- Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Arlington

701 Nedderman Drive
Arlington, TX 76019


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Journey Paratriathlon Camp – Arlington

June 16-19, 2022

Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Arlington, will be held June 16-19, 2022 on the beautiful campus of University of Texas at Arlington presented by Para Endurance Coaching.
This camp provides highly engaging & interactive instructions in the basics of paratriathlon through interactive drills and lectures in a safe, accessible environment.

It's geared to novice and intermediate levels, with an emphasis on first-timers. The camp is intended and designed for adults, but is accepting applications from youth 15 years old and up. Minors will be asked for recommendations & will be vetted to determine compatibility with the camp demands.

The three day experience blends educational and practical sessions in a usable, dynamic manner that culminates with a non-timed/non-competitive race simulation. We ask athletes to arrive on Thursday evening and we will conclude by mid-day on Sunday. 

This camp is: 
·       designed and led by certified USA Paratriathlon coaches and assisted by experienced para-athletes and vetted volunteers. 
·       USAT Sanctioned 
·       meets all the standards for being para-friendly as set forth by USA Paratriathlon
·       meets and/or exceeds the Safety Certification standards for USAT

CRITERIA as set forth by USAT

This camp is available to:  athletes with a medically verified physical, visual, or neurological impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Mobility impaired, amputee, vision impaired, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and wheelchair athletes are the focus. 

This camp is not available to: Those with miscellaneous conditions such as, but not limited to, intolerance to temperature extremes, organ transplants, joint replacements (endoprosthetics), kidney dialysis, hearing impairments, and/or cognitive impairment are not candidates for this camp. Any questions should be directed to the camp director.

Because this is a USAT sanctioned event, everyone participating must hold a one day license fee for an additional $15 (waived if you are already a current member of USAT) 

Sign up Process

Application opens April 25. Maximum capacity is 15 confirmed athlete registrants. A waiting list will be utilized.
Cost: $90 per athlete plus processing fees. (Financial assistance for lodging can be requested and is allocated on a case by case assessment.) Veterans & First Responders, email Scott for discount code. 

Non-athlete attenders( Volunteers, family, support friends, guides) should email camp director for sign up protocols.   

Participants will receive: personal instruction in pool swim, cycling, running, nutrition and how to put it all together for a triathlon; T-shirt; swag bag full of goodies; education sessions; mechanical support; refreshments; tons of encouragement; group photo; new friends & memories for a lifetime.
We will do our best, but cannot guarantee that hand cycle or race chair equipment that needs to be borrowed, will be available or provided.


Lodging on campus is available and strongly recommended for convenience and getting the most of the community camp experience that happens beyond the day sessions. 
ROOMING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT – I understand that I can request to share a room with another athlete of the same sex. If I desire an alternate arrangement, such as a private room only or to share with family or caretaker, I acknowledge that I must (a) state the request and reason in this application (b) there may be an increased cost incurred by the athlete (c) is subject to availability or the discretion of camp administrators.

Meals included in this camp fee are: Friday – breakfast; lunch; dinner + Saturday - breakfast; lunch; dinner + Sunday – breakfast.   

Refund policy

This is a no refund, non-transferable event. 

A minimum number of 8 registered applicants will be required by May 23 for the camp to materialize. If this minimum timeline is not met, all will be notified & full refund will be given to those registered.
Application Deadline: Friday, June 3 at 5pm MST

Acceptance into the camp
Once registrations are processed and accepted, confirmation emails will be sent by June 1. In the acceptance confirmation email, you will find more details about what to bring. You will also get a personal phone call from our camp staff so that we might get to know you, your situation, and be prepared to serve you best. Those not accepted will be notified by email and given instructions about our waiting list procedure.


JUNE 16-19, 2022 Tentative Schedule

·     Thursday

·       Those staying on campus check in to dorm after 1pm 

  • Social time 7:30pm

·      Friday

·       Breakfast

·       Coaches/volunteers (Shift A) assemble at 7:30am

  • Athletes arrive 8am

  • Check in

  • Map/schedule

  • Receive goody bags/shirts

  • Unload personal athletic equipment

·       Welcome 8:45am - Pool Side

  • Introductions

  • Swim session 9:30am – 11:30am

·       Assessments/drills

  • (Shift B)  lunch - Noon

  • Educational session – 12:45pm-1:30pm

  • Bike session – 1:30pm – 3:00pm

·       Assessments/fittings

·       drills

  • Run session – 3:30pm – 5pm

·       Assessments/fittings

·       drills

  • Dinner 

·      Saturday

  • Breakfast

  • (Shift C) Coaches/volunteers assemble at 7:30am

  • Bike session – 8:30am – 10:00am

  • Break

  • Run session 10:30am - Noon

  • (Shift D) lunch- Noon 

  • Group photo

  • Educational session – 12:45pm – 1:30pm

  • Transition practice 2:00pm – 2:45pm

  • Swim session – 3:00pm – 4:45pm

  • Dinner

·       Sunday

  • Breakfast (Shift E) Coaches/volunteers assemble at 6:30am

  • POOL/Transition opens 7am

  • Transition closes 7:45am

  • Final instructions 7:50am

  • National anthem 7:55am

  • First swimmer starts 8:00am

  • Race concludes

  • Group photo

  • Clean up/Final session/ Thank you

  • Check out by 1pm


You must provide:

·       bicycle helmet that is less than five years old & not damaged

  • all participants may access generous discount code for Rudy Project helmets via confirmation email...

·       Swim Goggles

·       Swim suit/attire

·       Casual clothes for workouts

·       Great attitude

Training items to bring if you have or need them:
Water bottle 
Cycle shoes  
Running Shoes 
Swim Cap 
Lava Pants for WC athletes 
bike/hand cycle 
racing chair 
beach towel

ANY questions: scott@paraendurance.com

Journey Paratriathlon Camp - Arlington is supported & made possible by the generosity of our good friends:
University of Texas at Arlington
Doug Garner - UTA Movin' Mavs Adapted Sports and Recreation
Wendy Gumbert - Texas Regional Para Sports
USAT Foundation
Anonymous Donations


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