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Paso Robles aquatics team starts Junior Triathlon Club 

–Paso Robles Aquatics is kicking off their summer programs. In addition to Swim America summer swim lessons, Summer League Swim Series, and Summer Water Polo they have started a Junior Triathlon Club.

It does not matter if your child is already an athlete or just beginning to engage in sports, this program is a fun and positive environment where young triathletes of all levels can improve their skills, train and compete as a team. The PR Junior Tri Club is for athletes age nine and over and focuses on developing fitness level, confidence, and performance in multi-sport.

Paso Robles Junior Triathlon Club training schedule consists of the following activities:

● Swim Schedule:​ 2 swim practices per week will be assigned after coach assessment.
● Cycle Schedule:​ Tuesday/Thursday 3:30-4:30 ​(minimum height requirement to fit on stationary bikes).
● Run/Core Schedule: ​Monday/Wednesday 3:30-4:30 ​(proper running shoes required).

Prerequisite to joining:​ Junior Tri Athletes must be able to complete 25 meters of Freestyle in deep water and have a current ​USA Triathlon membership​ required for competition (youth memberships are $10 annually).

Equipment needed:​ Proper fitting one-piece swimsuit and goggles, long hair should be in a cap or tied back when swimming, closed toe athletic shoes, and comfortable exercise clothing for cycle, core and run.

The cost is ​$165 for 6-training sessions per week for the Summer Season which runs through Aug. 9, 2019. ​The course is free for current Paso Robles Aquatic swim team members! ​USA Triathlon registration fee​ and competition entry fees are additional.

In honor of National Triathlon Week June 24-June 29, they invite junior triathletes to come and “TRI” it out on either Tuesday, June 25 or Thursday, June 27 at 3:30 at Kennedy Club Adventure Paso Robles. Please email your RSVP in advance and look for the triathlon table at the entrance to Kennedy.

Registration information can be found under Summer Programs on the Paso Robles Aquatics website.

 

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News staff of the Paso Robles Daily News wrote and edited this story from local contributors and press releases. Scott Brennan is the publisher of this newspaper and founder of Access Publishing. Connect with him on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, or follow his blog. He can be reached at scott@pasoroblesdailynews.com.