Triathlon Training Sessions for Juniors

We currently offer one session per week.

We ask our junior club members to attend only the sessions listed here, which are designed specifically for their age group and not any of the Serpentine senior training sessions.


Seymour Leisure Centre

  • Swim session from 5.00pm - 5.45pm
  • Outdoor running will return in the spring

Age 11-19

Coach: Debbie Croydon
Contact: Triathlon Representative
e: m: 078 5327 5340

Aims of the squad

The squad will train for the upcoming triathlon season with some target races in the spring and summer which include the London Youth Games.

What do I need to wear / bring?

  • Cycle session (spin)
    vest/top, shorts and trainers (or cycle shoes if you have them)
  • Cycle session (outdoor)
    roadwirthy bike, helmet, lights (if appropriate), vest/top (hi-vis if appropriate), shorts and trainers (or cycle shoes if you have them)
  • Swim session (pool)
    swimsuit, goggles, swim cap, fins (Keifer rubber long), pull buoy and a towel
  • Swim session (open water)
    wetsuit, swimsuit, goggles, brightly coloured swim cap and a towel
  • Run session
    vest/t-shirt (hi-vis if appropriate), shorts, extra layers and trainers

Additional Race Day Kit: small towel, talcum powder, race belt, stretchy laces

Please also bring along water and some snacks, and £1 coin for the use of a locker (refundable).

Does an adult need to stay during the training session?

For the first few times that you attend, you must be accompanied by an adult. Once you have joined Serpentine then there’s no need for an adult to stay during the training session, although we must have a contact number that can be used in case of an emergency.

Term Dates

  Autumn 12 wks Winter 10 wks Spring/Summer 12 wks

Training begins:

w/b 26th September 2016 

w/b 9th Jan 2017 w/b 24th Apr 2017

Half term:

w/b 24th October 2016 w/b 13th Feb 2017 w/b 29th May 2017

Final training:

w/b 19th December 2016  w/b 27th Mar 2017 w/b 17th Jul 2017