Have Questions?

The 2016 TRi KiDS season is just around the corner!

This is a great time to review the very helpful, informative resources on our website.  We are always updating the FAQ list and other pages so that you are completely informed and know what to expect when race day arrives.

Each race has it’s own page with venue-specific information.  In addition, below we list links for general information that we guarantee you will find helpful:


Race Details and Rules for Safety

Age Group Assignments and Distances

We also ask that you review the NO REFUND and transfer policy before registering.




Volunteer waving kids in to the finish

Volunteer Draw Prizes

NEW this season – Volunteer draw prizes! Register to volunteer in 2016 and you could be the winner of a TRi KiDS prize pack or gift card. Winners this year include; Gabby and Charlie (1st volunteers to register), Krysten O., Marianne A. and Lauren T.

Visit the volunteer page to learn more about volunteer positions and to register online.

New Charitable Partners in 2016

We are pleased to welcome Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation as partners of the 2016 TRi KiDS Triathlon Series.

Alberta Children’s Hospital and Stollery Children’s Hospital provide advanced pediatric research and education, specialized equipment and excellence in family centered care. Edmonton’s Stollery Hospital is the second busiest hospital in Canada with over 215,000 patient visits per year.  Alberta’s Children’s Hospital has a terrific Kids Helping Kids program that encourages having fun while raising funds – even the smallest hands can make a big difference!

Visit our Charities page to learn more and start fundraising today!


TRi KiDS Oakville I SOLD OUT

We have reached maximum capacity for TRi KiDS Oakville I on July 3rd.  We will take names for a short wait list.  TRi KiDS Oakville II has over 200 spots left, however that race will fill quickly too.  Register soon!

TRi KiDS Burnaby

The first race of the 2016 season, TRi KiDS Burnaby has reached maximum capacity.  We have also closed the wait list to new names.  TRi KiDS Okanagan is still accepting registrations – yes, a bit of a drive but a beautiful one!


February Updates

The most recent TRi KiDS newsletter was sent out on Wednesday.  Please check your spam/junk folders if you did not receive it.  We have posted it here as well.  TRi KiDS Burnaby has sold out since the newsletter went out.  We are taking names for a wait list if you would like to be added.  A few of the other races are filling fast – check out the newsletter for details.

Frequently Asked Questions

We continue to add to the list of frequently asked questions.  Whether your family is new to TRi KiDS or have been racing for years, the FAQ list will provide answers to important questions.  Be sure to review after registering and before race day!

TRi YOUTH Relay Category

In addition to offering a unique race experience for youth ages 14 to 17, a relay category has been added to the TRi YOUTH Triathlon races.  The 3-person relay has each athlete completing one leg of the race.  Learn more about TRi YOUTH Triathlons here.

Partner with TRi KiDS!

TRi KiDS continues to expand, and with expansion comes great opportunities for sponsors.  Consider partnering with Canada’s only triathlon series JUST FOR KiDS!  TRi KiDS offers unique benefits and tremendous exposure for local and national sponsors.  Contact us to learn more.

Volunteer helping in the transition area

Volunteer Registration is Open!

We LOVE our TRi KiDS Volunteers!  Why not join the TRi KiDS team for a race or two this summer? You’ll be helping young athletes as they swim, bike and run, and will have just as much fun.

Grab a friend and register to volunteer!  Visit our Volunteer page for a list of roles and descriptions, and the online registration form.

We look forward to having you on our team.

2016 Newsletter Hot Off the Press

The first newsletter of the 2016 season was sent out today highlighting some of the exciting changes and updates for this season.  You can find the newsletter posted here.

Hoping for lots of TRi KiDS talk at the dinner table tonight!

TRi KiDS Burlington DUATHLON on June 19

Nelson Pool remains closed for the 2016 season however we understand they have been given the nod to repair and re-open the pool.  For the 2016 season we will be offering a DUATHLON which is a run-bike-run for TRi KiDS ages 6-15.  Learn more on the Burlington event page.  Registration is open.

Registration for 2016 is OPEN!

Visit our registration page and review the important information prior to registering. Continue to check back often as our website will be updated as the season draws closer.

We’re looking forward to an awesome 2016 season!

Registration open in December

Registration for all races in the 2016 TRi KiDS season will open by the end of December.  We do not have an exact date however an email announcement will be sent.  Dates and the website will be updated soon.  We are already looking forward to a great 2016 season!

Thank you for a GREAT season!

TRi KiDS Milton this past Sunday marked the end of an amazing TRi KiDS 2015 season.  Ten races, 3 provinces and close to 5,500 athletes! THANK YOU for joining us this summer – we hope to see you all in 2016!

Tara, Brad and the TRi KiDS Race Crew

TRi KiDS Milton Race Weekend Guide

Our final race of the 2015 season!  TRi KiDS Milton athletes were sent the Race Weekend Guide on Monday afternoon.  Please review it carefully before the weekend.

With a race of over 800 athletes we do not accept wave change requests. Please do not contact us in advance for wave times.  Arrival times will be posted in the Guide.

The deadline to withdraw/transfer out of TRi KiDS Milton has passed (see chart on Registration page).  We do not need to be informed of withdrawals. There are no refunds for withdrawals as stated on the Registration page.

You can find the Guide here.


TRi KiDS Milton Update

The Race Weekend Guide will be sent to all registered participants the afternoon of Monday, August 31st.  The Guide covers final details for race weekend and includes parking suggestions, set-up times, course information, race kit pickup instructions, orientation times and much more.  The Guide is sent to the email address provided at registration and it will also be posted on our home page under the News section.  Please review the Guide carefully and thoroughly as it contains very important information.

With a race of over 800 athletes we do not accept wave change requests. Please do not contact us in advance for wave times.  Arrival times will be posted in the Guide.

The deadline to withdraw/transfer out of TRi KiDS Milton has passed (see chart on Registration page).  We do not need to be informed of withdrawals. There are no refunds for withdrawals as stated on the Registration page.

TRi KiDS Niagara Race Weekend Guide

Hot off the press!  The Guide has been sent to all registered athletes in this weekend’s TRi KiDS Niagara race.  You can also find it here. Please review with your athletes before the weekend.  Also, take some time to review the resources on our website – Rule For Safety, the Pre Race Video, FAQ…all helpful for race weekend.

TRi KiDS Ottawa Race Weekend Guide

Check out the Race Weekend Guide sent on Monday to all TRi KiDS Ottawa athletes.  The Guide contains everything you need to know for the weekend.  You can find the Guide here. You’ll also find information and resources throughout our website, including tips for proper helmet fitting, equipment rules for all ages, setting up in transition etc.

See you at race kit pick up on Saturday.

TRi KiDS Ottawa Sold Out

We have reached the 400 athlete cap for our TRi KiDS Ottawa next weekend.  All registered athletes will receive their Race Weekend Guide on Monday, August 3rd.  Look out for it! Looking forward to the new venue in Kanata.

TRi KiDS Calgary – SOLD OUT

We have hit the 400 athlete mark and have closed registration for the second annual TRi KiDS Calgary race.  All registered athletes will receive their Race Weekend Guide via email on Monday, July 20th. Looking for to seeing our friends in Calgary next weekend.

Race Weekend Guide – Okanagan

All registered TRi KiDS Okanagan athletes will receive the Race Weekend Guide today, Sunday, July 12th.  Please review before next weekend.  Online registration will close Sunday at midnight EST. In person registration will be accepted on Saturday during race kit pick up, space permitting.

The GUIDE can also be found here.


All registered athletes should have received the Race Weekend Guide on Monday.  It was sent to the email address used upon registration. Review the email and guide for everything you need to know for the race.  The Guide is linked here.

We are not able to change waves or accommodate new registrations.  Transfers out are no longer accepted, the deadline was June 21st.

Looking forward to seeing you this weekend!


We are looking forward to heading out to Edmonton for the inaugural TRi KiDS Edmonton!

All registered athletes were sent the RACE WEEKEND GUIDE on Monday.  Please review carefully before the weekend.  The guide can also be found on this link.  Online registration closes Tuesday, June 23rd.