Triathlon Team

Triathlon Team
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Bentonville Parks & Recreation is proud to present our summer youth triathlon team, TeamE. This team is perfect for kids who have an interest in competing in the sport of triathlon while also having fun and learning the fundamentals of swimming, biking and running. The team will be coached my Steve and Erin Edminister.  This year we will be offering TeamE and TeamE Elite and taking 20 kids for each team!  Practices will be on Mondays and Thursdays.  

Season: 

June 8th - Sept 4th

Where: 

June: 

  • Both Teams: Monday 5-6pm (Melvin Ford Aquatic Center)
  • TeamE: Thursday from 5-6pm (Old Tiger Track)
  • TeamElite: Thursday from 6-7pm (Old Tiger Track)

July: 

  • Both Teams: Monday 5-6pm (Melvin Ford Aquatic Center)
  • TeamE: Thursday from 5-6pm (Old Tiger Track)
  • TeamElite: Thursday from 6-7pm (Old Tiger Track)

August: 

  • Both Teams: Monday 5-6pm (Melvin Ford Aquatic Center)
  • TeamE: Thursday from 5-6pm (Melvin Ford Aquatic Center)
  • TeamElite: Thursday from 6-7pm (Melvin Ford Aquatic Center)

Prerequisites :

TeamE:

  • All athletes must be able to swim one length of the pool while breathing to the side on freestyle.
  • Each athlete must confident riding their bike without training wheels
  • Must be at least 6 years of age.

TeamE Elite:

  • Need to run 400 in 1:55 or less
  • Must be able to swim 50 yard free in sub :55 seconds.  
  • Official tryouts will be the first week of practice.