon event at the end.
Applications are available on March 25th, 2019
Applications are due back on April 10th, 2019
Evaluation of Applications – April 11-22, 2019
Registration packets out – April 23, 2019
Registration packets due back – May 3, 2019
1st Day of training – June 24, 2019
Race Day – Saturday August 3rd, 2019
(Rain Date – Sunday August 4th, 2019)
If you would like to volunteer with the Naugatuck YMCA and help with this event please call Catherine Proto, Sports & Recreation Director at 203-729-9622.
For more information about the CMAK Sandy Hook Memorial Foundation, please click here – http://www.cmakfoundation.org/
For more information about the Race 4 Chase program, please click here – (Fact sheet)
To download an application form for Race 4 Chase, please click here – (Application form)