TrYForce coaches and members are dedicated to the development of skills and physical fitness pertaining to the sport of triathlon training and racing. Swimming, cycling and running are the main focus of the sport. Nutritional practices and training regimes also play a very important role and together with swimming, cycling and running, form the bases of a strong foundation for a successful Triathlete.
TrYForce club training activities run all year round. See details below.
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The Swim, Brick and Ride will be cancelled if it is raining or there are thunderstorms . Up to date cancellations will be posted on the blog and on facebook.
2018/19 FALL / WINTER / SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE
Fall: Oct 2 - Dec 18, 2018, 12 weeks, $65
Winter: Jan 8 to Mar 26, 2019, 12 weeks, $65
Spring: Apr 2 to May 21, 8 weeks, $40
Time : 8:30 to 9:30 PM
Place: Kiwanis Aquatic Center, St. Catharines
Fall: Oct 18 - Dec 20, 2018 10 weeks
Winter: Jan 3 to Feb 21, 2019, 8 weeks, $65
Spring: Feb 28 to Apr 18, 2019, 8 weeks, $65
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Place: Liberty Bicycles, St. Catharines
October 2018 through to early Spring 2019
Time: 8:00 AM
(Time: 7:30 AM for long distance group only as of March 3, 2019 - TBC). The start times will eventually get earlier for the long distance group as distances get longer.
Place: Port Dalhousie parking lot near where Tim Horton's was. Coffee at Balzaks after - around 9 AM.
Run Plan: The long distance group's schedule allows you to build up to the Chili Half, Around the Bay, and the Mississauga Marathon.
May to October 2018 Outdoor Schedule:
*** NEW ***
1 - Interval / Hill Runs starting this year! Locations are Hydro Hill or Welland canal locks.
2 - This year the outdoor swims will now be on Mondays, and the new runs on Tuesdays.
Then the training week looks like this:
Sunday - Ride - Level A (fast) 7:30 AM; B and C always 8:00 AM - starting May 6
Monday - Open Water Swim - 6:00 PM - starting May 28
Tuesday - Interval / Hill Run - starting May 22 6:30 PM
Thursday - Brick - starting May 3 6:30 PM
Day: Sundays (first ride is May 7th)
A: 7:30 AM - Fast ride 30+ km/h moving average - breakaway portions - set regrouping points
B: 8:00 AM - 25 km/h moving average– no-drop ride
C: 8:00 AM - 20 km/h moving average- able to maintain a 2 hour pace of 20km/h – no-drop ride
Place: Meet at Starbucks Fourth Ave. St. Catharines
Swimming (open water) - Bring your safety buoys!
Day: Monday (starting May 28) NON OFFICIAL
Time: 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Welland International Flatwater Centre, 16 Townline Tunnel Rd, Welland. North site (see map below)
Meet near the docks in front of the bleachers.
Alternate locations only when posted:
- North Welland Flat Water Recreational Center, 108 Thorold Rd East, Welland ON. Meet on dock.
- Lakeside Park beach, Port Dalhousie, 9 Main St, St. Catharines. Meet on the beach - west end.
- Nelles Beach, 91 Lake St, Grimsby. Meet on the beach.
Interval / Hill Run
Day: Mondays - first run is May 22 - first Learn-to-Run Clinic May 29
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Levels: This is for everyone! The repeats all start at the same location.
“Hydro Hill” base – near end of Lockhart Drive, off of Glenridge Road, St Catharines. This offers quiet paved roads, and hilly gravel and dirt trails. See map below.
Alternate locations: TBD
Brick Workout (cycle and run)
Day: Thursdays (first Brick is May 3)
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Place: First Presbyterian Church, North Pelham
Levels: This is great for EVERYONE!
Kiwanis Aquatic center
4125 Carlton St.
St Catharines ON
2 Bond St.
St. Catharines ON
905- 682- 1454
- Lakeside Park Beach for swims
- Tim Horton's parking lot for runs
North Welland Flat Water Recreational Centre
108 Thorold Rd East