Arapahoe Y Facility Notice: Basketball gym and group exercise studio will be closed 8am-10pm, Sept 19-23. The Spirit, Mind, Body Studio will be closed 8am-10pm, Sept 20-24. Locker rooms will be closed all day, Sept 21-22. Stairway closed Sept 19, 7-10pm.

YOUTH TRIATHLON

Committed to to Developing Champions in Sport and in Life

The Heat Is On

The competition is about to get hot! The YMCA of Northern Colorado’s Fighting Jalapenos Youth Triathlon Squad is a new program designed for young athletes who are ready to learn, to work hard and compete in the sport of triathlon. Join the training squad or competition team and compete in monthly races. Based at the Mapleton YMCA in Boulder, Colorado.

triathletes with coach corey at the ymca

Youth Triathlon Training Squad (Ages 8-14)

Start your journey with triathlon on our Youth Training Squad. This welcoming group is geared toward beginners and athletes that are interested in trying out triathlon. On Youth Training Squad you have the option to choose up to 3 practices to attend each week. Athletes will need competition swimsuit, goggles, bicycle, helmet, and running shoes. Be sure to bring a water bottle and a snack to practice.

Mapleton Y

  • Sept 2-28
  • Sept 30-Oct 26
  • Oct 28-Nov 23
  • Nov 25-Dec 22

No practice Nov 28.

Fee

  • Member: $155 per month
  • Non-member: $185 per month

Siblings are eligible for 25% discount. Must register with with the front desk for this discount.

REGISTER

Choose Up to 3 Practices

Mondays

  • Swim: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Run: 6:00-7:00pm

Tuesdays

  • Bike: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Run: 6:00-7:00pm

Wednesdays

  • Swim: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Run: 6:00-7:00pm

Thursdays

  • Bike: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Run: 6:00-7:00pm

Fridays

  • Swim: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Bike: 6:00-7:00pm

Saturdays

  • Swim: 8:30-9:30am
  • Bike: 9:30-10:30am
  • Run: 10:30am-11:30am
triathlete swimming at the ymca

Youth Triathlon Competition Team (Ages 8-14)

Take your triathlon training to the next level on Youth Triathlon Competition Team. Competition Team trains year-round with a focus on elite level racing. Participants have the option to attend 4 to 6 practices each week and may participate in YMCA Youth Triathlon Races for free! Athletes will need competition swimsuit, goggles, fins, competition road bike, helmet, and running shoes. Our Competition Team is sponsored by FINIS. Contact Coach Corey for our team discount on swim gear.

Mapleton Y

Year-round Practices

  • Sept 2-28
  • Sept 30-Oct 26
  • Oct 28-Nov 23
  • Nov 25-Dec 22

No practice Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve or Christmas days

Fee

  • Member: $225 per month
  • Non-member: $255

Monthly YMCA Youth Triathlon Race Entry fee is included for all Competition Team athletes. Siblings are eligible for 25% discount. Must register with with the front desk for this discount.

REGISTER

Year-round Practices

Mondays

  • Swim: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Run: 6:00-7:00pm

Tuesdays

  • Bike: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Run: 6:00-7:00pm

Wednesdays

  • Swim: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Run: 6:00-7:00pm

Thursdays

  • Bike: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Run: 6:00-7:00pm

Fridays

  • Swim: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Bike: 6:00-7:00pm

Saturdays

  • Swim: 8:30-9:30am
  • Bike: 9:30-10:30am
  • Run: 10:30am-11:30am
triathlete running drills at the ymca

Indoor Youth Triathlon Race Series

Join us for our 1st ever Indoor Youth Triathlon Race Series. This race series will develop your competitive edge while preparing you for the summer triathlon racing season. Each race will consist of three time trial events, a pool swim, a spin bike session and an indoor track run. Race distances for each event will be determined by athlete age. Awards will be presented to the top three male and female athletes in each age division. Open swim for warm up will start at 7:00am and race waves will begin at 8:00am. Good luck!

  • Sept 28, Mapleton Y
  • Oct 19, Longmont Y
  • Nov 23, Arapahoe Y
  • Dec 14, Mapleton Y
  • Jan 25, Longmont Y
  • Feb 22, Arapahoe Y
  • March 28, Mapleton Y
  • April 25, Longmont Y
  • May 30, Arapahoe Y

Youth Triathlon Competition Team athletes race free. 

Individual Race Entry Fee

  • Member: $30
  • Non-member: $45

REGISTER

Race Series Package - 9 Pack

Purchase 9 races at once to receive a 12.5% discount. Coordinate with Coach Corey to schedule your races.

  • Member: $240
  • Non-member: $360

REGISTER - 9 Pack

Race Series Package - 3 Pack

Purchase 3 or more races at once to receive a 10% discount. Coordinate with Coach Corey to schedule your races.

REGISTER - 3 Pack

Age Divisions & Race Distances

  • U10: Age 9 years old and under. Race distances 100 yard swim, 2 mile bike, ½ mile run.
  • Kids: Age 10 - 12 years old. Race distances 200 yard swim, 3 mile bike, 1 mile run.
  • Youth: Age 13 - 14 years old. Race distances 300 yard swim, 5 mile bike, 2 mile run.

Race age is determined by the athlete’s age as of December 31, 2019.

coach corey jamesMeet Coach Corey: Racing competitively in triathlon for more than 10 years and earning the distinguished USA Triathlon All American award twice, Coach Corey is passionate to share his knowledge and love of the sport of triathlon with the next generation and is committed to developing future champions. Corey has had the privilege of working with some of the most elite training groups that Boulder has to offer, including Apex Coaching Group, Julie Dibens Crew and EK Endurance Coaching. Corey continues to grow his knowledge and experience in the sport while currently training with Coach Jeff Hoobler of Apex Coaching and swimming with Boulder Aquatic Masters team. He is pursuing his USAT Elite Racing License and is focused on developing to compete at the international level.

Youth Triathlon

303-443-4474 ext. 2800
Email Coach Corey