BALMORAL TRIATHLON CLUB JUNIORS
At BTC we aim to support local junior athletes by providing them with the best advice and guidance as they progress through the sport of triathlon.
BTC provides training sessions for all BTC club members aged 7 to 17 years, designed to help junior athletes develop their core triathlon skills in a fun, safe environment.
7 to 11 years
Block 1: Friday 1, 8, 15 and 22 November 2019.
Block 2: Friday 7, 14 and 21 February, 13 and 20 March 2020.
Session run from 5.15pm to 6.15pm at the southern end of Balmoral Beach (meet at Balmoral Oval, next to the car park). Each session will include swimming, cycling and running.
· Swimming will take place at Balmoral Beach.
· Cycling and running with take place on Balmoral Oval.
Coaching for 7 – 11 year old’s is provided by Jack McPhee of Jacks Athletics Academy.
12 to 17 years
Block 1: 14 October to 24 November 2019
Block 2: 13 January to 23 February 2020
During each week, there will be two training sessions per week:
1. Track: 6.30pm to 7.30pm Thursdays at Rawson Park Oval.
2. Brick (bike and run): 7.00am to 8.00am Saturdays at Centennial Park.
Coaching for 12 – 17 year old’s is provided by Energy Link Performance Coaching.
Pre-booking for the BTC Juniors Training Program is essential for all attendees.
Booking & Training Fees:
Training fees applicable for the 2019-20 season are as follows:
Juniors Training Program Block 1- book here.
Juniors Training Program Block 2 - book here.
Junior training program attendees must be BTC members prior to booking.
BTC also offers discounted membership for juniors and families. For more details, please take a look at our membership page.
Active Kids Scheme
BTC is now a registered Active Kids provider. This means that parents can redeem their $200-00 annual Active Kids vouchers against the cost of BTC membership, training fees and race entry, if they so wish.
To find out more about the Active Kids Scheme, head to the <Service NSW website>. please link to https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-active-kids-voucher.
BTC offer the following two Active Kids options to parents of BTC juniors if they wish to redeem Active Kids vouchers against the cost of BTC fees:
Note: Active Kids vouchers cannot be used to redeem the cost of Triathlon Australia membership fees.
Instructions for redeeming Active Kids vouchers:
1. Parent goes to Service NSW to claim Active Kids voucher.
2. Parent notifies BTC Juniors Administrator of request to redeem voucher, providing:
o Voucher number
o Child’s name (exactly as it appears on Medicare card)
o Child’s date of birth
3. BTC Junior Administrator checks voucher and confirms back to parent the package the child receives, including all relevant coupon codes.
4. If redeeming membership, parent purchases membership via the Triathlon Australia website, applying coupon code during the ‘check out’ stage.
5. If redeeming training fee, parent applies coupon code during ‘check out’ stage of booking.
6. If redeeming race entry, parent applies coupon code during ‘check out’ stage of booking.
Got a question? Get in touch with our BTC Juniors Administrator.
We support and love to hear about our junior members competitive endeavours. Some events BTC junior members may be interested in attending include:
BTC Juniors Race:
BTC is proud to have run a juniors race each year since 2012. We welcome BTC junior members and non-members alike.
Take a look at the Juniors Race page for more information.
BTC Triathlon Series & Time Trials:
We welcome junior members aged 15 years and over at our club races and time trials subject to prior assessment by one of our coaches. To organise an assessment, please contact our BTC Juniors Coordinator.
For more detail about club races and time trials, take a look at our events page.
NSW Club Championships:
Each year our club members head en-mass to NSW Club Champs to represent BTC. This event now includes a Juniors Club Championship and we encourage all BTC junior members and their families to come along and join in the fun whilst racing or volunteering for BTC.
BTC organise subsidised accommodation and provide a pizza dinner plus all breakfasts and a goodie bag for all attendees. For more detail about Club Championships, take a look at our events page.
JUniors club KIT
BTC has a junior back zip tri suit and a junior singlet available via the Scody Club 24/7 Shop.
GET in Touch
Got a question regarding BTC junior training or races? Get in touch with our BTC Juniors Coordinator.
Occasionally, it may be necessary for us to change or cancel a training session. Make sure you join the BTC Members Facebook Page and subscribe to the BTC Newsletter to be kept informed of any BTC session changes as well as upcoming events.