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Youth Triathlon

Youth Triathlon |  Lititz recCenter |  October 13, 2023

Just for kids!  An introduction to a true triathlon challenge, kids ages 5 and up can swim, bike, and run in their own events at Lititz recCenter.  Kids are encouraged to do their personal best!

Be a triathlete for a day, “tri” a triathlon. For ages 5-12, this annual event offers modified swim, bike, run events by age group to give kids a taste of a true challenge. Lots of first-timers, lots of repeats moving up to new age brackets.  A fun family event!  Sponsorship options – contact












  • Check-in between 3:45 and 4:45 pm at Lititz recCenter
  • Swimming is first event, beginning at 5 pm by age group
  • Competitors will transition quickly between events, just like in a real triathlon event – Swim, Bike, Run
  • participants receive an event shirt and goodie bag


What you will need: Bring swim suit & towel, running shoes, and your bike & helmet.  Bring a water bottle!

What you will do: Swim in our indoor pool; bike a course in our closed parking lot; run on a grass course next to the recCenter.

Each event will be timed but noncompetitive. Everyone will swim, bike and run. Event ends approx 6pm.  Spectators are welcome and encouraged to cheer on their triathletes!

Parent/Guardian Notes for Youth Triathlon