Open Water Swimming

Mission Statement:

The goal of this team is to increase speed and skills in biking, running, open water swimming and triathlon transitions in preparation for the triathlon season in a fun and supportive team setting. Additionally, the goal is to prepare HPT athletes for USAT Youth/Junior Elite Cup races and USAT Youth/Junior Elite Nationals.

Requirements for Joining the High Performance Team (HPT):

  • Swim 2:00 min/100 yd or faster (100 yards in 2:00 minutes or less)
  • Bike at least 14mph continuously for 60minutes
  • Run a minimum 10:00 minute/mile
  • Must be able to swim in open water

Required Gear:

  • Road bike (the team owns 2 youth and 1 adult XS road bike that are available to borrow for free – first come first server – for season loans with the understanding that the athlete will pay for a tune-up before returning the bike)
  • Road bike tire changing kit (on your bike, including CO2 + value converter + spare tube + 2 levers)
  • Water bottle cage on bike + water bottle at all practices
  • Helmet
  • Elastic shoelaces in your running shoes
  • Race belt

Recommended Gear:

  • Clip-in bike shoes with clip-in pedals
  • Wetsuit – get 70% off Xterra wetsuits, use code Turnagain-CO at checkout!
  • Swim buoy – get 70% off Xterra buoys, use code Turnagain-CO at checkout!
  • Bike/tri shorts


Team capacity is capped at 15. If the team is full, a waitlist will be made. There is a possibility of adding additional assistant coaches, and in that case, we can accommodate more members on the team.)

What’s Included with Joining the Team:

  • Weekly practices
  • Winter/Spring Athletes will be the opportunity to borrow a trainer, riser, and trainer travel bag for $20/season.
  • Athletes will have the opportunity to borrow a team road bike
  • Opportunity to purchase team uniforms
  • Access to rent a wetsuit for open water swims for FREE
  • Discounts, other benefits, and swag from our sponsors, including a team shirt!
  • Free clinics
  • Coaching support at many of the local triathlons
  • Coaching support at TriMonroe and USA Triathlon Youth/Junior Nationals
  • 20% off any Turnagain Training services
  • End of the season party!!

Interested in joining the team? Questions? Email

** A special THANK YOU to the USAT Foundation for sponsoring SIX of our Alaskan youth athletes to attend USAT Youth Nationals 2022!! **

If you would like to support our athletes, we have more information here.

2024 Schedules

**All athletes must have a current USAT license for the entire duration of the training session they are signed up for.**


Summer Team Schedule:


**All athletes must have a current USAT license for the entire duration of the training session.**

June: Bike skills focus
July: Open Water Swimming focus

Wednesdays 6-7:30pm

Location: Kincaid Park  

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