Saturday June 12, 2010
Briarwood Day Camp
Bucks County, PA
Triathlon Boot Camp For Kids provides children ages 7-14 with an introduction to the sport of triathlon in a safe and fun environment.
Under the direction of a USA Triathlon certified coach, this comprehensive one-day clinic will help kids master the fundamentals of swimming, biking and running while motivating and inspiring them to lead active and healthy lifestyles.
Below is a sampling of the topics to be covered during the camp.
Swimming: Water safety, proper swimming technique, games and drills, open water skills (NOTE: all swimming will be in an outdoor 25 yard pool. Participants will NOT be swimming in open water.)
Biking: Bicycle safety, basic bike handling skills
Running: Proper running technique, games and drills
Other: Transitions (swim-to-bike and bike-to-run), nutrition/healthy habits, what to expect on race day
WHERE IS THE CAMP HELD?
Triathlon Boot Camp for Kids is held at the Briarwood Day Camp in Bucks County, PA, conveniently located just 30 minutes from Center City Philadelphia and less than two hours by car from both Baltimore and New York City along the I-95 corridor.
WHO ARE THE INSTRUCTORS?
Triathlon Boot Camp is led by a team of USAT-certified coaches and experienced triathletes, including Mid-Atlantic Multisport Head Coach Bill Hauser.
Red-Cross certified lifeguards and Briarwood Day Camp staff will also be on hand to ensure your child’s safety and enjoyment.
WHAT DOES MY CHILD NEED TO BRING?
Participants will need a bike (any kind!), bike helmet (required), sneakers, swimsuit, goggles, towel and comfortable clothing for biking and running.
HOW DO I REGISTER?
Registration Fee: $75. USD ($5 one-day license for non-USA Triathlon members)
Registration fee includes Triathlon Boot Camp workbook, technical t-shirt, sponsor goodie bag, and lunch.
CLICK HERE to register.