Park Cities YMCA Kids Triathlon


TBD 2014.  Transition opens at 5:30am and race starts at 7:00am.


Park Cities YMCA
6000 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75205


  • 6-10 yrs old: 100 yard pool swim – 5k bike – 1k run
  • 11-14 yrs old: 200 yard pool swim – 10k bike – 2k  run

Click here for Swim Map

Bike Course Map

Run Course Map

Pre-Race Clinic - $5.00

Pre-race clinic on Saturday, June 22nd at 9:00AM with a Playtri Youth and Juniors Coach.  Practice the swim, review the bike and run, practice transition, and ask all your questions at the Q&A.  A must for first-timers, and great for all participating athletes!

Please send questions to  No RSVP is necessary.  We encourage parents to bring their bikes and helmets and to join us riding the bike course as it increases the level of safety for all participants.

Playtri Race Ready Training Program

Race Ready info Meeting  - Saturday, May 25th, 2013 - 2:00pm at the Playtri Store

Is your athlete new to the sport of triathlon?  Make sure he or she has the best first-time experience possible with Playtri's "Race Ready" Program!  One month before the race, one of our USAT certified coaches will provide your child with an individual training plan, group practices and clinics, and individual advice on training and racing. 
Race registration is included in the price - look for the Race Ready option on!

Email our Lead Developmental Coach Morgan Johnson at for more details.

Playtri Youth and Juniors Programs

Refund Policy

No Refunds or Transfers allowed.

Free Coach Consultation

Pre-register by Wednesday June 26th at and get a 30 minute Consultation with a Playtri Youth & Juniors Coach free during packet pickup hours at the Playtri Store only.  This is your opportunity to meet with a Playtri Youth & Juniors Coach and get advice on any topic.  A schedule will be sent out to registrants a week prior to pick a time slot.

Packet Pick Up / Late Registration

  • Thursday, June 27th from 11am - 7pm
    Playtri Store
    7951 Collin McKinney Pkwy (Corner of Weiskopf Ave & Collin David North)
    McKinney, TX 75070
  • Friday, June 28th from 11am - 7pm
    Playtri Store - 214-370-9010
    6465 E Mockingbird Lane Ste. 350
    Dallas, TX
  • Saturday, June 29th from 10am - 2pm
    Park Cities YMCA
    6000 Preston Road
    Dallas, TX
  • Sunday, June 30th from 5:30am - 6:00am
    Park Cities YMCA
    6000 Preston Road
    Dallas, TX


Race Updates and Reminders

All last-minute updates and reminders will be posted on the Playtri Facebook page - please like us on Facebook so you get all the up-to-date information!

Playtri Facebook

USAT Membership

The Park Cities YMCA Kids Triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event. All participants must be a current annual member of USAT or purchase a one-day pass for $10 online through registration or at packet pick up. Participants will also have the option of purchasing an annual USAT Youth Membership for $15 online through registration or at packet pickup.

All established USAT rules will be in effect and will be strictly enforced. You must show your child’s USAT member card and your photo ID at packet pick up - no exceptions. Parents or legal guardians may pick up children’s packet. Child does not have to be with parent or legal guardian. If your child is an annual USAT member and you do not bring the member card to packet pick up, you must buy a one-day pass for $10. No exceptions

New USAT Youth Racing Rules for 2012

In addition to the 2011 USAT Youth Racing Rules, please review the following rules thoroughly and make sure your child is prepared for race day - all USA Triathlon rules WILL be enforced:

  • No flotation devices may be used during the swim.
  • No training wheels are allowed on the bicycle.
  • Only standard drop, straight, or curved handlebars are allowed.  No aero or time trial bars may be attached to the bike or used during competition.
  • No disk wheels or wheel covers are allowed.
  • No time trial, “chrono,” or “aero” helmets with a tail may be used.


All finishers will receive a finisher's award.  All participants who register on or before July 15th  will receive a t-shirt and goodie bag with their packet.


Thanks to all of our Playtri partners for making this event possible!

Chip Timing by Run-Far 

This is a chip timed event. Each participant will be required to wear a timing chip in order to be counted in the results. Timing chips are assigned to participants according to bib number. Please pick up your timing chip the morning of the race at the chip timing station beginning an hour before race start. ALL TIMING CHIPS SHOULD BE RETURNED AFTER YOU CROSS THE FINISH LINE. A $30.00 fee will be charged to the participant if the timing chip is not returned. Awards are based on chip times.


Many volunteers from numerous North Texas civic organizations are committed to making your race a safe and memorable experience.  If you are interested in being a volunteer for this race, please contact us at

Park Cities YMCA Special Needs Buddy Program

Athletes on  6/30/13 we are having a Splash N Dash for Special Needs Athletes and we are looking to provide them a "Buddy". You will encourage and assist them through the Splash N Dash course. Any youth athletes that volunteer to be a "Buddy", will receive a $10 off code for a future Playtri race. Please Contact us at

Race Contact

If you have any questions or need any additional information, email us at, or call us at (214) 697-6922.


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