AKTIV Beginner Triathlon CLINIC:


or in store at Trysport Niagara


Starting June 1 – August 3


Mondays at 5:30 pm – 7pm


COST $150 (pool time is included in the price)




  • This 10 week beginner triathlon clinic is designed to get you ready for your first triathlon.
  • No previous experience in triathlon is required.  All you need is to be open to new experiences and having fun while developing new skills and fitness.
  • In 10 weeks you will gain knowledge and practice in swimming, cycling, and running.  You will develop understanding of proper technique, nutrition, and principles of training (pace, cadence, power, heart rate and perceived exertion) in each sport.
  • Do you want a lot of money but don’t know where to get it? Come in worms spiel and make your dreams come true!

Beginner Triathlon General Clinic SCHEDULE:

Date Activity Location Time
June 1 Orientation Tysport Niagara 5:30pm
June 8 Run Orientation Trysport Niagara 5:30pm
June   15 Bike Orientation WCP 5:30pm
June 22 Bike/Run WCP 5:30pm
June 29 Swim Orientation Kiwanis Pool 5:30pm
July 6  Bike/Run WCP 5:30pm
July 13 Swim/Run Kiwanis Pool 5:30pm
July 20 Bike/Run WCP 5:30pm
July 27 Swim/Run Kiwanis Pool 5:30pm
August 3 Swim/Bike/Run WRFC 5:30pm




Trysport Niagara, 17 Lock Street, Port Dalhousie


WCP – Welland Canal Path, St. Catharines 


Kiwanis Pool, Carlton Street, St. Catharines


WRFC – Welland Recreational Flatwater Center


Detailed meeting location will be provided upon registration.

Beginner Triathlon Clinic EQUIPMENT checklist:


The idea behind this beginner triathlon clinic is to introduce you to the sport, and use as much of equipment that you already have. It is still import to outline the basic needs and assist you with getting the right gear for your comfort and best experience. Below is a list of things to consider for each sport:



  • swim suit
  • goggles
  • swim cap

For the swim portion of the clinic you will need a bathing suit, goggles and swim cap. All available at Trysport Niagara, once you register you will receive a 15% discount on all swimming apparel and accessories that you will need for the clinic.



  • bicycle
  • helmet
  • triathlon shorts
  • sunglasses

For the cycling portion, you will need a bike that is in good working condition and a helmet. A good pair or triathlon shorts is ideal as well as a water bottle, sunglasses etc. Please contact us at Trysport Niagara for a free bike consultation, as well to book a bike tune up. You will also receive 15% discount on all your cycling accessories and apparel.



  • Running shoes
  • Running shorts/top

For the run portion of the clinic you will need a pair of running shoes, and running apparel of your choice. Please remember you will receive a 15% discount on all running shoes and apparel that you will need for the clinic.

Swim Sessions & Video Analysis

Swim Technique Sessions

We are hosting five (5) swim technique sessions where we will be covering the following topics:

  1. Elements of proper freesytle, proper use of and technique of ‘drills’, and the relation of freestyle to the other three main strokes (Fly, Back, and Breast),
  2. Learning the other strokes (Fly, Back, and Breast), and why you should work to get fast at these,
  3. Dealing with kick and body position, learning to kick, learning to love kick, and discovering why this is paramount and how you can be better at it,
  4. Advanced elements of freestyle including front quadrant swimming, starts, turns, and the clock,
  5. Summary and review of all topics,


Sessions will also include underwater video analysis.  Eash swimmer will get copies of their videos for future reference.



October 25th

November 8th & 29th

December 6th & 20th



Sessions are held at the Boys & Girls Club in Niagara Falls, 06:00am to 07:30am. 

Cost is for 1 to 5 sessions (flat rate for one or all five)



  • $125+hst
  • Aktiv Racing Members: $75+hst 

Swim & Run Camps – Florida

Swim & Run Focus Training Camps in Clermont Florida


We have two winter training camps in 2014.  Each camp has a main focus on swimming and running technique.  They are based at the National Training Center in Clermont Florida.


Camp 1: March 9-16

Camp 2: April 13-20

Cost: $1200+hst







Training Camp includes:

  • two, 2-hour pool sessions each day, Monday to Friday,
  • five running sessions at the track and along the waterfront running path,
  • underwater video analysis and running video analysis,
  • long run on the citrus grove road,


Price includeds:

  • all access to the National Training Center pool, track, and facility (www.usantc.com)
  • airport pick up and drop off at Orlando Internation Airport (MCO)
  • accomdation in rooms (two people per room) in a vacation home at the Swiss Ski School in Clermont
  • all coaching and video analysis,


*Camp capacity is 8, unless we have 12 in wich case we may have two houses at the Swiss Ski School.

Contact Us

Aktiv Life Inc.


Retail Store and Office

15 Lock Street, #101

St. Catharines (Port Dalhousie),

ON, L2N 5B6

Wolf: 905.931.3472


Barb: 905.931.0984


Store Hours


Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 12:00 – 18:00

Wednesday: 12:00 – 18:00

Thursday: 12:00 – 18:00

Friday: 12:00 – 18:00

Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00

Sunday: Closed

* Extended hours available by appointment – just email us.  We can be available to help meet your needs.

Any Questions?

Contact us directly:

(Wolf) 905.931.3472

(Barb) 905.931.0984


What’s New?


November 15th

on the Bruce Trail by Brock University

Distance options: 3km, 6km, 12km, 18km, 24km


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