Chicago Tri Club

Swim. Bike. Run. Play. 

Schedule of Clinics

Welcome to the Chicago Tri Club Small Group Clinics! Below is a list of all of our planned clinics and events, as well as past clinics. We encourage you to mark your calendars now for all events you’re interested in! Events are always subject to change, so be sure to check out our events on our Facebook page or the latest calendar on our CTC website. Events are for members only, so be sure to sign up today!

The Newbie Program's clinic schedule typically includes 8-12 clinics between February and July, all intended to help a new triathlete learn and prepare for their first triathlon.  This type of a training program and in-person clinic schedule often retails at $750+ however is available for CTC members free with membership! 

Details of each clinic will be announced once we confirm the details with our sponsors.  You need to be a CTC member and RSVP for the events in which you are doing any actual swim/bike/run or working with your bike.  This is for liability purposes – we need to make sure our members are covered at the events which we organize!

Upcoming Clinics

    • 04/21/2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Body Gears Physical Therapy, 211 North Clinton Street #2N Chicago, IL, 60661

    What to do Pre and Post Workout

    Body Gears Physical Therapy will have doctors of physical therapy conduct a CTC member’s exclusive functional workshop! The triathletes that take advantage of this program will have fun training on preventative injury techniques, get hands-on instructions on how to move and transition, and learn how to “Get in Gear” with the Body Gears GiGs Program. Prepare to have fun and move by wearing athletic attire!


    Instructors: Dr. Erica Burhop PT, DPT, OCS, Women’s Health Specialist, Clinical Manager, Dr. Robert Durban PT, DPT, ATC, and Dr. Jennifer Cohen PT, DPT, OCS, MPH


    Complimentary beverages and light snacks!


    Join Saturday, April 21st from 9am to 11am at 211 N. Clinton Street, Suite 2N, Chicago, IL 60661.


    • 04/25/2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Track @ Lake Shore and Chicago

    Due to weather forecast rescheduled until next Wednesday 4/25/2018!

    Would you like to become a faster, more efficient runner? Have you suffered common running injuries? This is the clinic for you! With the leadership of Coach Mike & Coach Michelle of Fast & Fit Coaching, you will learn to improve your form, technique, strength and reduce your risk of injury. They will cover proper running mechanics, lead the participants through warm-up drills to enhance performance, as well as a short segment on strength exercises to reduce injury risk.

    Come prepared to participate so that the coaches from our sponsor, Fast & Fit Coaching, can show us all some drills and then we'll practice them at the clinic.

    • 05/19/2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Caldwell Woods Forest Preserve, W. Devon and N. Milwaukee

    Bike Safety and Handling Clinic @ Caldwell Woods Forest Preserve

    Adam from Get-a-Grip Cycles is hosting Bike Safety and Handling Clinic. Bring your bike and helmet.  Adam teaches proper riding techniques for on the road and group rides. This clinic is geared towards new riders and those interested sharpening their skills. Start the season right, and learn how to ride with confidence with fellow triathletes!

    Park is at N. Milwaukee and W. Devon.  Entrance is on Devon east of Milwaukee.

    • 05/20/2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • 939 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
    • 15
    Sunday, May 20, 2017

    A CompuTrainer is an indoor bike trainer with a precision ergometer measuring power wattage, heart rate and cadence.

    Hey CTC Newbies! FFC's USAT certified coach, Chris Navin, will lead a computrainer ride of Pleasant Prairie's bike  course. If you never rode on a trainer before, no problem! Bring your bike and we will get you set up for a fun indoor ride that you don't want to miss .

    Space is limited, so register today via the CTC website and at  >>> <<<

    What to bring:  Bike, bike shoes, trainer skewer and training tire or slick tire (triathlon and road bikes typically have slick tires). If you have any questions about your bike and rear skewers compatible. Please feel free to reach out.

    • 05/30/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 1747 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60642

    This clinic will be all about the key aspects to recovery! Recovery is what makes you a stronger athlete-- push the body in your hard workouts, and build it up to be stronger through smart recovery!

    • 06/02/2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Foster Ave Beach - 5200 N Lake Shore Dr

    Transition Clinic Saturday June 2nd (TENTATIVE DATE) at 2:00pm Foster Avenue Beach 5200 N. Lakeshore Drive

    Coach Lauren of Well-Fit, Inc. will cover:

    •  what to bring to your transition area
    • how to set it up and tricks to complete a fast T1 (swim to bike) & T2 (bike to run)
    • the USAT rules in the transition area
    • and any other questions you may have

    We will be conducting a mini triathlon with focus on T1 and T2 transitions so come dressed as you would on race day.  Generally you should plan to bring at least:
    • wetsuit, swim cap, goggles, towel
    • bike, helmet, bike shoes, socks, sunglasses
    • running shoes, hat or visor or headband, race belt and old bib if you have one

    • 06/09/2018
    • Ohio Street Beach

    Open Water Swim Clinic Ohio Street Beach  Time is TBD

    Are you new to open water swimming or haven’t been in the open water since last season?  Then come join us to learn or for a refresher on sighting, how to swim straight and massive starts.  Coach Fitz of Chicago Blue Dolphins will help us improve our open water skills in our lovely Lake Michigan.

    Date Subject to Change

    • 06/24/2018
    • Pleasant Prairie, WI
    Sprint & Olympic Triathlon.  Sprint Duathlon.  

    This is a CRS race, so members earn 3 RAV points for racing.  This is also a Volunteer Focus race, so members also earn 3 RAV points for volunteering.  

    Members who are racing will also be entered into the CRS competition.  

Past clinics

03/17/2018 Well-Fit FTP Test Clinic
03/10/2018 Newbie Training Plan Clinic
06/25/2017 Pleasant Prairie Triathlon & Duathlon
06/17/2017 2017 Transition Clinic
06/17/2017 Bike Certification Clinic
06/06/2017 Running Clinic on Form and Drills
06/03/2017 Open Water Swim Clinic
05/24/2017 The Traveling Triathlete Clinic @ Element Multisport
05/16/2017 Speed Run Clinic @ Edge Athletic Lounge
05/13/2017 Bike Safety and Handling Clinic
04/29/2017 CTC Newbies Swim Clinic @ Chicago Blue Dolphins
04/27/2017 Triathlon Clothing Clinic @ Element Multisport
04/22/2017 Wellfit FTP Test Clinic
04/05/2017 Recovery Clinic @ Edge Athletic Lounge
04/01/2017 Newbie Training Plan & Muscle Activation Clinic
03/29/2017 Bike Fit Clinic @ Live Grit
03/22/2017 Fix-A-Flat Clinic @ Get-a-Grip Cycles
02/26/2017 Computrainer Bike Training @ FFC Lincoln Park
11/30/2016 Winter Training 101 and Trainer Time
11/17/2016 Winter Riding and Commuting Clinic
08/10/2016 CTC Chicago Triathlon course indoor preview ride with Vision Quest
06/26/2016 Pleasant Prairie Triathlon & Duathlon
06/18/2016 Open Water Swim Clinic
06/11/2016 2016 Transition Clinic
06/02/2016 Track Running Stride Anaylsis w/ Second City Fitness
05/28/2016 Bike Certification Clinic
05/25/2016 The Traveling Triathlete Clinic @ Element Multisport
05/19/2016 Get In The Mood Clinic @ Live Grit
05/14/2016 Speed Run Clinic @ Edge Athletic Lounge
04/28/2016 Triathlon Clothing Clinic @ Element Multisport
04/14/2016 Performance Acceleration Clinic @Trifactive
04/09/2016 Newbie Training Plan & Muscle Activation Clinic
04/03/2016 CTC Newbies Swim Clinic @ Chicago Blue Dolphins
03/29/2016 Recovery Clinic @ Edge Athletic Lounge
03/17/2016 Fix-A-Flat Clinic @ Get-a-Grip Cycles
03/09/2016 Bike Fit Clinic @ Live Grit
03/06/2016 Computrainer Pleasant Prairie Ride @ FFC Lincoln Park
09/17/2015 End of Season Cycling Fitness Assessment
08/01/2015 Open Water Swim Clinic #2
07/30/2015 Chicago Triathlon Computrainer Ride
06/28/2015 Bike Certification Clinic
06/21/2015 Pleasant Prairie Triathlon & Duathlon
06/13/2015 Open Water Swim Clinic
06/06/2015 Transition Clinic

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Edge Athlete Lounge  Lincoln Square Massage  Trifactive

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